Place Category: Hindu Temples
Shri Swaminarayan Temple Wheeling
Shri Swaminarayan Temple, Wheeling is a Swaminarayan Hindu temple located in the Chicago suburb of Wheeling. It comes under the International Swaminarayan Satsang Mandal (Laxmi Narayan Dev Gadi) of the Swaminarayan Sampraday. The temple is also a member of the International Swaminarayan Satsang Organisation.
Opened on 26 May 1991 by Acharya Shree Ajendraprasadji Maharaj, it is built on two acres of land.
Built at a cost of $ 1.7 million, it is a tri-spire temple with the spires adorning the front edge of the flat topped building. Surrounded by industrial structures, it is a square shaped, cream coloured structure with a big prayer hall that caters to a 40,000 strong community and is run entirely by volunteers. The image of Swaminarayan is worshipped in pictorial form along with other avatars of Narayana.
Prayers/Kirtan – Spiritual speeches from Sanits /Thal/Aarti – followed by Mahaprasad
Every Sunday – 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Festival Celebrations /
Special Dhoon / Gyan Shibirs
Shri Ghanshyam Bal Yuvak Mandal (SGBYM)
Gujarati Classes – Any Age
Every Sunday – 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Annual Cultural Program
Young (Age 6 – 8 years)Younger (Age: 9 – 14 years)Youth (Age: 14 years & up)
Every Sunday – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Contact Desk/Call (847) 808-9980 for Information
Free Medical Clinic & Pharmacy – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Every 3rd Sunday of Month
Tax Preparation Service
Blood Drive and Bone Marrow