Portland is home to a few major Hindu temples that provide religious and spritual guidance to local Indian community.
Portland Hindu Temple, Gayatri Temple, Balaji Temple, Baps Swaminarayan Mandir and ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple are some of the major temples in and around Portland.
Besides these major Hindu temples, Vedanta Society following the Ramakrishna order also provides spiritual support to Indian community in Portland.
Located in Tigard, the deities at Portland Hindu Temple include Radha and Krishna.
Portland Hindu Temple
(Picture Courtesy: Portland Hindu Temple)
In addition to daily puja and aarti, Portland Hindu Temple celebrates all major Hindu festivals like Dasara Navratri, Diwali, Annakoot, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ugadi, Pongal and offers priest services for grihapravesh pooja, satyanarayana pooja, pournami) Puja, anjayneya pooja, nava graha puja, vederambha sansakar, aksharavratham, bhumi puja, shanthi patha and birthday prayer.
11515 SW Hall Blvd
Tigard, OR 97223
Daily Aarti: Winter - 7PM, Summer 8PM
Sunday Satsang: 11AM-12PM
Sai Bhajan 1st Saturday: 6PM-7PM
As the name suggests, Portland Balaji Temple
is dedicated to Sri Venkateswara.
Portland Balaji Temple
(Picture Courtesy: Portland Balaji Temple)
In addition to daily puja and aarti, Portland Balaji Temple offers priest services for srinivsa kalyanam, homam, satyanarayana puja, upnayanam, wedding, 60th/80th
birthdays, hair offering, hiranya sraddham, anna prasana, aksharabhyasam, namakaranam, seemantham, punyahavachanam, nichitartham and sudarsana homam.
The temple also conducts weekly classes in Sanskrit Slokas, Carnatic vocal music and Kannada language.
Besides celebrating major Hindu festivals like Durga Puja, Dasara Navratri, Diwali, Annakoot, Ayyappa Mandala Puja, Sankranti, Ponga, Ganesh Chaturthi, Portland Balaji temple organizes music concerts and bharatanatyam dance programs on a regular basis.
2092 NW Aloclek Dr, Ste 522
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Mon-Fri: 9:30AM-12PM & 5PM-8:30PM
Saturday: 9:30AM-1PM & 5PM-8:30PM
Sunday: 10AM-1PM & 4PM-8PM
Established in 2007, Gayatri Temple
is dedicated to mata Gayatri.
Besides puja and aarti, Gayatri Temple Beaverton also offers fire ceremonies, meditations, mantra groups, workshops and sanatana dharma satsang.
Gayatri Temple Beaverton
(Picture Courtesy: Gayatri Temple Beaverton)
4040 SW 114th Ave
Beaverton OR 97005
Established according to International Society for Krishna Consciousness tradition, Portland Hare Krishna temple
is dedicated to Radha and Krishna.
Besides offering daily puja, aarti, Portland Hare Krishna temple celebrates major Hindu festivals like Krishna Janmashtami, Rath Yatra, Diwali, Annakoot and so on.
Portland Hare Krishna Temple
(Picture Courtesy: Portland ISKCON Temple)
The Portland ISKCON Temple also offers a free vegetarian feast on Sundays from 11AM-2PM followed by kirtan and bhajans
612 N 1st Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Sunday Feast: 11AM-2PM
Deities at the Swaminarayan Mandir include Akshar Purushottam Maharaj, Ghanshyam Maharaj, Harikrishna Maharaj, Radha-Krishna Dev, Sita Ram and Hanuman and Shiv Parvati, Ganesh.
Besides offering daily puja and aarti, Swaminarayan Mandir celebrates major Hindu festivals like Diwali, Gujarati New Year, Annakoot, Govardhan puja, Dasara Navratri, Raas Garba, and Ganesh Chaturthi and so on.
Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir
5205 N Interstate Ave
Portland OR 97217
Established according to the Ramakrishna Order of India, Vedanta Society of Portland
is managed by monk Swami Shantarupananda.
Vedanta Scoeity provides spiritual guidance to the needy people through lectures, readings, discussions and publications.
The society organizes celebration of Durga Puja, Dasara Navratri, Diwali and other major Hindu festivals.
Vedanta Society of Portland
1157 SE 55th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97215
Mon-Sat: 10AM-12PM & 3:30PM-6PM