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
  • Tamil New Year, 14th April, 2018
  • Gayathri Abhishekam, 15th April, 2018
  • Adchaya Thiruthiyai, 18th April 2018
  • Mahotsavam Shanthi, 19th April 2018
  • Kodiyetram, 20th April 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,

Saturday, 14th April 2018

Happy Tamil New Year

On New Year’s day, there will be a 108 Sangabhishegam to Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar to welcome Vilambi Varusham. Those who wish to join, please contact the Temple office. The New Year evening pooja will be sponsored by Melbourne YUVA, the Temple’s youth wing. If any youth are interested in taking part in the pooja, please contact the Temple office on 03 9762 1835.

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.

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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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