February 17 is Family Day.

Your temple has organized the following special events for the day:

 7.30 am: Samvada Sooktham Pushpanjali (also known as Aikamatya Sooktham Pushpanjali). This is performed for family harmony, cordial family relationships and resolution of disputes between family members or at the work place.

  • The pooja offering is $21 per family

Children’s Activities:

  • 3 pm: Coloring competition: (1 hour).
    • It is recommended to call the temple and register in advance.
    • Two age groups ( 5 ~ 9 years, and 10 ~ 15 years)
    • Colouring of Lord Krishna’s picture using crayons or colour pencils only (please bring your own colours).
    • Template will be provided by the Temple.
  • 4 pm: Krishnashtakam recitation competition.
    • It is recommended to call the temple and register in advance.
    • Two age groups (5 ~ 9 years, and 10 ~ 15 years).
    • Krishnashtakam can be downloaded here (click for Malayalam or English version) for the participants to practise.
    • Children can sing Bhajans and Keertans after the competition while waiting for the announcement of winners.

6 pm: Special Uma Maheshwara Pooja followed by Dampati Pooja.

  • Dampati Pooja is performed for one or two senior dampatis (couples married for many years). During this pooja, the senior couple(s) represent Uma & Maheshwara, and the younger couples and people hoping to get married can benefit greatly by seeking the blessings from the senior couples after the Dampati Pooja. Overall, the day’s poojas will bring in the benefits of family harmony and cordial relationships
  • Co-offering:  $21 per family for Uma Maheswara Pooja.

7 pm: Deeparadhana

Please join the poojas and activities with your friends and family.

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