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Hinduism 101

Hindus believe in one Supreme Being who is infinite, all-pervading and eternal and the source of all creation. God is in everything that exists, and is at the same time beyond the manifest universe. The various functions and aspects of the Supreme Being are given different names. For instance, the Trinity of Hinduism consists of Brahma - the Creator, Vishnu - the sustainer, and Shiva - the Destroyer. The incarnations of the Trinity are worshipped in various forms. The temples usually have some incarnations of the Trinity as idols for devotion and worship.

Sarvajana Mandir - A Temple for All People in Huntsville, AL

A Temple for All People

Our temple called Sarvajana Mandir is authentic and built according to traditional Hindu architectural design. It is very majestic and looks so elegant, and truely an asset for the Huntsville community. The temple has deities from every corner of India. It is the only temple in the Huntsville area that provides a full range of religious and cultural services. Volunteers run the temple through various committees. Devotees are encouraged to get involved and share their talents and time.

The mission of the temple is to provide a place of worship for the followers of Hinduism and to facilitate and offer services to perform various poojas and religious/auspicious activities. It provides a spiritual atmosphere for all people irrespective of their faith.

Temple timings are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m., weekends 8:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

The following are the list of planned events in the next 30 days in addition to the regular weekly, monthly and yearly events. Please visit full event listing for all events.

  • July 15th, 2018, Sunday, 10a.m. - 1 p.m.: Ratha Yatra celebration

    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Jagannath Havan
    • 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Ratha Marjana
    • 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Pahandi (A procession of the Lord in an orderly fashion to go to the Chariot)
    • Agyanamala - Permission of the Lord to have a successful Journey in the chariot.
      Sri Sudarsan (ayudha/weapon) of the Lord goes next hurriedly to the Chariot. Sri Balabhadra , older brother of Sri Jagannath goes to the Chariot next. Devi Subhadra , younger sister of Sri Balabhadra and Sri Jagannath goes to the chariot. Finally, Sri Jagannath (Lord of the Universe) comes out of the shrine to give darshan to the devotees on this auspicious Day of Ratha Yatra. Bhajan, Puja, Arati and Chhera Pahara by the Chief Guest Honorable Ex Ambassador Sri Pamathesh Ratha.

    • 11:00 AM Pulling of the Chariot to Gundicha Mandir (Old Temple)
    • 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Bhajan and Arati at the Old Temple
    • 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Bhajan and Arati at the New Temple
    • 12:20 PM Address by the Chief Guest, Honorable Ex Ambassador Sri Pramathesh Ratha
      Topic - Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra (Community Hall)
    • 1:15 PM Mahaprasad

  • July 22nd,2018 Sunday,10 a.m. - 1 p.m: Bahuda Yatra celebration
    • 9:30 AM Sarva Devata and Sri Jagannath Havan
    • 10:30 AM Pulling of the Chariot from the old Temple to New Temple
    • 11:30 AM Niladri Vijaya (Jagannathji's return to the new Temple)
    • 12:30 PM Bhajan, Arati, Prasad
      MAIN SPONSORSHIP- $501.00
      ANNADANA- $251.00
      ARCHANA- $21.00



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