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Sharing the Warmth – HTCC Helpi...


The HTCC Service Programs Committee along with Bal Sabha youth are undertaking the annual service project Sharing the Warmth to help out fellow Columbians by arranging for donation of winter clothing and related accessories. We will donate part of the adult and youth items to Public Schools of Columbia, MO, and the other adult, youth […]

Diwali Celebrations at the Mandir ...


November 11, Wednesday, 6:30pm – 8:00 pm. We will have a short celebrations with devotional chanting of Sri Lakshmi Ashtothram and other songs on Sri Lakshmi followed by sparklers for young and young at heart and distribution of prasad (sweets). You may bring fruits, flowers or sweets for Lakshmi to share as prasad with others.

Navratri Satsangs


Please join us at Shanthi Mandir for NAVRATRI SATSANGS with Shri Ravi Nasery A musical tribute to Mata Devi Wednesday, October 21, 2015 6:30 – 8:30 pm Celebrate Navratri on Navami with Devi bhajans and devotional songs by Shri Ravi Nasery. Prasad/light dinner will follow the musical tribute. Please contact to help with Prasad/dinner Chandra […]

CROP Walk – 2015


At this year’s CROP 5K Run (10/17) the Hindu Temple Helping Hands fielded a team of 5 runners. The team placed 3rd out of 6 teams in the Faith Communities Fitness Challenge (FC2) rolling trophy. We narrowly missed the 2nd spot by 3 points (24 to 21!). Meghna Srinath placed 2nd in her age group […]

Devi Jaagran – 2015


Please join us to celebrate Devi Jaagran at the temple on October 11th. Date : Sunday, October 11, 2015 5:00 pm – 7:45 pm Devi Jagaran performed by Sateesh Bhagwat from Chicago 7:45 pm: Aarti 8:00 pm : Parsad and Pot-luck dinner Contact: Meena Thawani :660- 888-2917 Chandra Rawlani : 864-5521

HTCC Seeking a Hindu Priest

Hindu Temple and Community Center of Mid Missouri (HTCC), a 10+ year old religious, cultural and educational institution located in Columbia, Missouri is seeking a full time experienced Hindu Priest; US Resident preferred. For information Click Here

Tribune article on Diwali

Here is the link to the article in the Columbia Daily Tribune on Columbia Indian communities' Diwali celebration

Temple Calendar

Regular Events

Bal Puja
Second Sundays from 10:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m, except during June and July
Bal Sabha
Fourth Sundays of the month from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m, except during June and July
1st Sundays of the month from 10:00 a.m – 1:30 p.m
Open Prayer
Tuesdays and Saturdays from 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m
Sai Bhajans
Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m
Suprabhatham Prayers
Sri Venkateshwara Suprabhatham and Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam Recited Saturdays from 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m
Bhagavad Gita Study Circle
2nd and 4th Saturdays 6:00 p.m – 7:30 p.m
Shram Daan
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m (October – May) Fridays 6:30 – 8:30 p.m (June – September)
Tamil Class
1st and 3rd Sundays from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m
Hindi Class
2nd Sundays from 1:00 – 2:00 and 4th Sundays of the month from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m

Quote of the month

Perform all thy actions with mind concentrated on the Divine, renouncing attachment and looking upon success and failure with an equal eye. Spirituality implies equanimity