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2018 Durga Puja Festival Ananda Mandir

Somerset Ananda Mandir Hours:

9:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

Durga puja is a major event at Ananda Mandir and follows the Bengali calendar specifically. Close to a 1000 people from all over the NJ-PA-NY area will attend during the festival period. Several thousand lunches and dinners will be served by Ananda Mandir volunteers.

Ananda Mandir cordially invites you and your family to attend the 2018 Durga Puja festival. The festival dates are as follows, additional details will be posted later once the schedule is finalized:

Somerset Ananda Mandir

2018 Durga Festival Dates Ananda Mandir:

Sunday, October 7, 2018: MAHALAYA
4:30 AM – Mahishasura Mardini Live
Click to View Mahalaya Details

Sunday, October 14, 2018: DEBIR BODHON
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Debir Bodhon

Monday, October 15, 2018: DEBIR AMONTRON
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Debir Amontron O Odhibas

Tuesday, October 16, 2018: SOPTOMI
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM – Maha Soptomi Puja
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM – Pushpanjoli
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Debi Stuti & Sandhya Arati

Wednesday, October 17, 2018: ASHTOMI
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM – Maha Ashtomi Puja
10:30 AM to 11:00 PM – Pushpanjoli
12:03 PM to 12:51 PM – Sondhi Puja
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Debi Stuti & Sandhya Arati

Thursday, October 18, 2018: NOBOMI
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM – Maha Nobomi Puja
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Pushpanjoli
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Debi Stuti & Sandhya Arati

Friday, October 19, 2018: DOSHOMI
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM – Bijoya Doshomi
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM – Sindur Khela & Sandhya Arati

TEMPLE CLOSING: On all days temple will be closed from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm and again from 9:00 pm till next day.

KUMARI PUJA: List has now been completed and no further names will be added.

PARKING: All visitors must park in the marked spaces in our parking lot at the end of the Ananda Mandir property. Please do not park at any other spaces, particularly along the streets in front of the buildings or on the grass. This will cause a Fire Department violation and police may give out parking tickets. Thank you for your cooperation.

Somerset Ananda Mandir Address:

269 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset,
NJ 08873-5212
Telephone:(732) 873-9821

Email:
General Information – info@anandamandir.org
Priest – Biswajyoti Nayak –
President – Ashok Rakhit – President.BOT.AM@gmail.com
Major Festivals Coordinator – Surya Dutta – suryadutta@gmail.com
Fund Raising – Ashok Rakhit – ashokrakhit@gmail.com
Accounting – Chanu Das – chanudas@gmail.com

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