Festivals & Observances

We mark around 85 Hindu festivals and observances at the Shri Ganesha Temple. All are welcome to attend these events and participate in activities.

Regular Events at the Temple

EventWhenDescriptionFor More Information
Lord Hanuman DayEvery Tuesday, 6:30pmChanting Hanuman Chalisa
Chanting Skandha Shashti Kavacham4th Friday of each monthHosted by the Tamil AssociationSubrahmanyam Kuppa - kuppa.subrahmanyam@gmail.com 0403 528 253
PaarayaNam ChantingEvery 2nd Monday of each monthPaaraayaNam by the students of the Veda Chanting Class. Raghuram Ramachandran - raghuram.ramachandran@gmail.com 0406 022 404
Food ProgramLast Saturday of every monthCooking and provision of prasadam by volunteersVolunteers contact Smt Vinder Nair- 0488 221 290

Upcoming Festivals and Observances

View the upcoming festivals below or download the current Hindu year’s Temple Festival Calendar here. Programs for the events are published on our Facebook site close to the festival date.

For information about hosting an event, please email the Secretary at secretary@hindusocietysa.com.au.

The Temple aligns its festival and observance dates and times with South India. If you’d prefer to view festival dates and times adjusted for Adelaide, they can be found here (set the location to Adelaide, SA).

Festivals & ObservancesDate
Tamil New Year14/04/2022
Mesha Sankranti14/04/2022
Pradosham14/04/2022
Vishu15/04/2022
Chitra Pournami16/04/2022
Sankadahara Chaturthi19/04/2022
Shashti21/04/2022
Ekadashi26/04/2022
Pradosham28/04/2022
Amavasai30/04/2022
Akshaya Tritiya03/05/2022
Chaturthi04/05/2022
Shashti06/05/2022
Ramanuja Jayanthi06/05/2022
Sankara Jayanthi06/05/2022
Ekadashi12/05/2022
Pradosham13/05/2022
Narasimha Jayanthi15/05/2022
Pournami15/05/2022
Vaikasi Vishakam16/05/2022
Lunar Eclipse16/05/2022
Pradosham17/05/2022
Sankadahara Chaturthi19/05/2022
Shashti21/05/2022
Ekadashi26/05/2022
Amavasai30/05/2022
Chaturthi03/06/2022
Shashti05/06/2022
Ekadashi10/06/2022
Pradosham12/06/2022
Pournami14/06/2022
Sankadahara Chaturthi17/06/2022
Shashti19/06/2022
Ekadashi24/06/2022
Pradosham26/06/2022
Amavasai28/06/2022
Chathurthi03/07/2022
Shashti05/07/2022
Ashadi Ekadashi10/07/2022
Pradosham11/07/2022
Pournami13/07/2022
Guru Purnima13/07/2022
Aadi Pirappu16/07/2022
Dakshinayana starts16/07/2022
Sankatahara Chaturthi16/07/2022
Shashti19/07/2022
Ekadashi24/07/2022
Pradosham26/07/2022
Aadi Amavasai28/07/2022
Aadi Pooram01/08/2022
Aadi Perukku03/08/2022
Shashti03/08/2022
Varalakshmi Vratham05/08/2022
Ekadashi08/08/2022
Pradosham09/08/2022
Rigveda Upakarma11/08/2022
Pournami11/08/2022
Yajur Veda Upakarma11/08/2022
Raksha Bandhan11/08/2022
Geetha week start11/08/2022
Gayathri Japam12/08/2022
Sankatahara Chaturthi15/08/2022
Shashti17/08/2022
Krishna Janmashtami19/08/2022
Sri Krishna Jayanthi20/08/2022
Ekadashi23/08/2022
Pradosham24/08/2022
Amavasai26/08/2022
Saama Veda Upaakarmam30/08/2022
Maha Ganesha Chathurthi31/08/2022
Shashti02/09/2022
Ekadashi06/09/2022
Thiru Onam 08/09/2022
Pradosham08/09/2022
Anantha Chaturdashi09/09/2022
Pournami10/09/2022
Pitrupaksham start10/09/2022
Sankatahara Chaturthi13/09/2022
Shashti16/09/2022
1st Purattaasi Shani17/09/2022
Ekadashi21/09/2022
Pradosham23/09/2022
2nd Purattaasi Shani24/09/2022
Mahalaya Amavasai25/09/2022
Navarathri starts - Day 126/09/2022
Navarathri Day 227/09/2022
Navarathri Day 328/09/2022
Navarathri Day 429/09/2022
Chaturdashi29/09/2022
Navarathri Day 530/09/2022
3rd Purattaasi Shani Vaara Pooja01/10/2022
Shasthi01/10/2022
Navarathri Day 601/10/2022
Navarathri Day 702/10/2022
Navarathri Day 803/10/2022
Ayudha Puja04/10/2022
Maha Navami04/10/2022
Vijayadashami05/10/2022
Vidhyarambham05/10/2022
Dusshera05/10/2022
Kedara Gowri Vratham start05/10/2022
Ekadashi06/10/2022
Pradosham07/10/2022
4th Purattaasi Shani Vaara Pooja08/10/2022
Pournami09/10/2022
Sankatahara Chaturthi13/10/2022
Shasthi15/10/2022
Ekadashi21/10/2022
Pradosham22/10/2022
Deepavali24/10/2022
Lakshmi Puja25/10/2022
Kedaara Gowri Vratham ends25/10/2022
Skandha Shashti start26/10/2022
Chaturthi29/10/2022
Shasthi30/10/2022
Shoora samharam30/10/2022
Ekadashi04/11/2022
Pradosham05/11/2022
Pournami08/11/2022
Lunar Eclipse08/11/2022
Sankadahara Chaturthi12/11/2022
Shashti14/11/2022
Vrishchikam 1-Sabarimala Mandala Kalam starts17/11/2022
Ayyappa Puja17/11/2022
Ekadashi20/11/2022
Pradosham21/11/2022
Amavasai23/11/2022
Chaturthi27/11/2022
Shashti29/11/2022
Ekadashi04/12/2022
Pradosham05/12/2022
Karthigai Deepam06/12/2022
Pournami07/12/2022
Sankatahara Chaturthi11/12/2022
Shashti14/12/2022
Maargazhi Month Start - Thiruppavai16/12/2022
Ekadashi19/12/2022
Pradosham21/12/2022
Hanuman Jayanthi23/12/2022
Amavasai23/12/2022
Chaturthi26/12/2022
Mandala Pooja27/12/2022
Thiruvempavai starts28/12/2022
Shashti28/12/2022
Vinayakar Shashti28/12/2022
New Year Puja01/01/2023
Vaikuntha Ekadashi02/01/2023
Pradosham04/01/2023
Pournami06/01/2023
Asdra Darshanam06/01/2023
Sankatahara Chaturthi10/01/2023
Bogi Pandigai14/01/2023
Makara Sankranti15/01/2023
Pongal15/01/2023
Mattu Pongal16/01/2023
Kaanum Pongal17/01/2023
Ekadashi18/01/2023
Pradosham19/01/2023
Thai Amavasai21/01/2023
Chaturthi25/01/2023
Shashti27/01/2023
Ratha Sapthami28/01/2023
Ekadashi01/02/2023
Temple Anniversary02/02/2023
Pradosham03/02/2023
Thaipusam05/02/2023
Pournami05/02/2023
Sankatahara Chaturthi09/02/2023
Shashti11/02/2023
Ekadashi16/02/2023
Pradosham18/02/2023
Maha Shivaratri18/02/2023
Amavasai20/02/2023
Chaturthi23/02/2023
Shashti25/02/2023
Ekadashi03/03/2023
Pradosham04/03/2023
Masi Magam06/03/2023
Pournami07/03/2023
Sankatahara Chaturthi11/03/2023
Karadaiyan Nombu15/03/2023
Ekadashi18/03/2023
Pradosham19/03/2023
Amavasai21/03/2023
Ugadi22/03/2023
Rama Navami start22/03/2023
Sankatahara Chaturthi25/03/2023
Shashti27/03/2023
Shri Rama Navami30/03/2023
Ekadashi01/04/2023
Pradosham03/04/2023
Pournami05/04/2023
Holi05/04/2023
Panguni Uthiram05/04/2023
Sankadahara Chaturthi09/04/2023
Shashti12/04/2023
Mesha Sankranti14/04/2023
Tamil New Year14/04/2023
Vishu14/04/2023
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