October 2016 Newsletter

 

WESTCHESTER AYYAPPA SWAMI TEMPLE- VIJAYADASHAMI CELEBRATION, TOMORROW, OCTOBER 11, 2016 @ 7 P.M
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SWAMI SARANAM,

DEAR DEVOTTEES,

Westchester Ayyappa swami Temple reminds all devotees to attend VIJAYA DASHAMI CELEBRATION (the last day of auspicious Navarathri Pooja) dedicated to worship Goddess Saraswathi.   Please do not miss this last day event with Vidyarambham, Saraswathi Pooja & Lalitha Sahasranamam. 

Day 10, October 11, Tuesday-Vijayadasami, Vidya Arambham   

We will be doing Vidyarambham at the temple tomorrow in the morning at 8 a.m and also at 7 p.m.   

Vidyarambham  (വിദ്യാരംഭം) is a tradition observed on Vijayadashami day where children are formally introduced to learning of music, dance, languages and other folk arts. We are also starting dance classes tomorrow by Mrs. Devika Hari of Sattvika Dance Academy.  Pease contact Guruswami or Devika directly to register for Dance classes (see attached flyer)

We are extremely fortunate to have our Melshanti, Bhramasri Manoj Namboothri, perform these special Devi poojas in the traditional tantric style that you cannot witness elsewhere.   


Temple schedule Weekdays : Morning 7.30-9.30 am, Evening: 6.30-9.00 p.m 
Temple schedule Weekends : Morning 7.30-10.30 am, Evening: 6.00-9.00 p.m  

 
Other  special Poojas at WESTCHESTER AYYYAPPA SWAMI TEMPPLE
  
1, MAHASANI POOJA- EVERY SATURDAY
@ 7.00 P.M
3. HANUMAN CHALISA- EVERY TUESDAY @ 7.30 P.M
3. BHAGAVATI SEVA & LALITHA SAHASRANAMM - Monthly-1st and 3rd FRIDAY's @ 7 P.M


Other Services by the temple

Astrology Consultation by our Melshanti, Manoj Namboothiri everyday from 11 a.m-4 p.m.
  Consultation is also available through phone.


For sponsorship of Poojas and Astrology consultation, please contact Guruswami at 914-439-4303 or myself at 201-805-5425.  You can also visit the temple reception desk to get more pooja details.
 
May Lord Ganesha, Lord Ayyappa and Lord Hanuman bless all of you. WAST request your esteemed presence and participation with friends and family on all 10 days of Navaratri poojas to recive the blessing from Devi.   

WAST is so grateful to all devotees for your continued support & participation in the daily and the special poojasPlease join us to work together with a unified spirit to accomplish the big goal of bringing the first Lord Ayyappa temple in N.Y.  

 Happy Navarathri to all Devotees. May Devi bless all of you with health, wealth and education.