Shantiniketan Temple

7221 Branico Drive, Roanoke, VA  24018

Dear Devotees:

As COVID-19 continues to spread, the future has never felt so unpredictable. These are challenging times for us all, and we hope you and your family are in good spirits and health! Right now, we’re doing everything possible to sustain daily operations and provide services to our community. While there’s a lot of uncertainty, we know that we need to adapt to our changing reality.  Because less devotees are visiting the temple and the opportunity to take advantage of discounts provided by contractors has arisen, we have decided to continue with planned projects this year.  This will enable our community to enjoy the temple facilities once COVID-19 is behind us.    To help our temple in these difficult times, the Board and Seva Samiti of India Heritage Society seek your assistance.  If you’re able, please make a donation to India Heritage Society.   If you’re unable to donate at this time, we certainly understand.  

We have completed several projects this year and still have a few remaining. 


•  Renovation of restrooms

•  Renovation of small kitchen

•  Repaving the driveway and parking lots]

COMPLETED: $13,500

•  Installation of new carpet in temple

•  Painting of temple, kitchen and entrance

•  HVAC replacement in community hall

•  Tile cleaning and repair in entire temple

•  Expenses associated with correcting land erosion mandated by Roanoke County

In times like this, we’re reminded of how interconnected we all are. Thank you for being part of our community. Without you, none of it is possible.

Stay Safe and Well.


Ways to donate
Mail check to India Heritage Society, Treasurer at  7221 Branico Drive, Roanoke, VA 24018
In person-  temple donation box
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We thank you in advance for your continued support and generous donations.