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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Devaanaam Cha Risheenaam Cha Gurum Kaanchana Sannibhaam
Buddhi Bhootam Trilokesham Tam Namammi Brihaspatim



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Sl. No ITEM Quantity
1 Turmeric powder 1 Pkt


1 Pkt
3 Sandalwood powder/tablets/paste 1 Pkt


1 Pkt


1 Pkt
6 betel leaves and nuts 25 each
7 Flowers 4 Bouquets
8 Garlands (Special) 2
9 5 Variety of fruits 4 each


11 Rice 4 Pounds
12 Kalasa Vasthram 9 x 5 dhoti or 4 yards cloth 1
13 Banana 12
14 Honey bottle (small) 1
15 Milk 1/4 Gallon


1 Pound
17 Coins (Quarters) 40

Sugar Candy

1 Pkt
19 Sugar 1 Pkt
20 Mangalyam (Mangala Sutra) 1
21 Muhurtha Dhothi & Saree for Bride & Groom 1
22 Toe Rings 1
23 Dry Coconut (Whole) 2
24 Turmeric Pieces 15

Rice Crisps

1/2 Pound


Telugu Sampradayam:

  • Jilakara/Bellam

  • Thalambralu/Biyyam (Washed and Dried Rice)

  • Walking Stick

  • Umbrella

  • Sandals

  • Towel

  • Hand Fan, Book, Mirror, Kaatuka, Comb


Tamil Sampradayam:

  • Paruppu Thenga


Other Pooja items:

  • Deepam (Lamp)/Oil for Deepam/Match Box/Cotton Wick for Deepam

  • Kalasam

  • Panchapathra Udharini

  • Small Trays 2, Big Trays 2, Small Cups 5

  • Asirvada new dresses

  • Blankets 2

  • Paper towels

  • Paper plates, aluminium foil


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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.