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Welcome to the Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa

Upcoming Events

7/31/2016
Adi Krithikai Subramanya Swamy Thirukalyanam
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Adi Krithigai celebrations

Program

11 AM Karthikeya-Valli Wedding
1 PM Arathi, Thirtha Prasadam and Lunch

8/12/2016
Vara Lakshmi Vratham
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6 PM Group VaraLakshmi Pooja

8/13/2016
Shravana Masam Special Balaji Abhishekam
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10:30 AM Balaji Abhishekam

8/17/2016
Rig-Yajurveda Upakarama
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8:30 AM Sacred Thread Changing Ceremony

8/20/2016
Sri Raghavendra Swamy Aradhana Celebrations
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10:30 AM Balaji Abhishekam
12:30 PM Sri Raghavendra Swamy Astottara Chanting

8/25/2016
Sri Krishna Janmastami Celebrations
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8:30 PM Janmastami Bajans
11:45 PM Janmastami Celebrations

9/4/2016
Ganesh Chaturti & Ganapathi Maha Neivedyam
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Prana Prathistapana in the morning followed by Maha Neivedyam in the evening

Program

10:30 AM Ganesha Pratistapana
6PM Display of Maha Neivedyam, Athavarshisha Chanting
6:30 Devotional songs by children
7 PM Arathi and Tirtha Prasadam

9/10/2016
Ganapathi Visarjan
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Ganapathi visarjan is traditionally done by immersing the idol of Lord Ganesh into water.

Program

2PM Moola Ganapathi Abhishekam
4 PM Alankaram, Doopa, Deepa & Neivedyam
5PM Procession to River and Immersion of Ganesha
6 PM Dinner

9/18/2016
Greeshma MELA-Summer Festival
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Annual Summer Carnival with Food, Games, Artifacts display, Pony Rides and more..

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11 AM Mela/Summer Fest begins
4 PM Mela/Summer Fest ends

10/1/2016
Maha Sudharshana Homam
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10:30 AM Balaji Abhishekam
4 PM Sudharshana Homam

10/1/2016
Navartri Begins-Durga Kalasha Stapana
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6 PM Nava Durga Kalasha Staphana

10/7/2016
Chandi Hom
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6 PM Chandi Hom

10/8/2016
Dussera-Vijaya Dashami Celebrations
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5 PM Rama Parivar Pooja
6:30 PM Rama Parivar Process and Ravan Dahan
7 PM Special Dinner

10/8/2016
Global Vishnu Sahasra Nama
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7:30 AM Suprabhata Seva
8:30 AM Global Vishnu Sahasra Namam
11 AM Sri Balaji Parivar Archana

10/15/2016
Balaji Thirupavadai Celebration
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6 PM Balaji Maha Neivedyam

10/29/2016
Diwali Celebrations
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5 PM Lakshmi and Ganesha Abhishekam
7 PM Annakoot and Govardhana Pooja
7 PM Special Dinner
9 PM Fireworks

11/5/2016
Skandha Shasti Celebrations
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Skanda Shasti Celebrations

Program

5 PM Abhishekam for Karthikeyan Parivar
7:30 PM Arathi, Tirtha Prasadam

11/14/2016
Karthika Pournami Group Sathyanarayana Pooja
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5 PM Lighting Karthika Deepam
6 PM Group Sathyanrayana Pooja

12/10/2016
Vaikunta Ekadashi
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7 AM Morning Vaikunta Dwaram/Darshanam
7 PM Conclusion of VSN chanting and Arathi

12/17/2016
Swamy Ayyappan Pooja
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Swami Ayyappan Pooja

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4 PM Swami Ayyappa Bhajans
6 PM Ayyappa Swami Pooja and Arathi

 Volunteer Needs
Role: Need a volunteer to keep track of the food sponsorship calendar and ensure that there are volunteers for each weekend service.
Nature of the work: Mostly on the website and via emails (may occasionally need to make a call); can work from home
Time Commitment: 1 hour/week
Contact: Nutan Sahai: sahai@mchsi.com

 Hours
Monday-Friday 9 AM to Noon, 5 PM to 8 PM
Saturday 9 AM to 8 PM
Sunday 9 AM to 6 PM
 Address
Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa
155th Ln,
Madrid, IA 50156
 515-795-2635
 sahai@mchsi.com