^ City News
^ Events
^ Profile
^  Debate
^ Perspective
^ Monthly Calendar
^ Youth
^ Business
^ Immigration
^ Healthwise
^ InVogue
^ Fiction
^ Classifieds
^ Matrimonials
^ What's Cooking?
^ Melting Pot
^ Snapshots
^ A Day In The Life Of...
^ Family Portrait
^ Birthday Greetings
^ Baby Of The Fortnight
^ Model Mania
^ Kids Corner
 <<CityNews Main Send Flowers to India!

 We invite associations, organizations and clubs from cities around the US to send in press releases accompanied with high resolution photos for publication in City News. Contributions may be sent to

Send Gifts to India!

New Hindu Temple in GA

A new Hindu temple, the Hindu temple of Georgia opened its doors to devotees on 27th of August 2006 in Norcross, Georgia. The temple is founded by Sri Sri Selvam”Siddhar”, better known as Dr Commander Selvam to Indians in the US. Swamiji Selvam”Siddhar” personally pledged$22.00 Million for this noble cause.
he temple Pranaprathista ceremonies started on 25th August with Vedic rituals and the idols were installed on 27th August. The three-day long event included Vedic ceremonies, music and dance.

The temple opened its 1st phase with idols of Lord Ganesha, Muruga, Balaji, Sathyanarayana, Iyyappan, 16 Rudras, Shiva ,Parvati , Durgaa Maathaji, Panchamuga Anjaneya, Santhoshimaatha and Rama Parivar.

Priests LV Sharma, Umapathy Sivacharyar, Senthil Sivacharyar, Swamiji Sivaswamy took care of the Vedic rituals. Thousands of devotees participated in the Pranaprathista/Kumbabishekam. The second phase of the temple will begin soon, according to a temple release and will include the installation of 108 Shiva Ursavamurthis. Once the second phase is completed, the temple will be the only Shiva temple in the world to house 108 Shivjis.

Copyright © 2004. All rights reserved.