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
Thursday, October-02 2014
  Sri Maha Navami, Sri Saraswathi Pooja
6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
7:25PM Sri Shridi Sai Haarathulu Dhoop Aarathi
8:00PM Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Archana by Devotees
Click here to see a live video of today's event(s)
Next seven days at Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple, San Jose
10/03/14 Friday   Sri Vijaya Dasami
6:00AM Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Bhuwaneswari/ Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Chanting, Aarati and Manthra Pushpa
All Day Continuous Archana
  Aksharabhyasa Batches
8.00AM 1st Batch
9.00AM 2nd Batch
10.00AM 3rd Batch
11.00AM 4th Batch
12.00PM 5th Batch
1.00PM 6th Batch
2.00PM 7th Batch
3.00PM 8th Batch
4.00PM 9th Batch
5:00PM 10th Batch
9:30PM - 10:30PM Sai Bhajans by Bay Area Bhajan Association
10:35PM Durga Aarati and Jai Jagadeesha Hare Aarati for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarati.
10/04/14 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
10/05/14 Sunday 10:00AM Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam
2:00PM Samoohika Sri Sathyanarayana Swamy Vratha/Pooja
4:00PM Ganesha, Sri Valli Devasena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka
5:15PM Kandha Sashti Kavasam Chanting
9:00PM Sri Jai Ganesha Aarati
10/06/14 Monday 6:00PM Soma Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka Aarati and Manthra Pushpa
10/07/14 Tuesday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
8:00PM Hanuman Chalisa
10/08/14 Wednesday 2.14AM - 5.34AM Lunar Eclipse
5:00PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
6:00PM Pournami Vratha Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Pooja/Vratha
10/09/14 Thursday 6:30PM Shiva Abisheka, Aarthi and Manthra Pushpa
7:25PM Sri Shridi Sai Haarathulu Dhoop Aarathi

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VVGC San Martin Expansion Project
Residents of San Martin, Morgan Hill and Gilroy area: Please show your support for this expansion project by reviewing the details here.

***VVGC - San Martin***
Click here to know more about the new VVGC temple build out at San Martin and make a donation or pledge (loan) to support the work.

Anatomic Therapy - The Art of Self Treatment
Full version of Anatomic Therapy is now available for download here.

VVGC Shuttle Service
Please call VVGC shuttle service at 408-841-0988 for pickup from Capitol CalTrain station parking lot. This facility is available on weekends [6PM - 9PM], holidays and during special events.

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.