Hinduism

Vivekananda Cottage

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 June 2004.

Contact Information

Address: PO Box 1084, Thousand Island Park, NY 13692
Email: rvcnewyork@worldnet.att.net
Website: http://www.ramakrishna.org

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Average American Knows Little About Hinduism

August 30, 2001

Source: India Abroad

On August 30, 2001 India Abroad reported that "over 95 per cent of Americans have little or no Knowledge of Hinduism, though the religion...has grown tenfold in the last decade in the United States." A survey conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation of Princeton, NJ also showed that "59 per cent of those interviewed said they were not even interested in learning any further...Although Hindus live in all major cities in the US and total over 1.4 million, 71 per cent of Americans surveyed said they had no contact with their Hindu neighbors...

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Greater Atlanta Vedic Temple Society, Inc.

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 770-381-3662
Email: vedic_temple@vedictemple.org
Website: http://www.vedictemple.org

Activities and Schedule

Sunday 10:30 a.m. -12:05 p.m. Vedic havan (sponsored by different families weekly) followed by lunch

History

According to Dr. Chandra, a temple board member and long time leader of the community, there is too...
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Shree Shakti Mandir, Atlanta

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 March 2013.

Phone: 770-968-3490
Website: http://www.shreeshaktimandir.org/

History

In 1990, fifteen people rented a space in a small shopping mall in Lake City to hold worship services. At the same time this group attempted to acquire land for a building site. The first two sites chosen by the community were blocked by local community resistance. Members believe that the present site was approved because they requested the zoning through an American (... Read more about Shree Shakti Mandir, Atlanta

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