Swami Vivekananda envisioned "Temple Universal in America" in his letter to his disciple Alasinga Perumal.
In 2003, This Grand task of realizing Swami Vivekananda's vision of "Temple Universal" was undertaken.
-- Land Purchase: 2003
-- Bhoomi Pooja: 11th October 2005, Vijaya Dashami.
-- Ground Breaking: 13th April 2006, Hanuman Jayanti.
-- Temple Inauguration Ceremony: June 2008.
-- Temple Moved from Hyde Park to Homer Glen on 21st September 2008.
-- Universal Temple is situated on 15 acres in wooded area surrounded by trees.