Welcome To Hindu Temple of Rochester

Temple Hours

Mon - Fri
 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jan & Feb
 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mar - Dec
 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sat & Sun
 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sri Sita Rama Pattabhishekam, the celebration of Sri Rama and Sita Devi's coronation (May 24-26th 2024)

Become A Volunteer

At our temple where we usually have more work to do than we have staff to do it, volunteers boost our power. Please consider Volunteering

Sponsorship for 2024 Annual Puja Sponsorship. Click below for more details.

Temple Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming events
Sita Rama Pattabhishekam, Day 1
May24Fri
Sita Rama Pattabhishekam, Day 1

First Day of Sita Rama Pattabhishekam

ePuja sponsorship
Sita Rama Pattabhishekam, Day 2
May25Sat
Sita Rama Pattabhishekam, Day 2

Second Day of Sita Rama Pattabhishekam

ePuja sponsorship
Sita Rama Pattabhishekam, Day 3
May26Sun
Sita Rama Pattabhishekam, Day 3

Third Day of Sita Rama Pattabhishekam

ePuja sponsorship
Health Walk 9:30A M
Jun01Sat
Health Walk 9:30A M

Health Walk 9:30 AM

Venkateshwara Ahishekam 10 AM
Jun01Sat
Venkateshwara Ahishekam 10 AM

Venkateshwara Ahishekam 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Pradosham 6:30 PM
Jun03Mon
Pradosham 6:30 PM

Pradosham 6:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Sunderkand 10 AM
Jun08Sat
Sunderkand 10 AM

Sunderkand 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Nataraja Abhishekam 10 AM
Jun08Sat
Nataraja Abhishekam 10 AM

Nataraja Abhishekam 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Mridangam Annual Day 3 PM
Jun09Sun
Mridangam Annual Day 3 PM

Mridangam Annual Day 3 PM

Kuchipudi 4:30PM
Jun09Sun
Kuchipudi 4:30PM

Kuchipudi 4:30PM

Tamil Class Annual Day 10 :45 AM
Jun09Sun
Tamil Class Annual Day 10 :45 AM

Tamil Class Annual Day 10 :45 AM

Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM
Jun16Sun
Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM

Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship

Services

A vital mission of a community organization is to actively support and enhance the quality of life of our local community and beyond. Temple constantly seeks to expand our Hinduism and Community Services Programs.

Religious

Temple performs various Pujas, celebrates major Hindu Festivals/Events and offers private pujas for all life-events and celebrations.

Education

Temple conducts various Hinduism, Cultural, Language and Health educational programs for Kids, Youth and Adults.

Interfaith / Outreach

Temple offers various Interfaith programs to Schools/Collages and other interfaith institutions.

Hall Reservation

Temple offers full banquet facility rental services for individual, private and community events.

Kitchen

Temple Kitchen has a full-fledged kitchen to cook Mahaprasads, and any community / private catering needs of 'satvik' food.

Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision

The Mission & Vision of the Hindu Temple of Rochester is to preserve, educate and provide service support for the Religious, Humanitarian and Cultural norms of Hinduism by worship of the Supreme Being, represented by Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, Vedas’ Gods or their avatars.

Our organization

Hindu Temple of Rochester (HTOR) is a members owned, volunteer-driven, community-supported, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Temple is organized and operates in accordance to the member approved constitution.

Our Values

People, Passion, Place/Environment & Respect for all.

Our Goals

To promote understanding and respect for Hindu philosophy.

Membership

Please consider becoming a member and support our temple. Select an option that best fits your needs

Singles / Seniors (>61 years)

$35 / year

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Student

$25 / year

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Life

Life

$1000 / life

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Abhijith Mukunda

Abhijith Mukunda

Wonderful temple and super welcoming and accommodating priest and volunteers. Very happy with our experience here.

Raushan Singh

Raushan Singh

Always love the place and all celebrations are fantastic! Even if you are not a religious person, visiting this temple just once makes you feel at peace and happy!

Dev Bhattarai

Dev Bhattarai

I had my cousin wedding in this Temple. They got big hall for ceremonies and programs. Loved it.

Shailendra Gupta

Shailendra Gupta

Very peaceful, spiritual experience and awesome community. They keep hosting various spiritual events. Priest is also very welcoming. Plenty of parking space, scenic surrounding.

Steve Klondus

Steve Klondus

Very peaceful, smelled fantastic, beautiful scenery & building, parking was plentiful. The attending priest is very welcoming & knowledgeable!

Ramanathan Ramasubbu

Ramanathan Ramasubbu

Excellent temple in the woods of Rochester. The priests Shraddha was impeccable. Attended the Saturday pooja with abhisbekam for Perumal. Very serene environment. Highly recommend for anyone visiting Niagara.