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Welcome to the Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa

All Temple Events will be telecast Live on Youtube Channel.

COVID-19 UPDATED on Nov.12, 2020: Temple is currently Closed for Visitors due to increased community spread of the Virus. All Events are moved to Online only with Priests performing them. Please stay Safe. 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.

Wish you all a Very Happy Diwali !!!
As communicated earlier, in view of the prevailing Covid situation, we will be conducting Diwali Festival with Online Pooja only. We know this may be disheartening for Families who would want to join in-person and receive the blessings and wish one another during this Festival of Lights.
We are well prepared and our Punditjis will do Lakshmi/Ganesha Poojas, Govardhan and Swami Narayan Arathi. All programs are going to be telecast via Youtube Live.

Revised Pooja Schedule

Time Event
9 AM Suprabhata Seva
10 AM Lakshmi and Ganapathi Abhishekam
12 noon Main Arathi
1 PM Hourly Arathi
5 PM Govardham Pooja
6 PM Grand Govardhan Arathi and Swami Narayan Arathi
7 PM Hourly Arathi
8 PM Hourly Arathi

Please note that Sankalpam will done by Priests for all Sponsor Families before each Arathi. Please provide us your Gothram, Name and Nakshtram either in Online Payment Notes or Email to or call 515-204-6629.
If you wish to have Special Pooja for your Family, it will be done by Punditjis between 1 PM and 4 PM - via Zoom Call. Please send us your Special Pooja request via email to or call 515-204-6629.

Sponsorship Information

  • $2001 and above: Receive Large Silver Plate
  • $1001: Receive Medium Silver Plate
  • $501: Receive Silver Bowl
  • $251 : Silver Coin
  • $101: Lakshmi/Ganesha Pooja / Govardhan Pooja Sponsor
Please pay online or mail checks made to "HTCC"
Sponsoring Families can collect Souvenirs during their next visit to Temple after Covid restrictions are eased and Temple is open for visitors.

Diwali Laddu Prasadam

We want to thank all the volunteers and families who helped in the preparation of Prasadam.
Prasadam Boxes will be available for pickup in the Temple Parking Lot on Saturday from 1 PM to 8 PM.
Instructions to pick-up Prasdam Box:
1) As you arrive to Temple Parking Lot, please pickup your Prasadam near the Parking Lot. There will be a volunteer to assist.
2) We request that you do not plan to enter the Temple or have Darshan at this time. Thank you for your understanding.

Please enjoy the blessed Prasadam and share with your Family and Friends.

Upcoming Events

Karthika Pournami Group Sathyanarayana Pooja
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Group Satyanarayana Pooja at 11 AM

Monthly Balaji Abhishekam
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Monthly Balaji Abhishekam at 10:30 AM

Ayyappa Swamy Pooja
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Ayyappa Swamy Pooja at 5 PM

Dhanurmasa starts
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Dhanurmasa Poojas (morning 9 AM Tiruppavai Chanting by Priests)

Vaikuntha Ekadashi
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1. Prathama Darshanam - 7 AM 2. All day(7 AM to 7 PM) Vishnu Sahsranama - on Zoom Video Conference 3. Final Arathi - 7 PM

Monday-Friday 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Saturday 9 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday 9 AM to 4:00 PM
 Mailing Address
Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa
PO Box 100
Granger, IA 50109