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Shri Sharadamba Temple at Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada – Hindu Temple of Sringeri Vidya Bharati

Mahakumbhabhishekam of the Toronto Shri Sharadamba Temple and the inauguration of the Adi Shankara Museum will be held from June 18, 2010 to June 27, 2010. Mahakumbhabhishekam is on June 20, 2010. The Address of the new temple is 80 Brydon Drive, Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M9W 4N6.

The $11-million marble-and-granite temple is a replica of the 9th century Sharada Peetam at Sringeri in South India. Apart from the temple, the complex will also house a museum dedicated to the life and works of Adi Shankaracharya

The consecration ceremonies of the temple complex will be held with water brought from 250 rivers around the world including that of Ganga, Yamuna and Kaveri on June 20, 2010.

The Temple is dedicated to Goddess Sri Sharadamba, Goddess of Wisdom, - a manifestation of Goddess Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of learning and knowledge.

The temple will have murtis of Shiva, Sharadamba, Adi Shankara, Ganapati, Durga, Hanuman, Rama, Krishna and the Navagrahas.

Three main feature of temple are Gopuram (30 ft ht), Mandapam (18 ft ht) and Ceremonial passageway depicting teachings of Adi Shankaracharya.

A Model of the Temple

Shri Sharadamba Temple
80 Brydon Drive
Canada, M9W 4N6

You can find more details about the inauguration ceremony here at the official website of the temple.

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