Sri Murugan Society of Alberta
Community Development for
was founded in April 1994
and promotes the spiritual well being of a growing
community of Hindus in the Province of Alberta.
In January 2002, the Society received a statue of Ganesha, from Gurudeva Satguru Sivaya Subramaniaya Swami of Kauai Monastery. This was considered to be the first step in the conceptualization of building a temple.
Satguru Subramaniaya Swami was initiated into sannyasa by the renowned Siddha yogi and worshipper of Siva, Jnanaguru Yogaswami (1872–1964) of Sri Lanka, regarded as one of the 20th century’s most remarkable mystics.
The Ganesha Statue received from Subramaniaya Swami of Kauai Monastery
Our primary objectives:
the worship of Lord Sri Murugan through our temple.
A brief History
By-laws of Sri Murugan Society of Alberta
The name of the society shall be the “Sri Murugan Society of Alberta” (called the “Society”).
The Society shall be a Hindu religious and charitable organization. Accordingly, any temple built under the auspices of the Society shall adhere to the tradition of the Hindu religion, and the formal worship and rituals performed in any Murugan temple built under the auspices of the Society shall, without exception, be in accordance with the..