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 and Deepavali timings
We are delighted to announce that henceforth the Temple and the Kitchen will operate based on Saturday timings on all public holidays, beginning from 30 September 2016 (AFL Grand Final Day)
Weekdays: 7.00am - 12.00pm | 4.30pm - 9.00pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 7.00am - 1.00pm | 4.30pm - 9.00pm
Canteen Opening Hours
Weekends & Public Holidays: 11.30am - 2.30pm | 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Deepavali timings 29 October 2016
In Addition, we are also delighted to inform you that the Temple will be open on Saturday 29th October 2016 from 7 am to 1 pm and then from 2 pm to 9 pm in celebration of Deepavali.
On this date the Annathanam ( free Lunch ) will be served from 12 noon to 2.30 pm. The canteen will be open for from 5.30 pm to 9.00 pm
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Deepavali Celebrations (29 October 2016)
The Management Committee would like to inform all devotees that the temple will be open from 7.00 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 9.00 pm on Deepavali day, Saturday, 29th October 2016.
Please come and get the blessings of Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar on this very auspicious day of the festival of Lights.
On this date there will be Annathanam (free Lunch) from 12- 2.00 pm.
We wish all of our devotees a very Happy and prosperous Deepavali.
May the Great Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar bless you and your family on this very important occasion.
The Canteen will be open from 5.30 pm to 9.00 pm
- Deepawali, 29th October, 2016
Pooja & Services Details
- Canteen and other facilities
- Kodiyetram (Flag Hoisting Ceremony) - 2014
- Thaer (Chariot) Ceremony - 2014
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.Read More