Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – 2021

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam

November 4 (Thursday) thru November 10, 2021 (Wednesday)

Skanda Shashti this year will be observed online from November 4 (Thursday) – November 10, 2021 (Wednesday).

The Temple continues its efforts to observe local city and state guidelines for the safety of everyone. 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 50 Devotees maximum – spending up to 10 minutes inside the Maha Mantapa – see timings as follows:

November 4, (Thursday) : 10:15 am to 4:30 pm & 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm
November 5, (Friday) – November 10, (Wednesday) : 
10:30 am to 4:30 pm & 6:45 pm to 8:30 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 4, 2021 (Thursday)

7:30 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Homam.
8:30 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Abhishekam, Upachãram, Hãrati.
8:30 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam (Moolavar & Utsavar).
9:30 am – Anujna, Vãstu Šãnti, Ankurãrpanam, Rakshã Bandanam, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Kalaša Sthãpanam, Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam

November 5, (Friday) thru November 8, 2021 (Monday)

8:30 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam (Moolavar), Alankaram, Upachãram, Hãrati.
8:30 pm – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
5:00 pm – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
6:00 pm – Chanting of Šri Subramanya Mãlã Mantra (online).

November 9, 2021 (Tuesday) – Skanda Shashti Day

7:30 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam, Mahã Poornãhuti.
8:30 am – Kãvadi Pooja, “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pot) and Kãvadi.
9:00 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam (Moolavar), Alankaram, Upachãram, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Šri Subramanya Satru Samhãra Trišatinãma Pooja, Hãrati.
6:00 pm – Chanting of Šri Subramanya Mãlã Mantra (online).

November 10, 2021 (Wednesday)

5:00 pm – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy Thiru Kalyãna Utsavam.
6:00 pm – Chanting of Šri Subramanya Slokam (online).

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