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
Virtual Tour

Upcoming Events

Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagr Temple held many events throughout the year. Please click the link to see the upcoming events
  • Gowri Viratham - 1st Oct, 2017
  • Prathosham - 3rd Oct, 2017
  • Nadesar Abhishegam - 5th Sep, 2017
  • Purattasi Sani - 3rd week - 7th Oct, 2017
  • Maha Homam / Sangadahara Sathurthi - 9th Oct, 2017
  • Karthigai - 9th Oct, 2017
  • Purattasi Sani - 3rd week - 23rd Sep, 2017
  • Deepavali - 19th Oct, 2017
  • Skantha Shasti - 20th Oct, 2017
  • Aippasi Velli - 1st week - 20th Oct, 2017
  • Skantha Shasti - 6th/Last Day - 25th Oct, 2017
  • Soorsamharam - 25th Oct, 2017
  • Shanmugar Thirukalyanam - 26th Oct, 2017
  • Aippasi Velli - 2nd week - 20th Oct, 2017
Navarathiri 2017 Pooja Calender

more events

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
more services

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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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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