Debir Ghotoke Agomon O Dolai Gomon

Durga puja is a major event at Ananda Mandir and follows the Bengali calendar specifically. Close to a 1000 people from all over the NJ-PA-NY area will attend during the festival period. Several thousand lunches and dinners will be served by Ananda Mandir volunteers.

Ananda Mandir cordially invites you and your family to attend the 2018 Durga Puja festival. The festival dates are as follows, additional details will be posted later once the schedule is finalized:

Sunday, October 7, 2018: MAHALAYA
4:30 am - Mahishasura Mardini Live
Click to View Mahalaya Details

Sunday, October 14, 2018: DEBIR BODHON
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Debir Bodhon  

Monday, October 15, 2018: DEBIR AMONTRON
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Debir Amontron O Odhibas  

Tuesday, October 16, 2018: SOPTOMI
8:00 am to 10:00 am - Maha Soptomi Puja
10:00 am to 10:30 am - Pushpanjoli
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm- Debi Stuti & Sandhya Arati
Wednesday, October 17, 2018: ASHTOMI
8:00 am to 10:30 am - Maha Ashtomi Puja
10:30 am to 11:00 am - Pushpanjoli
12:03 pm to 12:51 pm - Sondhi Puja
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm- Debi Stuti & Sandhya Arati

Thursday, October 18, 2018: NOBOMI
9:00 am to 11:00 am - Maha Nobomi Puja
11:00 am to 11:30 am - Pushpanjoli
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm- Debi Stuti & Sandhya Arati

Friday, October 19, 2018: DOSHOMI
8:30 am to 10:30 am - Bijoya Doshomi
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm- Sindur Khela & Sandhya Arati

TEMPLE CLOSING: On all days temple will be closed from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm and again from 9:00 pm till next day.
KUMARI PUJA: List has now been completed and no further names will be added.
PARKING: All visitors must park in the marked spaces in our parking lot at the end of the Ananda Mandir property. Please do not park at any other spaces, particularly along the streets in front of the buildings or on the grass. This will cause a Fire Department violation and police may give out parking tickets. Thank you for your cooperation.

Ananda Mandir invites all life members and friends to join as co-sponsors of Shri Shri Durga Puja:

  One Day Puja Sponsor - $200

  Five Day Puja Sponsor - $300

  One Day Food Sponsor - $350

  Five Day Food Sponsor - $500

  Grand Sponsor - $1000

ONLINE PAYMENT: Click to Enter and Submit Sponsorship Form Online

MAIL THE CHECK: Click to Fill and Print Sponsorship Form

To cover the puja expenses Ananda Mandir requests all devotees to make at least the following puja donation:

  Family - $150

  Single - $75

  Student with ID - $25

At the Temple please proceed to the donation desk to complete the form and get your receipt. Note that we ask for only a single donation during the multi-day puja festival.

Sarva Mangala Mangalye - Shive Sarvartha Sadhike - Sharanye Triyambake Gouri - Naryani Namohostute
Ananda Mandir, 269 Cedar Grove Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873-5212 Phone: (732) 873-9821
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