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Krthigai - Jul 21
Full Moon - Jul 11
New Moon - Jul 26
Pradhosham-Jul 09,23
Sashti -Jul 02
Sravanam -Jul 13

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Welcome to Sri Siva Satyanārāyana Swāmi Temple!

  You have reached the Website of Canada’s newest Temple - Sri Siva Satya Nārāyanaswāmi Temple, located in the beautiful city of Mississauga in Ontario! The Kumbabhishekam of the Temple took place, in a consecration ceremony lasting for five days, on November 29, 2009, with the blessings of Pujya Sri Ravi Shankar, followed by 42 days of Mandala Pujā. The temple is consecrated with the Murthis of Sri Saundra Nāyaki samédha Sri Kailāsanāthar (Sri Sivā), Sri Lakshmiramā (Sri Mahā Lakshmi) samédha Sri Satyanārāyana Swāmi, Sri Ganesā, Sri Muruga, Ashta Bhuja (8-handed) Sri Durgā, Sri Guruvayurappan, Sri Anjaneyā, Sri Kāla Bhairavar and Navagrahās. All the Vigrahams installed in the temple are very exquisitely carved . Please see the Deities page for additional information.

  The unique feature of the temple is the self-contained 'Vision of Vedās' teaching school for those keen on learning Sāstrā and Vedās. Sri Chandrasekara Gurukkal, the founder of the temple, is an accomplished Vedic scholar, Priest and Teacher who has created a number of Vedic students in the GTA over the past several years. While there are plenty of temples in Toronto, there are no learning centres where one can learn Vedic recitation, rituals and Sastrās. The Canada Siva Satyanārāyana Swāmi Temple fills this void, and "Vision of Vedās" school is being created with the aim of teaching Sastras. We invite you to experience the ancient teaching tradition of India that has been in vogue for thousands of years. The speciality of the temple is that it caters to the needs of every segment of worshippers - like Saivam (worship of Siva), Vaishnavam (worship of Vishnu), Sowram (worship of Sun), Ganapathyam (worship of Ganesa) and Sāktham (worship of Sakthi).

   We hope to present, through these Web pages, as much detail as possible about the temple and the Deities consecrated therein, daily Pujā schedules as well as happenings of important events through photographs. You will be able to plan your next visit as well as send E-mails to the temple with your questions or suggestions.

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Important Events for this week

Date Day Event Time
20-07-2014 Sun Guruvayurappan Abhishékam 10:00 AM
Āanjanéyar Abhishékam  07:00 PM
21-07-2014 Mon Sri Sivan Rudra Abhishékam 07:00 PM
22-07-2014 Tue Sri Durgā Abhishékam07:00 PM
Murugan Abhishékam10:00 AM
24-07-2014 Thu Sri Dakshināmurthy Abhishékam  07:00 PM
25-07-2014 Fri Ganapathy Abhishékam 10:00 AM
 Lakshmi and Saundra Nāyaki Abhishékam 06:00 PM
26-07-2014 Sat Sri Satyanārāyanar Abhishékam  10:00 AM
27-07-2014 Sun Guruvayurappan Abhishékam 10:00 AM
Ānjanéyar Abhishékam  07:00 PM
28-07-2014 Mon Sri Sivan Rudra Abhishékam 07:00 PM

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Please note that as of July 1, 2014, the Canadian Government has enacted the so-called 'Anti-Spam' Law prohibiting unauthorized sending of Emails by individuals or organizations. While this law does not seem to appear to apply to Charitable and Non-Profit organizations such as our Temple, due to abundance of caution, we are asking you to confirm your subscription to our Temple Newsletters afresh, even though you might have done so in the past. Please take a moment to subscribe or unsubscribe again. If you have done it on or after June 30, 2014 through the link below, you need not do it again.

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Temple 4th Anniversary Celebration Videos on YouTube

We are delighted to inform you that your Webmaster has started a new YouTube Video channel exclusively for our Temple, leveraging Google Servers for bandwidth, speed and availability across wider audience and various Mobile devices. An added advantage of using YouTube is that videos will be made available in full High Definition (HD 1080p) up to 1920x1080 pixel resolutions.

As a starter, we are presenting videos taken during the recent 4th Anniversary Samvatsara Celebrations on this new channel. Please click here to see our 4th Anniversary Samvatsarā Videos held on November 30 and December 1, 2013.

The URL for this channel is
https://www.youtube.com/user/CanadaSivaTemple

Please subscribe to this channel so that you are kept abreast of latest video additions.

Those with large-sized Smart TVs, will especially love the transformation to YouTube as they can watch the videos in full HD in their living room. Just click on the YouTube App in your Smart TV and reach the channel.

Temple Accredited as a Charitable Institution

Sri Siva Hindu temple also known as “Canada Sri Siva Sathyanarayana Swami temple” was incorporated as a ‘not for profit’ Ontario corporation in 2009. An application to obtain ‘charitable’ status was submitted around the same time and CRA recently confirmed the status to our temple effective Jan 2011. (Registered Charity 8230 15227 RR 0001). The temple premises was initially leased for the first year and subsequently purchased via a private mortgage arrangement. Money collected towards various ritual offerings and donations help with the running of the temple to meet with the operational expenses.

As you may be aware, it is a significant commitment to repay the mortgage amount. In order to repay the mortgage amount, the Temple solicits your continued support and patronage. The Temple has come up with the “Bhoomi Dhanam” project for the temple area of 4697 Sq.ft with each square feet costing $125. The Temple is a vital part of our community that enriches our lives culturally, religiously and helps impart values in our children. The Temple offers us a platform to conduct our regular prayers on auspicious days besides providing an ability to participate in periodic religious discourses and other spiritual programs. You have played a vital part in making this possible for the temple management until today.

We earnestly request you to come forward again in large numbers to make this ‘Bhoomi Dhanam” project successful that will help meet the mortgage obligations of the temple. Your donations are tax deductible.

The Temple is committed to issuing receipts for all donations that you can present when filing your income tax returns.


Temple Calendars for July 2014

Please click here to download the Temple Calendar for the month of July 2014 in TAMIL.

Please click here to download the Temple Calendar for the month of July 2014 in ENGLISH.

Temple Calendars for 2014 (full year)

Please click here to download the Temple Calendar for 2014 in TAMIL.

Please click here to download the Temple Calendar for 2014 in ENGLISH.

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