Sri Krishna Jayanti/Janmashtami 2020, Saturday August 15th

Please join us to celebrate Sri Krishna Jayanti/Janmashtami at Shanthi Mandir on Tuesday Aug 11th and Saturday, August 15th

Janmasthami puja TODAY, Tuesday, August 11th from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Zoom online Puja Meeting ID: 863 8532 7353, Passcode: Narayan

Program Details for Janmasthami puja on Saturday, August 15th 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Devotional Program begins at 5:30pm sharp
5:30pm – 5:45pm Pradakshina (around the temple)
5:45pm – 6:00pm Sankalpam
6:00pm – 6:30pm: Abhishekam
6:30pm – 7:00pm: Bhajans
7:00pm – 7:15pm: Gita Chanting
7:15pm – 7:30pm: Ashtothara puja
7:30pm – Aarti

Attendance at temple will be via RSVP and the max devotee count will be limited. If you choose to attend in person, please RSVP at the earliest to the temple evite or send a text with your name to Priest Sharmaji.

Sponsorship fees for the puja is $21. Please contact Nivedita (573-228-8124) with your name, birth star and gotram if you would like to sponsor. Payments can be made via cash/check/ PayPal to HTCC.

For additional questions regarding pooja, please reach out Sharmaji (678-622-5159)Devotees who are coming in person need not bring anything but please RSVP soon.

Please RSVP via Janmashtami eVite

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Regular Events

Lakshmi Puja, Sri Lalita Sahasranama and Sri Lakshmi Ashtothra Parayanam Every 3rd Friday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji. Puja Time: 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM To be one of the sponsors for the puja, please contact Anandhi Upendran (, 573-999-7196) or Abirami Elangovan (573-6737423)
Murugan Abhishekam and Puja Every 2nd Sunday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji. Puja Time: 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM The Puja for Karthikeya (Murugan): Abhishekam, will be followed by recitation of Kanda Shashti Kavacam, songs and/or dances by children.
If you would like to help with this event or be one of the SPONSORS, then please contact Smt. Manjula Nathan (573-639-7814) or Smt. Hema Srinivasan (573-289-8797)
Sri Satyanarayana Puja Every 4th Saturday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji.
If you are interested in participating and/or sponsoring the monthly Satyanarayana Puja, please contact Smt Latha Krishnan (573-424-7537; OR Smt. Rajalakshmi Adusumili ( 573-424-8582;
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