Activity Offerings

Mahashivaratri Celebrations

Sunday, Mar 4, 2018

Time: 6:30am – 12:00am

Mahashivaratri is celebrated to venerate Lord Shiva and marks the day when the Lord manifested as a blazing column of fire. The festival is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of Maagha according to the Hindu calendar. It is believed that the people who fast on this night and offer prayers to Lord Shiva bring good luck into their life.

Lord Shiva is the main deity in Rameshwaram temple. Mahashivaratri celebrations are done on grand scale with the day devoted to chantings, offerings, homas and contemplation. Everyone is invited to participate in puja and singing the glory of the Lord. Detail program is as below:

6:30 AM – 12 Noon      Mahanyaasam, Ekaadasa Rudra Homa

6:00 PM – 7:45 PM   Dharmaabhishekam by public

6:25 PM – 7:00 PM   Bhajans by Chinmaya Shruti

7:00 PM – 7:45 PM    Dance offering by Shakti School of Bharata Natyam

7:45 PM – 8:15 PM    Bhajans by Chinmaya Swaraanjali

8:15 PM – 8:45 PM    Abhishekam by Sponsors

8:45 PM – Midnight   Rudraabhishekam

Midnight     Mahamangala Aarati

Sponsorship:          Homam – $ 1000; Abhishekam – $500

To sponsor, please contact Dr. Srinivasa Iyer – (714) 615 5770

Parking Advisory

Sunday Feb. 11 daytime Usual parking as every Sunday (click here for details)

Monday Feb. 12 evening  Rameshwaram, Youngs, Studio Oh

Tuesday Feb. 13 daytime – ONLY Rameshwaram

Tuesday Feb. 13 evening after 5PM – Rameshwaram, Youngs, Studio Oh, CNC and the lot diagonally across the temple on Chambers road

For program details, contact:

Niru Kolli                           (949) 243 5712

Khyati Bhatt                      (714) 612-5131

Balasubramanian             (714) 290-3970

Rekha Acharya                  (714) 749-0998

Event Location

Chinmaya Rameshwaram
14451 Franklin Ave
Tustin, CA 92780

Event Fees:


Registration is closed for this event.

For more information or questions, please email:

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