About Us

The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hindu Temple exists to provide a place of worship and practice religion to Hindu Families living in the North East of England from Tyne & Wear, Durham, Cumbria and Northumberland. .

The Temple is open to devotees between the hours of 09:00AM Till 11:30AM and 17:30PM till 20:00PM Monday to Saturday and 11:00AM till 15:00PM on Sundays. Every month’s 2nd Sunday there is special Puja of Balaji and temple open 8:30 am till 3:00 pm.

Our Pandit JI

Respected Pandit Sh. Bal Krishan Gautam ji is our Priest in the temple since 2006 and since then he took the responsibility of conducting religious rituals and activities in appropriate Hindu Vedic manner. The whole Hindu religious scene in our Temple took a turn for the better and the whole community has benefited tremendously.

Respected Pandit Sh. Bal Krishan Gautam ji is our Priest in the temple since 2006 and since then he took the responsibility of conducting religious rituals and activities in appropriate Hindu Vedic manner. The whole Hindu religious scene in our Temple took a turn for the better and the whole community has benefited tremendously.

Congregation

The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hindu Temple exists to provide a place of worship and practice religion to Hindu Families living in the North East of England from Tyne & Wear, Durham, Cumbria and Northumberland.

Worship

The Temple is open to devotees between the hours of 09:00AM Till 11:30AM and 17:00PM till 20:00PM Monday to Saturday and 11:00AM till 15:00PM on Sundays. Attendance between these periods is in the region of 600 to 700 per week.

Clergy

Currently the Temple has one resident Minister of Religion (Sh. Bal Krishan Gautam). His role is to perform daily worship. He also preaches the congregation on Tuesdays between 19:00PM – 20:00PM and Sundays between 12:00PM – 14:00PM including performing a “HAVANA” (Lighting of sacred fire). The priest also performs sacred rituals as per Hindu religion for Births, Marriages, Death and other notable occasions according to the Hindu religious calendar for the Hindu Community in the area.