Welcome to Shree Ghanapathy Temple
JOINING THE WORLD IN PRAYER
The Shree Ghanapathy Temple is one of the most innovative Hindu Temples of its kind. Since our opening in 1981 we have developed an unparalleled approach to serving the Hindu community in London whilst also contributing and supporting the multi-cultural and diverse country that we live in.
Vinayaga Chathurthi Viratham
30 August 2022
We will live stream key ceremonies – please check our Facebook page for our broadcast schedule.
Temple General Opening Hours:
Monday to Sunday: 9am – 9.30pm
ALL special ceremonies & Main Poojas will be LIVE STREAMED (via our YouTube & Facebook pages)
During busy times please wear a face covering when you visit the temple.
Our staff and priests are regularly tested for COVID. To enhance your worship experience (e.g, when they are chanting) or when they are regularly communicating with devotees (e.g. queue management) they may not wear a face covering.
Please wash your hands upon entering and leaving the temple and more frequently when you are visiting us. There is a handwash sink and also free sanitiser stations within the temple and adjoining halls.
The temple and Sai Mandir and teaching areas have high rate air supply and extraction systems. Fresh air is brought in at roof level before being distributed throughout the worship spaces. Stale air is removed separately via multiple extractor fans.
Contactless or card payments are accepted.
Particularly on busy days please respect other devotees, keeping your distance where you can. On festival days we will operate pre-booking systems with fast-track entry. All of our main festivals will be live streamed.
Please do not visit the temple if you are suffering any symptoms of the coronavirus.
If you have questions about COVID-19:
You must follow the latest government guidance.
Live streaming of our evening poojas and special ceremonies will continue, so that you can worship from home. For our schedule please see our Facebook page.
ALL special ceremonies will be LIVE STREAMED.