Pãtašala – Saturday Classes

Ganeša Pãtašala – Saturday Classes (In-Person)

Ganeša Pãtašala offers a wide range of classes on Saturdays – covering academic subjects, religious topics, Indian languages, Math and Computer Science.


Pãtašala Saturday Schedules

Saturday classes are offered from 8:00 AM onward. Students can attend any subject listed below after registration. We encourage students to attend all subjects on Saturday. Students will have to choose one language as all languages are conducted during the same time.

8:00 AM to 8:45 AM – Math Tutoring (Grades K – 8)
8:30 AM to 9:25 AM – Sanskrit for Children ( All Levels) – Register here
9:30 AM to 9:55 AM – Bhajans (All Grades)
10:00 AM to 10:25 AM – Sloka Chanting (All Grades)
10:30 AM to 11:25 AM – Religion (All Grades)
11:30 AM to 12:25 PM – Languages: Hindi
11:30 AM to 12:25 PM – Languages: Tamil
11:30 AM to 12:25 PM – Languages: Telugu
11:30 AM to 12:25 PM – Languages: Kannada
1:00 PM to 1:55 PM – Science (3rd – 8th Grade)
*3:00 PM to 3:55 PM – Sanskrit for Adult Students (Level 1) – no prior knowledge of Samskritam is required. Knowledge of any Indian language is a big plus! – Register here
*Sanskrit classes (Adults level 1) is a group class that requires at least ten (10) enrolled students in order to run a group course. In the event of low enrollment, the course will be cancelled(and refund given) or postponed to a different date.
For inquiries please email: patasala@nyganeshtemple.org

Computer Science (4th – 12th Grade) – please go to: nyganeshtemple.org/pcig

To view flyer schedule SEE HERE

Academic Year

Saturday classes are offered from September to June every year.

Requested Donation

$160 per year for one student – *Early Registration : $135
$135 per year for each sibling – *Early Registration : $125
*Early Registration only BEGINS from June 23, 2024 thru July 31, 2024

Academic year 2024-2025 : Classes will begin IN-PERSON on September 14, 2024 (Saturday)

How to register?

Please fill in the form at the end of the page. Payments can be made online, please click here.

What types of payments are accepted?

Parents may pay by check in the name of The Hindu Temple Society of North America or by credit/debit card.

Where is Ganeša Pãtašala located?

 Ganeša Pãtašala – new location within the Temple premises to be announced. For directions to the Temple, see here

Mid-term Enrollments

Enrollment ends on December 31st of every year.

Visiting the Pãtašala?

Parents who are interested to enroll their children may visit Ganeša Pãtašala on a Saturday during Pãtašala hours and meet a coordinator.

What other courses are offered at Ganeša Pãtašala?

In addition to Saturday classes, Ganeša Pãtašala also offers Fine Arts Activities:

  • Bharatanatyam dance classes
  • Kathak dance classes

Please see: nyganeshtemple.org/patasala for info about all Ganeša Pãtašala classes.

Inquiries and Questions

If you have any questions or inquiries please send an email to Ms. Prema Desai, Dr. Shrividya Iyer at patasala@nyganeshtemple.org or contact the Temple at: (718) 460 8484 ext. 112.

Please fill out and submit Registration for Patasala Classes below

Registration form may be filled out for only one student at a time! For payment please click here