About

Hindu Samaj of Hamilton & Region is a non-profit, religious organization based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, registered with Canada Customs and Revenue Agency. The organization, whose main operation is the Hindu Samaj Temple, has been serving the community in the new city of Hamilton and vicinity (formerly the regional municipality of Hamilton) since 1975.

Who We Are

Hindu Samaj of Hamilton & Region is a non-profit, religious organization based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, registered with Canada Customs and Revenue Agency. The organization, whose main operation is the Hindu Samaj Temple, has been serving the community in the new city of Hamilton and vicinity (formerly the regional municipality of Hamilton) since 1975.

Our History

The organization was formed in 1975 and received the charter as a charitable religious organization in February 1976. In 1984, the samaj purchased an old church and a began the job of converting it into a temple. The church was gradually converted into a temple and Hindu deities were established, the last being in April 1993. The Temple is a centre of worship and focal point for cultural events for Hindus in the Golden Horseshoe area of Southern Ontario. All major Hindu festivals are organized and celebrated at the temple in accordance with Karma Kand of Sanātana Dharma. The temple also invites and hosts important Hindu religious and spiritual leaders from around the world, including India.