Event Day and Date Time
Discources by Abhishek Chaitainya Giri Monday, August 21st to 25th

6:30 PM

Shravan Somvar - Shiva Abhishekam Monday, August 21st

6:00 PM

Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday, August 24th


Ganesh Nimajjan Saturday, August 26th

11:00 AM to 7:30 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


Every Monday - July 24th to August 21st, 2017

Shravan month is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The whole month is considered auspicious to seek the blessing of Lord Shiva. Shiva 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.

August 21st to 25th, 2017

Sri Swami Abhishek Chaitanya Giri Maharaj was born into a traditional, joint family in Maharashtra, India. He studied Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Bombay University. After he saw and heard Pujya Swami Chinmayananda, He became an active volunteer in Chinmaya Yuva Kendra in Mumbai. He graduated from Bombay University in 1994 however it wasn’t until 1996 that he was able to enter the portals of in-depth Vedantic studies at Chinmaya Mission, Powai, in Mumbai, and he embarked on seva.

Thursday, August 24th 2017

Ganesha Chaturthi is a festival celebrated on the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati. Ganesha is widely worshiped as the God of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune and traditionally invoked at the beginning of any new venture or at the start of travel. The festival, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi (fourth day of the waxing moon period). The festival lasts for 10 days, ending on Anant Chaturdashi (fourteenth day of the waxing moon period).


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

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**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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