Celebrating our Heritage

A place that has brought people from diverse communities, local and global, together to form one big extended family.

#1. Temple tours are suspended from June to August. Please inform the temple ahead of time if a group of more than 10 are coming. Contact manager at manager@hsmn.org

#2. Interested in volunteering at Front-desk in Summer? With as little as 2 hours per week of volunteering learn to develop skills in customer service, transaction management, Hindu religion, communication and leadership. For details email frontdesk@hsmn.org

#3. Please renew your trustee membership for 2017 as soon as possible. Contact membership@hsmn.org for questions.

Services

The Hindu Society of Minnesota provides religious, spiritual, educational, social and cultural activities for all generations of the Hindu community. As the largest Hindu temple in North America, our organization offers the unique benefit of providing a multitude of community resources and activities under one roof.

Religious Services

HSMN provides a beautiful Hindu Temple (place of worship) for the Twin Cities Hindu community. Our temple is authentic and built according to “Vastushastra” – a traditional system of Hindu architectural design. There are 21 mini temples which are identical replicas of several famous temples from all regions of India. Temple timings are Monday to Friday 9:30am to 11:30am and 5:30pm to 8:30 pm, weekends and holidays 9:00 am to 8:30 pm. All are welcome

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Cultural Services

Cultural committee comprised of the committee chair and 2-3 other members organizes cultural events for major cultural holidays such as Holi, Diwali and the Cultural Heritage Day showcasing the vast talent from the Twin Cities area.
As well as assists in hosting events of visiting national and international cultural artists as well as Religious cultural events of the multitude of regional communities.

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Educational Services

Hindu American Temple School(HATS) offers classes the covers different aspects of Hindu Dharma, including spiritual practices such as Yoga, in an age appropriate manner. The school follows a graded and a diverse curriculum that meets the requirements of children (from ages 4-15 yrs) growing up in the American society. 

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Food Services

Our divine scriptures say Annam Parabrahma Swaroopam! While preserving the divinity of food, we serve prasadam/food at   our temple with the help of devotee volunteers on weekends       and special occasions like festivals etc. Food Sponsor is one of the most gratifying and popular service among the devotees and is always booked couple of months in  advance by enthusiastic devotee volunteers.  

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Outreach

Outreach and philanthropic efforts were always a part of the activities of the Hindu Society of Minnesota. Since the inception of Outreach committee in 2009, the HSMN has supported local non profits and involved in various fund raising activities to support people in need around the world. 

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Shopping

The Temple gift shop located in the main level of the Temple offers unique gift items that you can take back as souvenirs and gifts.

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Temple Tours

HSMN Temple is  built according to Vastushastra (Hindu Architectural Science) from Hindu Scripture (Vedas). Tours will be given on Saturday and Sunday starting at 09:30 A.M and is expected to last ~1 hour. Donation of any dollar amount is very welcome for the guided tour. Please call temple manager for other days.

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Facility Reservations

HSMN allows the devotees and general public to rent the Auditorium and Kitchen Dinning areas for private parties and functions.

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Calender Events

Temple Timings:
Mon - Fri 9:30am - 11:30am and 5:30pm - 8:30 pm
Weekends and Holidays 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
 
 

Special Events

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7/23/2017 6:30 PM Swami Anantha Charya Katha Swami Anantha Charya(Sunday July 23rd - Friday July 28th 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM) - Flyer

7/27/2017 6:30 PM Naga Garuda Panchami Naga Garuda Panchami (Thursday July 27th 2017 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM) - Flyer

7/28/2017 5:30 PM Jain Temple 10th Anniversary Cele bration Jain Temple 10th Year Anniversary (Friday July 28th,29th,30th) - Flyer

7/29/2017 5:00 PM Thiru Aadi Pooram Cellebration Thiru Aadi Pooram Celebration (Sunday July 29th 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM) - Flyer

8/4/2017 6:30 PM Varalakshmi Vratham Varalakshmi Vratham (Friday Aug 4th 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM) - Flyer

8/6/2017 5:00 PM Satyanarayana Puja by 108 Devotees Satyanarayana Puja (108 Devotees Sunday Aug 6th 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM) - Flyer

8/7/2017 7:00 AM Yajur Upakarma Yajur Upakarma (Monday Aug 7th 2017 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM) - Flyer

8/12/2017 10:00 AM Cultural Heritage Day Cultural Heritage Day(Saturday Aug 12th 2017 ) - Flyer

8/14/2017 6:00 PM Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami(Monday Aug 14th 2017 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM) - Flyer


Get Involved

The Temple is the focal point of the Hindu community of Greater Minnesota, and serves the religious, spiritual, educational, cultural and
social needs. There are many ways for you to support our temple – these are designed to suit all levels of giving.

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Volunteer Opportunities

As a non-profit organization, our services rely on the generous participation of community members. Sign-up to volunteer today!

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Donations

Donations go directly to the facilities and services provided at HSMN. Donate to a project or cause, or make a general donation.

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Become a Member

Membership services allow premier access to upcoming events and more. Learn more about becoming a member today.

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