WAST Pongala Festival 

Mar 8th 2020 (Sun) 
7.00 PM

Contact temple office for registrations

Pongala is a harvest festival of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The name 'Pongala' means 'to boil over' and refers to the ritualistic offering of porridge made of rice, sweet brown molasses, coconut gratings, nuts and raisins

Maha Shivaratri day

Feb 21st 2020 (Fri) 5.00 PM
to 
Feb 22nd 2020 (Sat) 6.00 PM

Phase I - 5.00 PM
Kalai’s sthapanam
Ekadsavara Rudra Abhishekam 
Abhishekam by Devotees
Alankaram
Devotional songs by Ranjita Iyer and students
Bhajan 
Harathi


Phase II - 10.30 PM
Abhishekam
Shiva panchakshri japam
Bilva Archana
Harathi


Phase III - 1.00 AM
Abhishekam
Bhajan
Harathi


Phase IV - 3.30 AM

Shiva and 
Nandikeshwara Abhishekam
Archana 
Harathi

Upcoming Poojas/Events

Mandalam and Makara Sankranthi

Nov 17th 2019 to Jan 14th 2020

Mandalam seva will be performed at the temple every day during this auspicious Mandalam period. Devotees may sponsor this religious service for one or more days during this time.

Madalam Seva - $201
(Includes the following for 1 day)
Morning Abhishekam
Alankaram (Deity decoration)
Special Ashtabhishekam (7.00 PM)
Archana
Anna Dhaanam (Food Prasadam)


Note: Devotees who sponsered this service are suggested to participate in the special ashtahishekam at 6.00 PM on the day they are sponsoring the service. 

Makara Sankranti Festival

Jan 11th 2020 (Sat) 8.00 AM to 9.00 PM

Schedule:
 8.00 AM: Nithya (Daily) Abhishekam
 9.00 AM: Sashtha Preethi Festivities
10.00 AM: Special Ayyappa Abhishekam 
11.00 AM: Bhajan 
12.00 PM: Pamba Sadhya (Lunch for all)
  1.30 PM: Iru Mudi Pooja and Kettu Nara
   4.30 PM: Patha yatra to Sannidhi
   5.00 PM: Nei Abhishekam preparations
   6.00 PM: Nei Abhishekam and Bhajan Starts
   7.00 PM: Deeparadhana (Aarti) 
   8.00 PM: Maha Mangala Aarti 
   8.30 PM: Harivarasanam
   8.35 PM: Anna Daanam (Food Prasadam)

Devotees who are not taking Irumudi can also offer Ghee filled coconut. 
Such devotees can fill ghee in THE coconut from anytime from 11 AM to 4.30 PM

Andal Thiruppavai

Jan 4th (Sat) 5.00 PM to 6.30 PM

Singers:
Ranjitha Iyer 
Hema Padmanaban 
Vaishnavi Chandran

 

       Violin:                               Flute:                          Mirudhamgam:
Ravi Srinivasan         Murthy mamidanna         Tarun Shriram

Mandalam Conclusion (41st day) 

Dec 27th 2019 (Friday) at 5.00 PM

Ashtabhishekam  
Padi Pooja 
Bhajan  
Mahamangala Aarti
Harivarasanam
Food Prasadam