Hindu temple complex planned on 17 acres in Massachusetts

Land has been acquired for Sri Shiva Temple in Bellingham (Massachusetts), work on which will start in the upcoming spring, reports suggest. According to reports, it will be built in two phases, and when completed, it will have the sanctuary, community hall, classrooms, staff residences, etc. A stream passes through the temple complex and the […]

Hindus urge Kentucky Governor Bevin to visit desecrated Hindu temple in Louisville

Hindus, appalled by the reports of vandalizing and desecration of Hindu temple in Louisville, are urging Kentucky Governor Matt G. Bevin to urgently visit this temple. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged Governor Bevin to visit the vandalized Shree Swaminarayan Temple Kentucky and meet the dismayed Hindu community in […]

US Hindus appalled at desecration of Hindu temple in Louisville

Hindus nationwide are reportedly dismayed at the reports of vandalizing and desecration of Hindu temple in Louisville (Kentucky, USA). Reports suggest that this vandalism, desecration and apparent hate crime (between Sunday night and Tuesday morning) at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Kentucky resulted in deity image sprayed with black paint, broken windows, walls spray-painted with inappropriate messages […]

Hindu temple with capacity of 7,800 people opens in Massachusetts

A magnificent two-story Hindu temple reportedly covering 40,000 square feet on a 28-acres plot, which claims to accommodate 7,800 devotees, is opening in Groton (Massachusetts) with 12-days of ceremonies ending on October 20. New England Shirdi Sai Temple is designed in traditional style following Vastu Shastra and whose main worship hall can hold 500 congregants, […]

Dakotas to have their first Hindu temple soon

A Hindu temple is planned to open soon in the Tea suburb of South Dakota’s largest city Sioux Falls, which is claimed to be the “first Hindu temple in the Dakotas”. North Dakota and South Dakota, states in the Great Plains region of USA, are spread out in about 147,814 square miles area. There is […]

Hindu Temple breaking ground in Chatham Illinois April 21

Preparations are reportedly on for Bhoomi Puja (ground breaking) for the new about 8,500 square-feet Hindu Temple of Greater Springfield (HTGS) in the village of Chatham (Illinois). Bhoomi Puja is performed to attract the positive energies and to appease the natural elements of the new site while seeking the blessings of Vastu Purush and mother […]

Another Hindu Temple approved in Connecticut

Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Milford in Connecticut has reportedly unanimously approved the proposal to establish a Hindu Temple and Cultural Center in Milford. Besides worship services, it also plans to undertake various cultural activities and community events. The proposed Temple building sits on 1.77 acres, reports suggest. Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman […]

Masonic Temple becomes Hindu Temple in Topeka

Topeka Hindu Temple (THT) has reportedly purchased a building in Kansas capital Topeka, which was formerly a Masonic Temple. According to reports, this building was previously owned by Topeka “Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry”. It will be converted to a Hindu place of worship. Area Hindus, who have been living here since 1960s, […]

A $6 million Hindu temple planned in Connecticut

A Hindu temple is reportedly planned in Manchester town of Connecticut at an estimated cost of about $6 million, and is expected to complete in 2019. Planning and Zoning Commission of Town of Manchester, in its December 11 meeting, reportedly unanimously approved a place of worship to Om Foundation Inc. Construction of this double-storey temple […]

Hindu temple proposed at former church building in Chicago suburb

A Hindu temple is being reportedly planned in a building on about 2.4 acres plot in the Chicago suburb Lake in the Hills, which previously housed a Christian church. This temple, being put forward by Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), plans to open daily and will be used for worship/prayer services, assemblies, ceremonies, […]

Virginia to have 500+ acres Hindu retreat

An over 500 acres of serene and vibrant Hindu spiritual retreat has reportedly been planned near Bowling Green in Virginia (USA), which is expected to open in the summer of 2019. Known as Devasya and run by global charitable group International Swaminarayan Satsang Organization (ISSO), it reportedly plans to spend over $7 million just on […]

Hindu temple planned in Bowling Green, Kentucky

A Hindu worship place is reportedly being planned in Bowling Green (Kentucky). According to reports, City-County Board of Adjustments of Warren County in Kentucky has approved Conditional Use Permit for a religious institution requested by International Swaminarayan Satsang Organization. This temple complex reportedly plans to have a built area of 32,000 square feet on a […]

New Jersey Hindu temple consecrating unique Krishna statue with 19-day rituals

Shri Krishna Vrundavana Hindu temple in Edison (New Jersey) is organizing “Shri Krishna Pratishtapana and Brahma KalashOthsava” from May 28 to June 15; involving ancient rituals, philosophical symposiums and festivities around the consecration of uniquely created Saligrama Krishna statue. It took six months to sculpt this Lord Krishna statue from the Saligrama rock brought from […]

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, […]