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 Canada Day
06 Pradosham
07 Saundarya Lahari Chanting
08 Guru Purnima
08 Venkateshwara Swamy Pooja
08 Sathyanarayana Puja
12 Sankarahara Chaturthi
14 Durga Pooja
15 Hanuman Chalisa
19 Aadi Masam begins
20 Pradosham
23 Shravana Masa begins
24 Shravana Somvar
28 Naga Panchami
27 Garuda Panchami
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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 - $31.00

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 2017 are as follows:

January

Wednesday 11-01-2017 - 6.30 pm
February
Thursday 09-02-2017 - 6.30 pm

March

Sunday 12-03-2017 - 6.30 pm
April
Monday 10-04-2017 - 6.30 pm
May
Wednesday 10-05-2017 - 6.30 pm
June
Friday 09-06-2017 - 6.30 pm
July
Saturday 08-07-2017 - 6.30 pm
August
Monday 07-08-2017 - 6.30 pm

September

Monday 04-09-2017- 6.30 pm
October
Wednesday 04-10-2017- 6.30 pm
November
Friday 03-11-2017 - 6.30 pm
December
Saturday 02-12-2017 -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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