Website Last Updated on December 12th, 2014

December 14th General Body Meeting at the temple @ 1:30 PM. Click here for more details. Proposed Changes in Constitution Document to address BOT Vacant Positions. Click here for more details.
The Hindu Temple of Greater Springfield (HTGS) invites applications for the position of a Hindu Priest for Sri Maha Lakshmi Temple - Click here for more details.
Future Temple Project - presented by Strategic Committee - Click here to view TempleLandLayoutPlan ;TempleLayoutPlanAsPerVaastu ;FrontElevation ;ElevationFromWest ;ElevationFromSouth
Wish to donate for the Temple Expansion Project - Click here for the form

Annadatha Program: Noon to 2:00 PM.
Sat, Dec 13th : Menu: Jeera Rice, Kadi, Puri, Sabji and Gulab Jamoon.

Upcoming Special Events 

DECEMBER 2014 - Monthly Calendar
Sunday 14th: Sri Maha Lakshmi Abhishekam: 11:00 AM
Saturday 20th: Masa Sivaratri – Sri Shiva Abhishekam: 11:00 AM
Sunday 21st: Sri Hanuman Jayanthi Celebrations: 11:00 AM
Sunday 28th: Sri Swamy Ayyappa Padi Puja and Bhajans: 6:00 PM
Forms & Documents

Permanent Temple Information (revised March 30, 2009)

  • Our Temple is located at 1001 W walnut street, Chatham, IL.
  • Property features: 9.41 acres, 660 ft X 665 ft; 4202 Sq. ft building has a 2000 Sq. Ft. open hall with a Mandir, Dining Hall, 1 office Room and a full kitchen. HTGS is DEBT FREE
  • As more funding is available we will expand to meet our current needs. Generous donations are welcome.

Temple Address: 1001 West Walnut Street, Chatham, IL 62629 Ph. 217-697-8174; NOTE: GPS doesn't work properly for this Address. If you are coming in from Exit 88: On Walnut street, pass Casey's gas station, Pass Traffic light at BP Gas station, continue on Walnut, 0.8 miles, take right turn on Savanagh street (south winds subdivision), temple is on your Left side ie corner of Walnut and Savanagh. (church building - red roof sidings)


  • Mon – Friday Evenings: 6 PM to 8:00 PM; Sat. 9 AM to 2 PM; Sun: 9 AM to Noon