Mandir Timings

Days Timings
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm & 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am to 8:30 pm
National Holidays

About the Temple

This is a renowned Hindu temple devoted to Lord Venkateshwara located in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

A flock of Hindus residing in the area surrounding NJ established the Hindu Temple and Cultural Society of USA in the year 1989.

In 1992, The HTCS procured land in Bridgewater, NJ hoping to build a traditional stone temple.

The members of the society and other devotees began engaging in regular spiritual activities and worship in the older building, while the new temple was in planning till the year 1995.

The groundbreaking ceremony prevailed in the same year.

As per vastu shashtra, a stone-laying ceremony was conducted in the year 1996 by Chinna Jeeyar Swami.

In 1998, a congregation ceremony was held, and inaugurated this divine 11,000 feet temple.

Deities in the temple

Lord Venkateshwara is the temple’s main deity, a form of the Hindu God Vishnu, the preceding deity of Tirupati.

Lord Venkateshwara has the power of Trimurti: Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, with his consorts Sridevi, Bhudevi.

The temple also has Garuda, Ganesh, Nandi, Siva Lingam, Ayyappa, Subrahmanya (also known as Skanda or Karthikeya)

The Rama parivar with Sita, Hanuman, and Lakshmana.

Female deities like Durga, Saraswati, Lakshmi, Radha.

The temple also has Navagraha (a congregation of 9 planet Gods)

Special Pooja and other rituals in the temple


Time Pooja Details
Everyday 8:30 am Suprabhatam
9 am Sri Siva Abhishekam
9:30 am Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Nithya Abhishekam
6 pm Sri Vishnu Saharsaranam Parayana
6 pm Sri Venkateshwara Swami Nithya Pooja
8 pm Sri Venkareshwara Swami sahasranama archana
Monday 9 pm Sri Siva Abhishekam
Tuesday 9 am Sri Maha Lakshmi Homa
10:30 am Sri Maha Lakshmi Abhishekam
6:50 pm Sri Anjayenya Swamy Abhishekam
6:30 pm Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Moola Murthy Abhishekam
Wednesday 9 am Sri Sathyanarayana Swamy Pooja
6:30pm Sri Sathyanarayana Swamy Abhishekam
6:30pm Sri Anjaneya Swamy Pooja and Hanuman Chalisa Pathana
Thursday 6 pm Sri Vishnusahasranama Patana, Venkateshwara swamy archana, srinivasa swamy gadyam
Friday 9:30 am Sri Sridevi abhishekam
9:30 am Sri Garuda Abhishekam
10 am Sri Parvati Devi Abhishekam
10:30 am Sri Bhudevi Abhishekam
4:30 pm Sri Bhudevi Abhishekam
6:30 pm Sri Durga Laskshmi Saraswati Abhishekam
6:50 pm Sri Lalithasahasranama Parayana
7 pm Sri Lalithasaharanama Archana
Saturday 10 am Navagraha Abhishekam
10:30 am Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Abhishekam
4 pm Sri Sathyanarayana Swamy Pooja
Sunday 9 am Aruna Parayanam
10:30 am Sri Maha Ganapati Abhishekam
6:30 pm Sri Sankashta Ganapati Pooja

Other special Pooja services: With a prior appointment


Cost at temple Cost at home
Aksharabhayasam $85 $200
Annaprasana $85 $200
Vahana Pooja $40
Gruha Pravesham $400
Mundan $85 $200
Hiranya Shradham $85 $200
Homam $200 $275
Namakarana $85 $200
Nischitaratam $240 $300
Sathyanarayana Pooja $200 $275
Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam $240 $300
Seemantha w/wo homam $200/$300 $300/$350
Upanayana $300 $375
Snathankam $200 $275
Wedding Ceremony $400 $500
Shashti $375
Ekadasham $350 $375
Rudrabhishekam $200 $275
Bhoomi Pooja $275S

Festivals celebrated in the temple

Hindu festivals are celebrated throughout the year that gather a huge mass of Hindu families together:

  • Deepavali
  • Krishna Janmastami
  • Ganesha Chaturti
  • Narasimha Jayanthi
  • Navarathri, 
  • Pavitrotsavam, 
  • Pradosham,
  • Sani Trayodashi, 
  • Siva Rathri,
  • Sri Ramanavami,
  • Ugadi, 
  • Vaikunta Ekadashi, 
  • Varamahalakshmi Puja and so on 

Special Event: Brahmotsavam and its significance

Utsavam means celebration/festival, brahmotsavam is a grand annual temple celebration done for 9 days in the month of June/July on 3rd day from the full moon of Jyestha Masam

This festival was 1st celebrated by Lord Brahma himself, to relieve Lord Indra from brahma hatya dosha resulted by killing brahma rakshasa.

  • During this festival, a flag is hoisted in the dwajasthamba of the temple on the 1st day and released on the last day.
  • Home and poojas are performed morning and evening on all nine days in front of the utsava murtis
  • Deepotsavam with 1116 lamps and sahasra(1000) kalasa abhishekam is done to Lord Venkateshwara
  • As an engagement to devotees and an offering to the almighty by artistic music, folk dance, vocal music, instrumental music 

Other facilities in the temple

For the convenience of the devotee special halls, marriage halls, auditoriums, pooja seva mandir, and dance school are availed on rental basis.


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