During one's journey from mother's womb to the last breath of life towards God, Vedic rituals are to be performed at the appropriate time, for a particular life event, to achieve great punya in one's life time and for the next.

The present day time-starved busy life style does not allow many to preserve the teachings and Vedic rituals which are meant to be religiously followed to lead a peaceful, blissfully happy and prosperous life, facilitating a very content material life and to awaken and advance the soul towards spiritual upliftment.

Vedic rituals are being performed at the Temple daily with the prime goal of your peace, happiness & satisfaction in your life, for special days of your life & your time of emotional, physical & financial struggles.

You may e-mail the personal information required for this pooja: your Name, Gothram, Nakshatram. If you are not aware of this information, we can determine it if you provide your date of birth.

On the important day of your life, you are welcome to personally attend the ritual. If you cannot join us, the Center can include your name during daily rituals at the Center & mail the prasadam to you.

On appointment, the priest can perform the pooja at your preferred location. For providing your services & benefits, donation can be offered to the Center & dakshina to the Priest.

May God Bless you, your family & the entire humanity.


LOKAH SAMASTAAH SUKHINO BHAVANTU

We perform all kinds of Parihara Pooja, all kinds of parayanam and japam, all kinds of Yantram, Mandalams.
We also do all poorva and apara karmas for different traditions like Aashwalayanam (Rig Vedam),Bodhayanam, Apasthamba (Yajur Vedam), Grahyanama (Sama Vedam)

Srimad Bhagavad Gita verses 3.13 & verses 17.8,9,10 explain the nature of food. In summary, it reiterates the adage, "You are what you eat". In essence it says that the food that is offered to the Lord or consumed must be pure and must be sattvik in nature. Also food is something that brings people together. SBAT is pleased to offer the devotees food prepared at the temple for the private religious events at temple, a pooja at home or even for your special occasions.

Phone : (301) 576 3277
Email : prasadam@sbat.org

Temple Never Use Onion and Garlic.

Minimum Notification for Placing Prasadam Order is 5 days. Minimum Order amount is $120.

We provide traditionally cooked Religious Authentic food for various occasions and religious events.

Step 1: Send an email to prasadam@sbat.org with your Name, Address, Phone Number, Order Date/Time and Menu Details. Please do mention pickup or Delivery.

Step 2: You'll receive an order confirmation email from the Temple. Your order will be finalized, only when you acknowledge this email.


Prasaadam Menu

Pooja Rate Chart


In the recent past, the Temple has been receiving numerous requests to publish a rate chart for various Pooja services being offered. Our Temple’s motto has always been that the Devotee should only have the "WILL" to do the Dharmic activity and concern for the "BILL" should be the least. Due to this practice, many devotees have been developing guilt of short-paying for services. Based on increased demand, the Temple Management has decided to publish list of Suggested Donations for various Pooja Services offered.


VRATA / VISHESHA POOJA (TEMPLE ONLY)


Pooja Description View Rate
Swarna Kavacham with Abhishekam Bhaktha Anjaneya adorned with Gold Kavacham Show
Sahasranaama Archana Chanting of the 1008 names of the Deity, followed by fruit offering and Aarati Show
Temple Sponsored Hanumath Vratham   Show
Temple Sponsored Satyanarayana Pooja   Show
Vehicle Pooja   Show

VRATA / VISHESHA POOJA (TEMPLE OR OUTSIDE)

Pooja Description View Rate
Ganapathi Homam   Show
Aayushya Homam   Show
Mrityunjaya Homam   Show
Pancha Sukta Homam   Show
Rudra Homam Homam   Show
Navagraha Homam   Show
Durga Homam   Show
Bhoomi Pooja Ground Breaking Ceremony Show
Satyanarayana Pooja   Show
Ayyappa Pooja   Show
Bhagavati Seva Worshipping Devi in tradional lamps Show
Kalyana Utsavam Celestial Wedding Ceremony to the Lord Show
Sarpabali Sarpabali is the worship of Lord Nagaraaja to ward off the bad effects of Sarpa Dosha Show
Pavamaana Homam   Show
Manyu sooktha Homam   Show
Go Pooja   Show
Go Daanam – Madhyama Kalpam Donating new cows to the temple Show
Go Daanam – Uttaama Kalpam Donating new cows to the temple and maintenance Show
Griha Pravesam House-Warming Ceremony Show
Griha Pravesam with Sathyanarayana Pooja House-Warming Ceremony Show
Chandi Homam Durga Saptashati (700 slokhas) Homam Show
Rudrabhishekam Pooja for Shiva with one time Rudra Parayanam Show
Rudra Ekadasi Mahanyasam Poorvaka, 11 times Rudra Parayanam & Rudda homam Show
Ekadasa Rudrabhishekam   Show

SHUBA / POORVA KARMA

Pooja Description View Rate
Punyaahavaachanam Religious Ceremony of purifying Mind, Body, Place and Materials Show
Naamakaranam Religious ceremony of naming the new born baby Show
Annapraasanam Religious ceremony of offering first food for baby Show
Vidyaarambam Religious initiation of child’s education Show
Chaula Karma Hair offering Show
Upanayanam Thread Ceremony Show
Upanayanam with Udaka Shanti (same day) Thread Ceremony (in detail) Show
Nishchitartham Engagement Ceremony Show
Vivaham Wedding Ceremony Show
Poorvangam for
Upanayanam
Wedding
Seemantham
Udaka Shanti
&
Nandhi
Show
Seemantham Religious Baby Shower ceremony Show
Seemantham with Udaka Shanti (same day) Religious Baby Shower ceremony (in detail) Show
Sashtiabdapoorty 60th birthday Show
Beemaratha shanthi 70th birthday Show
Sahasra chandra darshana shanthi 80th birthday Show
Sataabhishekam Above 90 Show
All day pooja charge   Show

SHRAADHA KARMA

Pooja Description View Rate
Paaravana Shraadham Annual ritual for ancestors (full fledged) Show
Chataka Shraadham Annual ritual for ancestors (Madwa tradition) Show
Hiranya Shraadham ( Sankalpam ) Annual ritual for ancestors Show
Maasikam/Sodakumbham Miscellaneous ritual for ancestors Show
Paaravana Shraadham Full Package: (2 priest for boojanam, Vadyar Sambavana, Food Package, 3 Devotee's food, Cook Charges, utility & Cleaning) Show
Tarpanam Periodic ritual for ancestors Show

APARA KARMA

Pooja Description View Rate
Funeral Rites   Show
Funeral: 1 – 9 Days ( Per Day )   Show
Funeral: 10 – 13 Days ( Per Day )   Show

Notes:

Charges above is Temple charges only and does not include Priest sambavana (this is upto the Yajaman) Mileage – 2 way 0.60 cents per mile should be paid to the priest (This rate will be applied only up to 60 miles) More than 60 miles (one way) will be consider as long distances. For long distances extra $100 will be applied to all the above item

You can offer 51 or 108 counts Vadamala for Lord Anjaneya. Temple needs at least 2 days of notification of booking a slot. Every day we have Limited slots are available at 7:00PM. Please Note that we don't offer vadamala in the morning.

Price for booking vadamala:

51 count Vadamaala = $51
108 count Vadamaala = $101



Vadamaala Booking Calender:

The temple spearheads in promoting the learning of our scriptures and Sanskrit language. Classes are held regularly to teach children and adults various slokas, stotras, Ramayanam, Bhagavatam etc. Also regular Sanskrit classes and workshops are organized in the temple for children and adults. The temple has plans to start Music, Dance, Indian languages classes in addition to the academic related classes for students in the future. Please contact the temple manager at (301) 576?3277 or email sbat@sbat.org for more info.


SAT Preparation
SAT preparation sessions are offered at SBA Temple during the school year for students who will be entering 10th or 11th grade. Use the following link to register your child. Please do not submit duplicate registrations and provide ALL mandatory information requested. Click here for more details


Bharathanatyam
Bharathanatyam classes for the 2019-20 academic year starts from August 3rd, 2019. Click here for more details


Samskritam
Samskritam classes for the 2019-20 academic year starts from September 7th, 2019 (every Saturday). Click here for more details


Sangeetham
Sangeetham classes for the 2019-20 academic year starts from October 8, 2019 (Vijayadasami). Click here for more details


Shloka Class
Shlokha classes for the 2019-20 academic year starts from September 7th, 2019 (every Saturday). Click here for more details


Instrumental Class
Instrumental Classes by Vidwan Subash Chandran. Click here for more details

SBAT operates on the principles for Vasudeiva Kutumbakam - Universal Family. The temple organizes many social welfare events like cooking food for the homeless as a part of the DC Central Kitchen, donating materials to various local food banks, providing material and monetary support for various disasters reliefs including the Super Storm Sandy Relief, Kashmir earthquake relief, Kedharnath flood relief efforts etc.

SBAT believes that the cultural events provide a learning experience for future generation on our traditions. The temple provides a platform for many music and dance teachers and students alike by encouraging them to participate and showcase their talent in our various special poojas. The temple organizes special concerts on the 1st Saturday of every month to encourage and nourish the local pool of talented and budding youngsters. In addition to that, Namasankeertanam and bhajans are organized every 2nd Saturday in our temple to spread our bhakthi culture and tradition. Please contact the temple manager at (301) 576?3277 or email sbat@sbat.org for more info.

Nadaswaram (Managala Vadyam) Services

Nadaswaram booking services will be available after March 2020.

Nadaswaram is part of the family of instruments known as 'Mangala Vadya' and is considered to be very auspicious. Our Temple offers professional Nadaswaram services for all religious / cultural events both with the Temple and outside.


Associated Charges:
Base Rate (within 70 mile radius from the Temple) - $600.00 for 4 hours (includes Travel time, if any)

(within 70 mile radius from the Temple)- $600.00 for 4 hours (includes Travel time, if any)


Base Rate (long distance) - $1200.00 / day (additional $100.00 if overnight stay is required)
Base Rate (long distance - Flight Travel) - $1500.00 / Per day

Travel and Lodging is Devotee / Organizers responsibility.
Check should be drawn in favor of "SBA Temple. Memo "Nadaswaram" All donations towards Base Rate are eligible for Tax Deductions.
Please contact the temple manager at (301)-576-3277 or email sbat@sbat.org for more info.

Jai Sri Ram!


This temple is known for bestowing better health to the devotees. The idol is believed to have special power and is considered a healer. The main Temple building has path-ways all around the sanctum sanctorum and also a large covered space (Mandapam) for devotees to assemble in front of the Lord for offering worship. On the North-West corner, a full-fledged Sannidhi for Sri Rama has been built and here He has taken abode with Seetha and Lakshmana with Anjaneya in attendance. The Gods are facing East. Rama's role as the protector and ruler is signified here as Rama is seen carrying his bow, hence the name "Kothanda Rama" for the Lord here.

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