Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center
(A Registered Non-Profit Organization - CA Tax ID: 61-1449457)
Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple
32, Rancho Drive, San Jose, CA - 95111
Phone: (408)226-3600
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Temple Timings
Weekdays:
10:00AM to 12:00PM
6:00PM to 8:00PM (Mon-Thu)
5:00PM to 8:00PM (Fri)
Weekends & Holidays:
10:00AM to 9:00PM
Temple might be open for longer duration during special events.
 
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Guru Mantra
Chant this mantra repeatedly to get positive energy.
Devaanaam Cha Risheenaam Cha Gurum Kaanchana Sannibhaam
Buddhi Bhootam Trilokesham Tam Namammi Brihaspatim
 

Regular Events
Daily 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
Sunday 10:00AM Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam
4:00PM Ganesha, Sri Valli Devasena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka
5:15PM Kandha Sashti Kavasam Chanting
9:00PM Sukh Kartha Dukh Hartha Aarathi and Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Tuesday 8:00PM Hanuman Chalisa
Thursday 7:25PM Sri Shridi Sai Haarathulu Dhoop Aarathi
Friday 11:00AM Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting
5:00PM Sri Bhuwaneswari, Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka and Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting
8:30PM Sai Bhajans by Bay Area Bhajan Association
Saturday 10:00AM Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam
2:00PM Navagraha Homa, Sani Graha Homa and Navaragraha Abhisheka
4:00PM Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka and Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Chanting
 
Special Events
 
December 16, Saturday
Dhanur Masa Starts, Thiruppavai and Thiruvembavai Pasuram Begins
 
December 17, Sunday
4:00PM - Sri Lakhshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanaya Abhisheka, Souramana Sri Hanuman / Hanumath Jayanthi Special Pooja, Aarathi and Sri Hanuman Chalisa Chanting
 
December 19, Tuesday
5:00PM - Shiva Abhisheka Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
Sri Sani Peyarchi Transition from Dhanur Raasi To Vrischika Raasi 4th Pada Jeyeshta (Kettai) and Anuradha (Anusham)
6:00PM - Sri 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
8:30PM - Sukla Sashti Vratha, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana
 
December 25, Monday
Temple will be open from 10:00AM - 9:00PM
 
December 29, Friday
8:00AM - Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Bhuwaneswari / Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Shasra Nama Chanting followed by Sri Vaikunda Ekadasi Swarga Vaasal (Heavens Gate Opening) Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 30, Saturday
4:00PM - Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka, Kritika Vratha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Sani Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 31, Sunday
11:30PM - Shiva Abhisheka Sarva Devatha Archana
 
January 1, Monday
12:00AM - New Year 2018 Special Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa. Temple closes after Aarathi.
8:00AM - Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Puspa, Pournami Vratha Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Pooja / Vratha, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All Day - Continuous Archana
10:00PM - Sri Nataraja Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
10:15PM - Sukha Karta, Dukha Hartha Aarathi and Sri Jaya Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi.
 
January 2, Tuesday
6:30PM - Sri Arudra Dharsanam Special Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 5, Friday
4:00PM - Sri Bhuwaneswari / Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Chanting
5:30PM - Sri Sankata Hara Chathruthi, Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa / Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 6, Saturday
Sri Thiagaraja Aaradhana
6:00PM - Special 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
6:30AM - Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa Makara Sankaranthi Special Sri Surya Narayana Pooja Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All Day - Continuous Archana
4:00PM - Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Sri Ayyappa Abhisheka Makara Sankaranthi Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa, Mandala Pooja ends
10:15PM - Sri Sukha Karta Dukha Hartha Aarathi and Jaya Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
January 15, Monday
6:30PM - Mattu Pongal Special Gomatha Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 

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Parking Information
Due to limited parking at the Temple premises, please make use of available LEGAL parking spaces outside the Temple, in the neighborhood. Please be aware that your vehicle MAY BE TOWED if you park in the parking lots of any neighboring businesses. Click here for the temple neighbourhood map.
 

Preeti Bhoj
Volunteers needed for preparing Maha Prasad on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and on all special occasions.