Welcome to Sri Ranganatha Temple, Pomona, NY
Welcome to SriRanganatha Temple, Pomona, NY
Events & Announcements
 
partial solar eclipse will occur on Monday, 08-21-2017
A partial solar eclipse will occur on Monday, 08-21-2017 (Partialeclipse) visible in Pomona, New York and many parts of USA. Partial eclipse begins at 1.23pm and ends at 4.00 pm in New York. Check timeanddate.com for your city.
 
It is recommended that everyone perform snanam at the start of eclipse. It is normal for people to do japam, recite sthothra pAtham or Sri Vishnu sahasranAmam etc. during the eclipse. Then take a bath again after end of the eclipse for Suddhi (vimochana snAnam).
 
Pregnant ladies are advised to stay inside from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.
 
Very important thing is, do fasting during the eclipse usually 7 hours before eclipse is visible.
 
For those who are eligible for pithru tharpanam, you need to take a bath after beginning of the maximum eclipse, do tharpanam between 2.00 to 3.00pm. The tharpanam procedure is the same as Amavasya tharpanam (just change suryOparaga punyakAla srAdham instead of Darsha sradham). No need to perform Amavasya tharpanam again.
 
Strict individuals are to take food before 6.30am in the morning after that no food until 4.00pm after seeing the Sun and perform snAnam 
 
 
The eclipse occur in Ashlesha(ayilyam)and Makha nakshathrams, Simha Rasi. Those who born in these nakshathrams, do Grahana shanthi parayanams like Aditya Hridayam or Suryashtakam or Visit the temple and perform Archana with your name.
 
Note: Temple open at 5.30pm after Eclipse, will perform special Thirumanjanam to Lord Ranganatha. Devotees have Darshanam at 7 to 8 pm.
 
This event was updated on Sunday, August 20, 2017 Top

Temple Founder Acharya - 44th Jeeyar Thirunakshatram Celebrations, on Thu Aug 24, 2017Temple Founder Acharya - 44th Jeeyar Thirunakshatram Celebrations, on Thu Aug 24, 2017

 

Temple Founder Acharya - 44th Jeeyar Thirunakshatram Celebrations, on Thursday August 24, 2017

Veda- Divya Prabandha Parayanam (thodakkam) begins on Saturday, August 19 2017

8:00 AM Viswaroopam, Thiruvaaraadhanam  
09:30 AM 44th Srimad Azhagiyasingar Thirumanjanam with Sri Ranganatha Utsavar 
10:15 AM Sevakalam  
11:30 AM Sannnidhi Maryadha
12:00 Noon Sattrumurai, Sri Paduka Theertham  

44th Jeeyar Thaniyan
Sri Ranganatha Sathagopa Yatiindhra Drashtum
Lakshmi-Nrusimha sathajit karunaika Pathram,
Sri Rnga viira Raghurat sathagopa Hrudhyam,
Vedantha Dhesika yathindram aham Prapadhye.
Srimathe Srivan Sathagopa Sri Vedhanthadesika Yateendhra Mahadesikaya Nama:

 
This event was updated on Saturday, August 19, 2017 Top