You are invited to
Our 18th Annual 3 Days
Karagam Puja that will be held on:
June 30th - July 2nd 2017 at
170 Van Siclen Avenue,
Brooklyn New York 11207

For more info Please contact us at:
Tel: 347 750 6803

Karagam Invite Mother

Officiating Priest:
Pujarie Anil Mangal

A Brief History of a Karagam Puja

A Karagam Puja is a faith healing Hindu religious ceremony.  Karagam denotes a pot or a small vessel that is filled with sacred water for purifactory purposes and associated with the worship of the Goddess Mariamman.  Mariamman’s worship embodies the sacred energies and evolutionary forces of Mother Earth and is done to usher in health and prosperity to devotees.  This is an ancient ritual enacted by Guyanese of Tamil (Madras) heritage and the oral tradition has been passed down unbroken to specialized, chosen religious priests known as Pujaries.


Friday 30th June, 2017
6:00 AM ~ Raising of Mother Kali and Krishna Flag
7:00 PM ~ Grand Eye Opening of the Divine Mariamma
8:30 PM ~ Depart to beach to Build Karagams**

Saturday 1st July, 2017
6:30 AM ~ 7:00 AM ~ Service
9:00 AM ~ Going to Beach for Mother Ganga and Kaateri Puja ***
12:00 PM ~ Service
2:00 PM ~ Hanuman Jhandi
7:00 PM ~ Service ~ Bringing out of Karagams to Street

Sunday 2nd July, 2017
5:00 AM ~ Service
6:00 AM ~ Open for public prayer
10:00 AM ~ All around Service glorifying the Deities
1:30 PM ~ 2:00 PM ~ Invocations and Looking after of Devotees
5:00 PM ~ Taking Back of Karagam to the Ocean**

**Only men will be permitted to partake in this activity
*** Everyone should assemble at Mandir vicinity by 8:30 AM
Note: Any pujari desiring to take active part in Puja should maintain a mandatory 21 day fasting beginning Friday June 9th, 2017.

3 Days Vegetarian Fasting is Mandatory to Attend Puja.

(for fasting guidelines please click here)