​​Hindu Temple Of Rochester

Shikar Project Updates......

Details about the specific events during these three days may be found on the "Shikar Program" and will be updated constantly.

Puja update:
We will have five havan kunds; Opportunity to sposnsor at least one of  15 havans; Seven priests to conduct the proceedings

Limited number of sponsorships is available for the Havans and Theerth Kalash offering.  Please contact Manoj Rajgarhia (manojrajgarhia@gmail.com or 585-226-1628) as soon as possible to reserve your place.

Construction Update:
Shikhars almost to completion. Please check out the latest pictures on the website. Please follow the new parking rules and use the indicated temple entrances to ensure your safety.

Volunteers needed:
Need lots and lots of volunteers for many activities. Please volunteers as much as you can.  If you would like to join this friendly, selfless, fun-loving group, please feel free to contact our volunteer coordinator
Uma Gupta or drop by at the Temple.  There is a special task waiting for each.
Please be understanding and flexible.  Your cooperation and active involvement are crucial for the successful conduct of this major event.

Fund raising
As you can imagine, a project of this magnitude requires strong financial support from the community.  We are off to a good start and are grateful for the support so far.
As proof of that wonderful support, you will be delighted to know that we already have a generous Pradhan Sponsorship of $50,000 five other Pradhan Sponsorships of $25,000 each. We have also received a contribution of $10,000 as one of five possible Kalash sponsorship and many others at various levels.
But we need to raise approximately another $350,000.  
Our goal is to complete the project, fully funded through the generosity of our dedicated community and without any bank loan.  Only you can make it possible with your contribution now. 
We are looking for more Pradhan sponsorships, Kalash sponsorships, and any level at which you think you can help your Temple. 
Many other ways to donate.  You may also donate using Paypal at Temple's website or choose the ACH facility to transfer money from your bank account at regular intervals.Regardless of the mode but we need your strong, generous support now to help Temple have a successful Shikhar installation.

Please complete your pledge to support the program -- Your donations can be sent in various forms, including donating via Pay Pal from this web site. We have the blessing and a golden opportunity to play a big role in completing this significant project for our Temple.  The fact that this is the 25th year of our Temple makes this accomplishment all the more special.
Please feel free to contact anyone on the Board or the Executive Council if you need more information.