The Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago in Lemont, IL has been in the forefront for over three decades in helping many seeking to actively continue of traditional Indian religious and cultural values in US. Today, the temple, in addition to two main temples, Sri Rama and Ganesh-Shiva-Durga temples, has a Vivekananda Statue and Vivekananda Spiritual Center that provides additional source to learn and experience spirituality. With the addition of this notable center and installation of Swamiji’s statue – the first one to be installed in a public place in United States of America, HTGC has become a prime center for religious, spritual and cultural activities for thousands of people in midwest states; Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa.
The Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago is organizing Thyagaraja Aradhana celebrations. The event includes group singing of Pancharatna krithis and individual singing of Thyagaraja krithis by local musicians.