• Maha Rudram 2024  

    Aug 30,31st, and Sep 1st.

    Portland Balaji Temple (HECSA) welcomes all the Ritwiks to the Maha Rudram 2024 Event on Aug 30 - Sep 1.

    All Ritwiks are required to register below to participate in this event.

    Here is the program outline of the events. More details will be shared soon.

    Aug 30: Lalitha Sahasranama Paraynam and archana.

    Aug 31: Maha Rudra parayanam and abhisekam.

    Sep 1: Rudra Homam and Suvasini Puja.

    If you have any questions about the event, please contact  

    For sign up  CLICK HERE 

    This is the very first Maha Rudram in our town and such great event can't happen without volunteers and support from the community.

    Please register at the earliest to volunteer for this event so that we can reach out to you and include you in some of the critical meetings on the planning and logistics of this event.

    Volunteers will be required to attend the in-person meetings to understand the scope of support needed for this event. We will send communication on the meeting day/time.

    If you have any questions about the event, please contact : hecsamaharudram@googlegroups.com.

    Sri. Rajagopal (Head Priest) @ 503-621-7716 or support@ebalajitemple.com

    Mr. Ramkumar Vaidyanathan - 503-997-5368.

    Temple : 503-444-8100.



  • [ August 18 2024, 03:30 PM To 06:00 PM ]



    Ankita is a 10th grader at Westview High School in Portland, Oregon. She began learning Bharatnatyam from Smt. Jayanthi Raman and continues her training under guru Smt. Kalamandalam Shivya Raveendran at the Natyaveda School of Dance. In addition to dance, Ankita studies Carnatic vocal, Mridangam, and piano, and she has performed at various concerts in Portland. Beyond the arts, Ankita is an active member of her school's Speech and Debate team, DECA, and soccer team. She is passionate about volunteering and serves as the Youth Ambassador for the Akshaya Patra Portland chapter. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. 

  • [ October 25 2024, 07:00 PM To 10:00 PM ]



Temple News

 Dear Devotees and Patrons,

Temple / Cateen is Open Now At New Location.
6100 SW Raab Road, Portland, OR-97221

Sri Annapoorna Canteen now open at Hillsboro Location details Click Here 

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Also, if you have needs to perform spiritual rituals at Temple and Home,

Please contact 503-621-7716. / 503-444-8100.

 Balaji Gift Shop will be open for your shopping

New Temple Location (Level 2)
WeekDays  5:30 PM PM to 8:30 PM
Weekends & Holidays 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM.

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5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Weekends & Holidays 

9:30 AM to 8:30 PM
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Thank you for your donation to HECSA. With your generous contributions and active participation, we have achieved our milestones. We look forward to your continued support.

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Please Donate Generously for the Cause of Future Authentic Temple.1 Square Foot Sponsorship - $ 501.00. Donate per square feet space for temple construction.

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Please Donate Generously for the Cause. 1 Divine Granite Stone Sponsorship - $ 1,001.00. Your name will be carved in the stone brick which will be used in the construction of temple.

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Welcome to Portland Balaji Temple

The Hindu Educational and cultural society of America (HECSA) , is a non-profit association that caters to the religious, cultural and educational needs of a growing population of Indian families in the portland area. The goals of Portland Balaji temple Hillsboro, OR (as part of HECSA) are:

The Temple also promotes cultural awareness by organizing cultural programs and shows on a regular basis to give our children and adults many opportunities to have a glimpse of the great culture, and a first-hand experience of how festivals are celebrated across diverse India.