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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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
July 27, Thursday
Thiruvadi Pooram
6:00PM - Raghu, Ketu Peyarchi, Special Homa and Archana. All are welcome to participate with family
7:00PM - Sri Bhoga Srinivasa Moorthy, Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
July 28, Friday
8:00PM - Sukla Sashti Vratha Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha, Sri Subramanya Sahasra Nama Archana
August 4, Friday
Sri Varalakshmi Vratha/Pooja
6:00AM - 1st Batch
7:00AM - 2nd Batch
8:00AM - 3rd Batch
9:00AM - 4th Batch
10:00AM - 5th Batch
11:00AM - 6th Batch
12:00PM - 7th Batch
Please bring the following items for Sri Varalakshmi Vratha/Pooja: Turmeric Powder, Kumkum, Sandal Powder, Agarbathi, Camphor, Beetel Leaves (6), Beetel Nuts (4), Coconut, Fruits, Flowers, Sri Varalakshmi Deity (Silver Mukham), Silver Kalasam (If you have in your house), Pancha Pathra Utharani, Kalasa Vasthram, Small Deepam and Prasadam for Naivedyam
4:00PM - Sri Bhuwaneswari/Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Sahsra Nama Chanting, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
6:00PM - Sri Samoohika, Sri Varalakshmi Vratha/Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
Please bring the following items for Sri Samoohika Pooja: Turmeric Powder, Kumkum, Fruits, Flowers and Prasadam for Naivedyam
August 7, Monday
Rig/Yajur Upakarma (Avani Avittam), Bramacharis Samithathanam, Kamokarishith Japam, Brahma Yagnam, Maha Sankalpam, Noothana Yagno Paveedha Dharanam, Akandha Rishi Tharpanam, Sri Vigneswara/Sri Vishwekshena Aaradhana Pooja, Varuna Sahitha Sri Veda Vysya Pooja, Homa, Sri Veda Arambaham, Aaseervadham and Theertha Prasada Viniyogam
6:00AM - 1st Batch
8:00AM - 2nd Batch
10:00AM - 3rd Batch
Please bring the following items for Upakarma, Avani Avittam: Pancha Pathira Utharani, Plate (Thambalam), Rice, Moong Dhall, Jaggery, Black Seaseme Seeds (Black Ellu/Till/Naala Nuvulu), Fruits, Flower, Coconut, Beetel Leaves (4), Beetel Nuts (2), Prasadam For Naivedyam
Please bring the following items for Thalai Avani Avvittam (1st Year) Prathama Sravanam Brahmacharis: Sundal, Appam and Prasadam For Naivedhyam. Please Contact The Temple For Further Details.
August 8, Tuesday
7:00AM - Gayathri Japam/Homam
August 11, Friday
Sri Maha Sankata Hara Chathurthi
4:00PM - Sri Bhuwaneswari/Sri Lalitha Devi Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Shasra Nama Chanting
5:00PM - Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homa/Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
August 14, Monday
6:30PM - Sri Krishna Janma Ashtami, Sri Gokula Ashtami, Special Pooja, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
August 15, Tuesday
Aadi Kritikai
6:00PM - Kavadi Festival, Sri Valli Deva Sena Sametha Sri Subramanya Abhisheka, 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.