The Vision of Shri Swaminarayan Temple, Wheeling (ISSO of Chicago) is to be a house of worship to practice the teachings of Lord Shri Swaminarayan and help expand the fellowship under Shri Laxminarayandev- Vadtal Gadi (diocese), established by Lord Shri Swaminarayan.
The mission of Shri Swaminarayan Temple, Wheeling, IL (ISSO of Chicago) is to be a pillar for Shri Laxminarayandev Vadtal Gadi (diocese) as established by Lord Shri Swaminarayan. We shall:
- Make our temple the focal point and forum for preaching and practicing the teachings of Lord Shri Swaminarayan Bhagwan
- Worship the established Murti of Bhagwan and perform with faith and all the prescribed daily rituals. • Provide means to promote regular Bhajan, Katha, Shibir, and other religious sermons.
- Celebrate all Hindu religious festivals with appropriate confinements as established by Lord Shri Swaminarayan.
- Spread the teaching of Lord Shri Swaminarayan using all traditional and modern media, such as printed publications, online live telecasts, audio, video, and social media appropriately, and regularly publish the temple’s periodical, Shriji Sandesh, the message of Lord Shri Swaminarayan.
- Facilitate the imparting of Hindu philosophies to the next generation of devotees by providing children a fun, engaging environment to learn the history of the Hindu dharma and Lord Shri Swaminarayan.
- Promote welfare of community by contributing to health and human services.