THE HINDU TEMPLE OF CENTRAL TEXAS
OMKARA MAHAGANAPATHY DEVASTHANAM
The GANESHA TEMPLE OF TEXAS
4309 Midway Drive, Temple, TX 76502
www.hindutemple.org /254 771 1270
DECEMBER AYYAPPA POOJA
20th - Saturday - 6:30 p.m.
The pooja starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. with BalaGanapathy Pooja followed by Sankalpam, Abhishekam with Vedic Chanting, Alamkaram with bhajans (by devotees), Mantrapushpam, pradakshinam, Namaskaram, saranaghosham, lighting of the 18 steps, Recitation of Ayyappa Aarati, Omkara mahaGanapathy Pooja and Harivarasanam.
A light meal that the devotees prepare and bring will be served after.
(Special Pooja daily during the Mandala Pooja season, till the 15th of January. Please contact the temple to sponsor)*
*Until MakaraSankranthi on Thursday the 15th of January, there will be daily special pooja for Swami Ayyappa. Each day’s pooja may be sponsored by devotees on their or their loved ones’ birth nakshatra. The sponsors need not be present for the pooja. Prasadam will be mailed out after the sponsored pooja to the address given.
Makara Sankranthi Celebration at the temple will on Sunday the 11th of January 2015.
JANUARY 1 2015 - Vaikunta Ekadesi. The temple will open at 6:00 a.m. with the door to the northside also open. Details to follow. Temple remains open till 8:30 p.m. HAPPY NEW YEAR!