Upcoming Events

HTCC & Community Calendar 2019

Please check the Calendar link under Events tab and the home page for details on the event time and contact info. Dates in parentheses indicate the date of the festival according to the Hindu calendar.
Unless otherwise indicated, all events will take place at Shanthi Mandir, 2006 Holly Avenue, Columbia, MO 65202.

Click 2019 HTCC Devotional Calendar to view the calendar

January 2019:
1 New Year
13 Lohri
14 Makara Sankranthi – Pongal
15 Kanuma
19 Gita Path

March 2019:
7 Maha Shivartathri-Special Bhajan
9 Maha Shivarathri (4)

April 2019:
4 Buddha Purnima: Special Bhajan (8)
6 Ugadi
6 – 7 Akhand Ramayan Path
11 Ram Navami Special Bhajans
13 Sri Ramanavami
17 Mahavir Swami Jayanti
25 (24)Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam

May 2019:
11 Geeta Path
28 Hanuman Jayanthi

June 2019:
Youth Workshops* (Jun.—Aug.)

July 2019:
18 Special Saibhajan for Guru Purnima
20 Guru Purnima and Samoohika Satyanarayana Puja (16)

August 2019:
9 Varalakshmi Puja
21 Krishna Janmashtami Special Bhajans
24 Krishna Janmashtami
31 Ganesh Idol Making

September 2019:
2 Ganesh Stapana Puja; Ganesh Chathurthi
5 Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations (12)
7 Ganesh Chaturthi Special Bhajan
12 Ganesh Visarjan

October 2019:
5  Devi Jagran
6 Durga Ashtami
7 Dassera
17 Karva Chauth
24 Diwali Special Bhajans
27 Diwali  

November 2019:
14 Gurunanak Jayanthi Special Bhajan
16 Gurunanak Jayanthi (12)
21 Satya Sai Baba Birthday (23)

December 2019:
7 Gita paath
16 Dhanurmasa Puja

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Temple Calendar

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 (anandhiu@gmail.com, 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; latha_krishnan@hotmail.com) OR Smt. Rajalakshmi Adusumili ( 573-424-8582; rladusumilli@gmail.com)
Shishu Vihar
Sundays from 10:15 a.m – 11:15 a.m, Second Sundays from 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Bal Sabha
Fourth Sundays of the month from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m, except during June and July
1st Sundays of the month from 10:00 a.m – 1:30 p.m
Open Prayer
Tuesdays and Saturdays from 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m
Sai Bhajans
Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m
Suprabhatham Prayers
Sri Venkateshwara Suprabhatham and Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam Recited Saturdays from 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m
Bhagavad Gita Study Circle
2nd and 4th Saturdays 6:00 p.m – 7:30 p.m
Shram Daan
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m (October – May) Fridays 6:30 – 8:30 p.m (June – September)
Tamil Class
1st and 3rd Sundays from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m
Hindi Class
2nd Sundays from 1:00 – 2:00 and 4th Sundays of the month from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m
Yoga Class
Second Sundays from 10:00 a.m – 11:30 a.m except April 9th due to Akhhand Ramayan Program

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