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Given that the Covid-19 infection rate is now raised to MEDIUM level in our county (as per CDC county-wise map), please adhere to the following updated Covid-19 guidelines while visiting the temple. This may change if the infection rate level changes in the future.

  • Please stay up to date with the Covid-19 vaccine and booster doses as per CDC guidelines.
  • Please do not visit Temple if you have Covid-19 symptoms or you’re in close contact with Covid-19 patient. Please get tested ASAP and follow CDC-recommended quarantine guidelines.
  • Wearing a mask while visiting the Temple is highly recommended. If you are at high risk for severe illness or you are not fully vaccinated, talk to your healthcare provider about whether you need to take any other precautions, and adhere to those while visiting Temple.
  • Please continue to follow good hand hygiene.
  • Be respectful to all Temple volunteers & follow directions provided by them.

Many questions get asked by visitors to church, newcomers to town, and friends and neighbors of our members. Here’s a list of questions that may help you understand what prayer is and why it is so important in the Christian life.

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Yoga room
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Yoga Room

1. All activities shall be in keeping with the dignity and respect for the sanctity of a holy place and according to Hindu Traditions. Behaviors in and around the temple facility not conforming to the sanctity of temple, the Hindu traditions and disturbing to the community at large will not be tolerated.

2. Not rented for funeral services.

3. Shanti Pooja may be performed within temple facility without the picture of the departed person.

4. The temple management will not entertain an application for the use of the facility from any group or organization that will discriminate against attendance because of race, color, religion or creed.

5. Sanctum area is strictly prohibited except for priest.

6. No alcoholic beverages/smoking/illegal substances allowed. No meat or food with garlic/onion to be served on the premises. No food allowed on carpeted areas.

7. Use of staples and nails are not allowed to décor the rented area. Only use masking tapes that won’t take paint out. All décor should be removed at the end the event.

8. No subletting allowed.

9. Leave all footwear in the designated shoe area.

10. Renters hereby agrees to hold the Trustees, priests, custodians, and its agents and employees free and harmless from any loss, damage, liability, cost or expense that may arise during or caused in any way by such use or occupancy of the HTBN Temple area.

11. Any representative of the HTBN can enter the rental place for the purpose of inspection without disturbing the performance. HTBN reserves the right to cancel the agreement with one-month notice. HTBN will refund all the fees taken. If any part of the contract including intended use of the premises is violated this contract is null and void.

12. Cancellation of the reservation within less than 10 days period prior to the event date will result in forfeiture of the deposit. Rules may change from time to time and you will be notified well in advance prior to your date of use.

13. Users of the Facilities are required to comply with the requirements of all applicable county, state and federal codes (including health, fire and life safety), laws, regulations, as well as the ordinances and regulations of the City of Bloomington. Users that fail to comply with the above are subject to cancellation of the event. Please check with City of Bloomington to determine if a Special Event Permit is required.

14. Use or storage of propane, butane or liquid fuel is prohibited inside the Temple premises.

15. Users must present appropriate permits prior to use of heating sources (e.g. electric appliances or other open flame).

16. Cooking is permitted only in the kitchen area only if the kitchen is rented.

17. Use of amplified sound for events is subject to the approval of the HTBN. Use of amplified sound in the outdoor areas of the Facility must be limited to the following time periods between 10 a.m. & 10 p.m. Any times other than these, the user would need to get a permit from the City of Bloomington.

18. Facility should be handed back to HTBN after cleaning and removing all garbage and disposing in the garbage dumpster. Upon satisfactorily inspection of the rented area the deposit will be returned. Additional charges may be levied for cleaning and damages after the final walk through by temple management.

Serial
Code
Book Title
Author
Language
101
B1R526
Selfless Self
Shri Ramakant Maharaj
English
102
B2R616
Siva-Mahimnah Stotram or The Hymn on the greatness of Siva
Swami Pavitrananda
English
103
B1R514
Slokavarttikka
Kumarila Bhatta
English
104
B1R525
Sri Ramana Darsanam
Saadhu Natanananda
English
105
B2R401
Srimad Bhagavatam 1.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
106
B2R402
Srimad Bhagavatam 1.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
107
B2R403
Srimad Bhagavatam 1.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
108
B2R505
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
109
B2R506
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
111
B2R512
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
110
B2R507
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
112
B2R508
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.4
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
113
B2R513
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.4
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
114
B2R509
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.5
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
115
B2R510
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.6
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
116
B2R511
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.7
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
117
B2R514
Srimad Bhagavatam 11.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
118
B2R515
Srimad Bhagavatam 11.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
119
B2R516
Srimad Bhagavatam 11.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
120
B2R517
Srimad Bhagavatam 11.4
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
121
B2R518
Srimad Bhagavatam 11.5
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
122
B2R519
Srimad Bhagavatam 12.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
123
B2R520
Srimad Bhagavatam 12.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
124
B2R404
Srimad Bhagavatam 2.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
125
B2R405
Srimad Bhagavatam 2.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
126
B2R406
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
127
B2R407
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
128
B2R408
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
129
B2R409
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.4
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
130
B2R410
Srimad Bhagavatam 4.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
131
B2R411
Srimad Bhagavatam 4.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
132
B2R412
Srimad Bhagavatam 4.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
133
B2R413
Srimad Bhagavatam 4.4
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
134
B2R414
Srimad Bhagavatam 5.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
135
B2R415
Srimad Bhagavatam 5.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
136
B2R416
Srimad Bhagavatam 6.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
137
B2R417
Srimad Bhagavatam 6.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
138
B2R418
Srimad Bhagavatam 6.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
139
B2R419
Srimad Bhagavatam 7.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
140
B2R420
Srimad Bhagavatam 7.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
141
B2R421
Srimad Bhagavatam 7.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
142
B2R422
Srimad Bhagavatam 8.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
143
B2R423
Srimad Bhagavatam 8.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
144
B2R501
Srimad Bhagavatam 8.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
145
B2R502
Srimad Bhagavatam 9.1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
146
B2R503
Srimad Bhagavatam 9.2
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
147
B2R504
Srimad Bhagavatam 9.3
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
148
B1R510
Srutigita
Swami Gabhirananda
English
149
B2R615
Stotraratna or The Hymn- Jewel of Sri Yamunacarya
Svami Adidevananda
English
150
B1R225
Studies in Philosophy
Krishna chandra Bhattacharyya
English
151
B1R207
Studies in the Philosophy of the Madhusudana Saraswati
Sanjukta Gupta
English
152
B2R302
Studies in the Upanisads
Govindagopal Mukhopadhyaya
English
153
B1R318
Suffering: Indian Perspectives
Kapil N. Tiwari
English
154
B1R130
Tat Tvam ashi- the path of fire according to Asparasa- Yoga
Raphael
English
155
B1R519
Teaching of Lord Chaitanya- The Golden Avatar
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
English
156
B2R311
That Thou Art
Sri Samkara
English
157
B2R307
The Advaita Vedanta of Brahma- Siddhi
Allen Wright Thrasher
English
158
B3R103
The Art of Ancient India
Susan L. Huntington, John C. Huntington
English
159
B2R220
The Bhagavad Gita
Frankiln Edgerton
English
161
B2R208
The Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living Chap 1-6
Eknath Easwaran
English
160
B2R210
The Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living Chap 13-18
Eknath Easwaran
English
162
B2R209
The Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living Chap 7-12
Eknath Easwaran
English
163
B2R107
The Brhadaranyaka Upanisad Vol 1: Madhu Kanda
Nitya Chaitanya Yati
English
164
B2R108
The Brhadaranyaka Upanisad Vol 2: Muni Kanda
Nitya Chaitanya Yati
English
165
B2R109
The Brhadaranyaka Upanisad Vol 3: Khila Kanda
Nitya Chaitanya Yati
English
166
B1R420
The Central Conception of Buddhism
TH. Stcherbastsky
English
167
B1R422
The Central Philosophy of Buddhism
T.R.V. Murthi
English
168
B1R224
The Concept of Mukti in Advaita Vedanta
A.G. Krishna Warrier
English
171
B1R402
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
Bhikkhu Bodhi
English
174
B1R424
The Conquest of Suffering
P.J. Saher
English
176
B2R604
The Culture Heritage of India Vol 1
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishan
English
177
B2R605
The Culture Heritage of India Vol 3
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishan
English
178
B1R316
The Development of the Concept of Maya and Avidya with special reference to the concept of Vivarta
DR. Aditi De
English
179
B2R614
The Devi-Mahatmyam or Sri Durga- Saptasati
Swami Jagadisvarananda
English
180
B1R416
The Dhammapada- The Sayings of the Buddha
Thomas Byrom
English
181
B1R425
The Dialectical Method of Nagarjuna
Kamaleswar Bhattacharya
English
182
B1R306
The Dialectical method of Nagarjuna Vigrahavyavartani
Kamleswar Bhattacharya, E.H. Jognston, Arnold Kunst
English
183
B1R515
The Doctorine of Vibration- An Analysis of the Doctrines and Practices of Kashmir Shaivism
Mark S.G. Dyczkowski
English
184
B1R414
The Doctrine of the Buddha
Gorge Grimm
English
185
B2R606
The Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism- Hindu World Vol 1
Benjamin Walker
English
186
B2R607
The Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism- Hindu World Vol 2
Benjamin Walker
English
187
B1R523
The Fire of Freedom- Satsang with Papaji-Vol 1
David Godman
English
188
B1R405
The Flower Ornament Scripture Vol 1
Thomas Cleary
English
189
B1R406
The Flower Ornament Scripture Vol 2
Thomas Cleary
English
190
B1R407
The Flower Ornament Scripture Vol 3
Thomas Cleary
English
191
B1R212
The Foundations of Indian Culture
Sri Aurobindo
English
192
B1R122
The Fruits of our Desiring- An Enquiry into th ethics of the Bhagvadgita
Julius Lipner
English
193
B1R417
The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way
Jay L. Garfield
English
194
B1R126
The Goal and the Way- The Vedantic Approach to life's problems
Swami Satprakashananda
English
195
B1R324
The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
Swami Nikhilananda
English
196
B1R409
The Hundred Thousand- Songs of Milarepa Vol 1
Garma C. C. Chang
English
197
B1R410
The Hundred Thousand- Songs of Milarepa Vol 2
Garma C. C. Chang
English
198
B2R103
The Hymns of the Atharvaveda Vol 1
Ralph T. H. Griffith
English
199
B2R104
The Hymns of the Atharvaveda Vol 2
Ralph T. H. Griffith
English
200
B2R106
The Hymns of the Jajur- Veda
Ralph T. H. Griffith
English
201
B2R101
The Hymns of the Rgveda Vol 1
Ralph T. H. Griffith
English
202
B2R102
The Hymns of the Rgveda Vol 2
Ralph T. H. Griffith
English
203
B2R105
The Hymns of the Samaveda
Ralph T. H. Griffith
English
204
B1R120
The Imitation of Sankara
M.N. Dvivedi
English
206
B1R209
The Khandanakhandakhadya of shri Harsha
Ganganath Jha
English

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