Ganesha Temple Brisbane History

In the year 1983, local Hindu devotees urged for collaborative worship, initially gathered at homes for prayers and later they used to do prayers in SWARA Hall at Spring Hill.

A committee called, “Hindu Ahlaya Sangam” was formed on 25th April 1986 by the devotees and collected adequate funds to purchase land for temple construction which finally took off in 1990.

The sacred land of 4.5 acres was purchased in Virgin bushland at South Maclean.

Later building plan was approved in 1992, the temple foundation was laid in 1993, and on 5th Feb 1995, a divine temple opening ceremony was organized.

The temple stands at natural scenic beauty, near the Logan River in South Maclean in typical south Indian architecture, it has a Gopuram well-crafted with ornamental icons that are centrally located with the Vinayakar (Lord Ganesha) deity about 20m above the ground level.

Maha Kumbabishekam took place on 1st May 2015 after renovation of the temple in the same place.

Deities in The Temple

The main deity of the temple is Lord Ganesha who signifies wisdom, success, and good luck.

On the right is Lord Siva and Parvati on left takes their abode, followed by Vishnu and Subramanya Swamy.

Navagraha (Gods of 9 planets) and Vairavar (Lord Bhairava, a form of lord Shiva) are at the main entrance and Chandeswarar the left of Ganesha.

On the right of Siva is Nalvar: Sampanthar, Appar, Sundarar, and Manikkavasakar made from panchaloha, and Sri Ramakrishna made from granite.

Ganesha Temple Brisbane Timings

Days Pooja Timings Darshan Timings
Mon – Fri 9:00AM – 9:30AM 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Sat – Sun 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM


Canteen Timings

Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, in June 2020 the temple management committee has taken a decision to open the canteen only on weekends and below are the timings.

  • Sri Selva Vinayakar Koyil canteen will remain open from 9 AM to 1 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

Important Events & Activities

This temple serves traditional and educational endeavors for spiritual upliftment and support of Hindu culture.

Religious classes, dance, and music programs for children are organized.

Special Pooja Service details: Pooja and Charges

  1. Archanai: Pay on the spot, get the receipt, and offer pooja.
  • Std Archanai – $5.00
  • Oil lamp/Ghee Lamp- $5.00
  • Special Archanai- $51.00 and so on.
  1. Sponsored Poojas: On prior appointment and advance payment
  • Vadai Malai- $21.00
  • mothaka Poojai- $21.00
  • Sahasranama Pooja- $151.00 and many more.
  1. Sponsored Abhishekam: On prior booking and advance payment
  • Paal Abhishekam- $51.00
  • Thiraviya Abhishekam-$101.00
  • Navagraha Abhishekam and Homam- $251.00 and so on.
  1. Other Rituals like:
  • Small Wedding Ceremonies, Annaprasan, and Nama Karanam priced at $51.00
  • Ayush Homam, a full Wedding Ceremony performed at $151.00
  • Gruhpravesham and Upanayana Ceremony at $201.00 and so on.

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