Wisconsin Hindu Temple Timings:
The temple is open seven days a week:
Weekdays: 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon & 6.00 PM to 8:30 PM
Weekends:8:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Tours:
We heartily welcome you to tour the sacred Hindu Temple of Wisconsin. Guided tours are offered to individuals and groups by the temple’s Education Committee co-chaired by Mrs. Subhadra Parasu. We hope the following write-up will prove helpful to you in scheduling a tour of our temple.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Reservation:
The Temple receives requests for tours throughout the year. We will be more than happy to schedule one for you. Please contact Mrs. Parasu at [email protected] / or call her at (262) 373-4997, with the following information: the name of the organization and of the contact person; number of adults and children (age or grade) in the group; and the telephone number and e-mail address of the contacting individual.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Duration and Nature of the tour:
Total duration of the tour is about an hour to an hour and a half. This includes a guided tour and an accompanying PPT presentation on Hinduism and a sharing of Information regarding the various programs offered at the temple that include spiritual discourses, yoga classes, spiritual and educational programs for children and adults, classes in various Indian dance forms, and language instruction in Hindi and other regional languages.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Fee:
We do not charge any fee for the temple tour. However, donations to the temple are always appreciated. Visitors wishing to make donations are requested to use the donation boxes in the temple for this purpose. Donations through a check payable to the Hindu Temple of Wisconsin are also welcome. If you need an acknowledgement receipt, please contact the front desk.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Cancellation:
We would appreciate knowing from you well in advance if you would not be able to attend the tour as planned. Also, in case less than 4 persons are registered for a particular date, the management reserves the right to reschedule the tour to a future date.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Dress Code:
We request you to kindly wear respectable clothing that goes with the dignity of the temple. We ask shoes to be removed prior to entering the main hall of the temple.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Strictly Prohibited:
Entering the inner sanctorum wherein the deity is installed is forbidden. Use of mobile phones and cameras in the main hall is also prohibited.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Group Tours:
Apart from the scheduled days, a large group tour can be planned on an unscheduled day as well, depending on the management and availability of tour guides.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Other Policies:
During the tour, if you come across a worship service, we request you to respect privacy and maintain silence. Students, who are to gather any kind of material for their religion class, will be assigned to the tour guides after registration. At the end of the tour, you will be given an evaluation form. We truly value your feedback as it motivates us to better ourselves and serve the interests and needs of the wider community. And therefore, we ask you to kindly take a few minutes and complete the form.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Protocol & Etiquette:
The Priests are authorized to conduct the activities of the Temple. All Patrons entering the Temple shall follow the rules set by The Board of Directors in consultation with the Priest. The following will constitute disorderly conduct and could result in immediate expulsion from the Temple.
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Disobeying Priest’s Order:
1) Interfering with ongoing ceremonies
2) Conducting programs not authorized by the Board
3) Chanting loudly, causing disturbance to other temple patrons and priest services
4) Use of inappropriate language
5) Failure to cooperate with the authorized temple volunteers/staff
6) Unauthorized posting or distribution of materials
The Board of Directors, The Hindu Temple of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Hindu Temple Contact:
N4063 W243 Pewaukee Road,
Wisconsin Hindu Temple MAILING ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 495,
e-mail: [email protected]