Welcome to the Centre 

The Hindu Centre is an independent, non-governmental organization dedicated to the spiritual progress of Hindus in Singapore through education (Jnana), devotion (Bhakti) and service (Seva). It is the Centre’s belief that head, heart and hand must be harmonized for spiritual progress to take place. In view of this, Hindu Centre’s programmes and activities are organized and conducted for the purpose of enabling members to learn and become more informed about the basic philosophies and tenets of the Hindu faith, deepening and intensifying their sadhana or spiritual practice, while at the same time creating opportunities to engage in seva or service.

Our Programmes

  • Jnana (Knowledge) programmes
  • Bhakti (Devotional) programmes
  • Seva (Community Service) programmes
Educational Activities

Adults and children can learn about Hinduism’s rich religious traditions and philosophies through these ongoing sessions and courses which are mostly conducted in English.

  •  Balagurukulam – Hinduism classes for children aged 4 – 16. Conducted on Sundays from 10am to 12.30pm
  •  Hinduism classes for youth and adults
  •  Sanskrit class, Shloka chanting, Home puja

Mass chanting sessions, bhajans, prayers for the sick are some of the activities which constitute our Devotional programmes.

Bhajans are divine, powerful and stir the deepest of our emotions. Singing bhajans is a simple yet meritorius way to discover our close connection to God. Come join the Hindu Centre’s monthly bhajans to invoke God in all our hearts and seek His blessings. We look forward to your presence.
Join us all year round for a variety of festive celebrations and activities.

Some of our on-going and yearly events are:
  •  Monthly bhajans on the first Wednesday of every month, 7.15pm at the Centre.
  •  Maha Shivarathri
  •  Guru Poornima

Mitra, Chakra & Bandhu are our community service programmes

Mitra Programme: a seva for youth and adult offenders

The objectives of the Mitra programme are for trained Hindu Centre volunteers to act as friends to offenders to:

  •  share the teachings of Hinduism, its ethical values and spiritual practices to change thinking and behaviour of youth and adult offenders( the Mitras) to support their rehabilitation and address reoffending;
  •  promote the strengthening of family ties and bonds between offenders (Mitras) and their loved ones during incarceration and after release.

Latest News

 

Kanda Sashti Mass Chanting

Kanda Sashti Kavacham praises Lord Muruga and seeks HIS blessings to protect a devotee at mental and physical levels.Kanda Sashti mass chanting has been an annual event organised by Hindu Centre since 2016. This event has been supported by Sri Veeramakaliamman temple for the past 2 years. The chanting was led by Hindu Centre with musical accompaniment by Dr Ghanavenothan Retnam and his students. The program was concluded with dancers from Nrityalaya Aesthetics Society who depicted the meaning of the chant through their dance. It was indeed a sight to behold!May Lord Muruga's blessings be with all.

Posted by Hindu Centre Singapore (Official) on Sunday, January 19, 2020

On 19th Jan 2020, Hindu Centre proudly organized its annual Kanda Sashti Mass Chanting event.

Kandha Sashti Kavasam praises Lord Muruga and seeks HIS blessings to protect a devotee at mental and physical levels.

Kandha Sashti mass chanting has been an annual event organised by Hindu Centre since 2016. This event has been supported by Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple for the past 2 years.
The chanting was led by Hindu Centre with musical accompaniment by Dr Ghanavenothan Retnam and his students. The program concluded with dancers from Nrityalaya Aesthetics Society who depicted the meaning of the chant through their dance. It was indeed a sight to behold! The event was attended by about 200 people!

May Lord Muruga’s blessings be with all!

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About the Hindu Centre

The Hindu Centre is an independent, non-governmental organization dedicated to the spiritual progress of Hindus in Singapore through education (Jnana), devotion (Bhakti) and service (Seva).

History of the Hindu Centre

Hindu Centre was formed on August 1978. Some months before this event, a group of concerned and dedicated Hindu professional, businessmen and academics met to decide on the formation of Hindu Centre.

Management Committee

The Centre’s vision is to become an institution of authority on Hinduism, and through exemplary management and track record, a focal organization for all Hindus in Singapore.

Pioneers and Founders

The Centre hopes to strengthen the induction and management of youth volunteers by creating a greater sense of ownership and engagement at different levels in the management of these programs.

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