Shri Siddhivinayak Temple New Jersey USA
1916 Lakewood Rd.,
Toms River, NJ 08755
The 6-acre property was purchased in late 2012; groundbreaking was performed the following June; Phase 1 the 3,300-square-foot interim temple and other site work like a parking lot, landscaping, signage were approved that same summer. The Murti, or idol of the Lord Ganesha, an exact replica of the one located in the Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai, arrived in July 2013. In August, the executive board met for the first time at the temple site. Construction began the following year, in November 2014; temporary Certificate of Occupancy was issued in January 2016 and the final in May.