Guidelines for S K Temple During Covid 19

We are happy to announce that we are planning on opening the Siva Kameswari temple on 1st October 2020. With the temple reopening in perspective, and in the wake of Covid -19, we will be following extra precautions in the temple premises and request all the visitors to do the same when at the temple premises. We rely on support from our volunteers and our community members and hope to minimize the risk of COVID-19 virus spread within the community.

We are praying that Covid-19 will soon be behind us and that things will return to normalcy soon. In the meantime, the temple will be operating under a different schedule

From Oct 1st, 2020

Weekdays: Morning – 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Weekends & Holiday long weekends: Morning – 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For Navaratri from Oct 17th to Oct 25th, Temple will be open all day

Guidelines

  • Our temple is going to be TOUCH-FREE AND WILL BE FOLLOWING SOCIAL DISTANCINGPROTOCOLS for the near future till further notice.
  • Before you drive to the temple: If you or any of your family members are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms as per the CDC Guidelines or if you have traveled recently or returned from a cruise ship in the last 14 days, we request you not to come to the temple.
  • Before you exit the car: Please wear a mask before you exit your car. It is mandatory
    for all devotees older than 5 years of age to wear a mask.

NO MASK – NO ENTRANCE TO THE TEMPLE – NO EXCEPTIONS

  • Inside Temple: Enter the Temple Lobby Entrance and exit from South
    Entrance facing the Washrooms.
  • If you intend to do any voluntary help as agreed upon by temple management, please use a sanitizer near the temple entrance to clean your
    hands before you enter the temple..
  • Maintaining social distance is critical and we will have markers helping to maintain the social distance. As you enter the temple please stick to the social distance markers (Blue Stickers) and complete darshan and follow the markers to exit.
  • Please ensure toddlers and kids are with you and not running around.
  • Wear a mask throughout your stay at the temple and temple premises.
  • Please minimize social interactions with temple staff or priests or fellow devotees at the temple. You are always welcome to call and have a conversation over the phone.
  • Please don’t sit inside the temple. Instead, if you want to meditate, you can do so inside your car with your car parked in the temple premises.
  • No Teertha or Vibhudi/Kumkum or Arathi in Stage1 of our temple reopening. Priests have packed nuts and raisins in small bags and can give devotees if they would like any prasad.
  • Please talk to the volunteer or priest in the temple if you would like to perform Archana.
  • We humbly request that the devotees not bring prasad from home, or fruits and flowers to the temple until further notice.
  • If you are looking to perform any poojas please contact priest services to schedule
  • Other Details: The restrooms at the Temples will remain closed to the public

 

only priests and employees will have access. This is being done to ensure the safety of both the priests/employees as well as the devotees. Kindly adhere. Please avoid using restrooms at the temple. While we have a cleaning crew that comes and cleans, we do not want to take any chances.

Given the surge in COVID19 cases, the temple will follow shelter in place till Sept 30th,2020 Temple priests will continue to perform Nitya Pujas, and all pujas will be broadcast LIVE. Temple won’t be open for devotees to physically come into the temple. However, all ONLINE pujas and ONLINE priest services continue to be available.

In the service of the community.

Siva Kameswari Temple Administration