128, Running Creek Road, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6J 7B1
Phone & Fax: (780) 988 5161, email: mgsa@mahaganapathytemple.com

Revenue Canada Charity Business Number: 10765 4394 RR0001

Temple Map  


*** Temple is Open to Devotees with Limited Access for Worship & Reduced Opening Hours ***


With Lord Ganapathy’s grace, the Board of Trustees of the Maha Ganapathy Society of Alberta is pleased to announce that the Temple will open the door to devotees during specific times with limited access to worship starting Monday, June 22, 2020. Devotees can enter the temple to worship upon fulfilling some preliminary requirements only in the evenings during the weekdays and in the mornings & evenings during the weekends.


Devotees Temple Access Hours

All Evenings: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (pooja at 7 PM and 9 PM)

Saturday & Sunday Mornings: 9:30 AM – 1 PM (pooja at 9:30 AM and 1:00 PM)

(Poojas are conducted by the priests behind the closed door during weekday mornings)


Please click here for the details of Temple entry requirements and conditions. (must read and comply with the conditions provided in this link)

Please click here to access the Alberta Health Services-Self Assessment which  needs to be completed before visiting the Temple.

Please click here to access a questionnaire which needs to be printed, completed, and signed on the day of visit (also available at the Temple entrance).


Limited pooja services are also available to sponsor without the devotee being present during both mornings and evenings.

Please click here  to arrange available services or email  mgsafinance@gmail.com

 or call 780 988 5161

Please note that the worship procedures inside the temple has been revised and devotees should not expect normal worship procedures experienced before the temple closure to devotees. Such worship limitations are in place to ensure the safety of all devotees, volunteers and the priests. The Board of Trustees request your patience and understanding on the limitations of the worship practices in place during the initial reopening phase. As the Covid-19 conditions improve, we will be able to relax worship limitations in the future.


The Board of Trustees

Maha Ganapathy Society of Alberta

***To view the 2020 Calendar in English click here or Tamil click here***

2020 August
August 6, Thursday Sankadahara Chaturthi Pooja, 7:00 PM
August 11, Tuesday Aadi Karthikai Pooja 7:00 PM, 4th Aadi Sevvai,
August 16, Sunday Pradosha Vratham, Aavani Gnayiru 1
August 18, Tuesday Amavasaya Vratham
August 21, Friday Vinayaga Chaturthi Vratham
August 23, Sunday Sashti Vratham, Aavani Gnayiru 2
August 27, Thusrday Avani Moolam

Last updated:  05/08/2020 06:31:45 AM