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
  • Aadi Sevai 4th Week, 7th Aug 2018
  • Ekathasi, 8th Aug 2018
  • Prathosham, 9th Aug 2018
  • Aadi Amavasai, 11th Aug 2018
  • Aadi Pooram, 13th Aug 2018
  • Aadi Moolam, 14th Aug 2018
  • Ssasti, 16th Aug 2018
  • Prathosham, Varaluxmi Viratham, 24th Aug 2018
  • Sangadahara Sathurthi, 30th Aug 2018
more events

Opening hours

Weekdays
7.00am - 12.00pm | 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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

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

Saturday & Sunday
11.30am - 2.00pm

 

Notice Board

Dear Devotees,

As you may already be aware the temple is celebrating its 25th year silver jubilee, in 2017/2018.
This is being grandly celebrated by doing a 1008 Sahasra Kalasa Abhishegam for the annual Ganesh Sathurthi (Aavani Sathurthi).

The Kalasam will be kept in Homam prayers from Sunday the 9th September to 13th September. On the 13th September in the morning, the 1008 Kalasams will be used to give Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar an Abhishegam.

Those interested in sponsoring, can contact the temple on 03 9762 1835 ( during temple hours) or Shan Pillai on +61 468 811 544.

The temple is very pleased to offer ALL devotees Free lunch of rice and curries and free dinner ( All you can eat ) brunch style as follows :

Kalasaabishegam
Sunday 9/9/2018 (first day)
Special Pooja and prayers will be held in the Temple-Starting in the evening from 4.30 pm
Lunch:- Normal-Canteen will be open for customers during Lunch as usual from 11.30 am to 2.00 pm
Dinner :- from 8.00 pm to 9.00 pm
No sales of food but "Brunch" style
(Variety of free food )will be provided . No take aways.

Monday 10/9/2018 (second day), Tuesday 11/9/18 ( third day) & Wednesday 12/9/18 ( fourth day):
Special Pooja and prayers will be held in the morning and evening.
Lunch:- Annathanam (free food) will be provided to all from 12.00 noon to 2.00 pm
Dinner :- from 8.00 - 9.00 pm. No sales of food but "Brunch" style (Variety of free food ) will be provided to all , but no take aways.

Thursday:13/9/18 -Last day- (fifth day) of Kalasaabishegam & Aavani Sathurthi day ( Kalasam will be given to all those paid sponsors) after the abhishegam in the morning.

Special Pooja and prayers will be held in the morning and evening.
Lunch:- Annathanam (free food) will be provided to all from 12.00 noon to 2.00 pm

Dinner :- Normal Canteen Operotions will resume from 4 pm till 9.00pm
Variety of MENU including snacks and drinks available to purchase, as usual. purchase, as usual.

Thank you,
Management

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.

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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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