Austin Hindu Temple and Community Center
Welcome to Austin Hindu Temple & Community Center (AHTCC), a non-profit organization run by volunteers and supported by the community. AHTCC promotes and practices the ideals of
Hindu religion through worship and education. The Temple strives for spiritual richness and human excellence by assimilating the values emphasized in Hindu scriptures and applying them in our daily lives, while recognizing and respecting other religions and belief systems in their due context.
AHTCC offers many worship services to the deities of the temple in multiple Hindu traditions conducted by our qualified priests. It actively encourages family and community participation from the Austin metropolitan area and vicinity through various religious, social, cultural, and educational activities.
The Austin Hindu Temple committee has been working hard to bring a place of worship and a center of religious/cultural learning to Austin. These functions mark the ceremonial start of our efforts to work on the Austin Hindu Temple Project, in which everyone is requested participate and seek God’s blessings to realize our dream of a beautiful Austin Hindu Temple.
The vision of the Austin Hindu Temple and Community Center is to enhance the religious experience for all in our diverse congregational community. The temple will enhance and expand programs in education, youth & adult activities and services to the community. Austin Hindu Temple will undertake planned expansion of programs, membership, activities and facilities in carefully prepared implementation that adhere to mission statement of the Temple.
The mission of the Temple is to be a focal point for Hindu worship, prayer, education, community and family life within the precepts of Hinduism and in the traditional role of a Hindu Temple with God’s blessings to realize our dream of a beautiful Austin Hindu Temple. The purpose of the Temple would be: To promote and practice ideals of Hinduism and Hindu religion through worship, education and teaching, by constructing and operating a Hindu temple in the Austin city vicinity. To strive for spiritual richness and human excellence through assimilation of values in Hindu scriptures into daily lives. To recognize and respect other religions and belief systems in their proper context.To establish and Maintain a Community center for the purpose of Conducting Hindu religious, cultural, Social and educational activities.
Through this focus, it is our mission to be mindful of our Hindu heritage, develop a congregational sense of responsibility to the extended community we serve and create an atmosphere of extended family for all our members.
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