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Hindu Temple Society of North America

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Address: 45-57 Bowne Street, Flushing, NY 11355-2202
Phone Number: 718-460-8484
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Beautiful working Ganapathy Hindu temple

This temple is truly a godsend for Hindus in NYC. It is conveniently located in Flushing. There is on-street parking. The temple is very active, and draws a huge crowd of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Hartford, CT
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Hartford, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This temple is truly a godsend for Hindus in NYC. It is conveniently located in Flushing. There is on-street parking. The temple is very active, and draws a huge crowd of devotees. There are many statues and a very peaceful and serene atmosphere. Do not leave your shoes near the side door or they will be kicked down the stairs.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The temple is beautiful with all the Hindu deities. Saraswathi abhishegam , Sathya Narayana puja and Veda papaya am were in progress while we visited. At 7 pm arthi was performed with songs. We spent about 1 hour and derived satisfaction

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Bengaluru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I visit this temple every time I visit NYC. Very neatly kept temple is abode to many deities and is a calm and peaceful place. The main deity is Ganesha, also has Lord Venkateswara, Andaal, Subramhanya, Shiva Parvathi, Navagraha and many more deities. You can spend some time mediating and having the darshan of all the deities. There is a... More 

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

After a bit of struggle only we were able to find the location after talking to my relative, as the location of the temple comes under a Title of “Hindu Temple Society of North America”. In my opinion it should be a under title of “New York GANAPATHY TEMPLE”. Often the way we get confused so it is?? After reaching... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The temple's architecture is nice, and the priests seem to do a nice job during the pooja. The behavior of those at the counter are unacceptable, and unwelcoming. They seem to care more about the money given by the guests than the providing a peaceful, holy place for worship. It's suppose to be religious and cultural setting, not a business... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Sometimes my son and I stopped by, although we are not Hindus. You need to take off your shoes to get inside the temple, where there are many deities inside. The temple seems to be under renovation all the time. It look greats and the atmosphere is quiet. My son likes to light a small cup of oil. The canteen... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Established nearly 40 years ago by expatriate Indians, the temple has been regularly expanded. Well-organized and kept very very clean. The place breathes sanctity and the temple offerings are received with respect and offered with devotion. A wonderful religious experience especially for Hindus, but also offers a place for non-Hindus to experience an aspect of the HIndu religion.

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Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice temple. The canteen is really good. Some of the best south Indian fare you can find in the whole of NYC.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is an awesome place for spiritual visit. The temple primarily attracts South Indian Hindus and offers all daily and seasonal poojas. Not to mention their canteen, one of the best place in New York to taste South Indian.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I visited this Temple with my wife. It's far out in the queens but worth the trip. Food in the basement canteen is good too!

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