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2022 - Temple Calendar


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DEVI NAVARATRI CELEBRATIONS - SEP 26TH - OCT 4TH


Please join us for the special Navarathri celebration at our temple starting Sep 26th (Monday) thru October 4th (Tuesday).

Morning Program for all Navarathri days except for days mentioned below
:
10.30 AM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
11.00 AM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
12.00 Noon: ARATI


Evening Program for all Navarathri days except for days mentioned below:
6.30 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
7.00 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.30 PM: ARATI and Prasadam.


September 30th Friday Evening - Bathukamma Celebrations
6.00 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
6.30 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.00 PM: BATHUKAMMA - GAURI DEVI POOJA
Followed by celebrations in the Community Center
7.45 PM: ARATI and Prasadam.

 

 

October 1st (Saturday Evening) - Garbha Celebrations
6.00 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
6.30 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.00 PM: ARATI and Prasadam

GARBHA & DINNER
6.00PM - DINNER
7.30 PM to 11.00 PM - GARBHA



October 2nd (Sunday Evening) - Sapthami Saraswathi Pooja and Durgashtami:
5.30 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
6.00 PM: DURGA HAVAN/HOMAM
7.00 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.30 PM: SARASWATI DEVI POOJA and Archana (Note books for kids
from Temple will be distributed for kids who are present).
8.00 PM: ARATI and Prasadam.

 

 

 

 

October 4th (Tuesday) VIJAYA DASAMI - Dussera Kanya Shravanam

This is the day SRI MAHA VISHNU came to earth on
Shravana Nakshatra during navrathri time as
SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY (SRI BALAJI).

 


Also Vijaya Dasami is an auspicious day for SRI SHIRDI SAI BABA,
as that is the day BABA took Maha Samadhi. In significance of
this day, we are performing special Vibhuti Abhishekam for BABA.



Tuesday Evening:
6.00 PM: SRIDEVI BHOODEVI sametha SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMI UTSAV MURTHY and DURGA MATA Abhishekam
6.45 PM: SRI SHIRDI SAI BABA's Vibhuti Abhishekam
7.15 PM: Alankaram and Sai Nama Smarana
Followed by Archana and Arati

 

 

 

Sponsorships:

The sponsorship fee for the entire Navarathri Event is $101 including for all 10 day poojas.

Priests will do the sankalpam for all the sponsors, all days until
Vijaya Dasami for Navarathri Sponsor.

Individual Sponsorship fee for -

Archana is $11;
Durga Havan is $41;
Abhishekam is $41;
Kalyanam is $51;

 

 


SAVE THE DATES FOR UPCOMING FESTIVALS 

October 12th - Karwa Chauth
October 24th  - Diwali

 

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Dear Devotees:

 

Please read the following guidelines carefully and follow them strictly.

 

West Michigan Hindu Temple Guidelines (Covid 19):

 

1. We are running the temple at 10% capacity of occupants which is 25 people at one time.

 

2. All devotees including children need to wear a mask before entering the temple. No one is allowed to enter into the temple without wearing a mask.

 

3. If bringing children under 12, parents to keep their kids with them at all times, to stop the spread.

 

4. Darshan to all the deities is allowed only in one direction.

 

5. Please follow the signs posted inside the temple.

 

6. All devotees need to maintain social distancing of 6 ft at all times inside the temple.

 

7. Items Not Allowed into the temple – Fruits, cooked food, any perishable food item, Milk, Yogurt, Honey, Butter and Ghee.

 

8. Flowers are allowed. Untampered 'factory sealed' dry fruits and dry groceries are allowed.

 

9. WMHT will provide all the necessary stuff for required pujas if you sponsor for the puja.

 

10. No one is allowed to enter into Kitchen, Storeroom or Laundry Room.

 

11. No appointments are required for Temple Scheduled Pujas and Archanas (Please check the temple published calendar for various pujas).

 

12. Any other special pujas needed, consult with our priests for the same to be performed with social distancing. If you want a certain puja done in the temple call our priests ahead of time to fix an appointment so that they can give you an estimated time of arrival.

 

13. All puja sponsors are encouraged to pay online ahead of time before arriving to the temple. Envelopes will be available for Cash donations.

 

14. Do not visit our temple in large groups of friends.

 

15. Our temple community center is closed for any group activities, classes for children, yoga and lectures.

 

We will be conducting temple anniversary virtually with out any devotees. All puja sponsors can watch the programs on a live stream. We will be updating with dates and sponsorship details soon on this.

 

Your support and cooperation is greatly appreciated.

 

with best wishes,

 

WMHT

 

 

 

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ADA, MI 49301

 

Physical Address:

4870 Whitneyville Ave. SE

ADA, MI 49301

 

Telephone Number:
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E-Mail:

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