Unformatted text preview: Brahmo Samj, rya Samj, Ramakrishna mission, and Aurobindo Ashram. Why are temples significant to the religious, social and cultural life of Hindu communities in the U.S.? Temples become a center of culture for the United States Hindu community. They teach languages and dances of certain regions to people who would grow up without the customs otherwise. Thanks to temples Hindus living in the United States can relate and communicate to Hindus in India and across the globe. Temples in the US often feature architectural and design features of temples. They may feature more than one god so many Hindus in the area can come there to worship....
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- Spring '08
- Hinduism, Bhakti movement, United States Hindu community, temples Hindus living