Celebrating our Heritage

A place that has brought people from diverse communities, local and global, together to form one big extended family.

What: Holi Outdoor Mela (with Live DJ)
When: Sun, April 8 from 11 AM to 2 PM
Where: Hindu Temple Parking Lot.

Vallabha Tantry : president@hsmn.org
Kamalakar Kanjam : kanajam@gmail.com
Padma Naidu : ecsecretary@hsmn.org

#1. Interested in volunteering at Front-desk in Summer? With as little as 2 hours per week of volunteering learn to develop skills in customer service, transaction management, Hindu religion, communication and leadership. For details email frontdesk@hsmn.org

#2. Please renew your 2018 Trustee membership as soon as possible. Contact membershipchair@hsmn.org for questions.


The Hindu Society of Minnesota provides religious, spiritual, educational, social and cultural activities for all generations of the Hindu community. As the largest Hindu temple in North America, our organization offers the unique benefit of providing a multitude of community resources and activities under one roof.

Religious Services

HSMN provides a beautiful Hindu Temple (place of worship) for the Twin Cities Hindu community. Our temple is authentic and built according to “Vastushastra” – a traditional system of Hindu architectural design. There are 21 mini temples which are identical replicas of several famous temples from all regions of India. Temple timings are Monday to Friday 9:30am to 11:30am and 5:30pm to 8:30 pm, weekends and holidays 9:00 am to 8:30 pm. All are welcome

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Cultural Services

Cultural committee comprised of the committee chair and 2-3 other members organizes cultural events for major cultural holidays such as Holi, Diwali and the Cultural Heritage Day showcasing the vast talent from the Twin Cities area.
As well as assists in hosting events of visiting national and international cultural artists as well as Religious cultural events of the multitude of regional communities.

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Educational Services

Hindu American Temple School(HATS) offers classes the covers different aspects of Hindu Dharma, including spiritual practices such as Yoga, in an age appropriate manner. The school follows a graded and a diverse curriculum that meets the requirements of children (from ages 4-15 yrs) growing up in the American society. 

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Food Services

Our divine scriptures say Annam Parabrahma Swaroopam! While preserving the divinity of food, we serve prasadam/food at   our temple with the help of devotee volunteers on weekends       and special occasions like festivals etc. Food Sponsor is one of the most gratifying and popular service among the devotees and is always booked couple of months in  advance by enthusiastic devotee volunteers.  

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Outreach and philanthropic efforts were always a part of the activities of the Hindu Society of Minnesota. Since the inception of Outreach committee in 2009, the HSMN has supported local non profits and involved in various fund raising activities to support people in need around the world. 

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The Temple gift shop located in the main level of the Temple offers unique gift items that you can take back as souvenirs and gifts.

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Temple Tours

HSMN Temple is  built according to Vastushastra (Hindu Architectural Science) from Hindu Scripture (Vedas). Tours will be given on Saturday and Sunday starting at 09:30 A.M and is expected to last ~1 hour. Donation of any dollar amount is very welcome for the guided tour. Please call temple manager for other days.

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Facility Reservations

HSMN allows the devotees and general public to rent the Auditorium and Kitchen Dinning areas for private parties and functions.

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Get Involved

The Temple is the focal point of the Hindu community of Greater Minnesota, and serves the religious, spiritual, educational, cultural and
social needs. There are many ways for you to support our temple – these are designed to suit all levels of giving.

Volunteer Opportunities

As a non-profit organization, our services rely on the generous participation of community members. Sign-up to volunteer today!

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Donations go directly to the facilities and services provided at HSMN. Donate to a project or cause, or make a general donation.

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Become a Member

Membership services allow premier access to upcoming events and more. Learn more about becoming a member today.

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Calendar of Events

Temple Timings: Monday through Friday 9:30am - 11:30am and 5:30pm - 8:30 pm
Weekends and Holidays 9:00 am - 8:30 pm

Regular Events


Special Events

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3/24/2018 10:30 AM Akhanda Ramayan Path (Vasant Navaratri Celebration) Akhanda Ramayan Path (Vasant Navaratri Celebration) :- March 24th 10:30 AM to Match 25th 12:00 PM. Please see flyer for additional details.

3/25/2018 4:00 PM Sri Ramanavami - Sitaram Kalyanam Sri Ramanavami - Sitaram Kalyanam Celebration March 25th 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Please see flyer for additional details. 

3/31/2018 10:30 AM Hanuman Jayanthi Hanuman Jayanthi Celebrations. Sundarakandam Friday Mar 30th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Hanuman Jayanthi (108 Hanuman Chalisa Paath) Saturday Mar 31st 10:30 AM to 5.00 PM. Please see flyer for additional details. 

4/14/2018 9:00 AM Ayyappa Puja & Vishu Kaineetam Ayyappa Puja and Vishu Kaineetam Celebration. Saturday April 14th 9:00 AM. Please see flyer for additional details. 

4/14/2018 10:30 AM Tamil New Year Hindu Society of Minnesota welcomes you all to celebrate tamil new year on Saturday April 14, 2018 - Flyer - Sponsorship (Make sure to buy Banana leaf feast before April 1st)

4/20/2018 6:30 PM Sri. Shanakara Jayanthi Sri. Shankara Jayanthi Celebration. Friday April 20th 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. See Flyer for additional details. 

4/21/2018 10:00 AM Sri. Ramanuja Jayanthi Sri. Ramanuja Jayanthi Celebration Saturday April 21st 10:00 AM to Noon. See Flyer for additional details. 

4/28/2018 5:00 PM Sri. Narasimha Jayanthi Narasimha Jayanthi Celebration. Saturday April 28th 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Please see Flyer for additional details.