Deities in our Temple
These Deities are consecrated in the Temple.
Ganesha is also known as “Ganapati or Vinayaka or Vigneshvara”. Ganesha is revered as the remover of obstacles. He is prayed to before any new beginnings or at the start of any pujas or ceremonies.
Ganesha Abhisheka - Sunday 8:45am
Shiva meaning “The Auspicious One” is one of the Holy Trinity- Brahma. He is worshiped as the Supreme God within Shaivism. Shiva is the dissolving force in life.
Shiva Abhisheka - Monday & Pradosha [6:00pm]
Sri Venkateswara is a form of Vishnu. He is also known as Srinivasa, Balaji, Venkataramana, Venkatachalapati, Govindha. The name Venkateswara is split as Venkata and Iswara meaning the“Lord of Venkata”.
Sri Rama is one of the most adored God in Hindus. He is one of the avatara (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. He is the central figure in the hindu epic “Ramayana”. The word “Ram” means “rejoice/be pleased”.
Sri Krishna in another incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He is worshipped as a major deity in Hinduism. He is the god of compassion, love and tenderness. His birthday is celebrated as janmashtami or Krishna Jayanthi.
Second Wednesday 6:00pm
Lord Muruga is the second son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy. The word Murugu literally means divine, youthful, fragrant etc. He is also called as “Karthikeya”, “Subramnaya”, “Skanda” and “Kumara”.
Abhishekas - Successive Wednesdays [6:00pm]
Lord Dattatreya is considered as the incarnation (avatar) of the Hindu triad Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva in one form. The literal meaning of the term Dattatreya translates to Datta (Given) and Atreya (son of sage Atri) suggesting the one who has given himself away as the son of sage Atri.
Third Wednesday 6:00pm
Lord Muruga is the second son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy. The word Murugu literally means divine, youthful, fragrant etc. Since, the God is considered to be a manifestation of handsomeness and masculinity, he was aptly named Murugan.
Fourth Wednesday 6:00pm
Nataraja or Nataraj, the dancing form of Lord Shiva, is a symbolic synthesis of the most important aspects of Hinduism, and the summary of the central tenets of this Vedic religion. The term 'Nataraj' means 'King of Dancers'
Dakshinamurthy is an aspect of hindu god Shiva as a guru (teacher) of all types of knowledge. This form of Shiva is worshipped as the god of wisdom, complete and rewarding meditation.
First Thursday 6:00pm
The word graha has multiple meanings. The Upanishads describe the senses as grahas, since they are the grasping (grahnam) ones. The deities that preside over them are called atigrahas, or their controllers.