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Allentown Hindu Temple Society Timings, History, Services

Allentown Hindu Temple Society Timings:

Monday to Friday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, Sunday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Daily Aarti: 10.00 AM and 7:30 PM

Allentown Hindu Temple Society History:

The Hindu Temple Society (HTS) was formed in 1978 by a group of dedicated and visionary Indian-Americans in the Lehigh Valley. HTS aims to meet religious and cultural needs of Buddhists, Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The Temple, named Shantiniketan, was built in 1985. Major renovations were completed in 1992 and 2007.

Allentown Hindu Temple

HTS is managed by a Board of Trustees and an Executive Committee. The Board is elected every two years in odd numbered years and the Executive Committee is elected every two years in even numbered years.

Facilities at the HTS include:
1) Temple Hall
2) Cultural Hall & Stage
3) Classrooms & Multi-purpose rooms
4) Kitchen
5) Priest’s Apartment

Allentown Hindu Temple Puja Services inside and Outside the Temple:

1) Deepalankara Seva
2) Ashtottara Archana
3) Satyanarayan Katha & Puja
4) Prasad Sponsorship
5) Flower Garland Sponsorship
6) Full Day Puja Sponsorship
7) Rudra Abhishekam – 11 Times
8) First Haircut or Ear Piercing
9) Upanayana – Thread Ceremony
10) Punyavachanam

11) Upanayanam
12) Seemantam
13) Veda Parayanam
14) Bhagavathi Puja
15) Sahasaranama Archana
16) Special Abhishekam
17) Samooha Abhishekam/ Samooha Homa
18) 70th Birthday
19) 80th Birthday
20) Special Homam / Havan or Puja

21) Aksharabhyasam – First Lesson
22) First Feeding of Solids – Annaprasana
23) Car Puja – Vaahan Puja
24) Weekly Archana for One Year
25) Shradh- Memorial Service with Homam
26) Tarpan
27) Hiranya Shrardham – Annual Memorial Service
28) Wedding – Vivaha Puja
29) Shastipoorthi – 60th Birthday
30) Nischayatartham – Engagement Puja

31) Naamkaran Puja
32) Griha Pravesh – House Warming
33) Bhiksha Shradh
34) Anthyeshti – Last Rites From
35) Bhoomi Puja – Ground Breaking
36) Ayush Puja On Birthday, Graduation…
37) Naamkaran Puja
38) Baby Shower Puja / Pumsavana Seemantha
39) Business Puja

Allentown Hindu Temple Classes and Programs For Kids:

Carnitic Vocal
Mridangam
Dance
Tabala
Flute
Veena
Yoga
Art
Drama
Bharatnatyam

Temples near Allentown Hindu Temple Society:

Arsha Vidya Pitham, Saylorsburg, PA – 20 miles
Anoopam Mission, Coplay, PA – 11 miles
Sri Venkateswara Temple, Bridgewater, NJ – 52 miles
Vraj Mandir, Schuylkill Haven, PA – 54 miles

Allentown Hindu Temple Society Address:

4200 Airport Road,
Allentown,
PA 18109, USA
Phone: +1 610-264-2810

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