CHTNA, The Council of Hindu Temples of North America was established to promote Hindu religious and cultural activities on the North American continent, especially to empower the management and development of Hindu Temples. CHTNA is the umbrella organization of Hindu Temples on the North American continent with the goal of uniting all the Hindu temples under a common banner.
Started in 1983 based in New York. It is a Recognized 501 c-3 Non-Profit Hindu organization. Governed by 9 Board of Director Temples.