Melrose Temple 2019 – 2020 Festival dates

Event TimeDate
Tamil New Year 10 am  14 April 2019
Chitrai Paruvam (Flag Hoisting) 6 pm 10 April 2019
Chitrai Paruvam (Main and Public Day) 6 am 19 April 2019
Vaigasi Visaagam (Lord Muruga’s Birthday) 4 pm         18 May 2019
Aadi Amman Prayer (Starts) 6 pm    19 July 2019
Aadi Amman Garagam (Main Prayer) 8 am  28 July 2019
Aadi Pooram 4 pm     3 Aug 2019
VaraLakshmi Viratham 4 pm    9 Aug 2019
Vinayagar Chathurthy 6 pm   2 Sept 2019
Govindan Thiru Kalyanam 4 pm    5 Oct 2019
Saraswathi Poojay 6 pm   7 Oct 2019
Skanda Sasthi (Starts) 6 pm  28 Oct 2019
Skanda Sasthi Viratham (Main Day) 4 pm    2 Nov 2019
Lord Muruga’s Thiru Kalyanam 10 am    3 Nov 2019
Kaarthigai Deepam 6 pm    10 Dec 2019
Thai Poosam (Flag Hoisting) 6 pm    30  Jan 2020
Thai Poosam Kavady (Main Day) 7 am     30 Jan 2020
Thai Poosam Kavady (Public Day) 6 am   8 Feb 2020
Maasi Magam 6 pm   8 Mar 2020
Maha Shivarathri 6 pm    21 Feb 2020
Panguni Utthiram 6 pm    6 Apr 2020

For further information please contact Guru on 079 696 6445.

Through our resident priest, our Temple offers a range of religious services to our devotees and visitors:

  1. Book Readings
  2. Wedding auspicious dates
  3. Conducting wedding ceremonies
  4. Navagraha Poojas
  5. Car Prayers
  6. House Prayers
  7. Names for new borns
  8. Brushings/blessings

Please feel to consult with Guru on a religious service that is not listed.

A nominal charge, subject to affordability, is made for any bookings or consultations, which helps to offset the cost of maintaining the Temple. Receipts are issued for these.

However, Guru Dakshina is offered at your discretion to Guru, for which no receipt is issued.

For auspicious times during a day, click here.


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