Category Archives: South Bay

Mahashivarathri – Sri Mahakaleshwar Temple, Santa Clara

Grand Mahashivaratri Celebrations at Sri Maha Kaleshwar Mandir, Santa Clara from Saturday Feb 26th 2022 TO Monday Feb 28th 2022
Dear Devotees,
We are excited to celebrate Mahashivarathri 2022. It is our 10th year celebration here in Santa Clara. We warmly welcome all of you to join this celebration of Shiva’s energy on a very special day.
For those of you visiting the temple in person to enjoy the vibrations and the energy, we require that you be fully vaccinated and wear a mask. Our ‘Live Darshan’ link will allow you to interactively partake in the celebrations; you will be able to chat, sponsor poojas and do the sankalpam virtually.
Shivaratri Poojas performed by
Swami Surachariya Muthu Battar Founder of Canbera Sri Kalikambal Devasthanam Australia
Sponsor At –
Dance and music performances
Live Web Streaming –
Facebook srimahakaleshwar.mandir –

Insights into Your Child’s Personality – Free Class

Insights into Your Child’s Personality is a Free Class for Parents.  Sandee McClowry, NYU Professor, will share how to recognize your child’s unique temperament (personality) and be more responsive and effective as a parent.
Register here:

Puranava 2020 – Children’s Indian Heritage Fest V

Puranava – A Children’s Indian Heritage Fest is organized by Global Organization for Divinity every year in Bay area.
The purpose of Puranava is to kindle the interest and develop an appreciation for the timeless treasures of Indian heritage in children. As part of this, there are many fun-filled, creative competitions for children of all age groups and also many booths in line with Indian traditional games and other activities for both kids and adults.
Youth Competitions – This year we have the following competitions for kids and youth.
Art – PreK to high school
India Quiz – 2nd to 8th grade
Reference material is given in the website.
Story Telling – KG to 5th grade.
Creative Writing – Grade 3 onwards
Heritage Fancy Dress  – PreK to 2nd grade
Public Speaking – Grade 6 onwards
For details, visit
Early bird registrations open until Mar 15

HCCC participation in the Rodeo Parade on Jun 8th, 2019

Livermore temple has been participating, since 2013, in the annual Rodeo parade of the City of Livermore. Our volunteers decorate a truck with posters & banners of our culture & HS activities and display it as float / tableau for the parade.
Attend in Large Numbers – Dress in traditional Indian attire, Join HCCC Float, play music & dance along the parade cheering the audience along the way.
More details @
Where : Livermore City Downtown – 2nd Street
Theme : Culture, Harmony and Diversity
When : June 8th, 2019 @ 9AM
Attire: Traditional Indian
What to bring: Drums and Any Musical Instruments to play along the parade route.