FAQ

What is the URL for the temple web site ?

How do I sign up to receive the temple newsletter and correspondence ?

There are several ways you can get update:
Email: pujari@samarpantemple.org
text or WhatsApp: +1 215-337-2550
Phone: +1 215-537-9537

Is there a membership fee for the temple ?

There a NO membership fee for the temple.
However, you may donate to the temple from website or sending us donation check at
SAMARPAN HINDU TEMPLE,
6515 BUSTLETON AVENUE,
PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19149

What is all the construction activity around the temple ?

You may get new construction update by visiting our new construction page at https://www.samarpantemple.org/photo-gallery/

Are the temple facilities available for rent ?

Temple Hall can be used for your auspicious occasions like Marriage, Birthday Party or Cultural Events.

For details on donations and availability,

Please call: 215-537-9537 during Temple hours
or Tulsi Khatri – 610-940-6905 (Call between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM)

Who is the temple priest ?

TEMPLE PRIST

It is our pleasure to inform you that our priests Shri Vipulbahi Joshi and Shri Amitbhai Trivedi are well-versed priests from India, performing regular and special puja’s.

Vipulbhai Joshi: 1 267-242-7614

Amitbhai Trivedi: 1267-721-1597

Both are a scholar in different Vedas and graduated from Bhagavat Vidhyapith, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

How do I get to the temple ?

From Northeast Philadelphia:Take US 1 South. Keep car in local lanes after Cottman Ave. Make RIGHT turn on Hellerman Ave. then Right turn on Bustleton Ave. Mandir is on the right

From Center City:Take 76 West, Exit for US 1 North-Roosevelt Blvd. Stay in express lane. Drive approx. 10 minutes. Make LEFT on Bustleton Ave. Mandir is on your RIGHT after 1 block.

From Dellaware and points south:Take 95 North-Pass center city Philadelphia. Take exit of Cottman Ave. (going West). Pass US 1 Junction. Make a LEFT on Bustleton Ave. (EXXON on left corner). Mandir is on your LEFT side after 5 to 6 blocks.

From South NJ:Take 73 North to Tacony Palmyra Bridge. Continue going straight after bridge on Levick st. After crossing US 1 Immediately make RIGHT on Bustletoon Ave. Mandir is on your RIGHT after 1 block.

From NJ Turnpike:Take exit 6 for Penna. Tpk. From Pennsylvania Turnpike take exit 28, after toll booth keep car on RIGHT hand side and take US 1 South to Philadelphia and follow Step 1.

Where is the temple located ?

Temple is located on Bustleton Avenue between Route 1 and Cottman Ave

SAMARPAN HINDU TEMPLE,
6515 BUSTLETON AVENUE,
PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19149

What are the temple operating hours ?

SAMARPAN TEMPLE HOURS

WINTER DARSHAN HOURS DURING EASTERN STANDARD TIME:
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY
8:00am to 10:00am
5:30pm to 7:30pm

SATURDAY & SUNDAY
8:00am to 7:30pm

SUMMER DARSHAN HOURS DURING DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME:
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY
8:00am to 10:00am
6:00pm to 8:00pm

SATURDAY & SUNDAY
8:00am to 8:00pm

Morning Aarti: 8:45am to 9:00am Everyday
Evening Thaal and Aarti: 6:30 pm (Winter) or 7:00 pm (Summer)