New Year at the Temple! 2017

Welcome the New Year at the Temple!

The Hindu Temple Society of North America brings the blessings of Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati to you and your family for a happy, cheerful and prosperous New Year 2017!

Please join us at the Temple on December 31 to welcome the New Year and come to the Temple on New Year’s day as well. Please see schedules below.

Please sponsor New Year’s Day Poojas and garlands online at: to avoid long lines at the Temple Counter. See below for detailed info.

And, don’t miss the exotic New Year Day lunch at the Temple Canteen.

Here are the schedules for New Year Eve and New Year Day:

December 31, 2016 (Saturday)

9:15 p.m. – Group Chanting of Lakshmi / Kubera Mantra.

10:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. – Bhajans

11:20 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. – Group Chanting of Shanti Mantras.

11:30 p.m. – Last Archana for Šri Mahã Vallabha Ganapati for 2016.

11:57 p.m. – Chant ‘OM’ three times.

12:00 midnight – Sarva Devata Harati and Welcome 2017!

The Temple opens at 7 a.m. on New Year’s Day and here are the schedules:

January 1, 2017 (Sunday)

7:00 a.m. – Mahã Ganapati Suprabhãtam.

7:30 a.m. – Sarva Devata Homam.

8:00 a.m. – Ganapati Atharvašeersha Upanishad Pãrãyanam.

9:30 a.m. – Pradhãna Devata Abhishekam, Pooja, Hãrati.

2:00 p.m. – Grand Sale.