Local Community & Cultural Center in Mississauga

About us

Shri Vitthal Hindu Mandir is located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. We are a local community center, a place of worship, and we provide educational programs and enrichment opportunities for new immigrants, the elderly, and youth. We have daily recurring events and offer a safe and positive venue where you can learn about Hindu culture and traditions, practice yoga, meet new people, and learn new skills. We are SVHM. suscipit. Pellentesque imperdiet ultricies interdum. 

Our Mississauga Hindu Temple abides by the “System of Vedanta” which combines both religion and philosophy of the Hindus. The Vedanta teaches us that we are all divine, regardless of creed, class, gender, and ethnicity, and that our souls divinity may be manifested through worship, contemplation, and unselfish work. The Mandir is located close to Toronto, Brampton, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Milton, and Etobicoke. Come visit us today and join our community, all are welcome!

Vision & Mission

Our vision is to create and sustain a local community center focused on preserving Hindu traditions and culture, providing a place of worship for all faiths, and to help newcomers transition to the Canadian lifestyle.

Our mission is to build a local self sustaining community ecosystem for present and future generations, and care for those who need help or assistance.

SVHM is committed to unity, liberty, and community.

what we Believe

SVHM accepts all genuine spiritual paths. Each soul or “Atman” is free to find his/her own “path”, whether by devotion, austerity, meditation, scriptural studies, selfless service or by combining any of these.

  • Truth and non violence.
  • Friendship and accommodation.
  • Straightforwardness and firmness to resolve.
  • Love and compassion.
  • Tolerance and forgiveness.
  • Purity both ceremonial and in real life.
  • Unselfish society centric activities.
  • Education and pursuit of knowledge.
  • Detachment and self control.
  • Unconditional surrender to God.


Volunteer work includes all ages, diverse religious and ethnic groups. Individuals with varied ability levels and economic resources can provide useful services to our Hindu mandir. You can be a productive team member, meet other people who share your convictions, build new skill set, enhance your resume, and have fun! Volunteers are the lifeblood of many non-profits, and Shri Vitthal Toronto Hindu mandir relies heavily on the goodwill of their volunteers to helps serve our mission to involve, educate, and unite people of all faiths in the Greater Toronto Area.

Volunteering is good for your mind body, and soul.  Here are a few reasons why you should help others:

  • Personal satisfaction from meaningful work which contributes directly to my community;
  • Putting beliefs into action;
  • Educational and interesting work experience;
  • Enhances your resume.

Temple Namesake

Vithoba is considered a manifestation of Lord Vishnu or his avatar Krishna and is often represented as a dark young adolescent with arms akimbo and standing on a brick. Vithoba is often accompanied by his main consort Rakhumai. Vithoba legend revolves around his role as a savior to the poet saints of the Varkari faith who are known for abhanga, a unique genre of devotional lyric composed in Marathi. The most important festivals of Shri Vithoba are held on the 11th day of the Hindu lunar months: Shayani Ekadashi in the month of Ashadha, and Prabodhini Ekadashi in the month of Kartik.


Helping the people of the Greater Toronto Area come together, grow in faith, and to celebrate what makes Canada great - our diversity.

*Please note: Shri Vitthal Hindu Mandir is a meat, drug, alcohol and tobacco free facility.