Hinduism

Chinmaya Mission, Houston

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 281-568-9520
Email: info@chinmayahouston.org
Website: http://www.chinmayahouston.org

History

In the mid-twentieth century, the man now known as Swami Chinmayananda travelled to the Indian mountain region of Rishikesh in order to research an expose on the Divine Life Mission. Rather than discovering the giant cult and swindle he had expected to find, he was impressed by the...
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Hindu Home Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2001.

Phone: 515-832-3693

Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 December 2013.

Phone: 281-489-0358
Email: temple@emeenakshi.org
Website: http://www.meenakshi.org
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History

Hindus have been in Houston for decades, with significant immigration growth starting in 1965, but they generally restricted their religious activities to extended-family gatherings and prayer rooms in each home. They formed a city-wide society in 1977, and, in 1979, around thirty Hindu families in...

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