10. Do you offer religious classes for kids, What is Bala Datta?
Bala Datta is a program of religious instruction for children and youth offered at the Temple on Sunday mornings during the academic school year. In Bala Datta classes, children learn religious practices, prayers, bhajans, significance of festivals, and spiritual values. To join, the minimum age is 4 years old for the religious classes and 5 years old for the language classes. Acceptance into the class is based on availability.
11. I have a few questions about classes at the Temple, can you help me?
Please learn more about the classes by going to the DallasHanuman.org website and the Classes link on the top menu.� If you still have questions, please contact the appropriate class lead via any of the emails below
12. I am interested in the language classes at the Temple?
The Temple currently offers classes in Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada & Gujarati. Acceptance into the class is based on seat availability.
13. I am an adult or am the parent of a young adult who wants to volunteer at temple, what can I do?
Thank you for your interest.� The Temple programs depend on many volunteers like you. There are many areas where you can contribute your time, please visit this webpage to get more details DallasHanuman.org/donations/donateTimeItems.php
Then send an email to seva@DallasHanuman.org with your contact information & availability. The Temple has a Youth Group mailing list that you can join for notifications on events or community service projects for the youth group.
14. I want to enroll my child in Bala Datta, how do I do this?
Please pre-register yourself for the next session of Bala Datta.� Go to DallasHanuman.org, choose the Classes link then Bala Datta link and follow directions to pre-register. Please note: This pre-registration is not a guarantee of acceptance.�
Once enrollment is completed for existing students, we will open it up to you and send you an email notification. Please be sure to add DallasHanuman.org to your safe email list so that you don�t miss the notification emails.� If you do not respond or confirm your spot(s) in the allotted time, they will be offered to the next wait-listed person(s). Unfortunately, we are unable to make exceptions to this procedure. For any further questions, please send an email to BalaDatta@DallasHanuman.org
15. I would like to support the Temple, what are possible areas for donations?
Thank you for considering the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple for your donations. Your donations will help the Temple continue the many religious, spiritual, cultural and community based activities.
Through the Dollar-A-Day or Hanuman Setu Bandha program, your $1 per day will go towards the weekly free annadaan, daily religious functions, special festival and community events organized for the public throughout the year. For more details, go to DallasHanuman.org/setubandha)
To learn more about the plans and latest updates for the new Temple project which will be the permanent home for the Marakata Karya Siddhi Hanuman moorthy and how you can participate in this sacred project including sponsoring Temple square footage, please visit DallasHanuman.org/newtemple/
Those are some of the main ways to support the Temple and the Temple's activities, for a full list including Dwaja seva and Sashwata seva, please visit DallasHanuman.org/waystogive
16. What is the Dollar-A-Day or Hanuman Setu Bandha (HSB) seva program? What?are the benefits?of that program?
The HSB seva program is the back bone of the Hanuman Temple. With small donations from many devotees, the Hanuman Temple is able to offset maintenance and daily operations costs and offer many religious celebrations, spiritual discourses and service oriented events (such as Health seminars, Free Health camps, blood drives) to the Temple community.
Devotees who participate in the Dollar-A-Day will receive regular emails directly from His Holiness Sri Swamiji and have archana performed on his/her name on the main Hanuman Jayanti celebration day at the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple.
17. How do I request my donation tax statement? I have an item missing on my tax statement, how do I request a corrected one?
Email email@example.com with your correct physical address and contact information. �For any missing transactions, be sure to include any pertinent details such as donated item or puja/event name, amount donated, transaction id and/or check number.
Upon verification, we will email the latest tax statement to you. Please note: Bala Datta class dues are not tax deductible.
18. I have recently moved, how do I update my address with the Temple?
19. I have questions about Hanuman Setu Bandha or Dollar-A-Day seva program, how do I proceed?
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your registered email address and any details that will help us answer your questions.
20. May I rent any classrooms / Temple hall / facilities to conduct marriage/private ceremony?
Yes, it may be possible if there are no scheduled Temple programs that require those facilities. Please fill out and submit the form below for further consideration: Facility Request Form
21. I have a school with students or know of a visiting artist and would like to conduct a cultural program at the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple hall, how do I proceed?
The Hanuman Temple is an ardent supporter of Hindu culture and the arts.� Many professional and budding artists have performed before Nada Anjaneya in the Hanuman Cultural Center. Here are the steps you need to take before making your request:
Be sure to include any additional information on the artist to help the Cultural team in their final decision.
22. Are there any time slots for the local teachers and students to perform at the Temple?
Programs by local school are held at Temple teachers on a monthly basis in the afternoons.� Dance programs are held every FIRST Sunday and music programs on every THIRD Sundays. �Please note that the Temple puja altar and cultural hall are in a shared space so students are blessed to perform before Lord Hanuman.� While Sunday afternoons are relatively quiet, Devotees may be coming for darshan of Lord Hanuman while there is a performance in progress.� On any major festivals or due to visiting artists' performances, the regularly scheduled programs may be moved to the following Sunday.
While there is no mandatory fee involved, a nominal donation or enrollment in the Dollar-A-Day program is suggested and highly appreciated.
23. I have feedback or suggestions for the the Temple, how do I share it?
Thank you for caring enough to want to share your thoughts with us.
Please use the form located at: DallasHanuman.org/feedback/index.php. The form is anonymous but we encourage you to include your contact information so that we may contact you for any clarifications. Jai Guru Hanuman!
Khatvaangam phani bhuuruhau ca dadhatam
"I prostrate to you Hanuman. You have five faces, namely- monkey, Narasimha, Garuda (eagle), vraha (boar) and horse. You are decorated with many ornaments. You have 15 bright eyes" - Shukracharya gave this mantra to the world. Chintamani means getting rid of worries. It is also good for times when you are depressed.