Posts in category Events

Ganesh Chathurthi – 2022

Ganesh Visarjan celebrations on Friday, September 9th, 2022 at 6:30 pm Please join us in-person on Friday 9th at the new temple land (4321 E New Haven Rd, Columbia, MO – 65201) Flower and Prasad offerings to share are welcome. All those who made Ganesh idols earlier in the week should remember to bring their […]

Krishna Janmashtami – Friday 19...

Please join us for Janmashtami pooja and festivities at the Mandir, 6:00 pm onwards (2006 Holly Avenue, Columbia, MO 65202) Event Schedule for Friday August 19th 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Sri Krishna Abhishekam 7:00am to 7:30am – Bajans & Matki Breaking 7:30pm to 8:00pm – Archana & Aarti 8:00pm – 9:00pm – Prasadam […]

Indian Independence Day- 15th August

Please join us to celebrate Indian Independence day When: August 15th Monday Where: New Temple site, New Haven Ro Time: 5:30 pm All are invited to participate in this historic 75 years of Indian Independence Celebrations. The activities include patriotic songs, dances, music and light snack. Please come forward and join this wonderful event with […]

Siddha Yoga Meditation – July 1...

Please join us at the new temple land: 4321 E New Haven Rd, Columbia, MO 65201 Open to all at no cost (bring a yoga mat to sit and a water bottle) SIDDHA YOGA Course for Stress and Wellbeing Monday July 18, 19 and 20th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Hindu Temple & […]

HTCC Summer Workshops – 2022

WORKSHOP #1. EXPLORING HINDUISM Explore the roots of Hinduism by understanding ‘Sanatana Dharma’ – July 16th, Saturday at 2pm – 3pm @ Shanthi Mandir Instructor: Jaishankar Narayanan For details, please check Exploring Hinduism Flier for more details WORKSHOP #2. INDIAN MUSIC Learn to play Indian music – July 18th – July 25th, Saturday at 10:00am […]

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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 (, 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;
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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Quote of the month

It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone

Mahatma Gandhi