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2021- Temple Calendar

 

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We encourage everyone to wear a mask during the events to stop the spread of Delta variant.


Navarathri Program - October 7th - 15th Evening


Thursday Evening – October 7 th , First Day Program 

5.30 PM: MATA DURGA KALASA STAPANA
6.00 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
7.00 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.30 PM: AARATI and Prasadam.  


Evening Program for October 8th Thru October  13th
6.30 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
7.00 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.30 PM: AARATI and Prasadam. 


October 12th- Sapthami Saraswathi Puja (Tuesday Evening) 
6.30 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
7.00 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.30 PM: Saraswati Devi Puja and Archana (Note books for kids 
from Temple will be distributed for kids who are present).


October 13 th (Wednesday) Durgaashtami:

5:30 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
6.00 PM: Durga Havan/ Homam
7.00 PM LALITHA SAHASRA NAMA PARAYANAM
7.30 PM: AARATI and Prasadam


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;  


October 14 th (Thursday) VIJAYA DASAMI - DUSSERA 
Vijaya Dasami is an auspicious day for SRI SHIRDI SAI BABA, 
as that is the day BABA took Maha Samadhi in Shirdi. In significance of 
this day, we are performing special Vibhuti Abhishekam for BABA. 


6.30 PM: SRI DURGA MATA ABHISHEKAM
6.45 PM: SRI SHIRDI SAI BABA's Vibhuti Abhishekam
7.15 PM: Alankaram and SAI Nama Smarana
7.30 PM: PALKI SEVA for Baba
8.00 PM: SEJA ARATI, Prasadam and Dinner

 

October 15 th (Friday) VIJAYA DASAMI - DUSSERA 

This is the day SRI MAHA VISHNU came to earth on  Shravana Nakshatra duringnavrathri time as  SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY (SRI BALAJI). We will celebrate this event with SRI VENKATESWARASWAMY, with Sridevi Bhoodevi Sametha Utsav Murthy Abhishekam

6.45 PM: Sridevi Bhoodevi Sametha Sri Venkateswara Swami Utsav Moorthy Abhishekam
7.30 PM: Durga Archana
7.45 PM: Arati for Durga matha and Sri Venkateswara Swamy

SAVE THE DATES FOR UPCOMING FESTIVALS
Karwa Chauth - Saturday, Oct 23rd 
Deepawali – Thursday November 4th

Skand Shashthi - Wed, November 9th

 

SEWA DIWALI


Sewa Diwali is an opportunity for Hindu community whoever is interested to Donate food to various food pantries. This is being done to generate the spirit of Annadana imbibed in our ancient culture of Sanatana Dharma by feeding the needy. Our goal is to imbibe Hinduism to future generations of Hindu community and show them a pathway to contribute to society.


https://sewadiwali.org/


You can see more details on the above link.
WMHT is supporting this cause and all donors interested can drop packaged vegetarian food in our community center or contact any one of the following volunteers for further help and questions. All food will be stored in our community center and donated on behalf of Diwali to various food pantries.


Ratna Patil +1 (616) 401-0350
Ashish Gupta (201) 744-0694
Divya Chukkapalli +1 (703) 989-7997
Vamsidhar Ravi + 1 (616) 633 7018
Sarvesh Shrivastav +1 (616) 406-6602
Thank you 
WMHT

 

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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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Mailing Address:

4870 Whitneyville Ave. SE

ADA, MI 49301

 

Physical Address:

4870 Whitneyville Ave. SE

ADA, MI 49301

 

Telephone Number:
(616) 868-9909
 
E-Mail:

contactus@westmichiganhindutemple.org