vv-School-logoWelcome to D/FW Hindu Temple Vidya Vikas 

  • Mission

    To create a passion and desire in the hearts and minds of the younger generation to learn, understand, practice and appreciate Hinduism, Indian heritage, languages and culture.

    School year is from August To May every year.

    Vidya Vikas classes are held every Sunday 9:00AM – 2:00 PM.


    Registration

    Registration is open now for the current 2016-2017 School Year.

    Looking to register for Children and/or Adult Classes? Click here to register.

    • Vidya Vikas

      At The D/FW Hindu Temple Vidya Vikas, every Sunday, over 100 dedicated volunteer teachers and parents come together from 8:30am to engage in the noble task of enriching the lives of the children of our community with good morals, ethics, religious values, art and culture. The temple is fortunate to have around 30 classrooms dedicated for this very important responsibility and service to the community.

      From a humble beginning of 15 students in 1996, Vidya Vikas has grown to serve more than 500 children and adults. We look forward to see these children carry on this torch to the next generation.

    • Volunteer Opportunities

      Do you have time ? We NEED HELP !!!

      Vidya Vikas is completely run by volunteers. Our humble appreciation to all the teachers & volunteers who dedicate their Sundays to instill good knowledge and values in our children.

      Volunteer opportunities for parents include teaching, helping with the crafts for the classes, monitoring hallways and aisles when classes are in progress, helping the admin team in various tasks, help organizing special events.

      Children can help with the Youth Group, special events, making posters for various events, various tasks in the Vidya Vikas office.

      Note: Community service hours will be provided to children for the volunteer service they provide.

    • Newsletter

      We take great pride in our Parent and Student Volunteers, who are devoting so much of their time in serving the D/FW Hindu Temple Vidya Vikas.

      Click on the newsletters to learn more about our Volunteers, Vidya Vikas events and activities.

    • Religion

      Religion classes are the main focus of Vidya Vikas and are available for children ages 4-12. Language and other classes are offered in addition to the Religion class to make a well rounded program. Religion classes curriculum has been carefully developed ranging from morals and values, Gods, Hindu customs and practices, the meaning behind them and their significance, Festivals, Ramayana and Mahabharata for the younger children to more advanced topics for the older children like Vedic Culture, Sanatana Dharma, Ramayana and Mahabharata – indepth analysis of events and characters, Hindu Calendar, Hindu Samskaras. Great emphasis is placed on the chanting of the Bhagavad Gita and learning the meaning of the shlokas in all levels. The curriculum is well supplemented with Shlokas, Bhajans, Hindu Saints, Festivals, Related Crafts to make the classroom experience well balanced and fun.

      Ages 4 – 18  (must be at least 4 by August 31st)

      Minimum age is 5 years by August 31 for all other classes

    • Language

      Below are the Language classes that are offered in addition to the Religion class to make a well rounded program.

      • Bengali
      • Gujarati
      • Hindi
        • Namaste. Welcome to the Vidya Vikas Hindi program located in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex in Texas. We are home to one of the largest Hindi learning schools in Texas. This program is run by volunteers and parents.
        • We offer six levels of Hindi classes. Please visit Hindi website at www.hindivikas.org for additional information.
      • Kannada
      • Marathi
      • Tamil
      • Telugu
    • Other Classes

      We also offer the following classes for interested students

      • Geeta Chanting
      • Tabla
      • Dance
      • Bhajan
    • SAT

      SAT classes are offered for Grade levels 7 and above.

      • Emphasis on Math & English
      • Religion Class is Mandatory
      • Class Timing – Sunday 9AM – 11AM
    • Adult Classes

      For Adults, we offer Yoga, Bhagavad Gita and Upanishad classes to give enriching spiritual experience.

  • Youth Group is a fun-filled educational, growth and developmental gathering of students.

    Aim of the Youth Group is to promote leadership, citizenship, community involvement, and moral values in the youth.

    It is open for children ages 10 and up and meets on Sundays, once a month from 12:30 to 1:30 PM.

    To join or for more information, email dfwhinduyouth@gmail.com

    Youth Group organizes fun events, assists with fundraising and running of temple events. Some of the events Youth Group has organized or participated in –

    • North Texas Food Bank Drive
    • Anand Bazar (Holi celebration)
    • Spring fling celebration
    • Bake sale
    • Book sale
    • Penny wars fundraiser
    • Car wash fundraiser

     

    Note: Volunteer hours can be earned through Youth Group activities

    • Annual School Picnic & Walkathon

      Vidya Vikas sponsors a Walk-a-thon and family picnic every year. We welcome sponsors for this event and your name or company logo will be printed on t-shirts which the children wear all year.

      2017 VV Walk-a-thon and family picnic is on Sunday, April, 2, 2017 strating from 9:30 AM at Running Bear Park, 2899 S Story Road, Irving, TX 75060.

      Click here for 2017 Walk-a-thon and family picnic registration and event info.

    • Ganesh Utsav

      Vidya Vikas engages the students in the Ganesh Utsav by conducting various programs.

      One of the highlight is that the kids can paint the eco-friendly Ganesh Murti (will dissolve in water in few hours).

      Please click here to register for Kids Ganesh Painting.

  • Calendar

  • Registration

    Registration is open now for the current 2016-2017 School Year.

    Looking to register for Children and/or Adult Classes? Click here to register.

  • Contact Info
    1605 North Britain Rd,
    Irving, Texas 75061

    Phone: 972-445-3111

    Email: vidyavikas@dfwhindutemple.org