Welcome to the Regional Indian-American Community Center (RIACC), Tricities Temple and Amy Community Center.
RIACC is a non-profit organization serving the Indo-American Community in the Tri-Cities, TN/VA and surrounding areas
Call us at 423-349-6515
What is Hinduism?
Unlike a religion in the Western sense, Hinduism is a way of life based on the teachings of ancient sages and scriptures such as the Vedas and the Upanishads.
Without a founder or a core scriptural doctrine, Hinduism is defined by a rich variety of ideas and practices from various religious and cultural groups throughout India. Because of this diversity, Hinduism is a continuously evolving religious tradition with contributions from many individuals.
Composed of layers of complexity, Hinduism incorporates a basic mindset that all beings have divine and immortal souls working through the cycles of birth and death to reach ultimate spiritual growth.
We welcome your child and you to Balavihar. We have two Balavihar classes at the RIACC Tricities Temple. Details are provided here or contact the Balavihar Teachers. We follow the Chinmaya Mission’s syllabus for Balavihar. The greatest boon given by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda to the younger generation is Balavihar. Balavihar provides a spiritual and cultural orientation to the children of the modern age. In addition we have "Teen Discussion Group" once a month
Morning 11 am to 12.30 pm with Aarti at 12.00 pm
Evening 5 pm to 7.30 pm with Aarti at 7.00 pm
Morning 10 am to 2.00 pm with Aarti at 12.30 pm
Evening 5 pm to 8.00 pm with Aarti at 7.30 pm
Mandir Will be Closed on Wednesdays, other than the Special occassions
Sunday Dec 17, 2017 : Sunderkand at 11:00 AM
The temple is running on a limited schedule till Dec 25. It will only be open during Sunday morning hours.
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