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    Muslims and Lutherans in the Twin Cities Conference (2002)

    Dr. Mark Swanson, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Director of the Islamic Studies Program at Luther Seminary, was a member of the planning committee for a conference held in St. Paul in May 2002, entitled "Muslims and Lutherans in the Twin Cities." He explained that the impetus for the conference came from the Lutheran communities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. They had noticed the presence of many Muslims in their neighborhoods, and realized that they ought to know more about their neighbors.

    The topic was broached by grassroots participants at the annual meetings of...

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    Ming-ni Su-lien Fo-Hsueh she

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 April 2013.

    Contact Information

    Address: 425 13th Avenue Southeast, #607, Minneapolis, MN 55414

    Laotian Buddhist Society

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 April 2013.

    Contact Information

    Address: 7327 13th Avenue South, Richfield, MN 55423

    Wat Lao Minneapolis

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 April 2013.

    Phone: 612-789-9382

    Shri Gaayatri Mandir

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 April 2013.

    Phone: 651-322-5161
    Email: rkimal@comcast.net
    Website: http://www.shrigaayatrimandir.org/

    History

    The Shri Gaayatri Mandir was founded in March of 1993. It began as a small weekly gathering of five families in a member’s basement. Within one year, attendance at the service swelled and the need for a larger facility became obvious. Members of Shri Gaayatri Mandir then rented a small room within the Gita Ashram, a facility...

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    Minnesota Hindu Milan Mandir

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 January 2013.

    Phone: 651-365-0331
    Email: milanmandir@comcast.net
    Website: http://www.facebook.com/minnesotahindu.milanmandir

    History

    The Minnesota Hindu Milan Mandir was founded in October 2000 in Eagan, Minnesota. It is an affiliate of the Bharat Sevashram Sangha, a monastic and philanthropic institution, based in Calcutta, India. Yugacharya Sreemat Swami Pranavanandaji Maharaj established the Bharat Sevashram Sangha in 1917. The...

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    Minnesota Hindu Dharmic Sabha Vishnu Mandir

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 April 2013.

    Phone: 612-522-1201
    Email: sajgherau@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.mhdsvishnumandir.com/

    History

    The temple that is known today as the Minnesota Hindu Dharmic Sabha Vishnu Mandir has evolved over a relatively long period, in different locations and communities. It is the oldest official Hindu temple of Minnesota and the upper Midwest (with the exception of Illinois). In the early 1970s, a small community of Hindu West Indians...

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    Shri Saatyam Mandir

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 April 2013.

    Phone: 612-874-3997

    History

    Shree Satyam Mandir was founded by Ms. Rajkumari Kumar and her family, who migrated to the United States from Guyana in the late 1980s. Upon her arrival, Ms. Kumar felt the need to start a temple in order to transmit her religion to her children and other Guyanese youths in the Twin Cities. Weekly services began in the basement of their home in late 1994. Fifty people attended these initial events. After eleven months, the...

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