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
 
August 24, Thursday
7:00PM - Sri Swana Gowri Vratha. Please contact the Temple for further details.
 
August 25, Friday
Sri Ganesh Chathurthi / Sri Vinayaka Chathurthi Mahothsav
6:30AM - Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa / Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Bhuwaneswari / Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka, Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Chanting, Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Vratha, Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
8:00AM - Samopakarma Sama Veda Upakarma (Only one batch). Please contact the Temple for further details.
All Day - Continuous Archana
10:15PM - Sukh Karta Dukh Hartha Aarathi and Sri Jai Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekanda Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi.
 
August 26, Saturday
Sri Rishi Panchami
 
August 27, Sunday
8:30PM - Sri Sukla Sashti Vratha Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana
 
September 2, Saturday
2:00PM - Special Guru Peyarchi Guru Transition Homa from Kanya Raasi to Tula Raasi, Chithra Pada - 3, 4, Swathi, Visakha(Visakham) Pada - 1, 2, 3.
Parihara required Raasis: Thula Raasi, Vrischika Raasi, Meena Raasi, Rishabha Raasi, Kataka Raasi, Simha Raasi.
Parihara not required for the following Raasis: Dhanur Raasi, Kumbha Raasi, Mesha Raaasi, Mithuna Raasi, Kanya Raasi
 
September 4, Monday
Onam Pandigai / Thiruvonam Festival
 
September 6, Wednesday
Mahalaya Paksha / Pithru Paksha Begins
 
September 10, Sunday
Sri Maha Bharani
 
September 11, Monday
6:30PM - Kritika Vratha Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka
 
September 13, Wednesday
Sri Madhya Ashtami, Sri Munithreya, Vaikanasa, Sri Pancharathra, Sri Jayanathi
 
September 14, Thursday
Sri Avidhava Navami, Sri Mahavyadeeya Padam
 
September 17, Sunday
4:00PM - Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya 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.