Hinduism

Garden State Crematory: Chapel for Hindu Ceremonies

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 February 2004.

Phone: 201-867-0219
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History

Throughout the late 1980’s and 1990’s, Hindu customers at the crematory used the main Christian chapel on the premises for their funeral ceremonies. Families could rent the space for up to 20 minutes, but this arrangement did not provide a satisfactory schedule for more traditional Hindu ceremonies, which took more time. The...
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Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (BAPS)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Phone: 201-865-6555
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History

Before this temple, area BAPS members went to the Edison temple, and also gathered in people’s homes. In 1998, Pramukh Swami, the current spiritual head of the movement, came from India to see the property that the community was trying to buy. It used to be the “American Seafood” restaurant and “Millenium Nightclub.” They struggled for two years...
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Durga Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Phone: 609-683-3760
Email: durgamandir@msn.com
[flickr_set id="72157621818391729"] Activities and Schedule The Temple is open weekdays from 7:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M., and 4:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. and from 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. on the weekends. Pujas are in Sanskrit and Hindi. History The group was founded twelve years ago as the Central Jersey Hindu Association. In 1998, they purchased the property, an old flower shop and warehouse on... Read more about Durga Temple

Shree Sidhi Dham Mandir

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2014.

Phone: 201-216-9468
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Affiliation

Shree Sidhi Dham Mandir has no official affiliation. However the current priest and manager, Upendra, briefly served as a priest at the neighboring Govinda Temple on Newark Avenue, for nine months. Upendra’s two brothers are also priests. One, Arovinda Mehta, is the full-time priest of the Shree Sidhi Dham Mandir, and the other, Pravin Mehta, is priest of the Sanatan Temple in...

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Arya Samaj of Essex County-OM Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 February 2014.

Phone: 973-759-5480
Email: info@omtemple.org

History

The Arya Samaj was founded by Maharsi Dayananda Saraswati on May 6, 1875 in India. Through out the 70s and 80s, Arya Samajis in the tri-state area went to the Arya Samaj community in Jamaica Queens to participate in group meetings. The North Jersey group’s first meeting in NJ was in Dr. Singhal’s house on August 25, 1985. In 1987, they started to meet in a rented Masonic lodge... Read more about Arya Samaj of Essex County-OM Temple

Govinda Sanskar Kendra Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2014.

Phone: 201-998-1183
Website: http://www.govindatemple.org/
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Activities and Schedule

Morning arti with bhajans, 10:00 A.M.

History

Prior to 1981 this ISKCON temple was a storefront building, with an apartment above and one behind. In 1988 the community was bought the property. In 1990 and ’91, the temple was renovated, and the back apartment was converted into the worship space.

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Hindu Mandir

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 October 2001.

Phone: 201-997-5556
Website: http://www.hindumandirnj.org
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Activities and Schedule

The mandir is open daily from 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. and from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Aarthi is held daily from 9:30 A.M. until 7:30 P.M and hourly on festivals.

History

This temple is the first of two founded by...
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Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 7 February 2014.

Phone: 201-325-0510
Email: NewJersey@SwaminarayanGadi.com
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Activities and Schedule

From 6:00 A.M. to Noon, and 4:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. Programs will be offered in Gujarati, with materials translated into English, Hindi, and Sanskrit. Activities will include Pujas, and cultural and educational activities, including Sunday School classes for children, language classes, preventive maintenance classes for the... Read more about Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan Temple

Geetha Mandalam

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 12 February 2014.

Contact Information

Address: 3423 Hollywood Ave., Brookfield, IL 60513
Email: myluckyhome@gmail.com

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Amma Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2001.

Contact Information

Address: 3021 W. 35th St., Oak Brook, IL 60523

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