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Religious Activities

  • god Lord Sri Venkateswara
  • god Lord Shiva
  • god Lord Ganesha
  • god Goddess MahaLakshmi
  • god Shri Radha Krishna
  • god Navagraha

HTW performs a variety of Vedic rituals following the religious Agama Sastras. In June 17-19, 2011, Kumbhabhishekam was performed for Lord Sri Venkateswara, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Navagraha. In April 6-8, 2012, Kumbhabhishekam was performed for Goddess Mahalakshmi and Shri Radha Krishna. HTW conducts major religious programs throughout the calendar year. These rituals engage the community to be part of the continuing Vedic tradition that is passed on from one generation to another.

Monthly Religious Activities

HTW conducts regular monthly Abhishekam for the deities and parayanam.

Pujas in January

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Live streaming starts at the stated time unless a different time is mentioned for that event.

Please check the Event Calendar for more details.

Date Puja Puja Time Live Streaming Time Sponsorship Link
3rd  Sri Shiva Abhishekam 6:30pm – 8:30pm 7:45pm – 8:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
4th Sri Ganesha Abhishekam 6:30pm – 8:30pm 7:45pm – 8:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
8th Sri Venkatesha Abhishekam 10am– 12pm 11:45am -12:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
13th Vaikunda Ekadasi (24/12 Hour Parayanam) Darshanam

6.30am – 11am

5.30pm – 8pm

Darshanam

6.15am – 6.45am

Parayanam

8.30am – 11am

5.30pm – 8pm

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14th Bhogi – Sri Andal and Sri Krishna Kalyanam 5.30pm – 7.30pm 5.30pm – 7.30pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
15th Sankranti Pongal Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
15th Sri Krishna Abishekam 10.00 – 12.00 PM 11.45 AM – 12.00 PM Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
17th Thai Poosam – Sri Karthikeya Abishekam and Archana 6:15pm – 8:00pm 6:15pm – 8:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
18th  Sri Hanuman Abhishekam 6:30pm – 8:30pm 7:45pm – 8:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
21st  Sankatahara Chaturti – Sri Ganesha Abhishekam 6:30pm – 8:30pm 7:45pm – 8:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
22nd Sri Mahalakshmi Abhishekam 10am– 12pm 11:45am -12:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
23rd Sri Satyanarayana Puja 10am– 12pm 11:45am -12:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
29th Navagraha Abhishekam 10am– 12pm 11:45am -12:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor
29th Pradosham – Sri Siva Abhishekam 6:30pm – 8:30pm 7:45pm – 8:00pm Click here for Puja or to Sponsor

 

Devotee led activities

Sri Vishnu sahasranamam chanting 1st Sunday of every month    6.30 PM
Sri Lalita sahasranamam chanting 2nd Sunday of every month    6.30 PM
Sri Hanuman Chalisa 2nd Tuesday of every month    6.30 PM
Sunderkand Parayanam Last Tuesday of every month    11.00 AM

Timings may vary. Check the Event Calendar for correct time.
For devotee led activities, please contact the religious team if you you need any information.

Major Festivals

HTW celebrates over 50 festivals annually. Some of the festivals are:

Bhogi – Sri Andal – Sri Krishna Kalyanam Maha Shivaratri Sri Krishna Janmashtami
Sankranti /Pongal Holi Onam
Thai Poosam Hanuman Jayanti Sri Ganesh Chaturthi
Vasanta Panchami Vaikuntha Ekadasi Navaraatri
Bheeshma Ekadasi Akshaya Tritiya Annakut – Govardhan Puja
Maha Shivaratri Temple Vaarshikotsavam Karthika Somavaram
Holi High School Graduation Soora Samharam
Panguni Uttiram Guru Purnima Karthigai Deepam
Skanda Shashti Sravana Somavaaram Karthika Pournima
Sri Rama Navami Bathukamma Tulasi Vivaham
Regional New Year Sri Varalakshmi Vratam Diwali

Check the event calendar for the festival details and additional festivals celebrated at HTW.

Priests

Sriman Padmanaabhacharyulu

Sriman Padmanabhacharyulu studied Vaikhanasa agama (Prathistaantham) at Sri Venkateswara Veda Patasala in Kalyani Dam and Dharmagiri. He spent more than 20 years as a priest in Tirumala, Rishikesh (TTD asramam) and Livermore temple. He joined Hindu Temple of The Woodlands in 2015. He speaks Telugu, Tamil, English, and Hindi.

Sriman Sai Chandrasekhar Sarma

Sriman Sai Chandrasekhar Sarma is a Shiva priest. He studied Krishna yajurveda Smartham and Shivagamam kalyana uthsa vaantham in Vidwat Sadas at Sri Venkateswara Veda Patasala, (Tirumala,TTD) Andhra Pradesh. He has over 14 years of experience in performing a variety of Hindu ceremonies. He joined Hindu Temple of The Woodlands in 2018. He is fluent in English, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.

Your Contribution

HTW operations are dependent on the contributions from the devotees like you. You can help HTW in multiple ways.