• Navarathri Day 1 Durga – Thursday 7 October

    Navarathri is an incredibly auspicious festival in honour of the divine feminine power, Goddess Shakthi. The Goddess is worshipped for 9 nights in the form of Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathy. The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple will be celebrating each day with prayers…

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  • Navarathri Golu Competition

    In celebration of Navarathri Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple will be holding a Golu competition.  A Golu is a traditional festive display of dolls and figurines which typically narrate Goddess-related themes and stories during the multi-day Navarathri festival. Each displayed item in a golu is sometimes called Golu doll (Bommai) or equivalent. These are typically made…

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  • Puratasi Sani

    Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple will be offering prayers to Saniswaran over the next five Saturdays . It is believed that during the month of Puratasi, worshipping Sani Bhagavan (Saturn) on Saturdays will bring devotees blessings whilst minimizing the malefic effects of the planet.  Devotees will have the opportunity to book Saniswaran Archanai and lighting…

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