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2020 - Temple Calendar

 

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Dear Devotees,

Here is the Durga Navarthri program. Due to the current Covid situation we have cancelled Garbha and Batukamma in our temple. But daily pujas will take place like usual. 

 

Check the Covid guidelines published on our website before you visit the temple. All events will be live on Zoom if you are unable to participate in person. 


Devi Nava Rathri Celebrations - oct 17th - Oct 25th


Please join us for the special Navarathri celebration at our temple.

 

Morning Program and Evening Program except for days mentioned below:
10.30 AM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
11.00 AM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
12 Noon: Aarati 

6.30 PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
7 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
7.30 PM: AARATI and Prasadam. 

 

October 21st,Wednesday - Saptami Saraswati Devi Puja:

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 present)
8.00 PM: AARATI 

October 23rd, Friday - Durga Ashtami 

5.30PM: CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
6.00 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM
6.30 PM: Durga Havan/ Homam
8.00: Archana and Aarati

 

October 24th, Saturday - MaharNavami 

 

Morning Program:

8.30 AM CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
9.00  AM  LALITHA SAHASRANAMA PARAYANAM
10.00 AM Suprabhatam
11.00 AM Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Main Abhishekam
12.15 PM: Aarati

 

Evening Program:

5.30PM : CHATU SHASHTI RAJOPACHAR POOJA
6 PM: LALITA SAHSRANAMA PARAYANAM

October 25th, Sunday - VIJAYA DASAMI Dussera Kanya Shravanam 

 

 

This is the day SRI MAHA VISHNU came to earth on Shravana Nakshatraduring navrathri time as SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY (SRI BALAJI). We will celebrate this event with SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY Kalyanam (wedding ceremony) with Sridevi and Bhoodevi. 

 

 

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. 

 

Morning Program:
10.00 AM Sridevi Bhoodevi Sametha Sri Venkateswara Swami Kalyanam

11.30 AM: SRI DURGA MATA & SRI SHIRDI SAI BABA's Vibhuti Abhishekam
12.15 PM: Alankaram and Sai Nama Smarana

Followed by Archana and Arati 


Sponsorships:

The sponsorship fee for the entire Navrathri 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 

 

1. November 3rd - Karwa Chouth
2. November 14th  - 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

 

 

 

2020 - Temple Calendar

 

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ADA, MI 49301

 

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