CMH Summer Schedule

Please note that we will not have regular Bala Vihar Classes and Adult Satsangas until Sun. Sep. 02, 2018.   Our classes will start from Sept. 9, details will be available in upcoming emails.

1.  Upakarma – Thread Changing Ceremony at Sivalaya –  Sat, Aug 25, 2018

Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya will conduct Upakarma (thread changing ceremony) on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Upakarma is an annual ritual during which individuals who have gone through the Upanayanam ritual and wear the sacred thread get a new sacred thread and renew their commitment to the study of the Vedas. Devotees will be provided all the materials required to perform the puja including sacred thread.

Interested individuals should register at Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya or send an email to or

Puja Schedule:

7:45am – 8:00am       Puja preparation and Seating

8:00am – 10:00am      Upakarma

Puja Contribution: $21/Individual, $31/Family and Daksina to the priest
For additional details please click here

2.  Sri Krsna Janmastami – Sun. Sep 02, 2018

Sri Krsna Janmastami will be celebrated at Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya on Sunday, September 02, 2018. We welcome one and all to come and receive the blessings of Lord Krsna on this auspicious day. After the Puja, please plan to stay back and meditate in the serene environment of our beautiful Saumyakasi Sivalaya.

The puja schedule is as follows:

8:30pm – 9:30pm Sri Krsnastami Puja

9:30pm – 10:00pm Darsana and Prasada

10:00pm – 11:30pm Meditation

11:30pm – 11:45pm Bhajans

11:45pm Puja


Puja Sponsorship: $21 Sri Krsna Astottara-sata-nama Arcana will be performed on request during the temple hours.

For additional details please click here

3. Remember to use AMAZONSMILE – CMH receives .5% of member purchases, as donation

As announced, please note, that CMH has now been registered with the AmazonSmile program.  This means that every time a CMH member buys through AmazonSmile, at this link <, CMH receives .5% of our member purchases towards donations.

For your convenience this link has now been provided on our CMH website

We encourage all members to save the above link in their “Favorites” and use this link for future purchases.  This change does not cost members anything extra, but will most certainly help with CMH finances.

4. Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Temple timing:

Monday to Friday
9:00 AM – Noon
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday            
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Annual Sponsorship of Pujas at Saumyakasi Sivalaya

To seek the Lord’s grace throughout the year and/or on special occasions like Birthdays and Anniversaries, and to have the priest perform Arcana and Arati on your behalf in the temple, please fill out the annual sponsorship form.

Puja Schedule:

Everyday  Arati 7:30 PM

Every Monday  Rudrabhisekam 7:00 PM

Every Pradosa day Rudrabhisekam 7:00 PM

Every Saturday Sri Sivasahasranama Puja 9:00 AM

Every Caturthi day Ganesa Puja 6:30 PM

Every Purnima day Sri Satyanarayana Puja     
6:30 PM