Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center
(A Registered Non-Profit Organization - CA Tax ID: 61-1449457)
Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Temple
11355, Monterey Hwy, San Martin, CA 95046
Phone: (408)759-6183
Om Sri Mathre Namaha
 

Temple Timings
Weekdays:
6:00PM to 8:00PM (Mon-Fri)
Weekends & Holidays:
10:00AM to 8:00PM
Temple might be open for longer duration during special events.

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Regular Events
Sunday 4:00PM Sri Gomatha (Cow) Pooja, Aswa (Horse) Pooja, Aja (Goat) Pooja followed by Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Homa, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Shiva, Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Sri Ayyappa Swami Abhisheka, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Moola Manthra Trisathi Archana by Devotees, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
5:30PM Sri Shani Dev Special Thel(Oil) Thaila Abhisheka, Pooja, Shani Chalisa and Aarathi
7:30PM Sri Hanuman Chalisa Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Monday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
7:30PM Shiva Chalisa Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Tuesday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
7:30PM Sri Hanuman Chalisa Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Wednesday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
7:30PM Sri Panduranga Vittala Aarathi and Sri Puri Jagannath Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Thursday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
7:30PM Sri Shridi Sai Haarathulu Dhoop Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Friday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
7:00PM Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting
7:30PM Sri Vaishno Devi Chalisa Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Saturday 4:00PM Sri Gomatha (Cow) Pooja, Aswa (Horse) Pooja, Aja (Goat) Pooja followed by Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Homa, Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka, Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Moola Manthra Trisathi Archana by Devotees, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
5:30PM Sri Shani Dev Special Thel(Oil) Thaila Abhisheka, Pooja, Shani Chalisa and Aarathi
7:30PM Sri Hanuman Chalisa Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi

Special Events
 
December 16, Saturday
Dhanur Masa Starts, Thiruppavai and Thiruvembavai Pasuram Begins
 
December 17, Sunday
4:00PMSri Gomatha Pooja, Sri Vallabha Maha  Ganapathi Homa / Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Sri Subramanaya Abhisheka, Sri Ayyappa Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
7:00PMSouramana Sri Hanuman / Hanumath Jayanthi, Special Pooja, Aarathi and Sri Hanuman Chalisa Chanting
 
December 23, Saturday
4:00PMSri Gomatha Pooja, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Homa, Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka followed by Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
5:00PMShiva Abhisheka Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
Sri Sani Peyarchi Transition from Dhanur Raasi To Vrischika Raasi 4th Pada Jeyeshta (Kettai) and Anuradha (Anusham)
6:00PMSri Sani Peyarchi Transition Homa, Thaiala Abhisheka to Shani Dev
Parihara required for: Dhanur Raasi, Vrischika Raasi, Kanya Raasi, Mithuna Raasi, Rishabha Raasi, Meena Raasi and Makara Raasi
Parihara not required for: Thula Raasi, Simha Raasi, Karkadaga(Kadaga) Raasi, Mesha Raasi
Please come and attend Sani Peyarchi Homa, Special Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 24, Sunday
7:30PMSukla Sashti Vratha, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana
 
December 25, Monday
Temple will be open from 10:00AM - 8:00PM
 
December 29, Friday
6:00PMSri Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
7:00PMSri Vaikunda Ekadasi, Swarga Vaasal (Heavens Gate Opening) Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 30, Saturday
4:00PMSri Gomatha Pooja, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Homa, Venkateswara Abhisheka, Kritika Vratha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Sani Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 1, Monday
10:00AMSri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Gomatha Pooja, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Homa, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All DayContinuous Archana
4:00PMPournami Vratha Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Pooja / Vratha, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
8:45PMSri Nataraja Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
9:00PMSukha Karta Dukha Hartha Aarathi and Sri Jaya Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
January 2, Tuesday
6:30PMSri Arudra Dharsanam Special Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 5, Friday
6:30PMSri Sankata Hara Chathruthi, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Homa / Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 6, Saturday
Sri Thiagaraja Aaradhana
6:00PMSpecial Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa and Pancha Rathna Keerthanas
 
January 11, Thursday
Thiruppavai 27th Day Pasuram Koodarai Vellum Seer Govinda
 
January 12, Friday
Thiruppavai 28th Day Pasuram Karavaigal Pin Chendru
 
January 13, Saturday
Bhogi Festival
 
January 14, Sunday
Uttharayana Punyakalam Makara Ravi Pongal Festival
10:00AMSri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Gomatha Pooja Special Pooja Anniversary Pooja, Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Homa / Sri Vallabha Maha Ganapathi Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa, Makara Sankaranthi Special Sri Surya Narayana Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All DayContinuous Archana
4:00PMPradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Sri Ayyappa Abhisheka Makara Sankaranthi Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa, Mandala Pooja ends
9:00PMSri Sukha Karta Dukha Hartha Aarathi and Jaya Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
January 15, Monday
6:30PMMattu Pongal Special Gomatha Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
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