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
 
October 17, Tuesday
6:00PM - Sri Vishu Punya Kalam, Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
October 18, Wednesday
Naraka Chathur Dasi Snanam Deepavali Festival Day-1
9:30AM - Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Shiva Abhisheka Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All Day - Continuous Archana
10:00PM - Sri Lakshmi Aarathi and Sri Jai Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
October 19, Thursday
Deepavali Festival Day-2
9:30AM - Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Shiva Abhisheka Kedara Gowri Vratha/Pooja, Sri Lakshmi Kubera Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All Day - Continuous Archana
10:00PM - Sri Lakshmi Aarathi and Sri Jai Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
October 20, Friday
Gujarati New Year, Sri Skandha Sashti Utsavam Begins
8:00PM - Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana by Devotees
 
October 21, Saturday
8:00PM - Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana by Devotees
 
October 22, Sunday
8:00PM - Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana by Devotees
 
October 23, Monday
8:00PM - Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana by Devotees
 
October 24, Tuesday
8:00PM - Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana by Devotees
 
October 25, Wednesday
6:00PM - Skandha Sashti Soora Samharam Kavadi Festival, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
November 1, Wednesday
6:00PM - Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
November 3, Friday
4:00PM - Sri Bhuwaneswari / Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Chanting, Aippasi Pournami Sri Maha Anna Abhishekam, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
6:00PM - Sri Pournami Vratha, Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Pooja / Vratha, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
November 7, Tuesday
5:00PM - Sri Sankata Hara Chathurthi, Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa / Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, 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.