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Wed - September 20, 2017
Thithi
S.Pratipat - 10:05pm
Nakshatram
Uttaram - 10:34am
Gulikakalam
11:28am-12:58pm
Rahukalam
12:58pm-02:28pm
Yamagandam
08:28am-09:58am

Thai Poosam


Click here to register for 2017 Thai Poosam Kaavadi and/or Paal Kudam

Kaavadi registration:

Temple has ONLY 43 kavadis available for registration on a first come, first served basis. All kavadis MUST be registered by logging in at the temple website. Once the 43 kavadis are registered, kavadi registration will be closed. Donation requested for each kavadi is $101. ONLY ONE kavadi registration per user/email id. Registrations will be confirmed via email and devotees need to bring hard/soft copy of the email confirmation on the day of kavadi procession - February 12th, 2017 Sunday.

Paal kudam registration:

All paal kudams MUST be registered by logging in at the temple website. Paal kudam registration will be closed on February 10th, 2017, Friday at 23:59. Suggested donation for one paal kudam is $51. One user/email id can register for multiple paal kudams. Registrations will be confirmed via email and devotees need to bring hard/soft copy of the email confirmation on the day of paal kudam procession - February 12th, 2017 Sunday.

Come back on or after Jan 22nd to register for kavadi and paal kudam. The registration link will be available at the temple home page ticker tape also.

February 11th, 2017, Saturday: Thai Pusa Festival Begins

Devotees can sponsor Vel Abhishekham. Requested Donation $51.

Legal Disclaimer: The Shiva Murugan temple itself is not involved in organizing the Thai Pusa Padayatra (walk). The temple takes no responsibility or liability for those organizing/participating/volunteering in the Padayatra. Anyone who participates does so at their own wish and at their own risk.


"Social walk with friends and family to Concord Murugan temple for Thaipoosam on Iron horse trail from San Ramon central park. It is a commonly held belief that undertaking such physical pilgrimages on special occasions, we get the blessings of Lord Murugan". For more information visithttp://groups.yahoo.com/group/Concord_Thaispoosa_Padhayathirai

Shuttle Buses will be available on Second Street next to the temple between 3 PM and 8 PM on February 11th, Saturday every half hour to Walden Park and San Ramon Central Park.

Restrooms: Additional hygienic Deluxe Porta Potties will be arranged for convenience.

February 12th, 2017, Sunday: Thai Pusam Celebrations

7:00 A.M. - Ganesha Puja and Kaappu Kattudhal
   7:45 A.M. - Paal Kudam & Kavadi Puja
    8:00 A.M. - Palani Andavar Procession with Kavadi and Paal Kudam Around the Temple
   9:45 A.M. - Abhishekham for Lord ShivaMurugan
   11:30 A.M. - Maha Aarthi
   12:30 P.M. - Maha Prasadam Distribution (Lunch will be served)
   2:00 P.M. - Sri Murugan Thirukalyanam

Annadhana: You can contribute towards Annadhana Lunch.apalani@gmail.com

Parking: Please be aware of ALL parking rules. No parking on Safeway or in front of ATMs at the Credit Union. Temple's own 3rd Street Parking Lot will be available.Temple's Back Lot will NOT be available, all day Saturday or Sunday morning. Best to use Shuttle Buses on Saturday or make use of the free parking available nearby in the City of Concord. If you can volunteer for parking this weekend, please contact apalani@gmail.com or nadesan94519@gmail.com

Footwear: Please be considerate of temple rules when leaving your footwear. No footwear permitted in front of the temple or on the steps.

Fundraising: Please visit our volunteers at the Fundraising tables for information about the Construction Project of the beautiful new temple. We request your generous support.

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