Join Us for Saturday Homa & Abhishekam!
Our Saturday Abhishekam and Homam program starts at 9:00 AM with Kamadhenu Puja and ends with lunch, which is usually between 2 and 3 PM. Everyone who comes will have the opportunity to offer milk to Ganapati, Devi and Siva with their own hands. Whenever possible, newcomers will also have the chance to perform abhishekam to Devi with the energized sanka tirtham from the Kalasa Puja.
Please be advised that we have a dress code in our Temple. The sequence of events for our Saturday program is as follows.
- Kamadhenu Puja
- Puja to Outside Ganapati (Weather Permitting)
- Kalasa Puja and Sankha Sthapanam
- Ganapati, Navagraha and Sri Sukta Homam
- Milk Abhishekam with Pancha Sukta Parayanam to Ganapati, Devi and Siva
- Kalasam Procession with Siva Puranam
- Lalita Sahasranama Parayanam, Alankaram and Mangalarati to Devi
- Maha Prasadam Served to All
For more information, you can view our FAQs, get directions to our location, or learn more about our dress code. As mentioned above, we encourage everyone to perform milk abhishekam with their own hands during the program. It’s hard to predict when the abhishekam will be done, but it usually takes place some time between 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM.
Lunch is usually served between 2 and 3 PM, and like every meal, it is served for free to all who come.
Sankalpam and Kalasa Puja Participation
If you are interested in participating in the Kalasa Puja and Homam, please call the Temple to learn more and schedule your participation. Those who sponsor a kalasam will be able to sit in front of the kalasam, offer samit during Ganapati and Devi Homa, perform panchamruta abhishekam to Sri Rajarajeswari Devi with their own hands, and carry the kalasam in procession. Those who are not able to come in person can still request a kalasam to be set up for them. Please call the Temple Bookstore to learn more.
You can also choose to be included in the sankalpam for the puja and homa. Currently there is no set charge for this, however, any donation you choose to make will help to cover the cost of fruits, milk, ghee, flowers and garlands offered during the puja and homa. In gratitude for your kind offering, we will send you blessed and energized prasadam.