2021 Food Drive for Calgary Food Bank

We are collecting non-perishable food items at the temple for donating to the Calgary Food Bank. Please donate food items generously to support the people in need during this holiday season. Food items can be dropped off at the temple from Dec 8, 2021 to Jan 2, 2022. Please see attached poster for further details.

New Year’s Day 2022

New Year’s Day 2022 Temple will be open from 8 am to 8 pm New Year’s eve – Dec 31 Temple will be open until midnight Please bring non-perishable food items for the Calgary Food Bank

வருடாந்திர சங்காபிஷேகம் – May 25, 2021 – Annual Sangu Abhishegam

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Dear Devotees, Vanakkam! Greetings from Sri Murugan Temple! முருக பக்த அடியார்களுக்கு வணக்கம், நமது ஆலய கும்பாபிஷேக தினமான வைகாசி விசாக புண்ணிய தினம் இந்த ஆண்டு 25.05.2021 செவ்வாய்க்கிழமை அன்று அமைந்துள்ளது. இதனை முன்னிட்டு அன்றைய தினம் நமது ஆலயத்தில் குடிகொண்டுள்ள அணைத்து தெய்வங்களுக்கும் சிறப்பு பூஜைகள், அபிஷேகம் மற்றும் 108 சங்காபிஷேகம் சிறப்புடன் நடைபெற ஏற்பாடு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளது. COVID-19 பெருந்தொற்று காரணமாக பக்த அடியார்களின் பாதுகாப்பு கருதி அனைவரும் வீட்டில் இருந்தபடியே […]

Yoga Webinar on Prevention & Management of COVID-19 Lung Problems

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Dear Devotees, Vanakkam! Greetings from Sri Murugan Temple! Due to lack of participation, the Yoga Webinar on Prevention & Management of COVID-19 Lung Problems is now changed to a free event and is rescheduled to Saturday May 29, 2021 – 5 to 6:30 PM. We hope that this would allow more participants to take part […]

Villu Pattu – (Feb 08, 2020)

Villu Paatu (In Tamil, Villu means Bow and Pattu means Song) is an ancient form of musical story-telling with song and narration. The latter is interspersed with song. The main storyteller narrates the story striking the bow. The bow rests on a mud pot kept facing downwards. A co-performer beats the pot while singing. During […]

Thaipusam 2020

The Thai Poosam was celebrated from Friday, 7th Feb 2020 till Sunday, 9th Feb 2020. The word Thaipusam is a combination of the name of the month, Thai (January), and the name of a star, Pusam. This particular star is at its highest point during the festival. The festival commemorates the occasion when Goddess Parvati […]

A brief History of the Sri Murugan Society of Alberta

The Sri Murugan Society of Alberta was founded in April 1994, to serve the religious needs and promote the spiritual wellbeing of a growing community of Hindus in Calgary and the surrounding areas. According to the By-laws of the Society, one of the primary objectives of the Society is to “foster, promote and perpetuate the […]