Festivals represent peak moments of auspicious energy, and when we worship the Divine during these specific times, divine blessings shower down on all, bringing peace, joy, inner purity, and spiritual consciousness. Public participation is enouraged whenever possible.

Tamil New Year (Sobhakrtu)

April 14 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 am EDT

Start the new year with auspicious energy and worship of Divine Mother.

Alankara Utsavam – Sri Maha Ganapati

June 30 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm EDT

On Day 1, we worship Sri Maha Ganapati with puja, homa, abhishekam, special alankaras, evening procession and more!

On Day 2, we perform Chandi Homa and worship Sri Rajarajeswari Devi.

Alankara Utsavam – Sri Dattatreya

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm EDT

Today we worship Sri Dattatreya and the guru parampara. Evening activities include the Children's Chariot Festival - all are welcome!

Guru Purnima

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

On Guru Purnima, we honor the guru parampara as the conduit of divine wisdom and liberating knowledge.

Alankara Utsavam – Sri Bhairavar Madai

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Today we give thanks to Sri Bhairava for protecting the Temple property during the Alankara Festival.

2023 marks the 80th birthday of our beloved Guru, Sri Chaitanyananda Natha Sarasvati, affectionately known as Aiya. Together, Aiya and Amma (Sri Jnanamba) have raised a family, built a beautiful [...]

Adi Puram (Chandi Homa)

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

Join us for Chandi Homa and Devi Puja as we celebrate Divine Mother's power to give birth to the entire Creation.

Adi Amavasya Sraddha Tarpanam

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

On this day, tarpanam is performed for the departed paternal ancestors, to give peace to their souls.

Varalakshmi Vratam

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Receive Sri Mahalakshmi's boons for health, abundance, and harmony in the family home.

Vinayaka Chaturthi

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm EDT

Join us and receive the blessings of Sri Maha Ganapati for successful new beginnings.


October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Before the start of the Navaratri Brahmotsavam, the "dhvaja" or flag must be raised above the Temple dhwajastambham.

Vijayadashami (Rathotsavam)

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm EDT

Join us for the Navaratri Brahmotsavam, as we worship Divine Mother Rajarajeswari and receive Her most loving auspicious blessings for peace, health, wealth and spiritual purification.

Tirthabhishekam & Dhvajavarohanam

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm EDT

Join us for the auspicious Tirthabhishekam after the completion of all the powerful Navaratri homas and pujas.

Kulirtti & Sri Bhairavar Madai

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

Join us for the beautiful and divine abhishekam of Divine Mother with all the auspicious dravyas like kumkum, vibhuti, turmeric, saffron, panchamrutam and more!

Skanda Shashti – Tirukalyanam

November 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

After Sri Skanda's victory over the evil forces, we celebrate His marriage to Sri Devayani and Sri Valli.

Tiru Kartika Dipam

December 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

During the auspicious and beautiful festival of Kartika Dipam, we worship Lord Siva in the form of the holy Arunachala Mountain, offer hundreds of lights and pray to Lord Siva for peace, good health, and spiritual elevation.