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Saraswati Pujo – February 19th

Please join us to celebrate Saraswati Puja at the Mandir ( 2006 Holly Avenue, Columbia, MO) Basant Panchami, also called Saraswati Pujo is in honor of Goddess Saraswati, who is the deity of knowledge, language, music, and arts. Program Details 10:00 am – Puja by priest Sharma ji 10:30 am – Pushpanjali with Bengali Saraswati […]

Maha Shivaratri – February 18th

Please join us in celebrating Maha Shivratri at the Mandir Program Details: Feb 18th 9:00 am – 10:30 am Mahanyasam 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Ekadasa Rudrabhishekam 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Bhajans & Decoration 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Archana concluding with Aarti Sponsorships: Abhishekham – $151 Garlands – $31 (Limited 5) For Pooja […]

New Year Puja – Jan 1st 2023

New Year Pooja Sunday January 1st from 6:00pm-7:30pm Please join us to herald 2023 at Shanthi Mandir and have an auspicious start to your new year with Ganapati Prarthana, Gayatri Japam (108 chants) and Devotional singing. The program will conclude with Veda Chanting, Archana and Universal Aarti. Program Details 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Ganesh […]

Swami Ayyappan Pooja and Murugan Abhi...

Please join us to celebrate Sri Swami Ayyappa Pooja at the Mandir We warmly welcome our special guests – Swamy Ayyappan devotees from St. Louis Hindu Temple. Please participate and receive blessings from Swamy Ayyappan in this auspicious celebration filled with pooja, abhishekam and bhajans. The pooja will conclude with Aarti and Harivarasanam. Puja Sponsorship […]

Murugan Thirukalyanam – Sun Nov...

All devotees are invited for the Kalyanam pooja at the Mandir (2006 Holly Avenue, Columbia, MO 65202) Murugan Kalyanam 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Event Sponsorship $5 – Garland (Limited to 5) $101 – Kalyanam To SPONSOR pooja or more information, please contact: Abirami: 573-673-7423 or Anandhi: 573-999-7196

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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;
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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