Important Update – TEMPLE OPERATIONS during COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Effective Monday, July 19th, Bharatiya Temple of Lansing will be open for devotees to our pre-pandemic normal operational hours as stated below. The Temple may operate at its full capacity.

Monday to Friday
9.30am to 12.30pm
 
4.30pm to 8.30pm
Saturday & Sunday
9.30am to 1:00pm
 
4.30pm to 8.30pm

As your Board of Trustees are gearing up to these new operational hours, we would like to inform you and to make note of the following for the health and safety of our priests and devotees:

1.  COVID pre screening questions including temperature check at the entrance will no longer be required.
2.  Face masks will not be mandatory, but highly recommended wearing them on the temple premises.
3.  Devotees are welcome to bring and/or offer flowers to Deities during Puja or during a normal visit.
4.  Temple will welcome and honor In-house & Outside poojas for devotees.
5.  All programs/poojas will continue to be Facebook live.

Also, keeping in mind health and safety of our priests and devotees, the Board of Trustees have decided to refrain from the following until further notice:

1.  Prashad (cooked, fresh, packed, dry or any kind ) & Charnamrit will not be permitted. Priests are permitted to bless devotees but must not offer any kind of Charnamrit in hand.
2.  Entry in to the Sanctum area and in to the basement will not be permitted.