Welcome to Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple

The Hindu Temple is a place of worship for devotees of the Hindu religion

Temple and Canteen Operating hours
We are delighted to announce that henceforth the Temple and the Kitchen will operate based on Saturday timings on all public holidays

Weekdays: 7.00am - 12.00pm | 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 7.00am - 1.00pm | 4.30pm - 9.00pm

Canteen Opening Hours
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 6.30pm - 9.00pm | Saturday & Sunday: 11.30am - 2.00pm

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Virtual Tour

Upcoming Events

Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagr Temple held many events throughout the year. Please click the link to see the upcoming events
  • Kriti The Musical Wonder, 4th March, 2018
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Kriti - The Musical Wonder

Pooja & Services Details

Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple offers various poojas & services for devotees. Please check the link for more details
  • Poojas
  • Canteen and other facilities
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Saiva Neri - April Edition 2016

Temple Gallery

Contains past festival and pooja event's galleries. Click the link to see the photos and videos
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Dear devotees,

Sunday, 4th March 2018

Melbourne YUVA the Youth Committee of The Melbourne Vinayagar Hindu Sangam is organizing a Musical Program in aid of the Temple Building Fund entitled

Kriti The Musical Wonder
This Program is celebrating the Silver Jubilee of the Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple. Many of the established Music and Dance Schools in Melbourne have come together to support this initiative.

The program is on Sunday, 4 th March 2018 from 2.15 pm to 6.30 pm at the Drum Theatre, at the coner of Lonsdale St & Walker St, Dandenong VIC 3175.

Tickets at $40 per person is available at the temple. The price includes a snack box that will be provided free of charge.

Those who wish to book any tickets please call Shan Pillai on 046 8811 544.

Please come and enjoy a great Musical bonanza and at the same time support the Building fund of the Temple.

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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