Temples on campus
There are many temples in IIT Kanpur campus. Most of the temple in the campus have “Shivlinga” (A Holy symbol for Lord Shiva). The temple before the VH extension is the largest one in the campus. It has idols of many of god and goddess. The one at MT is of Lord Hanuman and Sai Baba and hall-1 has idols of Lord Shanidev and Hanuman. Other temples are in academic area near lecture hall complex, shopping centre, Substation near KV and many more places. Daily at 8 AM and 7 PM, aarti is done in almost all temples. On some auspicious ocassion, like in month of "SHRAVANA" or "JANAMAASTHMI", different kinds of prayers are done.