Hindu Mandir Executives' Conference (HMEC)

HMEC is the largest annual conference for past and present executives, community leaders and scholars of Mandirs, Gurudwaras, Ashrams, Derasars and Hindu organizations in North America and the Caribbean. HMEC seeks to bring these institutions together for networking, collaboration and sharing of best practices.

Some of the recent HMEC activities:

  • Publication of books on Hindu rituals and practices

  • Alerts and webinars on temple safety and security

  • Educational webinars in partnership with the Hindu University of America

  • Helping temples when faced with Hinduphobic attacks

  • Building positive narratives on Hindu symbols like Swastika

  • To collectively counter attacks on mandirs


To be the network of Hindu mandirs, temples, ashrams, gurudawras, derasars and organizations to preserve, protect and promote dharma. Help mandirs build effective and sustained leadership through generations by sharing best practices


HMEC seeks to represent the American Hindu community rooted in its traditions for the benefit of the entire community.

To collectively counter attacks on mandirs

To share, learn and crystallize the vision of our sages for sustaining Sanatana Dharma with leaders like you

To address the needs and challenges of the future generation of Hindus and to guide our children, the future leaders of the American society 

To capitalize on intense motivation, deep experience, and selfless service by you the natural leaders of Hindu society for the benefit of all Hindus