Majestic Hindu temple planned in New Jersey

A grand Hindu temple, Sri MahaPeriyava ManiMandapam, is reportedly being planned in Flemington area of Raritan Township in New Jersey. Raritan Township Planning Board is holding a public hearing on April 12 on “Application for Preliminary and Final Site Plan Proposed Use” of non-profit Sanatana Dharma Foundation Inc. (SDFI) of Skillman on this reportedly 10,482-square-foot […]

Maryland Hindu temple has plans for $20 million expansion with 36’ Hanuman statue

Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Temple (SBAT) in Ijamsville (Maryland) reportedly has plans for second phase $20 million expansion including another about 51,000 square-foot temple with 36 foot Lord Hanuman statue. According to reports, designs have been finalized for the second phase, which has already been approved, and funds are being raised for it. The existing about […]

Historic renovation of America’s 1st Hindu temple nearing completion in San Francisco

Historic, painstaking and expensive renovation of the magnificent Old Temple in San Francisco, claimed to be “the first Hindu temple in the Western world” and dedicated in 1906, is nearing completion. Old Temple, originally known as Hindu Temple and said to be built within four months, is a part of Vedanta Society of Northern California […]

Hindu temple opening in California’s Santa Clarita in few months

Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Santa Clarita (SSVTSC), where the main deity will be Lord Ganesh, is claiming grand-opening in early 2017. Mission of Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple of SSVTSC, a non-profit organization, is “to serve Santa Clarita community by offering a place to worship, practice spirituality, celebrate festivals and cultural activities”. When launched, it is […]

Former car dealership converted to Hindu Temple in South Carolina

A Hindu Temple & Cultural Center (HTCC) is reportedly functioning at a former Ford dealership in Orangeburg (South Carolina), hosting various religious activities. Currently in the last stage of redevelopment, it is planned to open it for public community events during the first few months of 2017. It would include three banquet facilities spread over […]

Hindu temple opens in $4.1 million building in Massachusetts

Shree Umiya Mataji Mandir has reportedly been established in Foxboro (Massachusetts). According to reports, the Sanskar Culture Society bought an industrial building for $4.1 million and then converted it into the temple, which opens daily and caters to about two hundred families in the region. This temple aims to provide “an outlet for cultural, educational, […]

Hindu Temple opens in Texas | Hindu Temple of Lubbock

Hindu Temple of Lubbock in Texas reportedly held a grand opening on September 10 with ancient Hindu rituals. Opening ceremonies included various poojas and havans, kalasha sthapana, panchamrutha abhishakam, astothara, aarthi, etc.; with priest Murali Manohar presiding over the rituals. Bhoomi-pujan of the Temple was held on April two, where Radha-Krishna is the presiding deity, […]

Hindu temple in Indiana concludes installation of murtis

Bharatiya Temple & Cultural Center (BTCC) of Greater Lafayette in West Lafayette (Indiana, USA) has completed traditional installation of statues of Hindu deities. BTCC, which formally opened in 2012, now reportedly has statues of Shiv-Parivar, Vishnu-Parivar, Venkateswara-Parivar, Ram-Parivar, Radha-Krishna, Ganesh, Lakshmi, Saraswati and Kartikeya; in addition to Navagrahas. Besides daily aarti, BTCC; whose mission includes […]

Hindu temple opening in West Virginia

A new Hindu Religious & Cultural Center (HRCC) is opening in Morgantown (West Virginia) on April 30. Grand opening ceremonies, to be held on April 30 and May one, will reportedly include nutan prarambhostav, yatra, murthi sthapana, cultural program, kids’ activities, discourse, etc. Two priests, Samudrala Venkatacharyulu from Pennsylvania and Satyanarayana Sastry from Ohio, will […]