Kerala Hindu Society of North Texas Inc is a State of Texas registered “Not for profit” 501C(3) corporation. Kerala Hindu Society of North Texas (KHSNT) started informally in Aug 1985 as a monthly prayer gathering of families of “Kerala Hindu” origin.
Sri Guruvayurappan Temple of Dallas has been built over a foundation of over 35 years of Bhajanas, Satsangs & Namasankritanas. Since 1985, (till date) members from Kerala Hindu Society of North Texas (KHSNT) continue to meet for a monthly prayer. KHSNT started with an objective of imparting younger generation Hindu Sprititual and cultural values and holding the Kerala Hindu community united in the metroplex; it went on to lay the foundation for Uniting all the Kerala Hindus across North America in 2001 through the first convention of KHNA.
KHSNT Major Milestones
Aug 1985 – First prayer gathering of families of Kerala Hindu origin. Prayer meetings every month starts.
Apr 2001 – KHSNT unites Hindu Organizations for people Kerala Origin across North America to organize the first convention for Kerala Hindus living in North America.
Apr 2007 – Buys own 3200Sqft community center at 4601 Gus Thomasson Road, Mesquite, TX.
Nov 2008 – First Srimad Bhagavata Sapthaham in moolam in U.S.A within the Kerala Hindu Community.
Aug 2010 – Vastuvidwan Kanippayoor Krishnan Namboodiri and Bhagavata Samrat Perumbally Kesavan Namboodiri blesses a 3.4 acre land good for temple construction.
Temple Management (2023-2024)
Board of Trustees:
Mr. Ramachandran Nair (Chairman)
Mr. Satheesh Chandran (Vice Chairman)
Mr. Vinod Nair (Secretary)
Mr. Gopala Pillai
Mr. T.N. Nair
Mrs. Remani Kumar
Mr. Srimanikandhan Appunni
Board of Directors:
Mr. Kesavan Nair (President)
Mr. Remesh Kuttat (Secretary)
Mr. Krishnadas Menon (Treasurer)
Mr. Vipin Pillai (Vice President)
Mr. Manikandan Nair (Joint Secretary)
Mr. Rajagopal Nair (Joint Treasurer)
Mr. Shaji Pappan (Board Member)
Mr. Jelesh Panicker (Board Member)
Mr. Sanjeev Shanmugham Pillai (Board Member)
Brahmasri Kariannur Divakaran Namboodiri
Sri Karakkat Parameswaran Namboodiri
Sri Kalloor Vasudevan Namboodiripad