Jai Guru Hanuman! Dear Karya Siddhi Hanuman-ji,           

 

Happy 2011 - May Lord Hanuman bless you and your family with good health, happiness, inner peace, and wealth - both spiritual and material!

 

Hope all of you had a wonderful holiday break.  As you get back into your routine, please be sure to stop by the Temple Registration desk to pick-up a customized KSHT Calendar 2011 with all the festival dates - as requested by many temple visitors. The Calendars will be released on Saturday at the Godha Kalyana festivities.


 

January Highlights 

  • Be sure to check out the photos on Facebook from our recent Temple events like Sankranti especially the Bhogi Pallu with our youngest devotees playing a central role in the fun.
     
  • January 22, Saturday -  Godha Kalyana: The Kalyana (marriage) of
    Sri Godha (Andal) Devi & Lord Ranganathan (Sri Venkateshwara) will be performed in a grand fashion at the Hanuman Temple. Witness all the wedding festivities and feast your eyes on the majestic couple. Come in your best wedding attire and enjoy this special event commemorating this divine love story. Devotees may fully participate by becoming sponsors at the temple for the Bride's or Groom's side of the wedding. Full details in the Event Flyer. 

    Interested devotees may bring any of the special Annadaan items listed in the special section on the right. To ensure your desired item is available, please send an email to Seva@DallasHanuman.org.
     
  • January 26, Wednesday - Anaghastami Vrata:
    Devotees may join in personally performing this puja at the temple to gain the blessings of Sri Anagha Devi and Lord Datta.

    It is also the Indian Republic Day... Jai Hind!

In February, on Monday the 7th, will be Vasanta Panchami which honors of Sri Saraswati Devi with a special puja in the evening. Many devotees prefer to perform Aksharabhyasa (Initiation into Writing) on this day. If you are interested to perform Aksharabhyasa for your child, please call the temple to schedule a time or send an email with your contact information and the child's details (name, date of birth) to Puja@DallasHanuman.org to reserve your slot.
 

Go to the  Upcoming Events section for more January event highlights or visit the Temple Calendar on DallasHanuman.Org for all the information on these events and more.
 

Thank you for your support and participation in the Karya Siddhi Hanuman temple.
Jai Hanuman!
 

   Monthly Newsletter 

 eNewsletter: January 20, 2011
Vol:28 Ver:11.01
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In This Newsletter...
Upcoming Festivals & Events
Sri Swamiji Says, Temple Offerings, Classes
Special Kalyana Annadaan Items:
 

- Paruppu thengai : (Koombu)

- Laddu : Large size,  6 to 8 pcs
 

- Badhusha (sweet): 6 Large size - Mysore Pak: 6 Large size pcs
 

- Mullu Murukku : 6 Large  pcs
 
  (Any Chakri/Muruku) 

- Thenkuzhal : 6 Large size pcs
 

- Appam : 6 Large size pcs

- Mundhiri Nokkal :  1 small tray

- Venn-Pongal (khichdi style)

- Sweet Pongal
 

- Sundal (Channa/ Garbanzo)
 

- Other desserts are welcome

 

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Upcoming Temple Festivals & Events
Upcoming January Highlights
Events & Festivals

  • 14th, Friday
    Makara Sankranti,Pongal 
     

  • 22nd, Saturday
    Godha Kalyana - 9:00  am
    Come in your wedding best to witness the Lord's Kalyana to Godha Devi

    2011 Full Year Calendar with the KSHT Festival dates will be available at the Temple Registration 

     

    Sankashtahara Chaturthi
     
  • 26th, Wednesday
    Anaghastami - 7:00 pm 
  • 30th, Saturday
    6:00pm - Discourse by Sadguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami of HINDUISM TODAY
     
  • 31st, Monday
    Pradosham 6:00 pm
    Subramanya - 7:00 pm
    (Thai Poosam)
     

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Sri Godha (Andal) Kalyana
 
Jan 22 @ 9am
 

Sri Godhai Devi Story


Vishnuchitta was a devout Brahmin who lived in Villiputtur, a town near Madurai. He worshipped Lord Ranganatha ( Sri Venkateshwara) everyday with great reverence and as part of his daily duties brought flowers for the Lord's puja in the local Temple.
 


One morning, while picking flowers from his garden, he discovered a baby girl under a Tulasi plant.  Vishnuchitta felt this child was given to him by God's grace and decided to raise the child as his own. The child was named Godhai which means a beautiful garland in Tamil.

 
Vishnuchitta raised Godhai with love and instilled in her all his devotion and good values. She grew in her father's care and developed a love of poetry and a greater love for Lord Ranganatha.
 


 


 

Godha KalyanaEven as a child, Andal made up her mind to marry the Lord Ranganath. Unknown to her father, she adorned herself daily with the flower garland meant for the Lord in the Temple and would admire herself as if she were the Lord's bride. One day Vishnuchitta saw Andal's  playful game and was deeply saddened at the desecration of the Lord's puja garland.  That night, the Lord came to Vishnuchitta in his dreams and told him that He preferred to have flower garlands only after Godhai wears them.

Andal finally attained the Lord by observing the Pavai Vrat early in the mornings.  Godhai is also known as Sri Andal, Goda Devi and Bhoo Devi.

As a testament to their divine love, to this day, it is believed that girls who observe the same vrat will be blessed by the Lord with a good husband
.

All are cordially invited to the Kalyana of Godha Devi & Lord Venkateswara this Saturday.
 

Wear your best wedding attire to this divine celebration.

Classes & Ways to Give
Offerings at the TempleThoram
Puja Items

 
Puja PlatePuja plate
is an offering to Lord Hanuman containing auspicious materials  After the offering is made to the Lord, devotees will receive dry fruits as prasad.           
           
Hanuman Toram are special 

hymn-infused green threads which devotees may tie into the pillars of the Temple mandap. After a special puja to gain peace and prosperity, removal of obstacles and fulfillment of wishes, devotees perform pradakshanas around Lord Hanuman while chanting the Karya Siddhi Hanuman mantra.         

           
Shani Deepa is a simple and effective way to appease Lord Shani.
 
Jai Hanuman!
 
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 Raksha Mantra

 

Om Aim Hreem Shreem
 

Shiva Rama Anagha
 

Dattayya Namaha


 

Repeat daily and often
to focus the mind
on the Almighty Lord!

  
Sri Swamiji Says
Share the Divine Knowlegde
 

 

An action by itself can neither be good nor bad. Its goodness or badness lies in its source i.e., the thought. Therefore, if we want out actions to be noble and good, we must entertain and cultivate noble and good thoughts.

 

If you are in harmony within yourself, the entire outside world will also be in harmony. If you see conflicts outside, it is your inner conflict, which on projection, sees conflicts outside.

 

Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness towards happy; mercy and compassion towards the unhappy; delight towards the virtuous and indifference towards the wicked.

 

Remember God and worship Him when you are happy.  Forget yourself when you are in sorrows.  Peace comes to you of its own accord.  Energy and enthusiasm (to act), and courage of the mind to move forward, can be acquired from serenity.

 

-- His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji
 
 
 
Hanuman Setu Bandha
Extraordinary Seva  by 
Devotees

 
Join the 
Hanuman Setu Bandha
( with just $1 / day) seva program at the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple.

Your donations will to towards reducing the construction loan costs.
 Thank you for participating.

 
www.HanumanSetuBandha.org

 
 

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Temple Classes
 

The  new sessions have started for Bhajan, Art , Carnatic music, and/or  Yoga classes offered at the temple.


 

Please check the Temple Classes webpage on DallasHanuman.org for more information on the classes.


 


Welcome back from Winter breat
to all  our Bala Datta Students.


 

Jai Guru Hanuman!
 


 

Sri Karya Siddhi Hanuman

Temple Contact Info
 

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Address: 12030 Independence Pkwy
 

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