The Council is defined by its Constitution as “a free Association of autonomous Hindu Temples formed for certain limited purposes of common benefit and mutual development”.
The constitution defines Hindu temples as those “which are organized as traditional authentic temples with prayers and worship conducted in the Hindu tradition and managed by Boards of Trustees or Directors”.
The Constitution also provides the following:
“The membership will commence from the date of admission by the Council and on the applicant’s payment of annual fees as determined by the Council periodically. Application for membership wil be presented to the Council for decision at its formal sessions. Hindu associations and organizations (other than Temples) are eligible for Associate membership with full privileges but with no voting rights”.
o Life Membership: $2,501 (pay one time and enjoy the CHTNA membership benefits for ever).
o Annual Membership: $251 per year.
[Note: Normal Membership is for the calender year: January to December].
Temples are encouraged to become life members. If, for some reason, it is not convenient, please pay dues on time and start enjoying the benefits / continue enjoying the benefits.
For more information about the CHTNA Services and Activities, please see the Services Page.
See the list of our proud Member temples.