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
Om Sri Mathre Namaha


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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


Hindu Priests

Hindu Temples and Organizations

(Updated: 07/30/2011)


Hindu Priests

Pandit Ganesh Shasthry
880, E Fremont Ave, Apt#302
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
408 245 5443 (H)
925 209 7637(C)
Pandit Chidambara Bhat
4300 The Woods Dr., Apt D-2222,

San Jose, CA 95136

408 226 3600 (T)

408 460 0757 (C)

Pandit Sivasankar Hemmanur
3970 The Woods Dr., Apt A-514,

San Jose, CA 95136

408 226 3600 (T)

408 724 3577 (C)

Uma Shankar Dixit
1151 Saddle View Court
Livermore, CA 94550
925 373 7911 (H)
925 301 0391 (H)
N. Venkata Sastri - Marepalli
46919 Fernald Common
Fremont, CA 94539
510 657 7299 (H)
510 673 7938 (C)
Pandit Ravichandran
1193 Bluebell Drive,
Livermore, CA 94550
925 449 0620 (H)
Balu Shastri
6211 Prospect Rd.,
San Jose, CA 95129
408 738 0571 (H)
408 393 7722 (C)
Brahma Sri K.S. Dixitar
29 June Dr,
Albhany, NY 12211
518 453 6546 (H)
518 542 7255 (C)
Brahma Sri Venkatarama Shasthrigal
44160 Paget terrace,
Ashburn, VA  20147
703 726 9775 (H)
703 400 6363 (C)
Brahma Sri Bhaskara Shasthrigal
44160 Paget Terrace,
Ashburn, VA 20147
703 726 9775 (H)
240 351 4903 (C)
Brahma Sri G. Krishnamoorthy Acharya
22468 Maison Carree Square
Ashburn, VA  20148
703 723 0033(H)
301 520 9897 (C)
Brahma Sri Lakshmana Shasthrigal
56 London Court,
Merrimack, NH  03054
603 429 4315 (H)
603 494 3292 (C)
Brahma Sri Challa Kashi Shastry

806 Gallop Hill Road # D

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879

301 947 0553 (H)

240 461 3368 (C)

S.Visveswara Sharma Priest
774 Paulsboro Road,
Swedesboro, NJ  08085
856 467 1910 (H)
240 432 4228 (C)
Satyanarayan Marathe
13504, Brandywine Road,
Brandywine, MD  20613
301 782 2814 (H)
240 350 5096 (C)
S. Thyagu Sastrigal
301 257 4126 (C)
Swaminath V. Sastrigal
Charlotte, NC
704 625 7578 (H)
704 231 0751 (C)


Hindu Temples and Organizations

Shiva Vishnu Temple, Livermore, CA
SiddhiVinayaka Cultural Center, Sacramento, CA
Sunnyvale Hindu Temple, Sunnyvale, CA
Fremont Hindu Temple, Fremont, CA
Shiva Mururgan Temple, Concord, CA
ISCKON, San Jose, CA
Maha Ganapathi Temple, Phoenix, AZ
Albhany, NY
Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapathi Devasthanam, NY
Sri Venkateshwara Temple, Pittsburgh, PA
Sri Siva Vishnu temple, Lanahm, MD
Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam, Pearland, TX
Sri Ranganatha Temple, Pomona, NY
TTD Devasthanam
Besant Nagar Temple, Chennai, India
Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam
Shiva Shankar Baba
Sri Viswayogi Viswamji Maharaj
Sri Sri Sri Tridandi Srimannarayana Ramanuja Chinna Jeeyar
Sri Srigeri Sharadha Peetam
Sri Shirdi Sai Baba
Bhagvan Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Sri Ganapathi Sachidananda Swamiji
Sri Nandalala Mission
Sri Vaishnava Site
Sri Ahobila Matam
Srirangam Srimad Andavan Periyaashramam
Australian  Branch of Sri Yatiraja Jeeyar matham Sri Perumbudur
Sri Vaishnava Links & Articles
Sri Kumar Baba
Sri Ahobilam
Sri Raja Ganapathi Temple
Sanatan Dharama Kendra
Bharat Darshan
US Pooja
Shirdi Sai Baba
Sri Jwala Central Trust
Balaji Temple
Sri Satya Narayana Swamy Devasthanam
Vedic Scriptures
Shirdi Sai Parivar Bay Area
The Sai Foundation
Sri Balaji Temple
Sri Siddhi Vinayak Temple
Sri Vaishnava Links
Healers Baskar, Anatomic Thereapy Foundation

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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.