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

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

Become Life Member or renew your annual membership for reduced rates for Classes / Private Pujas and also participate in Temple affairs.

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

Temple Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming events
Pradaosham 6:30 PM
Feb21Wed
Pradaosham 6:30 PM

Pradosham 6:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Satyanarayana Puja 6:30 PM
Feb23Fri
Satyanarayana Puja 6:30 PM

Satyanarayana Puja 6:30 PM

Navagraha Abhishekam 10 AM
Feb24Sat
Navagraha Abhishekam 10 AM

Navagraha Abhishekam 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Sankata Hara Chaturthi, Ganesh Abhishekam 6:30 PM
Feb27Tue
Sankata Hara Chaturthi, Ganesh Abhishekam 6:30 PM

Sankata Hara Chaturthi, Ganesh Abhishekam 6:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Sri Venkateshwara Abhishekam 10 AM
Mar02Sat
Sri Venkateshwara Abhishekam 10 AM

Sri Venkateshwara Abhishekam 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Gayathri Havan 10 AM
Mar03Sun
Gayathri Havan 10 AM

Gayathri Havan 10 AM

Pradosham 6:30 PM
Mar07Thu
Pradosham 6:30 PM

Pradosham 6:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Maha Shivratri,108x Shiva Chalisa 5:30 AM,All night Rudram
Mar08Fri
Maha Shivratri,108x Shiva Chalisa 5:30 AM,All night Rudram

Maha Shivratri,108x Shiva Chalisa 5:30 AM,All night Rudram

ePuja sponsorship
Shiv Archana & Aarti 6 AM, Sunderkand 4:30 PM
Mar09Sat
Shiv Archana & Aarti 6 AM, Sunderkand 4:30 PM

Shiv Archana & Aarti 6 AM, Sunderkand 4:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Karadayan Nombu
Mar13Wed
Karadayan Nombu

Karadayan Nombu

Shiv Kalyanam 5:30 PM
Mar16Sat
Shiv Kalyanam 5:30 PM

Shiv Kalyanam 5:30 PM

Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM, Pradosham 5:30 PM
Mar17Sun
Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM, Pradosham 5:30 PM

Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM, Pradosham 5:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship

About us

Hindu Temple of Rochester

Hindu Temple of Rochester (HTOR) is a volunteer-driven, community-supported, non-profit organization. HTOR promotes and practices the ideals of Hindu religion through worship and education.

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.