TEMPLE TIMINGS
WEEKDAYS

8.30 am to 11.30 am
4.30 pm to 8.30 pm
WEEKENDS
8.30 am to 8.30 pm

IMPORTANT DATES THIS MONTH

01 Sankarahara Chaturthi
02 Venkateshwara Swamy Pooja
10 Durga Puja
09 Venkateshwara Swamy Pooja
11 Pradosham
14 Nija Jyeshta Maasam begins
16 Aani Maasam begins
16 Venkateshwara Swamy Pooja
16 Hanuman Chalisa Chanting
17 Father's Day
18 Shasti Bhajans
23 Temple Anniversary
23 Venkateshwara Swamy Pooja
24 Temple Anniversary
25 Pradosham
27 Sri Sathyanarayana Puja

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Sathyanarayana Pooja
On Pournami Day every month

Satya Narayan is the Narayan form of Lord Vishnu. The Lord in this form is considered an embodiment of truth. Satyanarayana Puja is a ritual performed by Hindus before/on any major occasion like marriage, house warming ceremony, In addition, it is said that a devotional performance of this pooja will bear children to couples trying to start a family. It can also be performed on any day for any reason.

The Satyanarayana Puja is usually done on the Poornima day of every month (the day of the full moon). It is also done on special occasions and during times of achievements as an offering of gratitude to the Lord. In this puja , people worship by reciting the gracious story of Lord Satyanarayana. This story was originally told by Lord Vishnu himself to the sage Narada for the benefit of humankind.


The puja starts by a prayer to Lord Ganesha, the elephant God and remover of all obstacles that may occur as a result of incorrectly performing the puja. This is done by chanting all the names of Lord Ganesha and offering prasad. Another part of the prayer involves a prayer to the Navagraha's - the nine important celestial beings in the universe. Then the Satyanarayana Pooja is performed . This puja in the evening is considered more appropriate.

Another requirement of the puja is that the story of the puja be heard among all those observing and partaking in the pooja. The story involves the origin of the puja, the benefits of it, and the potential mishaps that may occur with the careless performance of the puja. The prayer concludes with an Aarti, which consists of revolving a small fire-lit-lamp in the vicinity of an image of the Lord. After the puja is over, participants and observers of the pooja are required to injest in the prasad that was offered and blessed by the Lord.

Sathyanarayana Pooja is being performed on every Poornima day (Full moon day) of the month at SVBF. Devotees interested in performing the pooja at the temple are requested to contact the following persons to register for the upcoming Pooja.

Donation for Performing the Pooja - $35.00

Devotees can also book to perform the Pooja for twelve months at $360.00.

Parameshwara Bhat - Phone: 905-737-9040 You can also email Param Bhat.

The Schedule of Sathyanarayana Pooja for the year 2018 are as follows:

January

Monday 01-01-2018 - 6.30 pm
January
Tuesday 30-01-2018 - 6.30 pm

March

Thursday 01-03-2018 - 6.30 pm
March
Friday 30-03-2018 - 6.30 pm
April
Sunday 29-04-2018 - 6.30 pm
May
Monday 28-05-2018 - 6.30 pm
June
Wednesday 27-06-2018 - 6.30 pm
July
Thursday 26-07-2018 - 6.30 pm

August

Saturday 25-08-2018- 6.30 pm
September
Monday 24-09-2018- 6.30 pm
October
Tuesday 23-10-2018 - 6.30 pm
November
Thursday 22-11-2018 -6.30 pm
December
Friday 21-12-2018 -6.30 pm

Devotees who wish to perform Sathyanarayana Pooja individually on days other than above dates can perform as well for a donation of $101.00. Please book the dates at the Temple Office in consultation with the priests.



 
     

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