Website Last Updated on September 2nd, 2014

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, Aug 30th : Menu: Pav Bhaji, Lemon Rice & Dessert.

Upcoming Special Events 

AUGUST 2014 - Monthly Calendar
Sravana Masa Shiva Abhishekams Mondays : 4th,11th,18th,25th
Fri, 22nd Paryushan: 7:00 PM
Sat, 23rd Masa Sivaratri - Rudra Abhishekam 11:00 AM; Paryushan: 7:00 PM
Sun, 24th to Tue, 26 th Paryushan: 7:00 PM
Tue, 26th Bhadrapada Masam Begins
Wed, 27th Sri Maha Lakshmi Abhishekam 6:00 PM; Paryushan: 7:00 PM
Fri, 29th Ganesh Chaturdhi Celebrations begin. 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.