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Saturday, Sunday & Holidays : 08:00 am to 08:30 pm
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*** SHRAVAN MAHOTSAV in PROGRESS ***
          *** 108 KALASA SIVA ABHISHEKAM ON MONDAY, 7/24,6pm *** 
          *** Shravan Mangala Gowri Pooja  - Tuesday, July 25, 7pm ***
*** First Shravan Sukravara Lakshmi Pooja - Friday, July 28, 7pm ***
         *** Adi Pooram - Bangles alankaram - Wednesday, July 26 ***
*** SOUNDARYA LAHARI RECITATION BY  "VEDAM-NADAM" GROUP , 7/30, 10AM ***
            *** VARA MAHA LAKSHMI POOJA - FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 7PM ***
***   SHRAVAN POORNIMA MAHA SATYANARAYANA POOJA WITH VISHNU SAHASRANAMAM
(in the wedding hall), SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 5PM ***
*** ANNAPOORNA "FOOD COURT "
GOING  GREEN !! ***
 
With HER Blessings  Our "ANNAPOORNA FOOD COURT" , (Previously referred to as the Cafetaria!) is GOING GREEN!   We will stop serving food in foam ware effective Saturday, July 29. We will be using stainless steel plates and cups. We need your full cooperation to make this a success!  Visit our Annapoorna Food Court  and learn all about it. 

SHRAVANA MAHOTSAVAM:   We invite you to join with your Friends and Family in our 2017 "Shravan Mahotsavam"  and make it a Huge Success. It begins on Sunday, July 23. ( See entire program below):

Comprehensive program during this auspicious month:

Mondays at 6:15pm:  : 108 Kalasa abhishekam for Siva

Tuesdays at 7:00pm:  Mangala Gowri pooja with katha (for married women)

Wednesdays at 7:00pm:  Jhoola decoration 

Fridays at 7:00pm:  "SHRAVANA LAKSHMI POOJA"

Friday, August 4, 7:00pm: 'VARA MAHA LAKSHMI POOJA" (in the wedding hall)

Sunday, August 6, 5:00pm: "SHRAVAN POORNIMA MAHA SATYANARAYANA POOJA WITH VISHNU SAHASRANAMAM"  (in the wedding hall)

Monday, August 7, 7:30am:  YAJUR UPAKARMA (first batch)

Sunday, August 13, 11:00am: INDIA INDEPENDECE  PARADE (from Hockessin Fire Hall to Temple)

Monday, August 14,8pm: JANMASHTAMI. (Mid night)

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SOUNDARYA LAHARAI: We invite yo to attend the glorious rendition of Soundarya Lahari by "Vedam-Nadam"  group from North Carolina on Sunday, July 30 at 10am. 

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This weekend at your temple

Monday,  July 24 (SHRAVANA, SP, Dwitiya, Aslesha)     
SIVA'S  DAY

8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00AM: SIVA ABHISHEKAM (in the evening)
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#1  108 KALASA SIVA  abhishekam 
6:30PM:SANDHYA DEEPAM
7:00pm: Satsang,  Siva Stuti 
7:45pm: Kanakadhara Stotram, Maha Naivedyam
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam 

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Tuesday, July  25 (SHRAVANAM, SP, Tritiya, Magha)     
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, July 26 (SHRAVANAM, SP, Chaturthi, P.Phalguni)    
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: Chaturthi Ganesha 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,  July 27 (SHRAVANAM, SP, Panchami, U.Phalguni)     
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
6:30pm: SANDHYA DEEPAM

7:00pm:  SHIRDI SAI BHAJANS - 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, July 28 (SHRAVANAM, SP, Shasthi, Hasta)          
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:  Shukla Shasthi Subrahamanya, Valli, Devasena abhishekam 
6:30PM: SANDHYA DEEPAM
6:30pm: Satsang, Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam

7:00pm: Shravana Sukravaram#1  Lakshmi Deepa Pooja

7:45pm: Kanakadhara Stotram, Maha Naivedyam 
8:00pm: Arti
8:30pm: Chamara seva, Sayana ganam 

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Saturday, July 29(SHRAVANAM, SP, Saptami, Chitra)     
BALAJI  DAY 

8:00am: Suprabhatam
8:30am: Chandana seva, Nitya homam
9:30am: Bala Bhogam
9:00am: Navagraha abhishekam 
9:00am: SIVA   abhishekam
9:30am: Balaji abhishekam 
12:00noon: Maha Naivedyam, Arti, mantrapushpam, veda seva
5:00pm:  Samuhik Satyanarayana Pooja
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, July 30 (SHRAVANAM, SP, Ashtami, Svati)                       
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 

10:00am:  SOUNDARYA LAHARI by VEDAM-NADAM group from NC

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 ,  JULY 28, 2017, 7:00pmLAKSHMI DEEPA POOJA  
FRIDAY, AUGUST  4, 2017  7:00pm :  VARA LAKSHMI  VRATAM 
10th  Anniversary of Wedding hall  
FRIDAY,  AUGUST, 11  7:00pm:  ASHTA LAKSHMI POOJA
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, JULY 25 7:00PM
TUESDAY, AUGUST  1,   7:00PM
TUESDAY,  AUGUST 8, 7:00PM
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 7:00PM
WE WILL PROVIDE POOJA SAMGRI.  - YOU CAN BRING FLOWERS & FRUITS

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“SHRAVAN SOMVAR”  SHIVA POOJAS
POURNIMANANT SHRAVAN SOMVAR#1 – JULY 10
POURNIMANANT  SHRAVAN SOMVAR#2 – JULY 17
SHRAVAN SOMVAR #1 – JULY 24
SHRAVAN SOMVAR #2 – JULY 31
SHRAVAN SOMVAR #3 – AUGUST 7
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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SHRAVAN POURNIMA MAHOTSAVAM 2017
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017
5:00PM:  SATYANARAYANA ABHISHEKAM 
5:30PM: MAHA SATYANARAYANA POOJA 
WITH VISHNU SAHASRANAMAM
(IN THE WEDDING HALL)

MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
YAJUR UPAKARAMA : CHANGING OF UPAVEETHAM (ALL DAY) 
7:00AM First batch.
11:30AM: Upakarma homam
11:30AM:  RAKSHA BANDHAN pooja 

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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

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

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS:
YOGA CLASSES BEGIN, Thursday, July 13.  The six week session Yoga classes will be held on Thursdays, 5:30 to 7:30 PM in the Lakshmisri Chatterjee Hall in the temple. These are FREE and open to all, including beginners. Practices include focusing, asanas,balancing, eye exercises, pranayama (breath control),and deep relaxation. The purpose is to bring the mind-body system into perfect balance, to enhance clear thinking and perfect health, to reach your potential. To register contact:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tia Mukerji 302-369-3264(h) , 302-630-1693 (c) 302-571-5335(w) 
*** 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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