Top Hindu Temples in the US

Hinduism is one of oldest and ancient religions on earth. It is majorly practised in India. Due to the huge migration of Indians to other countries, you will find various Hindu Temples in almost every country. As per Hindu religion, Temple is the prominent place to offer prayers to Hindu Gods. Hindu religion believes in many Gods, that is why you find many Hindu temples with their unique architectures, dedicated to various Hindu Gods in India. Similarly, In the USA also, around 900 plus Hindu temples exist as of 2020. Here is the List of Top Hindu Temples in the US you should visit.

List of Top Hindu Temples in the USA

Vedanta Society

Location: 963-Webster Street, San Francisco-US

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Vedanta-Society Hindu Temple in The US-San Francisco

This was the first Hindu temple built in the US. It was built in 1906 by Vedanta society, which is part of Ramakrishna Mission organisation. It is associated with Swami Vivekananda, who gave a historical speech on Hindu religion in the US in 1893. After that, Vedanta society formed and built the first Hindu cultural building or temple in the US.

Vedanta Society website-

Malibu Hindu Temple

Location: 1600, Las Virgenes Canyon Road, Calabasas, California-US

Malibu Hindu Temple in The US-California

It is one of the largest Hindu temples in western countries. It is the Hindu God, Lord Venkateswara temple, which was built in 1981. It is located in California, US. Malibu Hindu Temple organises religious events and Hindu festive celebrations. This temple has two major complexes. The primary one is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara and secondary is the smaller one, which is dedicated to Shiva.

Malibu Hindu Temple Website-

Shri Swaminarayan Temple

Location: Chino Hills, San Bernardino County, California-US

Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Temple in The US-California

It is one temple which was built in recent times in the US. The construction of Shri Swaminarayan Temple finished in 2012. It is built on 20 acres of land. The notable thing about the temple is, Its Architecture. It is also an earthquake proof temple. Shri Swaminarayan Temple has Ram Sita, Radha Krishna, Neelkanth Varni, and Bhagwan Swani Narayanan idols. BAPS Shri Swaminarayan is hindu organisation, which has built many Hindu temples in various parts of the US. Checkout below website link for list of all temples of Shri Swaminarayan.

Shri Swaminarayan Temple Website-

Mahalaxmi Hindu Temple

Location: New Castle County, Delaware-US

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Mahalaxmi Hindu Temple in The US-Delaware

This is the Hindu God Mahalaxmi temple. Mahalaxmi God is known for Wealth and Prosperity among Hindu religion followers. This temple is managed by Hindu Temple Association in the US. There are many Hindi families living in Delaware. Annually more than 7000 Hindu devotees pay visits to Mahalaxmi Hindu Temple, Delaware.

Mahalaxmi Hindu Temple Website-

Tampa Hindu Temple

Location: Tampa, Florida-US

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Tampa Hindu Temple in The US-Florida

Tampa Hindu temple has idols of  Rama, Lord Venkateshwara, Shiva, Sankaracharya and Ganesh. This temple serves as a cultural hub for all major Hindu festivals in Florida. It is mostly managed by various volunteers from society. It organises various Hindu Festive celebrations like, Mahashivratri, Ganesh Chaturthi, Shri Ram Navami, Gurupoornima etc.

Tampa Hindu Temple Website-

Lord Venkateshwara Hindu Temple- Atlanta

Location: Riverdale, Georgia-US

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Lord Venkateshwara Hindu Temple in The US-Atlanta

This temple has similar architecture, which you will find in India at Lord Venkateswara Temple,Tirupati. It was built in 1990. Like all other Venkateshwara temples, iit also has a primary complex with Venkateshwara idol and secondary complex with Shiva idol.

Lord Venkateshwara Temple Website-

Balaji Hindu Temple- Chicago

Location: 1145, Sullivan Road, Aurora, Illinois, Chicago-US

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Balaji Hindu Temple in The US-Chicago

This temple was built in 1985. It is built on 20 acres of land. It is also known as Lord Venkateshwara temple in Chicago. It was one of the initial temples of Lord Venkateshwara on US grounds with remarkable architecture. Many other Lord Venkateswara temples, which were built later, were inspired by its architecture.

Balaji Hindu Temple Website-

Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago

Location: 10915, Lemont Road, Lemont, Illinois, Chicago-US

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Hindu Temple of Greater US-Chicago

You will find many Hindu temples in Chicago, It was the land where Swami Vivekanadaa gave its world famous speech in the World’s Parliament of religions event in 1893. This Temple architecture is inspired by Lord Venkateswara temple. It has various Hindu God idols. Apart from that it also has Swami Vevikannada spiritual center for meditation.This temple celebrates all major Hindu festivals in a grand way.

Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago Website-

Hindu Temple of Central Indiana

Location: 3350 N,German Church Road, Indiapolis, Indiana-US

Hindu Temple of Central Indiana-US

It is the first Hindu Temple built in 2006 in Indiana . It has a very big community hall for various prayers and events. It has shrines of all major Hindu Gods. Like Ganesh, Jagannath, Hanuman, Shiva, Laxmi, Parvathi, Rama and many more.Like all other temples, it also celebrates all major Hindu festivals. HTCI temple also performs Maha Kumbhsekham, which occurs every 12 years.

Hindu Temple of Central Indiana Website-

Akshardham Hindu Temple

Location: Robinsville, New Jersy-US

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Akshardham Hindu Temple in The US-New-Jersy

It is another Top Hindu Temples in the USA, which is managed by BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Cultural Organisation.This temple was built recently in 2014. It has breathtaking architecture. This temple is a presentation of Indian History and its rich religious culture. BAPS Swaminarayan Cultural organization has built many temples across US and all temples managed by them.

BAPS Website for all of their Hindu Temples-