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Welcome to the Hindu Temple & Cultural Center of Iowa

Starting Aug 3 Temple has expanded weekend Hours. New Temple Open Hours are : 5 PM to 8 PM - Mon-Fri / 9 AM to 6 PM - Sat / 9 AM to 4 PM - Sun). Appointments are not needed for visiting temple. Face Masks are Mandatory and Social Distancing (6 feet) enforced. Thank you for visiting Hindu Temple.

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.

Please see the link below for a list of candidates for the upcoming HTCC Board Elections.


Please see the link below for a list of members eligible to vote in the upcoming HTCC Board Elections.

 Voter List

Corona Virus Advisory. Please note the below

Few weeks back we closed the Temple Doors for Devotees, due to prevailing Covid-19 pandemic but continued temple rituals behind closed doors.

At this time, we are pleased to announce that HTCC Board has decided to re-open temple to public with limited open Hours. This re-opening is compliant with CDC, Iowa State and Local guidelines. Keeping the Safety of our priests, Volunteers and Devotees in mind, we have put together guidelines that will allow a safe visit to Temple and receive the blessings of Lord.

Here are the Temple re-opening Hours and Guidelines:

Temple is now open for Devotees without Appointments, but make sure to follow these guideines
Open Hours:
5 PM to 8 PM (Monday thru Friday)
9 AM to 6 PM (Saturday)
9 AM to 4 PM (Sunday)

During the visit Devotees are requested to :

  1. All Devotees must wear a Face Mask during the visit to temple
  2. Enter the temple and follow Floor markings for Darshan
  3. Follow directions given by Priests and Volunteers
  4. Maintain Social Distancing (6 feet)
  5. Have darshan and exit within 15 minutes
  6. Additionally, please note:
  7. You can request for a quick Archana, but there won't be any Tirtam or Chatari to minimize contact
  8. Devotees should not bring Fruits and Flowers during the visit

Additional Guidelines:

  1. Devotees with symptoms such as Fever, Cough and Shortness of Breath are strongly advised to "Stay at Home" and seek medical help and and not visit Temple. We appreciate your cooperation during these tough times.
  2. At this time, Group visits and Temple Tours are not available

We continue to depend on Volunteers to ensure Social Distancing and Safe Darshan for visiting families.

For volunteer signup please use this link Sign Up!

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.

Special Events Sign up link

Below is a link where you can signup for upcoming events. Please note that limited number of families are allowed per event.
Sign Up!

Upcoming Events

Sri Raghavendra Swamy Aradhana and Sravana Third Balaji Abhishekam
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Sri Raghavendra Swamy Aradhana/Sravana Masam Third Balaji Abhishekam (Two Sponsor Families allowed)


10:30 AM Abhishekam starts
12:45 PM Raghavendra Swamy Astottara Pooja

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebration
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Sri Krishna Janmashatami Celebration


8:30 PM Bhajans and Kirtans on Lord Krishna
Mid night Lord Krishna Birth Celebration and Arathi

Karthikeyan-Valli-Devasena Thiru Kalyanam
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Adi Kritikai Celebrations - Karthiekayan-Valli Devasena Celestial Wedding Ceelbration.


4:30 PM Karthikeyan Kalyanam

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