VARUNA JAPA MANTRA TO SEEK RAIN & CONTROL THE WILD FIRE
Yehi Varuna | Varuna Yehi || Yehi Parjanya | Parjanya Yehi ||
Sheeghra Meva Suvrushtim Dehi || Devotees are requested to chant or play this mantra 21 times daily Collective prayers will definitely bring rain to control the wild fire happening across California. Lets all pray to help save California during this tough time
NO GANESH VISARJAN THIS YEAR PLEASE DO NOT BRING GANESH IDOLS TO THE TEMPLE
We kindly request you to donate generously and support the temple in this uncertain times
COVID19 - SVCC TEMPLE FREMONT CLOSURE - Monday Mar 16 2020 till further notice
With the recent developments with the Covid19 situation and the recommendation from CDC, Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Fremont (SVCC temple Fremont) will be closed for public darshan, effective until further notice.
We thank all the devotees for the understanding and support during these difficult times. Please follow CDC guidelines to keep you, your family and the community safe.
Lets all pray to Lord Siddhi Vinayaka to help save the world during this tough time. Om Gam Ganapathaye Namah!!!
Here is a link to the veda mantras that our respected priests have recorded for your benefit. You may listen and/or chant them for relief during this crisis. You may also listen to and/or chant the Vishnu Sahasranamam at home.
Narayaniyam is a medieval Sanskrit text, comprising a summary study in poetic form of the Bhagavata Purana. It was composed by Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri, (1560-1666 AD) one of the celebrated Sanskrit poets in Kerala. Even though the Narayaneeyam was completed as early as 1586 AD, it appeared in print only after more than 250 years. The Bhagavata Purana is a major Hindu scripture consisting of about 18,000 verses, mainly devoted to the worship of Krishna.
The Bhagavad Gita often referred to as simply the Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 25 - 42 of the 6th book of Mahabharata).
The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Lord Krishna. Facing the duty as a warrior to fight the Dharma Yudhha or righteous war between Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is counselled by Lord Krishna to "fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) duty as a warrior and establish Dharma.
The songs come under a class of Tamil poetry called "Andhaathi"(In Tamil this means, the successive poem should start with the word, that is the ending word of the previous verse. All these 100 songs were apparently written in one night. There is no starting and ending
Thiruppugazh (In Tamil Truppukazh means "Holy Praise" or "Divine Glory") is a 15th-century anthology of Tamil religious songs dedicated to Murugan, the son of Shiva, written by the poet-saint Arunagirinathar. The anthology is considered one of the central works of medieval Tamil literature, both for its poetical and musical qualities, and for its religious, moral and philosophical content
Pradosha or Pradosham (IAST: Prado?a) is a bimonthly occasion on the thirteenth day of every fortnight in Hindu calendar. It is closely connected with the worship of Hindu god Shiva. The auspicious 3 hour period, 1.5 hours before and after the sunset is one of the optimum time for worship of Lord Shiva. The fast or vow performed during the period is called "Pradosha vrata". A devotee should wear rudraksha, Vibhuti and worship Lord Shiva by Abisheka, Sandal paste, Vilva leaves, Fragrance, Deepa & Naivaedyaas (Food offerings)
Chanting of 1008 names of Lord Ganesha starting with the syllable Ga...
It is said, Bhagavan Vyasa, the great seer, recited this Gakaara Ganapathi Sahasranama on a Tuesday as he was commencing writing the Mahabharatha. At the conclusion of the recital, Sri Siddhi Vinayaka appeared and granted his wishes
May we all be blessed by Sri Siddhi Vinayaka! Om Gam Ganapathaye Namah!
Sankata Hara Chaturthi also known as Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This day is observed in every Lunar month of Hindu calendar month on the fourth day of Krishna Paksha (dark lunar phase or the waning phase). If this Chaturthi falls on a Tuesday it is called Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi. Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi is considered highly important among all Sankashti Chaturthi days