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Welcome to the Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa


Wish you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019.

Please see a short aseervachanam video from our esteemed priests.

Today's Events

2/16/2019
Sri Madhwa Navami
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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 Rg Veda.

Program

11 AM Pavamana Homam

Upcoming Events

2/17/2019
Monthly 3rd Sunday Carnatic Classical Music Recital
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Classical Singing from 2 PM to 6 PM

3/4/2019
Maha Shivaratri
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Maha Shivaratri Celebrations. All night Abhishekam for Moola Lingam.

Program

7 PM First Phase Shiva Abhishekam
10 PM Second Phase Shiva Abhishekam
12 Midnight Third Phase Shiva Abhishekam
2 AM Fourth Phase Shiva Abhishekam

3/9/2019
Sri Krishna-Rukmini Kalyanam
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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

3/20/2019
Panguni Uttiram (Maha Lakshmi Birthday)
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Celebration of Maha Lakshmi Birthday : Abhishekam for Goddess Lakshmi (at 6 PM) and Sayanotsavam after Arati (7:30 PM)

Program

6 PM Lakshmi Abhishekam

3/24/2019
Holi Celebrations
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Holi Celebrations at the temple at Noon. Music and Lunch will be served. Holi Colors will be made available for everyone. Please join us

Program

12 Noon Hollika Pooja and Colors
1 PM Special Lunch

4/6/2019
Ugadhi (Lunar New Year ) Celebrations
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Lunar New Year celebration with Abhishekam for Balaji and Panchanga Sravanam and Lunch

Program

10:30 AM Monthly Balaji Abhishekam
12:30 PM Panchanga Shravanam(New Year Almanac reading)
12 Noon Lunch Service

4/13/2019
Sri Rama Navami Celebrations (Sita Rama Kalyanam)
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Lord Rama breaks the Bow of Lord Shiva at the court of King Janaka during the Swyamwar of Sita. Per the traditions of Swayamvra, King Janaka agrees to give his daughter Janaki to Lord Rama. The wedding was celebrated in a grand style amidst the assembled guests under the guidance of sage Vishwamitra and Sage Vashista. Every year during Ramanavami, it is a tradition to celebrate the celestial wedding of Lord Rama and Sita.

Program

10:30 AM Sita Rama Kalyanam
12:30 PM Arathi followed by Special Lunch

4/14/2019
Tamil New Year and Vishu Celebrations
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Solar New Year is celebrated as Tamil New Year and as Vishu in Kerala

Program

11 AM Special Abhishekam for Lord Ganesha

4/20/2019
Hanuman Jayanthi Celebration
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Special Abhishekam for Hanuman (11 AM) followed by Arathi and Lunch

Program

11 AM Hanuman Abhishekam

5/4/2019
Monthly Balaji Abhishekam
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Monthly Balaji Abhishekam starts at 10:30 AM

7/7/2019
Jagannath Rath Yatra
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Famous Rath Yatra of Puri Jagannatha at 4 PM

 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