Welcome to Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple

The Hindu Temple is a place of worship for devotees. Serving the needs of the Hindu Community

Upcoming Events
  • Sangadahara Sathurthi, 3rd May 2018
  • Murugan Thirukalyanam, 4th May 2018
  • Nadesar Abhishegam, 7th May 2018
  • Navuuru Poojakarasar, 10th May 2018
  • Ekathasi, 11th May 2018
  • Prathosham, 13th May 2018
  • Karthigai, 15th May 2018
more events

Opening hours

7.00am - 12.00pm | 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Weekends & Public Holidays
7.00am - 1.00pm | 4.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
6.30pm - 9.00pm

Saturday & Sunday
11.30am - 2.00pm


Notice Board

Dear devotees,

Tuesday 15th, May 2018 from 6.30 PM onwards
Kaarthigai Viratham will be observed on Tuesday 15th, May 2018. On this occasion there will be abhishegam and Vasantha Manda Pooja followed by circumambulation of Murugan around the temple (Thiru vizah).

The pooja itenary as follow:

Abhishegam 6.30 PM
Daily Pooja 7.15 PM
Vasantha Manda Pooja 7.45 PM followed by Thiru Vizah

Temple will be closed at 9.00 Pm after Artha Sama Pooja.

Yours sincerely,
Management Committee

A Brief History of Our Temple

Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar temple was the first traditional Hindu temple established in Melbourne, 1992. Since then the temple has fulfilled the spiritual and cultural aspirations of thousands of Hindus in Melbourne.


Punarutharana Maha Kubabhishegam (Restorative Consecration Ceremony) was conducted on 17-06-2007. The temple has been extensively renovated, with new shrines built, a Rajagopuram added and its internal and external decorations refurbished or enhanced.

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