Dear Patrons,

   It is with great pleasure that NEEBPA wishes to inform all patrons that this year 2023 Durga Puja, Lakshmi Puja and Kali Puja will be celebrated at       the Hindu Temple Newcastle. 

   Durga Puja will be held from Friday 20th October - Monday 23rd October 2023 inclusive. Lakshmi Puja will be on Saturday 28th October 2023 and     Kali Puja on Sunday 12th November 2023. The venue will once again be the Ground Floor Hall of the Hindu Temple, 172 West Road,                       Newcastle - upon - Tyne, NE4 9QB.

  Our Purohit this year will be Shri Debraj Chatterjee and NEEBPA thanks him for taking on this responsibility.

  Your support is crucial for the success of the Puja, so we look forward to your attendance and participation in these important religious festivals for    our local Hindu Community. Please pass on the news to anybody who may be interested in attending.

  We are always looking for volunteers before, during and after the Puja to help to set up, carry out and clear up. Please contact us if you will be able    to help.

  We look forward to seeing you at the Hindu Temple.

  Yours sincerely,


 ** all timings mentioned are as per local time.

  Durga  Puja  2023  Nirghonto  

  Friday 20th October:

  Durga Puja - Maha Shashti

  3:00pm Kalash Sthapan,Bodhon, Amantran, Adhibas


  5.00pm Arati

  (Hoping to delay the Arati for the convenience of those who are finishing work)

  Bhog Prasad

  Saturday 21st October:

  Durga Puja - Maha Saptami

   9:00am Saptami Puja

 12.00pm Pushpanjali

  Bhog Prasad

  7:0 pm Sandhya Arati

  8:00pm Pushpanjali

  Bhog Prasad

  Sunday 22nd October:

  Durga Puja - Maha Ashtami

   8:30 am Ashtami Puja

 11:30 am Pushpanjali

 12:24pm - 12:48pm  Sandhi Puja

 12:48pm - Balidan

  Bhog Prasad

  7:00 pm Sandhya Arati

  7:30 pm Kumari Puja*

  8:30 pm Pushpanjali

  Bhog Prasad

  Monday 23rd October

  Durga Puja - Maha Navami & Vijaya Dashami

   8:30 am Navami Puja

 11:30 am Pushpanjali

 12:30 pm Hom

  Bhog Prasad

  7:00 pm Dashami Puja

  8:30 pm Pushpanjali

  9.00 pm Visarjan**

  Sindur Khela

  Saturday 28th October - Lakshmi Puja

  2:00 pm Lakshmi Puja. [ A prompt start of 2pm is recommended to enable Kojagori Laxmi Puja to be completed by 6:36pm ( Indian   Standard Time)]

  4:00 pm Pushpanjali

  Bhog Prasad 

  Sunday 12th November - Kali Puja

   5:30 pm Kali Puja

   9:30 pm Pushpanjali

   Bhog Prasad

  11.00 pm Hom

*Subject to confirmation **Opportunity for Devi Boron and sindoor khela, but going up onto the stage will not be permitted