Maha Kumbhabhishekam

MKA 2022 Preliminaries

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Date and Time Event Location
July 1st 2022
6:00 to 7:30 PM
Bhajans by Gnanananda Seva Samajam Lakireddy
Auditorium
July 2nd 2022
4:00 to 7:00 PM
Carnatic/Hindustani Jugalbandhi by Raghavan Manian (Carnatic vocal)
with Lavanya Raman (Violin), Natarajan Srinivasan (Mridangam)
and
Nachiketa Yakkundi (Hindustani Vocal)
with Vivek Datar (Harmonium), Ravi Gutala (Tabla)
Lakireddy
Auditorium
July 3rd 2022
4:00 to 6:00 PM
Padmavati, an avatar dance drama by Baladevi Chandrasekar Lakireddy
Auditorium
July 4th 2022
4:00 to 6:00 PM
Hindustani Music by
Sandhya Narasimhan (Vocal), Vivek Datar (Harmonium) and
Karthik Satyanarayana (Tabla)
Lakireddy
Auditorium
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July 5th, 2022 (Tuesday)

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--- Srirastu ---
Lord Shiva and Devatas
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Balalayam
8:00 AM Shiva Suprabhatam and Nitya Pujas
9:00 AM Ganapati Puja, Ganapati Homa and Kushmanda Homa, Panchagavya Prasana
12:00 PM Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Balalayam
3:00 PM Bhagavadanujna, Deeksha, Raksha bandhanam, Bhoomi Puja (Common), Mritsangrahana, Ankurarpana, Yagashala Vaastu Shanti, Kalakarshanam (Kumbhavahanam) and Arati
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--- Shubhamastu ---
Lord Vishnu and Devatas
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Balalayam
8:00 AM Vishnu Suprabhatam and Nitya Pujas
9:00 AM Vishwaksena Puja, Akalmasha Homa and Panchagavya Prasana
12:00 PM Mangala Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Balalayam
3:00 PM Bhagavadanujna, Deeksha, Raksha bandhanam, Bhoomi Puja (Common), Mritsangrahana, Ankurarpana, Yagashala Vaastu Shanti, Kalakarshanam (Kumbhavahanam) and Arati

MKA 2022 Programs

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July 6th, 2022 (Wednesday)

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--- Srirastu ---
Lord Shiva and Devatas
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Balalayam
8:00 AM Kumbha Puja
Venue: Kanaka Durga Prayer Hall
8:00 AM Welcome Priests
Venue: Yagashala
9:40 AM Yagashala Pravesam
10:00 AM Agni Mathanam (Churning of Fire with Sacred wood) and Agni Pratishtapana

Panchagavya Adhivasa for New Vigrahas (Shiva Panavattam [Avudayar], Shiva Bana Lingam and Chandikeswara [Chandeshwara]), Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
1:00 PM Natyabhishekam (Bay area Dance Schools coordinated by Gayatri Joshi)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
4:00 PM Dwara Puja, Mandaparadhanam, Kumbhavahanam, Sarvato Bhadra Mandalam, Astra Raja Archana, Ukta Homas, Kalasha Snapanam for Bimba Sudhdhi and Kshiradhivasam for New Vigrahas and Bana Lingam
6:00 PM Mahaganapati Homa
7:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
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--- Shubhamastu ---
Lord Vishnu and Devatas
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Balalayam
8:00 AM Kumbha Puja
Venue: Kanaka Durga Prayer Hall
8:00 AM Welcome Priests
Venue: Yagashala
9:40 AM Yagashala Pravesam
10:00 AM Agni Mathanam (Churning of Fire with Sacred wood) and Agni Pratishtapana

Panchagavya Adhivasa for New Vigrahas (Koshta Vigrahas and Sri Ram Parivara Vigrahas), Mangala Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
 
1:00 PM Natyabhishekam (Bay area Dance Schools coordinated by Gayatri Joshi)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
4:00 PM Dwara Puja and Mandaparadhanam, Kumbhavahanam and Chakrabja Mandalaradhana, Ukta Homas/Chatushtana Puja, Manonmana Pramana Shanti Homa, Kalasha Snapanam for Bimba Sudhdhi and Kshiradhivasam for New Vigrahas
6:00 PM Ukta Homas/Chatushtana Puja
7:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
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July 7th, 2022 (Thursday)

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--- Srirastu ---
Lord Shiva and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Ganapati Puja, Punyaha Vachanam, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana, Sarvato Bhadra Mandalam and Astra Raja Archana
9:00 AM Kalasha snapanam, Jaladhivasa for New Vigrahas and Shiva Bana Lingam Adhivasa Homa
10:00 AM Ukta Homas
11:30 AM Purnahuti
12:00 PM Naivedyam, Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
1:00 PM Bhajans (Sudha Dusi Group)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
3:00 PM Peetha Puja, Ratna Nyaasa, Ashta Bandhana Puja and Procession to all Shrines, Pradakshina and Samarpanam
4:00 PM Ukta Homas, Vimananga Homa, Rudra Homa, Shanti Homa, Murti Homa, Vimana Devata Homa for Shiva
5:00 PM Netronmilanam for New Vigrahas
5:30 PM Kartikeya Moola Mantra Homa
6:30 PM Shayyadhivasam for New Vigrahas
7:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
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--- Shubhamastu ---
Lord Vishnu and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Vishwaksena Puja, Punyaha Vachanam, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana and Chakrabja Mandalaradhana
9:00 AM Kalasha snapanam, Jaladhivasa for New Vigrahas and Adhivasa Homa
10:00 AM Sri Rama Moola Mantra Homa
11:30 AM Purnahuti
12:00 PM Naivedyam, Mangala Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
1:00 PM Bhajans (Sudha Dusi Group)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
3:00 PM Peetha Puja, Ratna Nyaasa, Ashta Bandhana Puja and Procession to all Shrines, Pradakshina and Samarpanam
4:00 PM Ukta Homas/Chatushtana Puja, Vimananga Homa, Shanti Homa, Murti Homa, Vimana Devata Homa for Vishnu
5:00 PM Netronmilanam for New Vigrahas
6:00 PM Lakshmi Narasimha Moola Mantra Homa
6:30 PM Shayyadhivasam for New Vigrahas
7:00 PM Howtra Prashamsanam, Sarva Devata Archana, Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
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July 8th, 2022 (Friday)

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--- Srirastu ---
Lord Shiva and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Ganapati Puja, Punyaha Vachanam, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana, Sarvato Bhadra Mandalam and Astra Raja Archana
9:00 AM Carrying New Vigrahas to the Temple
9:00 AM Ukta Homas
10:00 AM Sri Vidya-Mahavidya Homa & Durga Sukta Homa
12:00 PM Purnahuti, Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
1:00 PM Instrumental Ensemble (Anuradha Sridhar, Srikant Chari and Sriram Brahmanandham)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
4:00 PM Naadisandhana Homa, Rakshabandhanas to all Vimana Kalashas
5:00 PM Ukta Homas
7:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
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--- Shubhamastu ---
Lord Vishnu and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Vishwaksena Puja, Punyaha Vachanam, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana and Chakrabja Mandalaradhana
9:00 AM Carrying New Vigrahas to the Temple
9:00 AM Ukta Homas/Chatushtana Puja
11:00 AM Mahalakshmi Beeja Homa & Sri Sukta Homa
12:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
1:00 PM Instrumental Ensemble (Anuradha Sridhar, Srikant Chari and Sriram Brahmanandham)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
4:00 PM Naadisandhana Homa, Rakshabandhanas to all Vimana kalashas, Ukta Homas/Chatushtana Puja
5:00 PM Mahashanti Homa
7:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
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July 9th, 2022 (Saturday)

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--- Srirastu ---
Lord Shiva and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Ganapati Puja, Punyaha Vachanam, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana, Sarvato Bhadra Mandalam and Astra Raja Archana
9:00 AM Ukta Homas
10:00 AM Rudra Homa
12:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
12:30 PM Dance (Shanmatham - Virtues to achieve satisfaction in life) presented by Sharada Kala Nilayam (Sweta Ravisankar)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
3:00 PM Mahashanti Abhishekam/Karmanga Snapanam at Temple Hall
5:00 PM Ukta Homa, Murti Homa, Naadi Sandhana, Jivadi Tatva Homa, Sampatajya sparsham
7:30 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati and Teertha-Prasadam
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--- Shubhamastu ---
Lord Vishnu and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Vishwaksena Puja, Punyaha Vachana, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana and Chakrabja Mandalaradhana
9:00 AM Ukta Homas/Chatushtana Puja
11:00 AM Sudarshana Homa
12:00 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
12:30 PM Dance (Shanmatham - Virtues to achieve satisfaction in life) presented by Sharada Kala Nilayam (Sweta Ravisankar)
Venue: Lakireddy Auditorium
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
3:00 PM Mahashanti Abhishekam/Karmanga Snapanam at Temple Hall
5:00 PM Ukta Homa/Chatushtana Puja, Murti Homa, Naadi Sandhana, Jivadi Tatva Homa, Sampatajya sparsham
7:30 PM Purnahuti, Naivedyam, Mangala Arati, Sathmurai and Teertha-Prasadam
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July 10th, 2022 (Sunday)

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--- Srirastu ---
Lord Shiva and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Ganapati Puja, Punyaha Vachana, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana, Sarvato Bhadra Mandalam, Astra Raja Archana and Ukta Homa
9:00 AM Maha Purnahuti
10:00 AM Yatra Daanam, Kumbha Procession with all Temple honors
Venue: Temple Hall
11:00 AM Maha Samprokshana and Mahakumbhabhisheka for all Vimana Kalashas
12:30 AM Maha Abhisheka for all Temple Deities
1:30 PM Archana, Maha Naivedyam, Maha Mangala Arati, Mantra Pushpam, Mahadashirvachanam, Prokshana with Holy Waters, Teertha-Prasadam
3:00 PM Ritvik Sanmanam
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--- Shubhamastu ---
Lord Vishnu and Devatas
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Yagashala
8:00 AM Vishwaksena Puja, Punyaha Vachana, Dwara Puja, Kumbharadhana, Chakrabja Mandala Puja and
Ukta Homa
9:00 AM Maha Purnahuti
10:00 AM Yatra Daanam, Kumbha Procession with all Temple honors
Venue: Temple Hall
11:00 AM Maha Samprokshana and Mahakumbhabhisheka for all Vimana Kalashas
12:30 AM Kalanyasa for all Temple Deities
1:30 PM Archana, Maha Naivedyam. Maha Mangala Arati, Sathmurai, Mahadashirvachanam, Prokshana with Holy Waters, Teertha-Prasadam
3:00 PM Ritvik Sanmanam

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For up-to-date information on Maha Kumbhabhishekam events, please contact:
MKA 2022 Organizing Committee at [email protected]
MKA Publicity Chair, Padmaja Madhusudan at (925)-368-3519
Temple Office at (925)-449-6255 or Visit www.livermoretemple.org

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