Religious Center

Interfaith Council of Rutherford

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 October 2005.

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 1534, Rutherford, NJ 07070

Shambhala International

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 902-420-1118
Email: halifax@shambhala.org
Website: http://halifax.shambhala.org

History

Trungpa Rinpoche, founder of the Shambhala Buddhist community, established Vajradhatu International (now Shambhala International) in Boulder, Colorado. He spent time studying maps of North America trying to determine the location that was most suitable for the dharma to take root. He came...
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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Information about this center is no longer updated.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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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Information about this center is no longer updated.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 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Information about this center is no longer updated.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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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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