Functions 2024

Unless otherwise noted, please note that Saturday evening functions start at 6:30PM with pooja, satsang and aarti followed by preeti bhojan. Sunday morning functions start at 10:30AM with pooja, satsang and aarti followed by preeti bhojan.

Temple
Function Date
Actual
Festival Date
Function Name Hosts Lunch/Dinner
Jan 1 Jan 1 New Year Havan Amit & Sucheta Jagoputra Lunch
Jan 13 Jan 14 Lohri & Sankranti Dinner
Feb 11 Feb 13/Feb 15 Vasant Panchami Victoria Bengali Society Lunch
Feb 25 Feb 25 AGM & Elections ( 2PM to 4PM) Location: Temple 2-4pm
Mar 8 Mar 8 Maha Shiva Ratri Temple is open for Darshan from 9AM to Noon and 5PM to midnight
Mar 24 Mar 25 HOLI/Rang Panchami Hemant Gham & Shrikant Shenwai
Chaitra/Vasant Navratri – April 9 – April 16
Apr 13 Apr 9 Ugadi Chinna Reddy, Praveen Pottumuttu Dinner
Apr 20 Apr 16 Shree Ramnavami/Sundarkand Paath Aashima Dinner
Apr 23 Apr 23 Hanuman Jayanti Mitali & Rajiv Oza, Usha & Bhimsi Solanki and family Dinner
May 25 May 23 Buddha Purnima Bal & Urmila Sharma Dinner
June 2 June 2 Shree Ram Rath Yatra Vikramaditya and Namita Mehra Dinner
June 9 June 9 Visit by Renowned Jain Saints and Scholars Jain Sangh of Vancouver Island Dinner
July 7 July 7 Festival of India Beckwith Park 11am – 4pm
July 20 July 20 Guru Purnima Neha Dhanotiya & Anupam Heda Lunch
Aug 11 Aug 11 Picnic (Beaver Lake) Temple 11am – 4pm
Aug 17 Aug 19 Raksha Bandhan Ruchi & Manish Sharma Dinner
Aug 27 Aug 26 Krishna Janamashtami Jyothy Kumar 7pm – Midnight
Sep 6 Sep 6 Ganesh Chaturti Raj Padmawar and Family Dinner
Sep 14 Sep 14 Onam Reshmi & Saibish, Jyothy & Vinod, ⁠Chithra & Dileep, ⁠Renu & Jeevan, ⁠Anju & Abhilash, ⁠Sweta & Amal, ⁠Neha & Sooraj Dinner
Pitru Paksha – Sept 18  – Oct 1/Oct 2 (Surya Grahan)
Sept 21 Sep 21 Multi Faith Function
Sharad Navratri – Oct 3  – Oct 11
Oct 5 Oct 5 Garbha Gujrati Parivar snacks
Oct 12 Oct 12 Durga Ashtami Friends of Temple
Oct 19 Oct 19 Karva Chauth Katha and Pooja
Nov 2 Nov 2 Diwali Show at UVic Ticketed Show 5pm UVIC
Nov 9 Oct 31 Deepavali Laxmi Puja Dinner
Nov 16 Nov 15 Kartik Poornima/Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti
Dec 14 Dec 11 Gita Jayanti
Jan 1 2025 Jan 1 2025 New Year Havan

Private Functions

Private
Function Date
Function Name Time