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Hindu temples in Switzerland

temples in Switzerland

Iskcon Krishna temple Switzerland

Hindu temples are spread all over the world. Even in far of countries like Switzerland Hinduism is quite rampant and hence we see a lot of temples constructed here. Here we bring to you some of the very famous temples in Switzerland.

  • Iskcon Krishna temple Switzerland– In 1980, the young Swiss Krishna conspirators decided to open a temple in Zurich.Through a series of fortunate circumstances, they were able to purchase an older villa at Bergstrasse 54 in Zurich. This central temple offered the Krishna-sanctified place for a larger temple community and also new possibilities to offer lectures and events. This increased the number of members within a few years, and the Krishna Temple on the Bergstrasse in Zurich soon became a city known address.
  • Sri Vishnu Thurkkai Amman Temple-The Sri Vishnu Thurkkai Amman Temple is a Hindu temple located in the municipality of Dürnten in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. In the 1990s, an interreligious society was established in the canton of Zürich to support the foundation of a center for the spiritual and cultural care of Tamil people in Switzerland. So, the Sri Sivasubramaniar Temple in Adliswil was founded in 1994 as a non-profit foundation. While some 5,000 Indian Hindus in Switzerland founded their own cultural associations, but not a temple, the Tamil Hindus opened 19 houses of worship since the 1990s.

temples in Switzerland

 

  • Bern Kalyana Subramanya Swami temple-The temple is on the first floor of a building. It is a small temple in size but maintained well. In the central garba griha (Sanctum Sanctorum) Subramanya swami with Valli and deivanai. To the left Nataraja and nagabushi to the right Ganapati. By the side of the main sannidhi, Nava Graha sannidhi is also there. The temple is open on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 6.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.  On Fridays and festival days the temple will be open for more time.
  • Zurich Lord Shiva temple-The temple is on the first floor of a building. In the Garba Griha (Sanctum Sanctorum) behind the Shiva Lingam, Nataraja and Shakti are there. There are two Nandi’s in front of the Lord. By the side of the main sandhi, Nava Graha sandhi is also there. The temple is open on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. The temple will be open on the other important festival days also. On Fridays and festival days the temple will be open for more time. In the month of Markazi (Mid December – mid-January) the temple will be open in the morning also.

temples in Switzerland

  • Hindu temple Basel–  One of the  interesting temples in Switzerland the present temple was created by the fusion of three existing temples. These include temples of Siddhi Vinayakar Alayam, Sri Raja Rajeswary Ambal Temple, and the Sri Subramaniar Temple. On July 4, 2004, the temple consecration took place, with Mandalâpisekam, a major purification, and sanctuary. At the end of 2008, the club received notice of termination because the site was sold. So he was looking for a new place. Since the end of March 2009, the temple at Milanstrasse 30 in the Basler Dreispitzareal is under construction.

These are details of some temples in Switzerland. Next times you plan a visit to that location do have a look at these places too.

 

 

 

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