HAPPY DIWALI WISHES!
Maine Hindu Temple (MHT) is celebrating Diwali Lakshmi puja which is one of the important rituals performed during the festival of Diwali and this ritual is performed to invite Goddess Lakshmi. Poojari Pradeep Sharma from Boston will be performing Diwali Lakshmi Puja on Sunday, Oct 30th, 2016. Let us all gather to celebrate this traditional “Festival of Lights” and offer our prayers to Goddess Lakshmi.
Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity and Hindus worship Goddess Lakshmi in their houses and temples by her devotees. A special worship is offered to Goddess Lakshmi on this auspicious day of Diwali, with religious rituals and colorful ceremonies specifically devoted to Goddess Lakshmi.
Diwali Lakshmi puja program details (10/30/2016)
1:00 PM To 4:00 PM Lakshmi puja preparation work
4:00 PM To 6:30 PM Diwali Lakshmi puja
- Ganapati Pooja
- Lakshmi Kalasha stapanam
- Lakshmi deepa stapanam
- Samuhika Lakshmi sahasranama Kumkum Archana.
- Doopa , Deepa , Nevedhyam and Harathi
7:00 PM To 7.30 PM Prasad/Maha Prasad
8:00 PM Clean-up
Lakshmi Puja Sponsorship : Advance registration is mandatory for MHT to prepare a necessary arrangement for Diwali Lakshmi Puja.
Diwali Lakshmi Puja is offered for a nominal fee of $51 if registered before10/27/2016.
Diwali Lakshmi Puja is offered for a nominal fee of $75 if registered after10/27/2016.
All the sponsors registered before 10/27/2016 are guaranteed “Diyas lighting” in addition to the Goddess Lakshmi locket.
All community members are encouraged to bring the flower, prasad for the Lakshmi Puja. Volunteers needed for registration, decoration, perform Puja, crowd control, Prasad distribution and clean up. Please sign up for any of the seva on the auspicious Diwali Lakshmi Puja celebrations. Please email email@example.com or call (207) 370-0475 if anyone needs more details or clarifications.
Thank you for your continued support. We are looking forward to seeing you at MHT Diwali Lakshmi Puja celebrations.
History has been made here at Maine Hindu Temple (MHT) celebrating Shri Sai Baba Prana Pratishta and Kumbabishekam Utsav. Poojari Pradeep Sharma will be performing Sai Baba Paduka pooja and Sri Bala Vidhya Saraswati and Ganapathi pooja as part of Sai Baba Prana Pratishta and Kumbhabhisekam followed by Annadanam. All community members are invited to the event and grace the occasion.
Sri Bala Vidhya Saraswati and Ganapathi pooja is a rare opportunity for school going kids to perform pooja to Matha Saraswathi and Lord Ganesha and receive the blessings for the success of their studies and daily routine .
08:00 AM morning program
- ·Ganesha Pooja , Guru Prardhana and Samuhika Guru Paduka Pooja08:00 AM morning program
10:30 AM Sri Bala Vidhya Saraswati pooja ( this event will start sharp at10.30am)
- Poojari Predeep Sharma will perform Sri Bala Vidhya Saraswati and Ganapathi pooja with school going kids
12.00 PM noon program
- Maha Prasada Vitarana (Narayana Seva) – Annadanam distribution and clean up
Homam-$101, Annadanam-$101, Sai Padaka-$11, Sri Bala Vidhya Saraswati and Ganapathi pooja-$21, and Sai Tiles-$21
All community members are invited to receive Shri SaiBaba paduka pooja blessing and receive Annadaman prepared by MHT volunteers. All community members are encouraged to bring flowers and prasadam. Please RSVP as soon as possible to confirm your attendance by firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (207) 370-0475, if anyone has any questions about Sai Baba Paduka pooja , Sri Bala Vidhya Saraswati pooja, and Annadanam.
Thank you for your continued support. We hope to see you on Sunday, October 9th, 2016 for Sai Baba Paduka pooja , Sri Bala Vidhya Saraswati and Ganapathi pooja, and Annadanam.
MHT invites all the community members to grace the occasion of Sai Baba Prana Pratishta and Kumbhabhisekam Utsav.
The Dias is ready for the Sai Baba and the ceremony starts at 9am.
Please see the attached invitation for more details.
Please join us for making the event a grand one. Thank you for your continued support.