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This year we are organising the Daily Ayyappan Vilakku Pooja from Thursday, 17th November 2022 to Saturday, 14th January 2023. Daily Ayyappan Vilakku Pooja Booking / Registration Form for Devotees are available online. Click here to > Make a pooja booking today.
Kent Ayyappa Temple has been conducting Daily Ayyappan Vilakku Pooja during the Mandala season since the year 2020 with the blessings of Lord Ayyappa.
Daily Ayyappan Vilakku is from the First day of Malayalam Month Vrischikam until Makaravilakku (Mid November to mid January) which generally spans for 60 days (the two-month-long Mandala-Makaravilakku season).
This year we are organising the Daily Ayyappan Vilakku Pooja from Thursday, 17th November 2022 to Saturday, 14th January 2023 as part of the Mandala Makaravilakku Chirappu Mahotsavam – 2022.
> More about Special Mandala Makaravilakku
Kent Ayyappa Temple is organising this year’s Karkidaka Vavu Bali from 7.30 AM until 10.30 AM on Thursday 28 July, 2022, at Medway Hindu Mandir (361 Canterbury Street, Gillingham ME7 5XS). Shree Manikandan Namboothiri will be present to facilitate and guide the Pithru Tharpan rituals on the day. Pre-registration is mandatory and the last for registration is Monday 25 July, 2022. To participate in the Karkidaka Vavu Bali this year, please register online now.
Medway Hindu Mandir & Kent Hindu Samajam are supporting Medway Maritime Hospital Doctors and Nursers, during the Coronavirus Pandemic. From Monday 20th April Medway Maritime Hospital Doctors and Nurses by providing hot meals twice a week during the lock down period. Helplines are for anyone going through tough times where they need help or support or are anxious about the current situation and feeling lonely.
> Supporting Medway Maritime Hospital
Kent Hindu Samajam celebrates Maha Shivarathri on Friday 21st February, 2020 from 6.00 pm until 6:00 am on Saturday 22nd at Medway Hindu Mandir, 361 Canterbury Street , Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5XS. > Kent Hindu Samajam celebrates Maha Shivrathri 2020
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mr. Krishnan Raman Natarajan, one of the senior member of Kent Malayalee Association, The Chairman of Kent Hindu Samajam, and Kent Ayyappa Temple Trust on Tuesday, 28th January 2020. The funeral service and cremation will take place on Monday, 10th February 2020. He had been a leading light and valued member of the local community in Kent and will be missed thoroughly.
> Funeral arrangements
This Month’s Kent Hindu Samajam family get together & Sree Ayyappa Pooja celebrations have been scheduled for Saturday, 30th November 2019 from 4:00 P.M. (16:00 Hrs) at The Medway Hindu Mandir.
Click here > Sree Ayyappa Pooja
Onam celebrations on: Sat, 21st Sep 2019 from: 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM (10:00 Hrs to 18:00 Hrs) at: 25th Gillingham Scouts Hall, Castlemaine Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2QL. More info: Onam celebrations
Kent Hindu Samajam Bhajan and family get together & International Day of Yoga celebrations have been scheduled for Saturday, 22nd June 2019 from 6:00 P.M. (18:00 Hrs) at The Medway Hindu Mandir, 361 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5XS. Click here > Kent Hindu Samajam Bhajan and family get together
Akhanda Nama Japam (24 Hours) – As part of casting (making) ceremony of Lord Ayyappa Vigraham (idol) in Panchaloham in Kerala, India for Kent Ayyappa Temple, United Kingdom.
ശബരിമല ശ്രീ അയ്യപ്പസ്വാമിയുടെ പഞ്ചലോഹ വിഗ്രഹനിര്മാണവുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ടു 24 മണിക്കൂര് നീണ്ടു നില്ക്കുന്ന അഖണ്ഡ നാമ ജപം. Click here > Akhanda Nama Japam
കുംഭ മാസത്തിലെ കൃഷ്ണപക്ഷത്തിലെ പതിമൂന്നാം രാത്രിയും പതിനാലാം പകലുമാണ് ശിവരാത്രി ആഘോഷിക്കുന്നത്. ഫാല്ഗുന മാസത്തിലെ കറുത്തപക്ഷ ത്രയോദശിയാണ് നാം ഇപ്രകാരം ആചരിച്ചു പോരുന്നത്. പ്രദോഷ സമയത്ത് ശിവന് തന്റെ ആനന്ദനടനമാടുന്നുവെന്നാണ് പഴമക്കാരുടെ സങ്കല്പ്പം. ശിവന്റെ താണ്ഡവനൃത്തം പൂര്ണ്ണമാകുന്ന ദിനമത്രേ, ശിവരാത്രി. Click here > Shivaratri – ശിവരാത്രി