New Year Celebration 2022

May you have a blessed New Year that brings you an abundance of joy, love, peace, and happiness. Join the Hindu Society of Minnesota's New Year celebration on December 31st 2021 and January 1st 2022. We want to make your visit safe, convenient and memorable. We will be offering off-site parking, heated waiting area, free shuttles, to-go boxes, and will follow strict COVID protocols to ensure you have a safe visit.


Please see more information below.



December 2021

  •  6:00 PM –7:30PM - Sudarshana Japam

January 2022

  • 8.00AM - Dhanurmasa Pooja

  • 8.30AM - Sri Sudarshana homam

  • 9.00AM - Sri Varadaraja Abhishekam

  • 10.00AM - Maha Poornahuti

  • 10:15AM - Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Parayanam & Bhajans

  • 11.30AM - First Archana

  • 12:00 Noon - First Arathi

  • 2:00PM - Hanuman Chalisa (11 Times)

  • 6:00PM - Saraswathi Abhishekham



We want to make your visit to the temple on New Years day safe and convenient. Our aim is for you to find parking easily, avoid walking in frigid temperatures, and leave safely.

Avoid Peak Hours

During the New Year celebrations the peak hours of highest traffic are between 11AM to 2PM and between 6PM to 7 PM. We encourage devotees to visit the Temple during non-peak hours.


When the on-site parking spots within the Temple premises reaches full capacity, the City Police officer at the Troy Lane N junction will start directing traffic to the off-site parking. The off-site parking ramp has a heated waiting area, and shuttle service will run to and from the off-site parking.


Off-Site Parking

  • Offsite parking is available at: Parkway Station (P&R) - 9870 Maple Grove Pkwy, Maple Grove, MN 55369

  • Shuttle buses are available every 30 min to and from the Temple 

  • Shuttle service will run from 10:00am-3:00pm

  • Waiting areas are heated.


Parking Guidelines

  • All parking spots on the Northside ring road are reserved for Handicap parking.

  • The rest of the 280 On-site parking spots are on a first come first serve basis.

  • No parking allowed on Troy Lane due to safety and congestion concerns.

  • As parking space gets open at the Temple, the Police will allow the parking within the Temple

Lunch boxes




Vegetable Curry

Vegetable Biryani/ Vegetable Pulav




Sweet pongal / sweet



  •  All New Year Sponsorship - $301

  • Sudarshana Japam (Thursday, December 31) - $51

  • Sudarshana Homam - $101

  • Dhanurmasa Pooja - $31

  • Sri Vishnu Abhishekam - $101

  • Hanuman Chalisa - $21

  • Saraswathi Abhishekam - $51

  • Archana for any deity–with Laddoo & Calendar - $21


COVID Precautions

HSMN continues to place first priority on the health of its devotees and priests/employees during the New Year Celebrations.

  • Face coverings will be required for all vaccinated and unvaccinated visitors, temple staff, and priests.  

  • Face covering will be available for a small fee for those that do not have a covering.

  • If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, please remain at home. 




Assist with packing to-go boxes or kiosk


Assist devotees who visit the temple during the event


Assist devotees with parking at on/off site locations

During the New Year celebration, 1000's of devotees will need assistance with picking up their food, parking, paying for services and general assistance. The temple needs your help to support this large event and is counting on your support to make this event a success. Sign Up below if you're able to help!