The world is one family
ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः
भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि
धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात्
“We contemplate the glory of the light that illuminates the three worlds: dense, subtle and causal. I am that life-giving power, love, radiant enlightenment, and the divine grace of universal intelligence. We pray for that divine light to illuminate our minds.”
Mission & Philosophy
1. To promote and encourage religious experience for the many diverse Hindu congregational factions present in Hawke's Bay. We aspire to be the building block and unifying factor in bringing these diverse communities together.
2. To build a Hindu temple & function centre for worship, prayers & events. This temple and function centre will be available to the wider HB community in times of emergencies. The temple will promote and undertake activities in the areas of culture, spiritual enrichment and social activities that have common themes of universal applicability.
3. To conduct daily worship services to Hindu Gods and spiritual masters in accordance with traditional Hindu rituals and customs.
4. To promote a better understanding of the Hindu culture by celebrating popular festivals and by inviting other communities to
participate in such festivals
5. To conduct religious educational classes, study circles, discourses, the celebration of Hindu festivals and religious activities, and
6. To engage in various community service activities and to serve the needy and the elderly of all religions & ethnicities.
7. To enhance pride in Hindu Religion for present and future generations.
8. To promote understanding and respect for Hindu philosophy.