Sri Swamy Ayyappan Pooja- Saturday Dec 19th

Please join us to celebrate the Annual Ayyappa Pooja at the Mandir
We warmly welcome our special guests – Swamy Ayyappan devotees from St. Louis Hindu Temple.

To ensure the safety of our guests, all HTCC members, devotees and their families from Columbia and Jefferson City are cordially invited via Zoom Online to participate and receive blessings from Swamy Ayyappan in this auspicious celebration filled with pooja, abhishekam and bhajans.

Join Swamy Ayyappan Pooja:

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Pooja details:

6:00 pm: Ganesh Pooja and Subramanya pooja

6:30 pm: Ayyappan Abhishekham

7:00 pm: Bhajan

The pooja will conclude with Aarti and Harivarasanam.

Questions or Pooja Sponsorship:
Please contact Pallavi Hariharan (573-356-1634) or Hariharan Regunath (573-356-1382) if any questions. Puja Sponsorship is $51, please text/contact Priest Sharma Ji at 678-622-5159.

At temple, masks are mandatory and social distancing norms and local city and state guidelines need to be strictly followed. Devotee count is strictly limited, so please send a text to our Priest Sharma Ji ahead of planning a visit
* For Puja bookings, please contact Kusum Malhotra at: or Priest Sharma Ji.
* ACH Campaign message: Donations are vital for HTCC, a humble request to support the Mandir!!! To sign-up, please reach us at or Priest Sharma Ji at 678-622-5159.

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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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