Place Category: Hindu Temples
Manav Mandir Temple Brevard
The Manav Mandir Temple Brevard is evident that we are in need of a high capacity fellowship hall that could house all of the community activities and celebrations for generations to come.
Temple for worship is 7,200 sq. ft. under air, and a covered verandah for Pradakshina
The main prayer room will have provisions for 17 Hindu Idols
Private worship room is 1,000 sq. ft
Adjoining Priest residence
Prasad kitchen and dining area
Plenty of restrooms and shoe room
Two open courtyards for outdoor functions
Covered walkway and car port
Temple will have kalashas on main deity and at the entrance
This is a 35,000 sq. ft. banquet hall large enough to seat 700 people, with a dance floor, and stage area
Adorned with high ceilings with chandeliers, state of art audio/visual, and lighting
As needed, this hall can be partitioned into three smaller separate sections
Full commercial kitchen with the latest appliances and cold storage facilities
Good size rooms to be utilized as class rooms, lecture rooms, and offices of our many community Organizations
This hall will be self supportive by the money it will generate by rental fees
Ganesh is very popular among all Hindus and is a well recognized symbol of everything associated with Hinduism. He is the son of Shiva and Parvati and is considered to be the Lord of all beginnings and destroyer of evils and obstacles. People worship him at the start of all religious rituals and other ceremonies so that all the obstacles are removed.
Shrinathji is a form of Lord Krishna in the form of a seven year old child (Balak). The main temple is situated in the town of Nathdwara, located close to Udaipur, Rajasthan. The deity symbolizes the form of Krishna when he lifted Govardhan Hill to protect the people of Vrindavan from a deluge of rain sent down by Indra, the King of the Devas.
Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge, music and the arts. She is the consort of Brahma and rides a swan while playing a veena. Students worship and seek her blessings to perform well in exams and all educational endeavors.
Radha Krishna are together known as a combination of the feminine and masculine aspects of God. The Gita Govinda by Goswami highlights the spiritual love affair between Lord Krishna and Radha and this theme is celebrated throughout India.
This god is a very benelovent form of Vishnu. He is worshipped by many Hindus with their family and friends on a full moon day. The pooja is typically performed by families to enhance and preserve family harmony and to bring success and enjoyment to all.
Lakshmi or Mahalakshmi is the goddess of wealth, love and prosperity (both spiritual and material). She is Vishnu’s consort. It is said that she brings good luck to all her devotees and protects them from money related problems.
Durga, the invincible is worshipped by many Hindus to eliminate their sufferings. Her name in Sanskrit means a fort or a difficult place to overrun. She represents the divine force that is used to fight wickedness and evil. The festival of Navratri is dedicated to Durga and symbolizes the triumph of good over evil.
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Hanuman, the deity with monkey like features is a very popular deity especially in Northern India. He is the central figure in the Indian epic called the Ramayana. He is known for his courage, his immense physical strength and his unfailing support and devotion to Lord Rama. Worship of Hanuman helps a person to overcome the bad karma born out of selfishness and grants strength and fortitude in that journey.
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