Shri Uma-Maheshwara

This photograph shows Shri Uma-Maheshwara (top), Shri Shiva Linga (center), and Shri Nandikeshwara (bottom). For a closer view of Shri Uma-Maheshwara. Uma and Maheshwara are the parents of Shri Ganesha and Shri Kartikeya (Subrahmanya). Shiva means “auspiciousness” and also “one in whom the whole of creation sleeps after dissolution”. It...

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Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Shri Ganesha, also called Ganapati, Vigneshwara, or Vinayaka, is the most popular of the Hindu deities and is worshipped before all undertakings because He removes obstacles and ensures success. Our Temple’s Shri Ganesha was gifted to the people of Lansing in 1982 by the late Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1927-2001) of...

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