Temple will be open as per it's regular schedule on November 22nd, Thanksgiving Day

Celebrating our Heritage

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

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#1. 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.

#2. Please renew your 2018 Trustee membership as soon as possible. Contact membershipchair@hsmn.org for questions.

As per the HSMN bylaws, NEC is requesting application forms from the trustees and members in good standing as of April 01, 2018 for EC/NEC positions to renew their applications & re-submit. Due date for the nomination application is 9/24/18.
Candidate Information
Nomintation Form 2018

What: Thanksgiving Pradakshina 5K

When: November 22, 2018, sign-in begins at 9 AM, and race starts at 10 AM

Where: Hindu Temple of Minnesota

Hindu Society of Minnesota hosted yet another grand Diwali event, titled “Pratibha: A Symphony of Talent”, at the prestigious Minneapolis Convention Center on October 21, 2018.
A multi-dish Indian lunch was enjoyed by close to 2000 attendees, beautiful ethnic attire was available for purchase at multiple fashion stalls, and finally, our community proudly and energetically displayed its ‘Pratibha’, meaning ‘talent’, in the form of folk and modern Indian dance styles.
HSMN gives a heartfelt THANK YOU to its 2018 Diwali sponsors, vendors, cultural participants, and wonderful audience.
We could not have done it without YOU!

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

** Note -  tours will stop after Dec 16, and will start on January 5th *** . Tours on Saturdays and Sundays start at 9:30 and last ~ 1 hour. While drop-ins are welcome,  but if your group is 10 or more, please inform us ahead by contacting the Temple Manager (manager@hsmn.org).  Tours are free but your donations will help us maintain this beautiful facility. Suggested donation: $5/person.

Special tours for groups can be arranged on weekdays, preferably Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays during the time when the temple is open (9:30 am- 11:30 am & 5:30pm- 8:30pm). Please contact Temple Manager manager@hsmn.org

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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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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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Events
Become a Member

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

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Calendar of Events

Temple Timings: Monday through Friday 9:30am - 11:30am and 5:30pm - 8:30 pm
Weekends and Holidays 9:00 am - 8:30 pm

Regular Events

 

Special Events

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11/16/2018 5:30 PM Ayyappa Mandala Pooja and Makara Vilaku Ayyappa Mandala Pooja Celebrations:- November 16th 2018 to January 14th 2019. See flyer for details.                                                  Mandalam Aarambha Pooja: Nov 16, 6:30 to 8:30 PM                      Irumudi Mandala Pooja :- Dec 26th, 2018 5:00 PM                              Makara Vilaku Pooja :- Jan 14th 2019 5:00 PM

11/22/2018 10:30 AM Karthika Poornima Satyanarayana Pooja Karthika Poornima Satyanarayana Pooja Celebration. Thursday Nov 22nd 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Please see Flyer for additional details. 

11/22/2018 5:00 PM Pavitrotsavam Pavitrotsavam Celebration includes Annabhishekam, Thiruppavade Seva, Sahasradeeparadhana and Jagannath Puja. Thursday November 22nd through Saturday November 24th, 2018. See Flyer for additional details. 

Key Events:- Nov 22nd :- Jagannatha Puja :- 7:00 PM. Sahasra Deeparadana :- 7:00 PM                                                                    Nov 23rd :- Rudrabhishekam, Annabishekam, Shiva Panchakshara Japam:- 6:30 PM                                                                                Nov 24th:- Thiruppavade Seva

11/29/2018 6:30 PM Bhairava Jayanthi Bhairava Jayanthi Celebration Thursday Nov 29th, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Please see attached flyer for details.