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Welcome to the Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa



Upcoming Events

11/16/2019
Carnatic for a Cause
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Classical music fundraiser for the expansion of Cultural Center at HTCC

Program

9:00 AM Carnatic Classical Concert

11/22/2019
Temple Kumbhabhishekam Celebrations - Day1
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Temple Kumbhabhishekam Celebrations - Day1: During the event, the powers of Lord will move from Bimba murthi BalaAlayam to the Main Deities inside the Sanctum. Once we complete the Kumbhabhishekam and restore the POWERS OF MAIN DEITIES, all Pooja parikramas will be offered to Moola Balaji Parivar.

Program

6 PM Bhagvadanugna, Vishwaksena Pooja, PunhyaVachanam, Raksha Bandanam
7 PM Ajasradeeparadhanam, Mrutsangrahanam, Ankurarapanam
7:30 PM Agni Pratista, Kumbhaavahanam, Vukta Homam
8:30 PM Pooranhuti, Arati, Tirta Prasadam & Dinner

11/23/2019
Temple Kumbhabhishekam Celebrations - Day 2
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Temple Kumbhabhishekam Celebrations - Day 2

Program

9 AM Vishwaksena pooja and Punhyavachanam, Agni pranyanam
10 AM Kumbha Aradhanam Vukta Homam
12 Noon Pooranahuti, Arathi and Maha Prasadam
12:30 PM Lunch
4 PM Agni Pranayanam, Kumbha Aradhanam , Vukta Homam
5 PM Chaturdasha Kalasa Snapanam(Abhishekam ) for Balaji Moola Parivar
7 PM Pradhosham Shiva Abhishekam
8:30 PM Arathi,Tirtha Prasadam and Dinner

11/24/2019
Temple Kumbhabhishekam Celebrations - Day 3
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Temple Kumbhabhishekam Celebrations - Day 3

Program

8 AM Vishwaksena Pooja, Punyah-Vacahanam, Kumbha Aaradhanam, Vukta Homam
10 AM Maha PoornaAhuti, Kumbh Yatra, KalaAvahanam, KumbhaAbhishekam
10:30 AM Pratha Darshanam, Archana, Arati
11 AM Balaji-Sridevi-Bhudevi Kalyanam
1 PM Arathi, Teertha Prasadam and Lunch
2 PM Acharya Ritwik Sambhavana and Asheervachanam

12/14/2019
Swami Ayyappa Pooja
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Pooja starts at 4 PM

1/1/2020
New Year Day Balaji Kalyanam
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Celestial Wedding of Lord Balaji, Sridevi and Bhudevi starting at 10 AM

1/4/2020
Monthly Balaji Abhishekam
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Monthly Balaji Abhishekam at 10:30 AM

1/6/2020
Vaikunta Ekadashi
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Special Celebration for Lord Venkateshwara with Floral decorations. Vaikunta Dwaram and Sanctum Doors open at 7 AM with all day chanting of Vishnu Sahasra Nama and concludes with Arathi and Dinner at 7 PM

1/18/2020
Andal Kalyanam
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Andal is the only female Alvar among the 12 Alvar saints of South India. The Alvar saints are known for their affiliation to the Srivaishnava tradition of Hinduism. Active in the 8th-century with some suggesting 7th-century,[3][note 1] Andal is credited with the great Tamil works, Thiruppavai and Nachiar Tirumozhi, which are still recited by devotees during the winter festival season of Margazhi. Andal was incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi and dedicated all her life to Lord Ranganatha.

2/1/2020
Monthly Balaji Abhishekam
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Monthly Balaji Abhishekam starts at 10:30 AM

2/2/2020
Basanth Panchami Celebration
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The day of Vasant Panchami is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and the learning. Vasant Panchami is known as Shri Panchami as well as Saraswati Puja especially in West Bengal. Vasant Panchami is believed to be the birth anniversary of Goddess Saraswati. Hence the day of Vasant Panchami is also known as Saraswati Jayanti

2/8/2020
Sri Madhwa Navami - Hanuman and Madhva Abhishekam
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Abhishekam startst at 11 AM. Life of Sri AnandaTirtha: Sri Madhwacharya also known as Srimad Ananda Tîrtha, is the founder of the Dvaita(Dualism) School of Vedanta. He is the last of the great Achâryas of Hindu Philosophy( the other two being Sri Shankara and Sri Ramanuja), and is also the 22nd commentator on the Brahma-Sûtra of Veda Vyâsa. Acharya Madhva is the third incarnation of Vayu, the god of life, as given in the BaLitthâ Sûkta of the Rig Veda.

2/8/2020
Thai Poosam
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Karthukeya Abhishekam at 6 PM

2/21/2020
Maha Shivaratri
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Maha Shivaratri Celebrations. All night Abhishekam for Moola Shiva Lingam starting at 7 PM and concluding at 4 AM

3/9/2020
Lord Krishna and Rukmini Kalyanam(Celestial Wedding)
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Rukmini Kalyanam is the most auspicious Celestial Wedding of Lord Krishna and Rukmini. Wedding celebration starts at 10:30 AM followed by Arathi and Lunch

 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
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