Welcome to Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple

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 Pooja Times Daily Abhishegam: 7:15am Morning Daily Pooja: 8:00am Uchchi Kaala Pooja: Weekdays 12:00pm Weekends 1:00pm Evening Daily Pooja: 7:15pm Arththa Jaama Pooja: 9:00pm
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Temple Notice
  • Temple and Canteen to re-open Fri 22 Oct.

    Dear devotees, We are looking forward to welcoming you back to your Temple from 7am on Friday 22 October. The Canteen will also re-open from 6:30pm on Friday 22 October.  In order to comply with Victorian Government direction, all devotees are required to adhere to the following conditions of entry: 1.Full (double dose) COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory (16 years & over). Your vaccination certificate or proof of Continue Reading

  • All Temple Priests and Staff have received the double dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

    Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple continues to comply with the Victorian Government guidance in relation to places of worship. The Temple is pleased to announce that all Temple Priests and Staff have received their double dose of the COVID-19 vaccination, ahead of the Victorian Government's mandated date for first vaccinations of 15 October 2021 for authorised or essential workers. With the Continue Reading

  • Vinayagar Chaturthi wishes from Mr. Jackson Taylor MP

    Ganesha Chaturthi festival message and wishes from our Member of Parliament Mr. Jackson Taylor MP. Ganesha Sathurthi is one celebration that unites all Hindus immaterial of which part of the world they come from. Ganesha is the first God we pray before each and every work to destroy all obstacles and to provide a smooth journey. Grateful that you and Continue Reading

  • 2021 Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal

    Dear Devotees, 2021 marks the 30th year that the Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple has supported the hard work of the Salvation Army. Over the years we have stood in rain, hail and shine collecting donations for the Red Shield Appeal, becoming one of the largest collectors for the Salvation Army. Most recently, we donated $10,000 to help support Australian’s suffering Continue Reading

  • Important Update to Sangadahara Chathurthi Maha Homam (Date Change)

    Dear devotees, Due to the Victorian Government's announcement of a lockdown we have made the decision to change the date of our Sangadahara Chathurthi Maha Homam to Sunday 24th October 2021. The Sangadahara Chathurthi scheduled for Saturday 29th May 2021 WILL NOT GO AHEAD. We will be performing the Maha Homam on Sangadahara Chathurthi on Sunday 24th October 2021. However, Continue Reading


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