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Bharatiya Temple of NWI, Indiana Priest Services

Bharatiya Temple of NWI Temple Hours:

MON – FRI: 8:30 AM – 12 NOON & 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
SAT-SUN: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM & 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Priest Services Inside and Outside the Temple:

For priest services inside and outside the temple Please fill in our Pooja Request form by clicking on the link provided here and one of our coordinators will reach out to you soon.

Before you make a request for pooja service if you have a preference for a priest then make sure you check for the availability in the calendar on this page.

Click here For Pooja request form:

Bharatiya Temple of NWI Priest Services:

POOJA SERVICES IN TEMPLE Weekdays IN TEMPLE Weekends OUTSIDE THE TEMPLE
1. Aarti of any Diety $ 11.00 $11.00 NA
2. Archana for any Diety $ 11.00 $ 11.00 NA
3. Archana on Festival days $ 21.00 $ 21.00 NA
4.1 Abhishekam of any Diety $ 51.00 $ 51.00 NA
4.2 Abhishekam of any Diety (Private) $ 101.00 NA NA
5. Akshar Abhyasam $ 51.00 $ 71.00 NA
6. Annaprasana (Child’s first meal) $ 51.00 $ 71.00 NA
7. Aayushya Homam $ 101.00 $ 151.00 $ 201.00
8. Baby Shower (more than 50 guests) $ 121.00 $ 151.00 $ 201.00
9. Baby Shower (for less than 50
guests)
$ 51.00 $ 75.00 $ 101.00
10. Bhagwat Parayan NA NA $ 1800.00 (for 7 days)
11. Chandi Path or Chandi Homam or
any Devi pooja
$ 51.00 $ 75.00 $ 151.00
12. Engagement Ceremony (more
than 50 people)
$ 101.00 $ 151.00 $ 201.00
13. Engagement Ceremony (less than
50 people)
$ 51.00 $ 75.00 $ 101.00
14. Funeral Services NA NA $ 251.00
15. Graha Dosh Nivarana Pooja $ 101.00 $ 151.00 $ 201.00
16. Graha Pravesh/Vastu Shanti
(House warming Pooja)
NA NA $ 251.00
17. Hanuman Vadamala Pooja $ 35.00 $ 51.00 NA
18. Hiranya Shraddham (Annual
Ancestral rites)
$ 101.00 $ 151.00 $ 175.00
19. Tila Tarpanam $ 51.00 $ 51.00 NA
20. Homam/Havan for any Diety $ 151.00 $ 175.00 $ 201.00
21. Jain Private pooja $ 101.00 $ 151.00 NA
22. Kalyan Utsavam of Dieties $ 125.00 $151.00 NA
23.Mundan Ceremony (Chaul
Sanskara) for 50 guests or more
$251.00 $ 301.00 $ 351.00
24. Mundan Ceremony for less than
50 people
$51.00 $ 75.00 $ 101.00
25. Mahamrityunjaya japa (11,000
times in 7 days with Sankalp &
Purnahuti)
$ 350.00 $ 350.00 NA
26. Namakaran ceremony $ 51.00 $ 75.00 $ 121.00
27. Navagraha pooja without Homam $ 71.00 $ 101.00 $ 151.00
28. Pradosham Shiva pooja $ 51.00 $ 75.00 $ 101.00
29. Rudra Abhishekam $ 51.00 $ 75.00 $ 151.00
30.Rudra Abhishekam Samuhik $ 31.00 $ 31.00 NA
31. Shravan & Kartik Somvara
Rudrabhishekam
$ 31.00 for one
Somvara
$ 101.00 for all
four Somvaras
NA
32. Sahasranama Archana $ 51.00 $ 51.00 NA
33. Satyanarayan Pooja in Temple
(Every month on Poornima day)
$ 31.00 $ 31.00 NA
34. Satyanarayan Pooja & Katha $ 101.00 $ 125.00 $ 151.00
35. Sankat Haran Chaturthi Pooja in
Temple (Every Sankashti day)
$ 21.00 $ 21.00 NA
36. Satyamba Vrat Pooja $ 51.00 $ 75.00 $ 101.00
37. Shashti Purthi with Havan (60th
Birthday Pooja)
$ 151.00 $ 201.00 $ 251.00
38. Vahan Pooja (Vehicle pooja) $ 51.00 $ 51.00 $ 75.00
39. Vahan Key Pooja with Archana $ 21.00 $ 21.00 NA
40. Vishnu Sahasranamam & Lalitha
Sahasranamam
$ 125.00 $ 151.00 $ 201.00
41. Upanayanam (Yagno Paveetham) $ 451.00 $ 501.00 $601.00
42 (A). Wedding Graha Shanti/Ganesh
pooja
$ 201.00 $ 251.00 $ 301.00
42(B). Only Wedding Ganesh Pooja
42(C). Only Wedding
42(D) . Wedding Ceremony + Wedding
Ganesh pooja
$ 101.00
$ 451.00
$551.00
$ 151.00
$ 501.00
$ 651.00
$ 151.00
$ 601.00
$ 801.00
43. Wedding Anniversary Archana $ 21.00 $ 21.00 NA
44. Silver/Gold/Platinum Anniv Pooja
(More than 100 guests)
$ 151.00 $ 201.00 $ 251.00

Please make a note of the following important information:

  1. In addition to the above poojas, other poojas are available. Please fill in the pooja request form with details
  2.  The pooja prices do not include the Priest Dakshina. It has to be paid separately to the priest.
  3.  The Pooja prices also do not include the extra facilities like:
    Mandap $ 51.00
    Mandap furniture & Audio $ 51.00
    Use of extra Temple decorations $ 51.00
    Usage of Temple chairs $ 51.00
    MPR rental $ 151.00
  4. The Pooja service scheduling is subject to the availability of the Temple, the Priest and the approval of the Temple management.
  5. For Pooja scheduling, please fill in the pooja request form and one of our coordinators will contact you.
  6. The Temple Chair reserves the right to cancel the poojas if they clash with Temple celebrations.
  7. The Pooja Checks can be made payable to NWIHRC (NorthWest Indiana Hindu Religious Center).

Approved By: Chairman of the Trustee Board, President of the Executive committee, Chair of the
Temple Committee, 2019.

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