Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – 2020

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam

November 15 (Sunday) thru November 21, 2020 (Saturday)

Skanda Shashti this year will be observed online only from November 15 (Sunday) – November 21, 2020 (Saturday).

The Temple continues to follow all current NYC and state guidelines for the safety of all the staff members and its devotees and therefore Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam will be observed on a modified schedule. Devotees will be able to watch LIVE telecast from home on all the days. Please see live-stream schedules at: nyganeshtemple.org/tv

The Temple will be closed while priests are performing services during Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam, but devotees will be allowed inside the Temple for Darshan and Archana only. NO MORE THAN 30 Devotees maximum – spending up to 10 minutes inside the Maha Mantapa – see timings as follows:

November 15, (Sunday) – November 21, (Saturday) : 
 11:00 am to 4:30 pm & 7:15 pm to 8:45 pm

Thank you for your understanding, cooperation and support.

Skanda Shashti commemorates the victory of Lord Sri Kartikeya, the son of Lord Sri Siva, in destroying evil asura “Sura Padman”.

For online sponsorship: nyganeshtemple.org/skanda  You may also sponsor by calling the Temple Counter directly at: (718) 460 8484 ext 112.

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – Schedules

November 15, 2020 (Sunday)

7:15 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Homam.
8:30 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Abhishekam, Pooja, Anujna, Hãrati.
8:30 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam (Moolavar & Utsavar), Pooja, Hãrati.
10:00 am – Vãstu Šãnti, Ankurãrpanam, Rakshã Bandanam.
5:00 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Kalaša Sthãpanam, Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
6:30 pm – Online Chanting of Slokas.

November 16, (Monday) thru November 19, 2020 (Thursday)

8:30 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam (Moolavar), Pooja, Hãrati.
8:30 pm – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
5:00 pm – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
6:30 pm – Online Chanting of Slokas.

November 20, 2020 (Friday) – Skanda Shashti Day

7:00 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
8:30 am – Mahã Poornãhuti, Kãvadi Pooja, Procession with “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pots) and Kãvadi.
9:30 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam (Moolavar & Utsavar), Pooja, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Šri Subramanya Trišatinãma Pooja, Hãrati.
6:30 pm – Online Chanting of Slokas.

November 21, 2020 (Saturday)

5:00 pm – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy Thiru Kalyãna Utsavam, Upachara Pooja, Hãrati.
6:30 pm – Online Chanting of Slokas.

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