Membership

Become a Member

It is required that one becomes a voting member by January 31 of a given year to be eligible to contest in the election held in November of that year. Family membership dues are $150/- and individual membership dues are $100/- per year.  Any person submitting the membership application after January 31 will not be eligible to contest in the election, but will be eligible to vote, based on meeting the requirements of the Constitution. For more details please refer to ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION.
The Membership form is available below and at the Temple desk. Please submit your membership application and membership dues to the Hindu Temple. Please find more details in the benefits section of the website.
The membership categories are as follows:
  • Life Member – $5000 paid in a period of 5 consecutive years.
  • Annual Member – $100/year for individual OR $150 for a couple/family.
Become a member today! Membership Application Form

Membership Benefits

The Hindu Temple and Cultural Center have grown to be the heart of the Indian community in the Capital District. Become a member and take advantage of all the benefits the temple provides. Engage and immerse yourself in the richness and beauty of this culture and impart this heritage to your children as your most valuable legacy. Keep alive the religious and spiritual aspects of your life to find peace and fulfillment.  Make new friends, find joy in community service and enrich your life in the process.

When you become a member you will receive a membership card.  Please use the membership card to enjoy the following benefits.

  • 10% discount on Cultural Center rentals and Pooja Services
  • Discount on heritage class and summer camp for the calendar year
  • Members get preference for the position of camp coordinator and counselor