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
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
 
March 29, Wednesday
Chaitra Ugadi Festival Hevilambi Telugu/Kannada/Marati New Year
9:30AM - Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Shiva Abhisheka Sarva Devata Aarathi, Panchanga Patana Pooja and Panchanga Sravana, Telugu and Kannada, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa, Vasantha Navarathri Begins
All day - Continuous Archana
10:00PM - Sukh Karta Dukh Harta Aarathi and Jai Jagadesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekanta Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
March 31, Friday
5:00PM - Sri Bhuwaneswari Abhisheka, Kritika Vratha Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Chanting
 
April 2, Sunday
8:30PM - Sukla Sashti Vratha, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana
 
April 5, Wednesday
5:00PM - Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
6:00PM - Sri Rama Navami, Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
April 8, Saturday
4:00PM - Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka followed by Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting, Sani Pradosham, Sani Traiyodasi, Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
April 9, Sunday
Pangnuni Utthram
 
April 10, Monday
5:00PM - Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
6:00PM - Pournami Vratha Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Pooja/Vratha
 
April 14, Friday
Tamil New Year (Hevilambi) Baisakhi
9:00AM - Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Bhuwaneswari / Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Chanting, Tamil New Year Noothana Hevilambi Nama Samvathsaram, Special Panchanga Pooja, Panchanga Patana/Sravana, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All Day - Continuous Archana
4:00PM - Sri Sankata Hara Chathurthi Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa/Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
10:00PM - Sukh Karta, Dukh Hartha Aarathi and Jai Jagadeesha Hare Aarathi for Balaji Ekantha Seva. Temple closes after Aarathi
 
April 24, Monday
6:00PM - Soma Pradosham Shiva Sri Rudra Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
April 27, Thursday
6:30PM - Kritika Vratha Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
April 29, Saturday
4:00PM - Sri Venkateswara Abhisheka followed by Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting, Sri Akshaya Tritiyai Special Pooja to Sri Bhuwaneswari, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
April 30, Sunday
4:00PM - Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, Sri Shiva Abhisheka, Sri Adi Shankara Jayanthi Shodasopachara Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
 
May 1, Monday
7:00PM - Sri Ramanuja Jayanthi 1000th year Shodasopachara 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.