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Welcome to the Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa

Temple Open for 10 minute per family visit on Weekends between 10 AM to 4 PM with Appointments. Face Masks are mandatory and Social Distancing will be enforced. Thanks

To watch daily live Arathi performed by the priest, please visit our Youtube Channel below.

When you visit the channel, please look under the Home tab. You should find the video for the current day. If you want to watch any older videos, please check out the videos tab. Please also subscribe to our channel so that you can get updates when there is a new video uploaded.

Based on the current Covid situation we are making few changes to our
Covid-19 Policies. Keeping the Safety of our priests, Volunteers and
Devotees in mind, these guidelines will be strictly enforced. We are all
together in this journey and your cooperation is greatly appreciated to
ensure you have a safe Darshan when you visit the temple.

Temple visit : By appointment only, no Walk-ins please

Visiting /Pooja options for devotees :

  • Devotees can request private pooja's inside temple, using this Link Book a Private Pooja

  • Special Event by Sign-up(Available in the dates mentioned in signup)
  • Special Events Sponser Sign-up

  • Appointment Link to visit Temple: Click Here
    1. Additional Guidelines:

    2. Devotees must wear a Face Mask during the visit to temple
    3. A duration of 15 minutes inside the Temple will be allowed per family
    4. Please follow Social Distancing of (6 feet)
    5. Devotees should NOT bring Fruits, Flowers, Milk, Yogurt, Ghee, Dry Fruits or any other material while visiting temple.
    6. This also applies to Sponsor Families as well. No exceptions, please.
      -> HTCC through its volunteers will procure Pooja material for all important Festivals and Abhishekams.

    1) We will provide disposable Face Masks if devotees come without one
    2) We will provide Hand Sanitizers
    3) Devotees with symptoms such as Fever, Cough and Shortness of Breath
    are strongly advised to "Stay at Home" and seek medical help and not visit Temple.
    We appreciate your cooperation during these tough times.
    4) At this time, Group visits and Temple Tours are not available

    We will continue to assess the situation and make changes to our Temple
    Hours from time to time. Please note that we may change these policies
    with short notice. We also want to remind that its our collective responsibility
    to ensure that every one has a Safe visit to temple. We encourage you all to be
    aware of health guidelines published by CDC and IOWA Health Officials and follow them.

    If you need additional information or have any questions, please contact us via email at "" or by Phone at 515-795-2635.

    Upcoming Events

    Maha Shivaratri
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    Maha Shivaratri Celebrations. All night Abhishekam for Moola Shiva Lingam starting at 7 PM and concluding at 4 AM


    7 PM Phase 1 Rudra Abhishekam
    10 PM Phase 2 Rudra Abhishekam
    12 Midnight Phase 3 Rudra Abhishekam
    2 AM Phase 4 Rudra Abhishekam
    4:30 AM Brahmi Muhurat Rudra Homam

    Panguni Uttiram - Goddess Mahalakshmi Birthday
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    Lakshmi Abhishekam starts at 6 PM Sayanotsavam of Lord Balaji at Lakshmi Shrine at 7:30 PM


    6 PM MahaLakshmi Abhishekam

    Holi Celebrations
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    Holi is a festival of colors and symbolic of universal brotherhood. Program starts at 12 Noon


    11 AM Hollika Pooja and Colors
    12 Noon Holi Colors and Music

    Ugadhi Celebrations
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    Lunar New Year (Ugadi) Celebrations Balaji Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam and Panchanga Sravanam at 11 AM


    11 AM Balaji Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam
    12:30 PM Panchanga Sravanam

    Monday-Friday: 9 AM - 10:30 AM
    Saturday-Sunday: 9 AM - 2 PM
    By appointment only, no Walk-ins please
     Mailing Address
    Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa
    PO Box 100
    Granger, IA 50109