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
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Temple Timings
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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For bhajans, religious discourse, music and dance performance, please contact temple.


Guru Mantra
Chant this mantra repeatedly to get positive energy.
Devaanaam Cha Risheenaam Cha Gurum Kaanchana Sannibhaam
Buddhi Bhootam Trilokesham Tam Namammi Brihaspatim
August 30, 2016 (Tuesday)
6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
8:00PM Hanuman Chalisa
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Next seven days at Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple, San Jose
08/31/16 Wednesday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
09/01/16 Thursday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
7:25PM Sri Shridi Sai Haarathulu Dhoop Aarathi
09/02/16 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
09/03/16 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
09/04/16 Sunday 8:00AM Sama Veda Upakarma, Samopakarma. Only one batch.
10:00AM Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam
4:00PM Ganesha, Sri Valli Devasena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka
5:15PM Kandha Sashti Kavasam Chanting
7:00PM Swarna Gowri Vratham
9:00PM Sri Jai Ganesha Aarathi
09/05/16 Monday   Ganesh Chathurthi/Vinayka Chathurthi
7:00AM Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa, Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka followed by Sri Siddhi Vinayka Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All Day Continuous Archana
10:15PM Sukh Karta Dukh Hartha Aarathi, Jai Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi.
09/06/16 Tuesday   Rishi Panchami
6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
8:00PM Hanuman Chalisa

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Ganesha Visarjan (Immersion)
Ganesha Visarjan will be held on September 11, Sunday at 4:00PM at VVGC San Martin temple. Please bring your Ganesha deities after the Pooja to VVGC San Martin temple.

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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.