Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center
(A Registered Non-Profit Organization - CA Tax ID: 61-1449457)
Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple
32, Rancho Drive, San Jose, CA - 95111
Phone: (408)226-3600
Om Sri Mathre Namaha
 

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VVGC - San Martin

 
Temple Timings
Weekdays:
10:00AM to 12:00PM
6:00PM to 8:00PM (Mon-Thu)
5:00PM to 8:00PM (Fri)
Weekends & Holidays:
10:00AM to 9:00PM
Temple might be open for longer duration during special events.
 
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Guru Mantra
Chant this mantra repeatedly to get positive energy.
Devaanaam Cha Risheenaam Cha Gurum Kaanchana Sannibhaam
Buddhi Bhootam Trilokesham Tam Namammi Brihaspatim
 
 
Regular Events
Daily 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
Sunday 10:00AM Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam
4:00PM Ganesha, Sri Valli Devasena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka
5:15PM Kandha Sashti Kavasam Chanting
9:00PM Sukh Kartha Dukh Hartha Aarathi and Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi
Tuesday 8:00PM Hanuman Chalisa
Thursday 7:25PM Sri Shridi Sai Haarathulu Dhoop Aarathi
Friday 11:00AM Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting
5:00PM Sri Bhuwaneswari, Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka and Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting
8:30PM Sai Bhajans by Bay Area Bhajan Association
Saturday 10:00AM Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam
2:00PM Navagraha Homa, Sani Graha Homa and Navaragraha Abhisheka
4:00PM Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka and Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Chanting
 
Special Events
 
December 5, Monday
8:30PM - Sukla Sashti Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana
 
December 11, Sunday
4:00PM - Bharani Deepam, Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 12, Monday
6:30PM - Kritika Vratha Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Annamalai Deepam
 
December 13, Tuesday
5:30PM - Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa, Vaikanasa Deepam, Srvalaya Deepam
6:00PM - Pournami Vratha Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Pooja/Vratha
 
December 14, Wednesday
Pancharathra Deepam
 
December 16, Friday
Dhanur Masa Pooja Begins, Thiruppavai/Thiruvembavai
 
December 17, Saturday
12:00PM - Sri Nava Graha Homa/Sri Saneeswara Graha Homa followed by Sri Nava Graha Abhisheka/Sri Saneeswara Graha Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa 
2:00PM - Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka followed by Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting
4:00PM - Sri Sankata Hara Chathurthi, Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa/Ganapathi Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 26, Monday
Temple will be open from 10:00AM - 8:00PM
4:00PM - Soma Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 29, Thursday
6:00PM - Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
6:30PM - Souramana Sri Hanuman Jayanthi, Special Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
December 31, Saturday
11:30PM - Sarva Devata Special Pooja, Archana
 
January 1, Sunday
12:00AM - Special Aarathi, Pooja and Manthra Pushpa
1:00AM - Temple closes
7:00AM - Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhihskea, Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa followed by Sri Skandha Sashti Kavasam Chanting
All Day - Continuous Archana
10:00PM - Sukh Karta Dukh Hartha Aarathi and Sri Jai Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi, Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
January 2, Monday
Temple will be open from 10:00AM - 8:00PM
 
January 8, Sunday
Sri Vaikunda Ekadasi
8:30AM - Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Vaikunda Ekadasi Special Dwara Pooja (Swarga Vaasal/Heavens Gate) Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
4:00PM - Kritika Vratha, Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 10, Tuesday
6:00PM - Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
8:30PM - Sri Nataraja Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 11, Wednesday
Koodarai Vellum Seer Govinda 27th Day, Thiruppavai Pasuram Arudra Darsanam
5:30PM - Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa, Special Sri Nataraja Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
6:00PM - Pournami Vratha Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Pooja/Vratha, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 12, Thursday
Karavaigal Pin Chendru, Thiruppavai 28th Day Pasuram
 
January 13, Friday
Bhogi Festival
 
January 14, Saturday
Uttaranaya Punyakalam Pongal Festival
10:00AM - Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam, Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Sri Surya Narayana Pooja followed by Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting, Aarati and Manthra Pushpa
2:00PM - Sri Navagraha Homa/Sri Saneeswara Graha Homa, Sri Nava Graha Abhisheka/Sri Saneeswara Graha Abhisheka Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 15, Sunday
Mattu Pongal (Cow Pongal) Special Gomatha Pooja, Sri Sankata Hara Chathurthi
4:00PM - Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa/Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
January 17, Tuesday
7:00PM - Sri Thyagaraja Aaradhana, Special Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 

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Parking Information
Due to limited parking at the Temple premises, please make use of available LEGAL parking spaces outside the Temple, in the neighborhood. Please be aware that your vehicle MAY BE TOWED if you park in the parking lots of any neighboring businesses. Click here for the temple neighbourhood map.
 

Preeti Bhoj
Volunteers needed for preparing Maha Prasad on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and on all special occasions.