TEMPLE TIMINGS
Monday - Friday : 08:00 am to 12:30 pm & 05:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays : 08:00 am to 08:30 pm
Weekly News
*** SHRAVAN MAHOTSAV in PROGRESS  ***      
*** JAMSHTAMI MAHOTSAV - MONDAY, AUGUST 14 *** 
       *** Dharma Samstapanardhaya Sambhavami Yuge Yuge ! *** 
*** Delaware's First Shirdi, Sai,Datta Mandala Mahotsavam, Thursday, 8/17 *** 
*** SOLAR ECLIPSE - MONDAY, 8/21, ADJUSTED  TEMPLE TIMINGS *** 
*** BALVIHAR ON LINE REGISTRATION OPEN - CLASSES BEGIN 9/11. * 
MONDAY, AUGUST 21, (SHRAVANAM, ASLESA,  SOMVATI AMAVASYA): T
here will be a total SOLAR ECLIPSE on Monday, August 20 visible in our area from 1:20pm to 4:00pm. Fortunately it occurs when the temple is closed. However, we have adjusted the temple hours. We will close at 11am (instead of 1pm) and re open at 6pm (instead of 5pm). Shravana Somavati Amavasya Siva abhishekam will be at 6:15pm. 
It is auspicious to have Siva Darsanam after eclipse. Please attend with your Family and Friends and be blessed. 

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2017 Janmashtami Mahotsav: 
*** Dharma Samstapanardhaya Sambhavami Yuge Yuge ! *** 
Monday, August 14:
8:30pm:  BHAJANS BY ART OF LIVING, and Devotees 
10:00pm: Gita Pravachan, Pramod Mathur
12:midnight:  Lord Krishna's birth 
(We will celebrate Rukmini Kalyanam on SUNDAY, 8/20 at 4:00pm)

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SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES BEGIN 9/11:
Checks for registration will be collected on the first class date which will be September 11,2017.  Register now ONLINE. 

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This weekend at your temple

Monday,  August 14  (SHRAVANAM, KP, Saptami/Ashtami, Bharani)        
SIVA'S  DAY

JANMASHTAMI MAHOTSAVAM
8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00AM: SIVA ABHISHEKAM (in the evening)

9:30am: Shirdi Sai, Datta abhishekam

10:30am: Siva Sahasranama archana
12:n : Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
5:30pm: VedaParayanam - (Atharva/Sama vedam) 
6:00pm: HAYAGRIVA  ARCHANA 
6:15pm: Shravan Somavaram#3  108 KALASA SIVA  abhishekam 
6:30PM:SANDHYA DEEPAM
7:00pm: Satsang,  Siva Stuti 
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Stotram, Maha Naivedyam
8:00pm: Arti

8:30pm:  BHAJANS BY ART OF LIVING, and Devotees 
10:00pm: Gita Pravachan, Pramod Mathur
12:midnight:  Lord Krishna's birth 
(We will celebrate Rukmini Kalyanam on SUNDAY, 8/20 at 4:00pm) 

12:15pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam 

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Tuesday,  August 15 (SHRAVANAM, KP, Ashtami/Navami, Krittika)        
RAM PARIVAR DAY  

800am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00AM: SIVA ABHISHEKAM 
10:30am: Rama Sahasranama archana
12:n : Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
5:30pm: VedaParayanam - (Valmiki Ramayanam)
6:00pm: NARASIMHA ARCHANA 
6:30pm: SANDHYA DEEPAM 
7:00pm: Satsang,  Rama Nama Sankeertanam

7:00pm: SHRAVANA MANGALA GOWRI POOJA AND KATHA 

7:30pm: Vadamala seva, Sindoor archana to Lord Hanuman
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Stotram, Maha Naivedyam
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam 

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Wednesday,  August 16 (SHRAVANAM, KP, Dasami, Rohini)        
RADHA - KRISHNA DAY

8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00AM: SIVA ABHISHEKAM 
10:30am: Krishna Sahasranama archana 
12:n : Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
5:30pm: VedaParayanam - (Srimad Bhagavatam)
6:15pm: Radha Krishna abhishekam 
6:30pm: SANDHYA DEEPAM
7:00pm: Satsang,  Krishna ganam  
7:30pm: Laddu Gopala seva 
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Sotram, Maha Naivedyam
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam 

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Thursday,  August 17  (SHRAVANAM, KP, Ekadasi, Mrigasira, AVANI begins) 
GANESHA  DAY

8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00AM: SIVA ABHISHEKAM 
10:30am: Ganesha Sahasranama archana 
12:n : Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
5:30pm: VedaParayanam - (Divya Prabandham) 
6:00pm: DAKSHINAMURTHY ARCHANA
6:15pm: Ekadasi  Srinivasa, Sridevi, Bhudevi abhishekam and Ayyappa abhishekam
6:30pm: SANDHYA DEEPAM
SHIRDI SAI, DATTA SANNIDHI MANDALA MAHOTSAVAM
6:00PM: SAI, DATTA abhishekam and Bhajans 
7:30pm:  Archana
8:30pm: Annadanam (SPONSOR GENEROUSLY) 
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7:00pm: Satsang,  Ganesha stuti   
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Sotram, Maha Naivedyam
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam

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Friday, August 18,  (SHRAVANAM, KP, Dwadasi, Ardra)            
DEVI DAY 

8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00AM: SIVA ABHISHEKAM 
12:n : Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
5:30pm: VedaParayanam - (Rigvedam)  
6:30pm: Sri Chakraarchana 
6:00pm: RAJA RAJESWARI ARCHANA
6:15pm:  Ardra Nakshtra Nataraja abhishekam 
6:30PM: SANDHYA DEEPAM
6:30pm: Satsang, Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam
7:00pm:  Shravana Sukrava Lakshmi pooja with Vara Lakshmi katha
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Stotram, Maha Naivedyam 
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam 

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Saturday,  August 19 (SHRAVANAM, KP, SANI PRADOSHAM, Punarvasu)       
BALAJI  DAY 

8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00am: Navagraha abhishekam 
9:00am: SIVA   abhishekam (in the evening)
9:30am: Balaji abhishekam , Ram Parivar abhishekam 
12:00noon: Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
5:00pm:  Samuhik Satyanarayana Pooja

6:15pm: SANI PRADOSHA abhishekam for Lord Siva 

6:30PM: SANDHYA DEEPAM
7:00pm: Satsang,  Vishnu Sahasranama paryanam  
7:15pm:  Balaji archana - Laddu seva - Mangala sasanam 
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Stotram, Maha Naivedyam
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam 

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Sunday, August 20 (SHRAVANAM, KP, Chaturdasi, Pushya)                         
MAHA LAKSHMI DAY

8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00am: Siva abhishekam 
9:30am: Maha Lakshmi  abhishekam 
12:n : Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
6:30PM: SANDHYA DEEPAM
7:00pm: Satsang, Lakshmi Sahasranama archana 
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Stotram, Maha Naivedyam
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam
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DELAWARE'S FIRST SHIRDI SAI, DATTA SANNIDHI SCHEDULE:
Sai, Datta archana will be performed as needed. Please ask
Everyday:
8:30am:  Kagad Arati
11:30am: Madhya Arati
5:30pm: Dhoop Arati
7:30pm: Shej Arati  (Darshan till 8:30pm)

Every Thursday:
6:00pm: Utsava murthy abhishekam
6:30pm: Bhajans
7:15pm: Archana
7:30pm: Shej Arati  (Darshan till 8:30pm)
8:30pm: Annadanam (Sponsor Generously $101)

Every Pournima: 
6:00pm: Moola murthy abhishekam
7:30pm: Pallaki Seva

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2017 SHRAVAN MAHOTSAVAM:
SHRAVAN” LAKSHMI POOJAS - 2017    
5:30pm: Sri. Chakra Pooja, Suvasini pooja, 
6:00pm: Lalitha Sahasranam
FRIDAY,  AUGUST 18, 7:00pm: LAKSHMI DEEPA POOJA   

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SHRAVANA MANGALA GOWRI POOJA, KATHA
(ALL MARRIED WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND) 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 7:00PM
WE WILL PROVIDE POOJA SAMGRI.  - YOU CAN BRING FLOWERS & FRUITS

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“SHRAVAN SOMVAR”  SHIVA   POOJAS
SHRAVAN SOMVAR #4 – AUGUST 14
SHRAVAN SOMVAR #7 – AUGUST 21

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PLEASE  JOIN US  IN CELEBRATING  2017 INDEPENDENCE DAY 
WITH PARADE : FREE 
SUNDAY, AUGUST 13 , 2017
10:00AM BEGIN FORMATION (IN HOCKESSIN FIRE HALL) 
11:00AM : PARADE FROM HOCKESSIN FIRE HALL TO TEMPLE 
12:00noon:    FLAG HOISTING
JANAGANA MANA  BY CHILDREN AND ADULTS
1:00PM: CULTURAL FUNCTION

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JANMASTHAMI MAHOTSAV – 2017
HINDOLA DECORATION EVERY FRIDAY BEGINNING JULY 9 TO AUGUST 7
JANMASTHAMI : MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017 
6:00pm: 108 KALASA RADHA – KRISHNA ABHISHEKAM  
8:00pm: Bhajans, Gita and Bhagavat pravachans
12:00 midnight: Lord Krishna's Birth –
Special archana and aarti
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20,  4:00pm - Rukmini Kalyanam

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2017 GANESH CHATURTHI MAHOTSAVAM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 24
6:00PM: 108 Kalasa  Lakshmi - Ganesha Abhishekam
6:30PM:   Ganesha  Stapana 
7:00PM: Sit down Pooja in Wedding Hall.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 25
7:00pm:  Ganesha Sahasra Modaka Archana

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Friday, August 25 to Saturday, September 2, 7:30pm: 
Pushpanjali and Ganesha Arti

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Saturday,  September 2 (Visarjan day)
6:00pm: Ganapati Aarti and  uttar pooja
7:00 pm  Ganesh visarjan 
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UPCOMING EVENTS:

Monday, September 4:
Swami Paripoornananda, a renowned Saint, Scholar and Visionary, will be be in our temple.  To know more about Swamiji.
*** TEMPLE SUNDAY CLASSES – BALVIHAR REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!! REGISTER EARLY! ***
EVERY SUNDAY:
10:45am:  Balavihar: Religious education – Sunita Nasta , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Click below for registering. We accept on line registrations only:


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COMPLETE TEMPLE EDUCATION SCHEDULE:

EVERY SATURDAY:
4pm to 6pm - Telugu class – Rama Atluri   856-241-8690     This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

EVERY SUNDAY:
9-10 am:   Introduction to Meditation – Kruti Aghera, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

10:45am:  Balavihar: Religious education – Sunita Nasta , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

5:00pm: Hindu Spirituality Seminars - Seshagiri Rao, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 610-268-2295

5:00pm: Yoga class - Tia Mukerji  (start date TBA) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

FIRST AND THIRD SUNDAYS:
12:30pm: Tamil class - Dhanalaksmi Chandrasekharan   610-925-5156

2:00pm:  Bengali class – Kaushik, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Rupa Roy, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SECOND AND FOURTH SUNDAYS:
1:30pm:  Hindi class – Dolly Chatterjee, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,
856-241-7382, 856-472-8528

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS:
7:00PM:     Rudram lessons by Ghanapathi Balachandra Bhat (TBC)

SELECTED SATURDAYS:
11:00am Vedanta Society Lecture/Satsang–Chandan Nath, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 
302-738-2274
 
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