Website Last Updated on September 25th, 2014

Sep 24th to Oct 4th Navaratri Celebrations - 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 2pm.
Sat, Sep 20th : Menu: Plain Dosa, Masala Dosa, Sambhar, Chutney, Tamarind Rice & Dessert.

Upcoming Special Events 

SEPTEMBER 2014 - Monthly Calendar ; OCTOBER 2014 - Monthly Calendar
Wed, Oct 1st DurgaAshtami
Thu, Oct 2nd MaharNavami
Fri, Oct 3rd Vijaya Dasami
Sat, Oct 4th Sri Shirdi Sai Punya Thidhi & Kanya Puja
Sun, Oct 26th Annakut Mahotsav: 10:00 AM to Noon. Click here for more details
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 – Fri Morning: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM; Evenings: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM; Sat & Sun: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.