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All of us know that Shiv Rathri is one of the most important and auspicious festivals for all Hindus and it is celebrated from early morning till the next morning at all the Temples around the world. Our Temple priests and volunteers are planning to celebrate this very special day with the following program.


Morning Program:

7.30 AM: Sri SHIVA Suprabhatam

8.00 AM: Shiva Ling Abhishekam



11.30 AM : Shiva Ling Abhishekham




Evening Program:


6.45 PM: SHIVA Pradosha  Abhishekham

Talk by Panditji about Shiv Rathri followed by Pooja Ceremony

8.30 PM: Shiva Parvati Kalyanam

11.00 PM Shiva Lingodhbhav Abhishekham

12 Midnight: Temple closes


Temple will be open from 7.30AM till 12.00 AM.


Archanas for LORD SHIVA will be performed every 30 minutes.


SHIVA NAMA smaran will start and will continue all day. We need volunteers to do the chanting for 12 hours. The chanting slots will be open for 30 to 60 minutes. If you like to volunteer to do the chanting, please sign up at the Temple at a slot that is open.


Pooja Sponsorships  


Maha Shiv Rathri Puja Sponsorships: Whole Day Puja Sponsorship: $101 (includes Puja for all day)

Shiva Parvathi Kalyanam: $51

Rudra Abhishekam: $41

Archana: $11


Important Note: From your donation, Temple provides Milk, Yogurt and Juice for Abhishek on your behalf. We want to save Cow’s milk and yogurt, so please refrain from bringing Gallon milk cans and Yogurt Containers, as excess usage of dairy damages our sewer systems.


Upcoming Events:


March 7th – Shani Trayodashi – Navagra Abhishekam 5.30 PM

March 8th – Holi Poornima – Sri Satya Narayana Vratam 6.00 PM

March 24th – Ugadi/ Gudipadwa – Sri Maha Lakshmi Abhishekam 6.45 PM


WMHT Temple 2020 Calendars are available for your convenience with all festivals per Panchangam adjusted to Grand Rapids timings.


Every day Seminar at our temple on the following topics:


February 3rd to March 3rd – The Knowledge from the Rishis – Every day seminar for four weeks, with a Speaker, Projector and live interactive sessions on the following topics

a.     Flight of steps to Self Knowledge (Sadhana Panchakam) – By Shree Ajay Khilnani

b.     Meditation at the Dawn (Praatasmaranam) – By Sripada Raju

c.     Description of the Self (Atma) – By Swami Muktatmananda

d.     Bhaja Govindam (Book of Conversion)- Shree Prem Khilnani




Please join us for the Free Yoga Classes being organized by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh on behalf of West Michigan Hindu Temple every Saturday in our Temple Community center from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm.


For any further information, please contact.

Chandru Acharya - 248-722.0020, acharyacp@yahoo.com

Anand Pappuri - 734 -395-6952,  apappuri@yahoo.com

Ashish Gupta - 201-744.0694, guptdrashish@gmail.com

Sarveshji - (616) 406-6602


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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