Temple Etiquette

TEMPLE ETIQUETTE

MAINTAIN THE PEACE AND TRANQUILITY OF THE SURROUNDINGS 

  • Turn off cell phones and pagers or use silent modes and leave the main hall while talking on the phone.
  • If children are crying or running around take then outside.
  • Avoid ringing the bell when a puja service is in progress.

MAINTAIN CLEANLINESS OF THE PREMESIS

  • Leave footwear in the designated area.
  • Discard plastic wraps that come with the flowers in the garbage bin prior to offering them.
  • Food/drinks not allowed in the main prayer hall and clean up after your spills.

APPROPRIATE CLOTHING

  • (Older than 9 years) shorts/short skirts/sleeveless tops not allowed.

PRESERVE THE SANCTITY

  • Do not touch the idols
  • Refrain from entering the interior of sanctum sanctorum (garbhagudi). Only priests are allowed.
  • Photography and video recording of the temple interior is not allowed.