RELIGIOUS SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE TEMPLE
Fees : The charges quoted are only for priestly services. Devotees provide the required ceremony supplies, as suggested by the priest.
Transportation : Services performed at sites away from the temple will incur additional transportation cost at $0.50 per mile to offset cost of transportation. This will be waived if transportation is provided by devotee.
Dakshina : The suggested minimum Priest Dakshina is given in parenthesis. This amount will be distributed equally among all Priests. Please Do Not give separate Dakshina to the Priest who performed the service. Please provide the payment breakdown in the service form provided by the priest, and use a single check in favor of PARASHAKTHI TEMPLE.
PUJAS and HOMAS
Suggested Gurudakshina is shown in paranthesis
|PUJAS AND HOMAS||TEMPLE ($)||AT HOME ($)(Metro area only)|
|Archana for Temple Deity||15||NA|
|Abhishekam for Temple Deity||51||NA|
|Ekadasavara Rudrabhishekam(11 repeats of Rudram – sponsored by devotee)||301 (+75)||301 (+75)|
|Satyanarayana Puja - (Puja on every Full moon day in temple in group)||21||NA|
|Satyanarayana Puja at Home||NA||151 (+40)|
|Puja for any Deity at Home||NA||151 (+40)|
|Ganapati Homam - (Homam for Lord Ganesha - Devotee sponsored)||108 (+25)||151 (+40)|
|Navagraha Homam - (Homam for Planets - Devotee sponsored)||108 (+25)||151 (+40)|
|Maha Sudarshana Homam - (Homam for Welfare - Devotee sponsored)||108 (+25)||151 (+40)|
|Bhagawathy Seva||25||251 (+51)|
|Swarna Lakshmi Homam - (Homam for wealth)||51||151 (+40)|
|Varahi Homam (Homam for power through Varahi Amma) Only Group||21/person||NA|
|Mrutyunjaya Homam (Homam for Long Life- Devotee sponsored)||108 (+25)||151 (+40)|
|Chandi Homam – Devotee sponsored||108 (+25)||151 (+51)|
|Kalyana Utsavam (Marriage of Gods performed in temple only)||101 (+25)||NA|
|Turmeric Kaappu* (Decorating Deity with Turmeric)||125||NA|
|Chandan Kaappu* (Decorating Deity with Sandal paste)||125||NA|
|Vibhuthi Kaappu* (Decorating Deity with holy ash)||125||NA|
|New Vaahana Pooja ** See Below (Puja performed for Automobile)||25||NA|
|Puja when starting New Business||101 (+25)||201 (+51)|
* Turmeric and Chandan Kaapu will be performed only for Ambal, Ganesh and Subrahmanya. Vibhuthi Kaapu is performed only for Ganesh and Subrahmanya. Bhagawathy Seva will be performed only on a group basis in temple but can be sponsored at home individually or collectively.
** Vaahana pooja is performed on Saturdays and Sundays between 2:30 pm, and 5:00 pm.
Devotees should bring 4 lemons, 1 coconut and Flowers.
TEMPLE GROUP PUJAS HOMA AND ABHISHEKAM
On special occasions such as Maha Shivarathri, Vaikashi Vishakam, Vinayaka Chathurthy, Jagannath Ratha Yathra, Chandi Homam, Kalyana Utsavam etc when multiple devotees participate, the rates charged will be different and will be announced for each such event.
|SAMSKARA||AT TEMPLE ($)||AT HOME ($) (Metro area only)|
|Ayush Homam (Homam)||108 (+25)||151 (+40)|
|Seemantam||201 (+75)||301 (+80)|
|Namakaranam||51 (+11)||101 (+25)|
|Annaprasanam||51 (+11)||101 (+25)|
|Chudakaranam (Hair Offerings)||NA||125 (+30)|
|Aksharabhyasam (Vidya Arambham)||51 (+11)||101 (+25)|
|Upanayanam||251 (+51)||351 (+80)|
|Vidyabhyasa Poorthi (Graduation)||101 (+25)||125 (+30)|
|Nischithartham (Engagement)||201 (+51)||301 (+75)|
|Vivaham (Wedding)||351 (+75)||501 (+151)|
|Wedding Anniversary||101 (+25)||201 (+51)|
|Shashtiabda Purthi||251 (+51)||351 (+80)|
|Sadabhishekam||251 (+51)||351 (+80)|
|PUJA||AT TEMPLE ($)||AT HOME ($)(Metro area only)|
|Punyaha Vachanam||151 (+11)||101 (+25)|
|Graha Pravesam||NA||201 (+51)|
|Hiranya Shraddam||51 (+25)||101 (+25)|
|Shraddam with Homam||NA||151 (+51)|
|Bhoomi Puja||NA||151 (+51)|
APARAKRAMAS ONLY AT SITE
|Funeral Home||$201 (+51)|
|Funeral Rites — Funeral Home + Memorial Park||$351 (+75)|
|Funeral Services days 1-9 Home or other designated place||$151 (+50) per day|
|Funeral Services Days 10-13 Home or other designated place||$201 (+75) per day|
|Full Package (all of Above)||$2000 (+301)|