Event Day and Date Time
Masa Shivaratri - Shiva Abhishekam Tuesday, October 17th 6:00 PM
Deepavali Thursday, October 19th 6:00 PM
Narasimha Abhishekam Friday, October 20th 9:00 AM
Karthik Somvar - Rudra Abhishekam Monday, October 23rd 6:00 PM
Naag Chavithi - Naga Devatha Abhishekam & Pooja Monday, October 23rd 11:00 AM
Skanda Shasti - Subramanya Abhishekam Wednesday, October 25th 6:00 PM
Karthik Somvar - Rudra Abhishekam Monday, October 30th 6:00 PM
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Dharma protects those who protect it - Is the basis and foundation on which ICCT Poshaka Parivar program is devised. A program that aims to nurture the sense of family, belonging and connection between ICCT and our community members who supports (generously by various means) the progress and development of India Cultural Center and Temple, more importantly to bring the community of individuals who believe in upholding Sanatana Dharma.

Click on the links below to download a list of stotras / slokas (PDF format) in different Indian languages


Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Diwali also known as the "festival of lights", is an ancient festival celebrated every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.



Monday, October 23rd  2017

Naga Devatha Abhishekam and Pooja on Naga Chavithi. Naga Devatha Pooja is the ritual of performing special pooja and abhishekam on Naga Chavithi. According to Garuda Purana, offering prayers to Naga devatha on this day is auspicious and will usher good tidings in one's life.

Every Monday - October 23rd to November 13th, 2017

Karthik month is dedicated to Lord Shiva (Rudra). The whole month is considered auspicious to seek the blessing of Lord Shiva. Rudra  Abhishekam is being performed with a variety of objects like flowers, curd, sugarcane juice, milk, coconut water, honey, belpatra, etc. This kind of Abhishekam gives prosperity, achievement of all desires, eliminates negative forces, getting rid away from negative karma and will give you the joy and success in life.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Shashti is the day the Lord Subramanya defeated the demon Soorapadman. When the devas couldn't tolerate the evil doings of this demon, they approached the younger son of Lord Shiva and Parvati for his assistance. He fought Soorapadman for six days, at the end of which the Lord vanquished the asura. He threw his weapon at him and Soorapadman was split into two halves. One half became a peacock, which he took as his vaahana. The other became a cock and was transformed into his flag. ​

Every Saturday - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Sanskrit classes will be conducted every Saturday at the Multi Cultural Pavilion. All are welcome. There are no charges or fees to attend the classes. Mr. Sabyasachee Mishra will be leading and teaching Samskrit.

Every Saturday, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

ICCT Music Academy conducts weekly Carnatic music classes by Smt. Shobana Krupasagar who has earned her B.A. in Music from the Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai (one of the premier institutes for fine arts and dance) in 2012 and her Masters in Carnatic Music from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India in 2014.

Every Saturday, 09:30 - 11:30 AM

ICCT Dance Academy conducts weekly kuchipudi dance classes taught by Dance masters Sri Dr. Ramana Vasili and Smt Chandra Prabha Vasili. New students are currently being accepted and being trained for an on stage performance at ICCT's 2nd Jeernodharana (Kumbhabhishekam) event to be held in June 2017.




Temple Etiquette

Please comply with these rules for a serene and spiritual experience for you and your fellow devotees

(Effective from 01 Jan 2010)
1. Wear Conservative and Traditional clothing. Jeans, Shorts, T-Shirts with slogans, Sweat Pants & Sweat Shirts are not allowed.
2. Must have Tilak on forehead to enter the Temple.
3. Leave your shoes in the shoe racks only.


Annadanam Samam Danam Trilokeshu Na Vidhathe

These are the verses from the Vedas which mean that Annadanam is supreme and incomparable to any charity. Food is the basic requirement for all humans. Thus according to the Vedas, the one who does Annadanam to devotees attains heaven (Punya Loka) in this universe (Brahmanda) itself. In this whole universe, the creation and its progression depends on food. Hence giving food to the devotees is more than attaining heaven.


Instructions to Create Online Account

Please click here for instructions to create online account

**Note: Year-End statements are ready for you to print online after 31st January.


Devotees who have pending balances on their pledges for the previous years' are requested to complete their pledges this year.


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