CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) ALERT

 

In accordance with the bell county guidelines the Temple will remain closed to all devotees until further notice.

We apologize for the inconvenience to our devotees. We look forward to resuming our normal operations as soon as the situation is under control.

 

In compliance with restrictions and guidelines prescribed by the Federal, State and Local authorities to combat COVID-19, we request the devotees to follow these steps while visiting the Hindu Temple of Central Texas.

The safety of our devotees, priests and visitors is of paramount concern for us. We are making adjustments for prayer services to adjust for this new reality.

If you had recently travelled to a highly affected country, please do not enter the temple. If you have fever, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, diarrhea or muscle aches, seek medical help.

  1. Daily puja, and abhishekam for all the deities will be done by 9:30 a.m.
  2. As congregation of more than 10 needs to be avoided, we request devotees to come after 9:30 a.m. The temple will be open as per normal timings during weekdays and weekends.
  3. Devotees are requested to refrain from bringing prasadam, cooked or store bought, offerings. This will include fruits, milk and honey as well.
  4. Individual Poojas at the temple will be conducted by the priests as per request.
  5. Devotees are requested to practice social distancing of six (6) feet or more while at the temple.
  6. At any given time, only a maximum of 10 people will be allowed inside the temple. Others will be requested to wait.
  7. Devotees are requested to refrain from socializing inside the temple.
  8. Individual pujas such as vahana puja etc., will be performed by prior appointment only.
  9. Follow all other guidelines of the authorities with regard to handwashing, greeting, etc. “Namsthe” greeting takes an added significance here.
  10. Prasadam distribution will be on hold until we get further directions from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
  11. If we have omitted any aspect, we will be guided by CDC recommendations.

For additional CDC recommendations, please go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/workplace-school-and-home-guidance.pdf

We apologize for the inconvenience to our devotees. We look forward to resuming our normal operations as soon as the situation is under control.


 
 
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Hindu Temple of Central Texas
4309, Midway Dr
Temple TX 76502
254.771.1270 Phone

 

Welcome to Hindu Temple of Central Texas, also known as “Omkara Maha Ganapathy Devasthanam“. As the name indicates, our primary deity is Omkara Mahaganapathy. Other deities are represented and we try to cater to large sections of Hindu community. We currently have 2 priests and they offer a variety of worship services to meet our Hindu community needs.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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