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Devotee Visit Schedule

Temple will be open throughout the night - for all four Kaalas (in compliance with Prince George’s County COVID-19 protocols)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, procedures are modified for the course of the Maha Sivaratri day and night, to accommodate as many devotees as possible to visit and have darshan in a safe manner. Devotees/Visitors will be allowed only for a 15 minute darshan and NOT allowed to remain at the temple for the entire night and/or Kaala pujas. Please note, the entire event will be livestreamed online.

Our utmost concern is the safety of the devotees, volunteers, priests & temple staff - we seek your cooperation, so that we may manage this event safely and efficiently.

Mandatory Online Registration for Devotee Darshan

Devotees will be allowed to visit for a 15 minute Darshan throughout the night (all four Kaalas); however, online registration will be mandatory! If you cannot register for a visit during the First Kaala Puja - please consider registering and visiting during any of the other Kaala Pujas during the night. Sanchara Linga (Atma Linga) will be available during the visit. Online Registration for Sivaratri Day/night will open on March 4, 2021 9:00 PM. An email notification will be sent out with the link for online registration

Note: No darshan between the following time slots:

      7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      10:00 PM to 10:30 PM
      1:15 AM to 1:30 AM

Samashti Sankalpam for Sivaratri Puja Sponsorships, Archanas will be livestreamed. Devotees can participate in the livestreamed Sankalpam

Devotees are requested to sponsor online for all Pujas, Archana; Sankalpam will be taken on the devotee’s behalf before the abhishekam. Samashti Sankalpam will be available at the below noted hours:

      3:15 PM
      4:00 PM
      5:00 PM
      6:00 PM
      7:00 PM
      8:00 PM
      9:00 PM
      11:00 PM
      1:30 AM (Friday, March 12)
      4:30 AM (Friday, March 12)

Do NOT bring any offerings (fruits, milk, flowers, honey, Ghee, etc.) for Abhishekam or Neivedyam (prasadam) - NO EXCEPTIONS!

Please consider donating online for the procurement of Puja/Abhishekam materials, flowers, and fruits, etc.

Vastram (Saree/Dhoti) Sponsorship available online for all Kaalas

Temple Kitchen will remain open until 11:00 PM.

Please follow the proposed procedures, visit during registered timeslot, and adhere to volunteer directions to ensure a safe, and pleasant darshan during Sivaratri! More information will be shared, once finalized.

May Parvathavardhini Samedha Ramanathaswamy Bless All

Andal Kalyanam
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Please note that all the Pujas are free to watch online. If you wish to, you may sponsor Puja(s) of your choice as detailed in the live-stream schedule at

Temple is now offering limited personal pujas and services. For more details Click here

All Akshaya Vata services resumed as of June 24, 2020

We are praying for the universal health and wellbeing (Loka Kalyana) of all humans. May the Gods & Goddess of Sri Siva Vishnu Temple continue to bless you, your family, and friends, with good health!

Sarve bhavantu SukhinaH Sarve santu NiramayaaH
Sarve Bhadrani Pashyantu Ma Kaschit Duhkha-bhaag bhaveth ||

May all become happy, May everyone be healthy
May everyone see Good things, May no one ever feel sorrow

OM ShantiH ShantiH ShantiH

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