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Welcome to the Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa


Fundraising for Cultural Center

The Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa is looking to raise funds for the construction of a cultural center. This cultural center will help us accommodate larger events like Anniversary function, HTCC Republic Day event and any other cultural events.

Today's Events

9/22/2018
Ganesha Maha Neivedyam
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Synopsis
Display of various food items and offering to Lord Ganesha

Program

4 PM Display of Maha Neivedyam, Athavarshisha Chanting
4:30 PM Devotional songs by children
6 PM Arathi

Upcoming Events

9/23/2018
Ganapathi Visarjan
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Synopsis
Ganapathi visarjan is traditionally done by immersing the idol of Lord Ganesh into water.

Program

2PM Moola Ganapathi Abhishekam
4 PM Alankaram, Doopa, Deepa & Neivedyam
5PM Procession to River and Immersion of Ganesha
6 PM Dinner

10/6/2018
Maha Sudharshana Homam
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Maha Sudharshana Homam

Program

10:30 AM Monthly Balaji Abhishekam
4 PM Maha Sudharshana Homam followed by Arathi and Dinner

10/9/2018
Navaratri starts-Nava Durga Kalasha Stapana
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Program

6 PM Durga Kalasha Stapana

10/12/2018
Chandi Hom
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Synopsis
Annual Chandi Homam

Program

6 PM Chandi Hom

10/13/2018
Global Vishnu Sahasra Nama chanting - Rama Charita Manas-Akhanda Ramayan
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Program

8:30 AM Global Vishnu Sahasra Nama Chanting (5 times)
11 AM Start Akhanda Ramayan Recitation

10/20/2018
Dussera - Vijaya Dashami - Ravan Dahan
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Program

5 PM Rama Parivar Archana, Procession and Ravan Dahan (before Sunset )
7:00 PM Special Dinner

10/27/2018
Balaji Thirupavadai (Bhog offering)
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Synopsis
Display of various food items and offering to Lord Balaji

Program

5 PM Neivedyam, Arathi and Prasadam

11/10/2018
Diwali Celebrations
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Program

5 PM Lakshmi and Ganesha Abhishekam
7 PM Annakoot and Govardhana Pooja

11/13/2018
Skandha Shasti Celebrations
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Synopsis
Skanda Shasti Celebrations

Program

5 PM Abhishekam for Karthikeyan Parivar
7:30 PM Arathi, Tirtha Prasadam

11/22/2018
Karthika Pournima & Group Sathyanarayana Pooja
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Karthika Pournima and Group Sathyanarayana Pooja

Program

6 PM Group Sathyanarayana Pooja

12/18/2018
Vaikunta Ekadashi
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Synopsis
On Vaikunta Ekadasi, the temple will open for Uttara Dwara Darsanam at 7am. There will be continuous Vishnu Sahasra Naama Paarayana starting right after the Suprabhaata Seva. The Vishnu Sahasra Naama paarayana will be continous throughout the day without any breaks and will conclude at 7pm followed by Naivedyam and Managalaharathi. Dinner will also be served.

Program

7 AM Morning Vaikunta Dwaram/Darshanam
7 PM Conclusion of VSN chanting and Arathi

 Hours
Monday-Friday 9 AM to Noon, 5 PM to 8 PM
Saturday 9 AM to 8 PM
Sunday 9 AM to 6 PM
 Mailing Address
Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa
PO Box 100
Granger, IA 50109
 515-795-2635
 admin@iowatemple.org