Welcome To Hindu Temple of Rochester

Temple Hours

Mon - Fri
 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Services

Our temple offers variety of services to cater to community needs.

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

Renew 2023 Membership

Wishing you a very happy and prosperous New Year 2023. Become or renew your membership for this year today.

Temple Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming events
Sankata Hara Chaturthi, Ganesh Abhishekam 6:30 PM
Feb09Thu
Sankata Hara Chaturthi, Ganesh Abhishekam 6:30 PM

Sankata Hara Chaturthi, Ganesh Abhishekam 6:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Sunderkand 10 AM
Feb11Sat
Sunderkand 10 AM

Sunderkand 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Pradosham 6:30 PM
Feb17Fri
Pradosham 6:30 PM

Pradosham 6:30 PM (Shiv Lingam Abhishekam & Rudram Chanting)

ePuja sponsorship
2023 Maha Shivratri
Feb18Sat
2023 Maha Shivratri

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

ePuja sponsorship
Shiv Sahasranama & Maha Aarti 6 AM
Feb19Sun
Shiv Sahasranama & Maha Aarti 6 AM

Shiv Sahasranama & Maha Aarti 6 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Navagraha Abhishekam10 AM,
Feb25Sat
Navagraha Abhishekam10 AM,

Navagraha Abhishekam10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Shiv Parvathi Kalyanam 5 PM
Feb25Sat
Shiv Parvathi Kalyanam 5 PM

Annual Sri Shiv Parvathi Kalyanam 5 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM
Feb26Sun
Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM

3rd Sun Sri Murugan Abhishekam 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Nataraja Abhishekam 10 AM
Mar01Wed
Nataraja Abhishekam 10 AM

Nataraja Abhishekam 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Sri Venkateshwara Abhishekam 10 AM, Pradosham 5:30 PM
Mar04Sat
Sri Venkateshwara Abhishekam 10 AM, Pradosham 5:30 PM

1st Sat Sri Venkateshwara Abhishekam 10 AM, Pradosham 5:30 PM

ePuja sponsorship
Gayathri Havan 10 AM
Mar05Sun
Gayathri Havan 10 AM

Gayathri Havan 10 AM

ePuja sponsorship
Sri Satyanarayan Puja 6:30 PM, Holika Dahan 7:30 PM
Mar06Mon
Sri Satyanarayan Puja 6:30 PM, Holika Dahan 7:30 PM

Satyanarayan Puja 6:30 PM, Holika Dahan 7:30 PM

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.