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 6.30pm - 9.00pm | Saturday & Sunday: 11.30am - 2.00pm
Please click the button to view the Virtual Tour of our temple
- Sangalpam - 9.00 AM 1st Jan, 2018
- Sanghabhishekam - 9.30 AM 1st Jan, 2018
- Vasantha Mandapooja - 10.00 AM 1st Jan, 2018
- Annathanam - 12 noon 1st Jan, 2018
Pooja & Services Details
- Canteen and other facilities
- Coming soon
Monday, 1st January 2018
Happy New Year to all of you too. Hope 2018 will bring exciting new challenges and great rewards as a consequences to all devotees. Temple will be opened from 7AM to 9PM on this day.
On this date the canteen will be closed, however, as we have done every year we will serve free food (Anathanam) during lunch, between 12 noon and 2 pm.
Please come and participate in the auspicious function.
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