Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanotsavam: Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Goddess Parvathi Abhishekam: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Shiva-Vishnu Temple will be celebrating Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanotsavam following the tradition of the annual Chittirai festival at Madurai Meenakshi Temple. At Madurai Temple, the festival begins on the Shukla Panchami day of the Tamil month Chittirai. The eighth day of the festival witnesses the coronation of Goddess Meenakshi, and the tenth day (Chitra Poornima) marks the wedding of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareshwara.
Daily Abhishekams for Goddess Parvathi will be performed from Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanotsavam will be performed on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Please come with your family and friends to participate in this auspicious event and receive divine blessings.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Tuesday, May 9, 2017
9:30 AM Goddess Parvathi Abhishekam
(Sunday, April 30, Abhishekam at 8:30 AM)
(Friday, May 5, 2017 Abhishekam at 8:30 AM; Shakambari Alamkaram at 5.00 PM
Saturday, May 6,2017 Abhishekam at 2:00 PM; Poolangi Alamkaram at 5 PM)
(Sunday, May 7, 2017 Abhishekam at 2:00 PM)
6:30 PM Sahasranama Archana
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (Chitra Poornima Day) – 6:30 PM: Kumkuma Archana by Devotees Saturday, May 13, 2017
7:30 AM Lord Shiva and Lord Balaji Suprabhatam
8.00 AM Lord Shiva, Lord Balaji, Lord Hanuman, Goddess Parvati and Hanuman Abhishekam
10:00 AM Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Edurukolu Utsavam
10:30AM Unjal Seva
11:30 AM Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanotsavam
12:00 Noon Kanya Daanam by Lord Venkateswara
12:30 PM Thiru Mangalya Dharanam
12:30 PM Kalyana Bhojanam
1:00 PM Theertha Prasadam
4.30 PM Vrishabha Vaahana Seva
Pooja and Ticket price:
1) Abhishekam to Goddess Parvati Moola Murti on any one day $ 51.
2) Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanotsavam (Saturday, May 13, 2017) $ 51.
3) Abhishekam on any one day and Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanotsavam $ 101.
4) Flowers Sponsorship $ 301.
5) Kalyana Bhojanam (Saturday, May 13, 2017) $ 301.
6) Abhishekam on any one day and Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanotsavam and Monthly Abhishekam for Goddess Parvathi for one year $ 301.
7) Mangalyam (This will be provided by the Temple and adorned on the Utsava Murti. This will not be returned to the sponsors)
8) Abhishekam every day for 10 days Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Tuesday, May 9, 2017 and Monthly Abhishekam for Goddess Parvathi for one year $ 501.
9) Grand Sponsorship: All Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Kalyanam events. Grand Sponsors are entitled to Weekly Abhishekam of Goddess Parvathi (every Friday) for one year. $ 1116.
10) Sponsor a Parking Space (All Grand Sponsorship benefits and donor or donor’s family names will be written on plaques determined by HCCC management). $ 5001.
11) Sponsor a Room (All Grand Sponsorship benefits and donations will be accepted from 10 donors of $10,000 each for each room in Administration building and Kitchen Complex, with donor or donor’s family names will be written on plaques determined by HCCC management. Donors of $10,000 or above in a calendar year are eligible for HCCC Steering Committee Membership, as per By-laws. All donors are eligible for donor recognition according to Temple’s Donor Recognition Policy) $ 10,001.
Note:- Donations of $301 or above are included Monthly Goddess Parvati Abhishekam sponsorship for one year.
Vastra Sponsorship for Goddess Parvati (Vastra Samarpana) Details Shiva Vishnu Temple will be providing Pure Silk Sarees for a suggested donation of $201 for devotees to offer to Goddess Parvati during Abhishekams from Sunday, April 30, 2017 through
Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Devotees will be able to select the vastrams (Pure Silk Sarees) at Front office and indicate preferred date for adorning the vastram on the deity. Devotees can receive the saree back either on Kalyana Utsavam Day (Saturday, May 13, 2017), or any mutually convenient day. Please sponsor Vastra Samarpana as early as possible as there is limit on sarees to be adorned on the deity on any given day.
For further details on the event or sponsorship information, please contact event coordinator or Temple Front Office at 925-449-6255 and select option 3.
HCCC Temple Address:
Hindu Community and Cultural Center
1232 Arrowhead Ave, Livermore, CA 94551