*Oriya Association of Arizona will celebrate Saraswati Puja at Mountain View Community Center,8625 E. Mountain View(East of Hayden on Mountain View ) Scottsdale , AZ 85258, Ph : (480) 312-2584 on February 15th, 2014 between 12p.m & 6p.m. Saturday.


Nabkalebar festival at Jagannath Puri is scheduled in 2015 (last held in 1996) Nabakalebar is an ancient ritual associated with Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha, when the Idols of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshan are replaced by a new set of Idols. Oriya Association of Arizona (OAA) and Hindu Temple of Arizona (HTA) need your help now for celebrating Nabakalebara Festival, right here in Arizona.

  • Darshan (Nabakalebara) on July 18, Saturday, 2015
  • Ratha Yatra with new deities on Jul 19th, Sunday, 2015

Your generous donation is greatly appreciated for this event.

  • Check - Please make it out to Hindu Temple of Arizona and mark Nabakalebara 2015 in the memo and drop it in the special donation box at the temple. 
  • Credit Card Online Paypal

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