The Great American Bash - 4th July 2015
This is a successful, family event the Temple has been carrying out every year for the last few years. This year, we have made it bigger & better in the aim of the upcoming Grand Celebration of SKSST Golden Jubilee Mahotsav. This is also one of the charity events to raise money for the identified charities.
There will be health events such as Diabetes Testing, Blood Donor Registration, Yoga, and other events like Games, Raffle Draws, and Delicious food. All proceeds will go towards the nominated charities.
Click here to see more information about the nominated charities.
SKSST Golden Jubilee Mahotsav
26th December 2015 - 1st January 2016
On the occasion of this anniversary, the Temple is hosting a special Mahotsav in 2015 and as part of the celebration will be presenting a number of mini-utsavs as we build up to the main Mahotsav celebrations on 26th December 2015 through to 1st January 2016.
Click on the poster to see the dates of the Mini Utsavs.
Want to know more? Click here to visit the Mahotsav website for more details.
Chaturmaas: July - November 2015
Chaturmaas starts on Ashadh Sud Ekadashi (27th July 2015). It is the 11th day of the bright half in the month of Ashadh and this day is known as "Padma Ekadashi" or "Devshyani Ekadashi" (commonly referred to as the Neem Ekadashi). Chaturmaas begins on this day and ends on Prabhodhini Ekadashi in the month of Kartik. "Chatur" meaning four and "Maas" means months, thus it is a period of four auspicious (blessed) months.
According to the Purans, from this day onwards Lord Vishnu takes rest in Kshir Sagar (ocean of milk) instead of Vaikunt. It is said that when a devotee observes severe austerities and penance related to God during these months, they will become free from all sins and achieve indescribable merits...
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