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Ashtanga Yoga New York and the Broome Street Temple

Ashtanga Yoga New York and the Broome Street Hindu Temple operate as one physical and spiritual site. Through the initiative of Eddie Stern, the owner of Ashtanga Yoga New York and the primary temple operator, this conjoined space functions in … finish reading Ashtanga Yoga New York and the Broome Street Temple

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Radha Govinda Mandir

Getting off the C-train on Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets in Brooklyn, the first thing one might notice is the quiet surroundings. The hustle and bustle of New York City is not present here, except near the train stop where mostly African American … finish reading Radha Govinda Mandir

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The Bangladesh Hindu Mandir

Founded in 1998 on a narrow road in the Queens neighborhood of Corona, the Bangladesh Hindu Mandir is unique in its conscious identification with a Bangladeshi community and/or Bangladeshi origin.  In the 1990s, many immigrants of Bangladeshi origin began to … finish reading The Bangladesh Hindu Mandir

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Shri Ambaji Mandir Hindu Community Center

Shri Amba Mandir Hindu Community Center Aarti Patel       Garfield Mandir    1 Gaston Avenue, Garfield, NJ 07026 (973) 546-7331 Vaikunth Dham/Vidyakendra 156 Schuyler Avenue, Kearny, NJ 07030 (201) 997-5556 Established as a non-profit religious and cultural organization … finish reading Shri Ambaji Mandir Hindu Community Center

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The Navatman School

The Navatman School, located in downtown Chelsea, is one of several projects that falls under the umbrella of the greater organization Navatman. Founded by Sridhar Shanmugan and Sahasra Sambamoorthi, Navatman is an organization dedicated to supporting and teaching South Asian … finish reading The Navatman School

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Shri Surya Narayan Mandir

In the morning hours, light shines brightly through two sunroofs, spilling into a large room. On its south wall, a pair of windows showcasing beautiful, avocado colored hanging plants, allows more sunlight to penetrate the space. As the morning progresses, … finish reading Shri Surya Narayan Mandir

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Shiva Mandir

Shiva Mandir By Subrina Singh The Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Shiva Mandir in East Elmhurst, Queens is considered one of the first West Indian Hindu mandirs to have been established in New York. Founded and built in 1987, it has … finish reading Shiva Mandir

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Multiple Layers of Ritual in the Vedanta Society of New York

Written by Christine Karwoski: May 4, 2005 A Brief Introduction The first time I attended Sunday service at the Vedanta Society of New York (VSNY), “America’s first Hindu organization” (Eck 2003, 98), I was struck by the Hindu and Christian … finish reading Multiple Layers of Ritual in the Vedanta Society of New York

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The Vedanta Society of New York

Written by Christine Karwoski: April 11, 2005 History In 1894 the Vedanta Society of New York, the first Hindu organization in the United States, was founded by Swami Vivekananda, a disciple of the Bengali saint Sri Ramakrishna.  Since that time, … finish reading The Vedanta Society of New York

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Pictures of Sri Vallabhacharya’s birthday celebration at the Vaishnav Temple of New York Sunday, April 27th in 2003

Photos by Derek Mitchell Sri Vallabhacharya’s birthday celebration at the Vaishnav Temple of New York happened on Sunday, April 27th in 2003. The day began with a “yatra,” a procession, of an image of Sri Vallabhacharya through the temple’s neighborhood. … finish reading Pictures of Sri Vallabhacharya’s birthday celebration at the Vaishnav Temple of New York Sunday, April 27th in 2003

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