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Dasara  (Dusshera) Navaratri Utsav Celebrations – 2023

Sivakameswari

SUNDAY Oct 15th, 2023 TO Monday OCT 23rd, 2023

Note: The Temple will be open all day for all nine days from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Note: Dinner Prasad will be served daily following Aarti


Significance of Dasara (Dusshera) Navrathri

Dear Devotees,

Sri Sivakameswari Devasthanam is cordially inviting you all for our yearly Dashera Navaratri Utsav Celebrations. We encourage you all to participate in the Puja Programs and support our temple by sponsoring the Alankaram of the day, Annadanam, Garlends, Flowers, and Sarees for Goddess Sri Sivakameswari.

This year also temple has planned all Nine days with full of entertainment and Puja Programs for the welfare and benefit of our community in Southern California, especially in Los Angeles Metro Area.

Hope to see you all at the temple for the celebrations.


Sponorship Details

Detailed program as follows

Day 1 Padyami Sunday, 15th Oct, 2023 from 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Bala Tripura Sundari Devi
(Prasadam – Gudannam- Jaggrey rice ( Pongal))
Sponsor Now – $851
07:00 AM – 9:00 AM Ganapati Puja Kalasa Stapana, Mandapa Aavaahana
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Chandi Parayana
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Kameswari Deeksha Dharana 108 Suvasini/Sumangali Puja Lalita Group Chanting and Lalita Astohara Satanamarchana followed by Lunch Prasad
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Bharatanatyam by Sri Saraswati Nrutyanjali
by Swetha Sharath Rao
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Violin
by Nikhita Koushik

Vocal
by Gayatri Krishnamurthy

Mridangam
by Mahesh Chidambara
02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

Violin
Roshan Mandayam

Vocal
Rishabh Koushik

Mridangam
by Srivatsan Srinivasn
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM

Bharatanatyam
by Swetha Ashwin (Nrutya Mandir Bharatanatyam Academy)
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM

Bharatanatyam
by Priya Dance Academy
04:30 PM – 7:00 PM Navavarana Puja
05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Violin
by Arun Ramamurthi
Vocal by Ananth Mysore
Mridangam by Aditya Ganesh
07: 30 PM – 08:45 PM Bala Tripura Sundari Sahita Lalita Kumkumarchana followed by Arati
08:45 PM Dinner Prasad

Day 2 – Vidiya Monday, 16th Oct, 2023 from 09:30 AM – 09:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Meenakshi Devi
(Prasadam – Kadambam – Sambar rice)
Sponsor Now – $851
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters.
04:30 PM – 07:30 PM Daily Navavarana Archana, Suvasini Puja & Kanya puja
(Sri Chakra Puja For enlightenment and blessings from the highest form of the Divine Mother) By Sri Chakreswari Mission (Sri T.V. Krishnamurthy) Along with
05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Violin by Nikhita Kaushik
Vocal
By Hiranmayee Subramanyam
Mridangam by Satvik Subbaraman
07: 30 PM – 08:45 PM Meenakshi Devi Archana and Samoohika Kumkumarchana to Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari by all participants (For prosperity and happiness in the family harmony)
08:45 PM onwards Aarati and Veda Swasti followed by dinner prasad

Day 3 Tadiya Tuesday, 17th Oct, 2023 from 09:30 AM – 09:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Mangalagowri Devi
(Prasadam – Sarkarannam – Chakrapongal- (sugar rice)
Sponsor Now – $851
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters.
04:30 PM – 07:30 PM Daily Navavarana Archana, Suvasini Puja & Kanya puja
(Sri Chakra Puja For enlightenment and blessings from the highest form of the Divine Mother) By Sri Chakreswari Mission (Sri T.V. Krishnamurthy) Along with sangeeta seva
05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Kanjira by Vivek Chellappa
Violin by Keerthana Sankar and and Arun Ramamurthi
Mridangam by Aditya Ganesh
07: 30 PM – 08:45 PM Mangalagowri Devi Archana and Samoohika Kumkumarchana to Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari by all participants (For prosperity and happiness in the family harmony)
08:45 PM onwards Aarati and Veda Swasti followed by dinner prasad

Day 4 Chaviti Wednesday, 18th Oct, 2023 from 09:30 AM – 09:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Varahi Devi
(Prasadam – Kattupongali – Kichidi)
Sponsor Now – $851
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters.
04:30 PM – 07:30 PM Daily Navavarana Archana, Suvasini Puja & Kanya puja
(Sri Chakra Puja For enlightenment and blessings from the highest form of the Divine Mother) By Sri Chakreswari Mission (Sri T.V. Krishnamurthy)
04:45 PM – 05:00 PM
Vocal
by Kalaalaya
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Mandolin by Mathura Akshaya
Mridangam
by Venkata Ashvath
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Sangeeta Seva – Vocal
Sampradaya School of Music Students of
Smt. Shubha Narayan
Mridangam
by Dilip Swaminathan
07: 30 PM – 08:45 PM Varahi Devi Archana and Samoohika Kumkumarchana to Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari by all participants (For prosperity and happiness in the family harmony)
08:45 PM onwards Aarati and Veda Swasti followed by dinner prasad

Day 5 Panchami Thursday, 19th Oct, 2023 from 09:30 AM – 11:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Rajyasyamala Devi
(Prasadam – Chekkarapongali – Sweet Pongal)
Sponsor Now – $851
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters.
04:30 PM – 07:30 PM Daily Navavarana Archana, Suvasini Puja & Kanya puja
(Sri Chakra Puja For enlightenment and blessings from the highest form of the Divine Mother) By Sri Chakreswari Mission (Sri T.V. Krishnamurthy) Along with cultural program
04:45 PM to 05:00 PM
Kuchipudi
by Hemavathi Voleti Students (Shobha Mirai School of Dance)
05:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Vocal
by Lahari Dongre
Mridangam
by Srivatsan Srinivasan
05:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Violin
by SriHarini Srinivasan
Mridangam
by Srivatsan Srinivasan
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Sangeeta Seva – Vocal
By Padma Kutty Students
07: 30 PM – 08:45 PM Rajyasyamala Devi Archana and Samoohika Kumkumarchana to Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari by all participants (For prosperity and happiness in the family harmony)
08:45 PM onwards Aarati and Veda Swasti followed by dinner prasad

Day 6 Shasti Friday, 20th Oct, 2023 from 09:30 AM – 09:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Saraswati Devi
(Prasadam -Dadhyannam – Yogurt rice)
Sponsor Now – $851
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters.
04:30 PM – 07:30 PM Daily Navavarana Archana, Suvasini Puja & Kanya puja
(Sri Chakra Puja For enlightenment and blessings from the highest form of the Divine Mother) By Sri Chakreswari Mission (Sri T.V. Krishnamurthy) Along with Sangeeta Seva (Cultural Program)
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM
Violin by Shreya Kalyanraman
Vocal by Janya V Jagan
Mridangam by Srivatsan Srinivasan
05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Violin by Kiran Athreya
Vocal by Hari Asuri
Mridangam by Dilip Swaminathan
07: 30 PM – 08:45 PM Saraswati Archana and Samoohika Kumkumarchana to Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari
by all participants (For prosperity and happiness in the family harmony)
08:45 PM – 09:15 PM
Sangeeta – Vocal
by Shivapadam Brindavanam
08:45 PM – 10:00 PM
Dandiya & Raas Garba by Pundit Sidharth Pathak & Team.
08:45 PM onwards Aarati and Veda Swasti followed by dinner prasad
09:15 PM – 10:30 PM
Today’s Special
Kolatam Dance Ras. Garba followed by Dandia
– by Sivakemswari Volunteers and Pundit Pathak and Team
Please join in our garba and be blessed by Goddess Devi.
NOTE: Please be in Indian traditional attaire, and also bring your own Dandiya sticks.

Day 7 Saptami Saturday, 21st Oct, 2023 from 07:00 AM – 09:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Mahishasura Mardini
(Prasadam – Garelu – vada)
Sponsor Now – $851
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters.
10.00 AM – 10.30 AM
Vocal
by Swaralaya Music Academy
10.30 AM – 11.00 AM
Veena
by Vasanta Bachu
Mridangam
by Venkata Ashvath
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Samoohika Saraswati Puja for students and Aksharabhyasam for children
12:30 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch Prasad
02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Violin
by Shreya Kalyanraman
Saxophone
by Sahana Murali
Mridangam
by Srivatsan Srinivasan
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM Chandi Homa
04:30 PM – 07:30 PM Daily Navavarana Archana, Suvasini Puja & Kanya puja (Sri Chakra Puja For enlightenment and blessings from the highest form of the Divine Mother) By Sri Chakreswari Mission (Sri T.V. Krishnamurthy)
Along with Sangeeta Seva (Cultural Program)
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM
Veena
by Shreyas Srinivasan
Vocal
by Sreenidhi Srinivasan
Mridangam
by Srivatsan Srinivasan
5.00 PM – 7.00 PM
Violin
by Sankara Subramanian
Flute
by K R Subramanyam
Mridangam
by Vivek Chellappa
07: 30 PM – 08:45 PM Mahishasura Mardini Archana and Samoohika Kumkumarchana to Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari by all participants
(For prosperity and happiness in the family harmony)
08:45 PM onwards Aarati and Veda Swasti followed by dinner prasad
09:00 PM – 11:00 PM Mataki Chowki by Pundit Sidharth Pathak

Day 8 Astami – Sunday, October 22nd, 2023 from 07:00 AM – 09:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Kalika Devi
(Prasadam – Rava Kesari – Halwa)
Sponsor Now – $851
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters.
03:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Violin
by Nikhita Koushik
Hari Katha
by Jayanthi Savitri
Mridangam
by Dilip Swaminathan
04:30 PM – 07:30 PM Daily Navavarana Archana, Suvasini Puja & Kanya puja
(Sri Chakra Puja For enlightenment and blessings from the highest form of the Divine Mother) By Sri Chakreswari Mission (Sri T.V. Krishnamurthy) Along with Sangeeta Seva (Cultural Program)
05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Violin
by Sankara Subramanian
Vocal
by Vikas Munukutla
Mridangam
by Srinivasan Govinarajan
07:30 PM – 08:45 PM Kalika Devi Archana and Samoohika Kumkumarchana to Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari by all participants
(For prosperity and happiness in the family harmony)
08:45 PM onwards Aarati and Veda Swasti followed by dinner prasad
08:45 PM – 10:00 PM
Dandiya & Raas Garba by Pundit Sidharth Pathak & Team

Day 9 Navami Monday, 23rd Oct, 2023 from from 09:30 AM – 09:30 PM

Today’s Alankaram

Sivakameswari Devi
(Prasadam – Burelu- poornaalu – Chitrannam- Tamarind rice (Pulihara))
Sponsor Now – $851
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Nitya puja and Lalita Ashtottara Archana
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Chandi Parayana (Chanting of Durgapatha, Devi Mahatmyam)
Gain the means to fight obstacles, receive an abundance of wealth and advancement in various matters. Shami Puja, Pustaka Puja, Ayudha / Vahana Puja
04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
05:30 PM – 06:00 PM
Bharatanatyam (Darshan of Shakti)
by Raaga Mahaesh
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM Cultural Programs
Veena
by Subrahmanya Sastry Vedam
Mridangam
by Mahesh Chidambara
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM Sahasra Deepalankara Seva, Arati followed by Dinner Prasad

Grand Sponsor : $3001
Sponsor can sit near Kalasam and can do Kumkumarchana all 9 days. All Pujas and events in All Nine days, sponsor will receive as Prasadam: Seshavastram of Goddess Kameswari and Laddu and Silver Vigraham (Idol). Sponsor Now
Any Single Day Alankaram Sponsor : $851
Sponsor can sit near Kalasam and can do Kumkumarchana on that day. All pujas and Events for all 9 days with one day Alankaram, sponsor will receive as prasadam Laddu and Seshavastram and Sri Sivakameswari Silver Coin. Sponsor Now
All 9 Days Navavarana Archana : $ 516
All 9 Days Navavarana Archana will receive as Prasadam : Kumkuma and Sri Sivakameswari Silver Coin. Sponsor Now
All 9 Days Chandi Parayana : $ 516
All 9 Days Chandi Parayana will receive Prasadam : Kumkuma and Sri Sivakameswari Silver Coin. Sponsor Now
Kumkumarchana: $151
Sponsor can sit in-front of Goddess Sri Siva Kameswari along with other participants. All Nine Days Evening Samoohika Kumkumarchana, sponsor will receive as prasadam Sri Lalita Tripura Sundari Pendant with yantra Sponsor Now
Any One Day Navavarana Archana : $ 116
Any One Day Navavarana Archana will receive Prasadam, Kumkuma. Sponsor Now
Any One Day Chandi Parayana : $ 116
Any One Day Chandi Parayana will receive Prasadam, Kumkuma. Sponsor Now
Chandi Homa / Puja Sponsor : $108
Any One Puja During the Nine Days, sponsor will receive as prasadam Sri Lalita Tripura Sundari Pendant with yantra. Sponsor Now
Sahasra Deepalankara Seva on Vijaya Dasami Day: $151
Sponsor will receive Prasad : Kumkuma and Lalita. Tripura Sundari Pendant. Sponsor Now
Annadanam $251