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
February 20, Monday
Temple will be open from 10:00AM - 8:00PM
February 24, Friday
Maha Shivarathri
9:00AM - Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam followed by Sri Bhuwaneswari Abhisheka followed by Sri Lalitha Sahasra Nama Chanting, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa followed by Sri Maha Shivarathri Mahothsavam, Sri Mahanyasam Kalasa Sthapanam
All Day - Continuous Shiva Abhisheka
4:00PM - Special Pradosham Sri Shiva Rudra Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa
All Night - Continuous Shiva Abhisheka
February 25, Saturday
5:30AM - Last Kala Shiva Abhisheka, Aarathi and Manthra Pushpa. Temple closes after Aarathi.
10:00AM - Temple opens with Sri Venkateswara Suprabhatam

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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.