5 Hindu Temples In UAE That You Have To Seek Blessings At

Go on a spiritual Journey with these Hindu Temples.

by Priyanka Fernandes
5 Hindu Temples In UAE That You Have To Seek Blessings At

Dubai, a sought-after global tourist destination, particularly resonates with Indian travellers seeking an international retreat. Beyond its renowned shopping and modern allure, Dubai surprises visitors with a rich religious tapestry. Contrary to its glitzy image, the city hosts Sikh, Jain, and Hindu temples, showcasing its commitment to embracing diverse cultures. Here, we highlight five must-visit Hindu temples

1. The Hindu Temple, Jebel Ali

The Hindu temple in Jebel Ali, Dubai, opened on Diwali in 2022. Known for its unique blend of Arabic and Hindu architecture based on Hindu shastras, it’s considered one of the most beautiful temples in the Middle East. Open to people of all religious backgrounds, it has become a popular tourist attraction, showcasing the region’s cultural diversity and religious harmony.

What: The Hindu temple
When: Sun to Mon 6.60 am to 8.30 pm
Where: Jebel Ali

2. Iskcon Dubai

 

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The ISKCON temple in Dubai, located in Karama, is an iconic Hindu temple known for hosting conferences and events attended by global leaders. Visitors can enjoy a sattvik meal on the premises or dine at the temple’s restaurant, Govinda. Open daily from 5 am to 7:30 pm, the temple offers visitors various daily events and activities.

What: Iskcon Temple
When: Sun to Mon 5.00 am to 7.30 pm
Where: Karama

3. Guru Darbar Sindhi Temple

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Sindhi Guru Darbar in Dubai, located in the Al Fahidi area, is recommended by Sri Guru Granth Sahib for its tranquillity and blessings. Open from 6 am to noon and 5 pm to 9 pm, it offers a peaceful retreat for visitors seeking spiritual moments. For the latest information, it’s advisable to check local sources or the temple’s official channels.

What: Sindhi Guru Darbar
When: Sun to Mon 7.00 am to 8.30 pm
Where: Jebel Ali Village

Also Read: Stunning Hindu Temple In Dubai’s Jebel Ali: Features, Timings, Bookings; All You Need To Know

4. Dubai Jain Derasar

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The Ghar Derasar, situated in Musalla Towers, serves as a home temple for Jains seeking tranquillity. It is one of the few Jain temples for Shwetambers, featuring deities like Lord Sumatinath, Lord Parshwanath, and Lord Vimalanatha—the revered Jain gurus. Conveniently located near the Al Fahidi metro, it’s easily accessible and a must-visit for those interested in experiencing its grandeur.

What: Jain Derasar
When: Sun to Mon 6.45 am to 9.30 pm
Where: Bur Dubai

5. Shree Krishna Haveli, Hindu Temple

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Shri Krishna Haveli, one of Dubai’s oldest Hindu temples, built in 1958, is a popular tourist spot in Al Fahidi. The temple suggests getting the first darshan of the day at the 7 am aarti, with an additional evening aarti at 7.30 pm for those who miss the morning session.

What: Shree Krishna Temple
When: Sun to Mon 7.00 am to 7.30 pm
Where: Al Fahidi

These sacred sites add a spiritual dimension to the experience and serve as a testament to Dubai’s inclusive ethos, celebrating the cultural mosaic woven by its diverse inhabitants. So, which of these Hindu temples in UAE are you heading to first?

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