Paad Yatra or Walkathon to Temple

It is a HINDU tradition to “walk to a pilgrim” on special events / occasions and during in some festive seasons. it is known as “PAADA YATRA” and this is a general practice in HINDUISM and this is done across in Bharath i.e. INDIA.

LETSGIVEHOPE has been organising this walk to the temple event called PAADA YATRA under the auspice of Hindu Council of Australia and now it is completely run by Hindu Council of Australia for a few years now, the transition was necessary to keep the culture and tradition of pilgrimage alive for the future generation of Australian Hindus.

Every year we start the walk on Saturday of the October long weekend at 6:00am from Sri Murugan Temple in westmead and have our first stop at Strathfield Sai Baba Mandir and we leave from strathfield Sai Baba temple and reach Heathcote completed the walk to Sri Venkateshwara Temple, Helensburgh.

Recent Activities

Paad Yatra Walk2Temple- Recent Activities

PAADA YATRA (walk-a-thorn) – 15th April 2022, 5:30 AM for 6:00 AM Start

PAADA YATRA Event Day: 15th April 2022, 5:30 AM for 6:00 AM Start Event starts at Sydney Murugan Temple​ Westmead to Sai Mandir Sydney​ Contact us walk2temple@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/pada.yatra Sri Murugan Temple, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia​ to Shirdi Sai Mandir, Strathfield, New South Wales​ Please register via – https://forms.gle/6ihgbGMY5dRiXpzs5 This year we raising funds […]

Paada Yatra – come rain or shine

Paada.yatra “come rain or shine” – Was it a true test of our determination to walk, come rain or shine or was the rain welcoming us for our determination to support the drought cause once again. Rain is the source of joy, happiness, optimism, destination, future and so on for an agrarian society.Rain is the […]

Paada Yatra – 5th Oct 2019 at 5:30AM

PAADA YATRA A HINDU tradition of “pilgrimage to temple by foot” on special occasions and festive seasons. it is known as “PAADA YATRA” and this is a general practice in HINDUISM and this is done by all states and cultures in INDIA alike. History As you are aware we have many temples in Sydney now […]

Paada Yatra April 2019, a moving success

By: WhatsApp group chtter of Paada Yatra.   [4/19, 05:09] Neelima Pravastu: Everyone please be there between 5:30-5:40 [4/19, 05:10] Neelima Pravastu: There will be an induction and you can pickup printed map with street names [4/19, 05:36] Piyush Preeti Shah: I am in the temple [4/19, 06:01] Neelima Pravastu: Route map [4/19, 06:21] ‪+61 […]

Paada Yatra Walk to temples 19th April

By: Sai Paravastu. LETSGIVEHOPE along with Hindu Council of Australia has been organising Walk to Temple event called PAADA YATRA, with approvals from relevant authorities and local councils.This is strictly a devotional, non-profit endeavor to promote tradition and culture to pass on the legacy to our future generations. It is a FREE event open to […]

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