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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
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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A very interesting visit

We have passed this building numerous time but never entered .This time we decided to visit and were glad that we did.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Oceanside, New York
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Oceanside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have passed this building numerous time but never entered .This time we decided to visit and were glad that we did.

Thank len16107
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Drove visitors, parking across the street, in the back. Interesting. Ornate. Gracious. And great food, run like a fast food (huge dosa fan).

Thank AmeliaAirheadOnTheRd
Hebron, lsrael
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

A large Hindu Temple is hardly what one would expect in New York City, but New York has immigrants from all over the world; Hindus, and non-Muslim Asians in general, have a good reputation in New York as educated, hardworking, law-abiding people. This Hindu Temple, built in 1977, follows the architectural model of temples of southern lndia. Visitors are admitted.... More 

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Stony Brook, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This temple is established in 1975 and I am a regular visitor to this place to worship. You don't have to be a Hindu, however you have to believe in God. A serene place and I usually go and sit in a corner to meditate and listen to prayers offered to various Gods by the Hindu priest. Very clean place... More 

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Baldwin, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The Temple's Canteen is a thoughtful, apparently profitable, community service available to all. It is a cafeteria-style restaurant located in the basement of the Temple. Every south Asian dish imaginable is available, at nominal cost. If you are of a different faith or background and open to sampling the fare of another culture, you will pleased. We particularly enjoyed the... More 

Thank Rey17
new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

New York is home to many temples, not just different parts of the world, even different deities of Hindu religion. This one is the oldest temple, but well maintained with a lot of renovations and additions to the main temple. Temple attracts south and north Indian crowd because of its traditional appeal, public transportation, and plethora of celebrations matching Indian... More 

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Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

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 

Thank eramakri
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

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

Thank UNR1806
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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 

Thank Shashirekha B
Tirunelveli, India
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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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