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Hinduism in America

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        StatementColumbia Univ Pr
        PublishersColumbia Univ Pr
        LC ClassificationsNovember 30, 2002
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 101 p. :
        Number of Pages52
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        ISBN 100231114729

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Conversely, there is zero accountability for how religious leaders at the top spend tax-exempt dollars. The ritual specialist is the purohita or pujari who officiated in home and temple rituals and whose training consisted primarily in the recitation of mantras and the performance of ritual. He was given this mission as a youth from his spiritual Visnuite leader upon his death. The Bhagavadgita commends the person who is rich in learning vidya and humility.

Rajiv: What have you seen in India in terms of reform of the caste system? What is American about American Hinduism? The term itself has been the subject of considerable scholarly debate. Hinduism is the major religion of who resettle in the USA. He has been very successful and is considered the rock star of. The structure in San Francisco that is frequently identified as the first Hindu temple in the United States, established in 1906, was in fact Hinduism in America first permanent home of the Vedanta Society.

Anantanand Thank you also Raj. Like the Californian textbook controversies, this debate also derives from questions of representation.

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Vijay Prashad, The Karma of Brown Folk Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001 ; and Vijay Prashad, Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today New York: New Press, 2012. With regard to the history of the 20th-century gurus, several studies have attempted a relative survey of the field.

In 1987, there were about 387,000 Hindus in the USA. The Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion. This acquired such popularity that Life magazine called 1968 the In more recent years,who was once a disciple of Maharishi, brought the meditation-body-mind healing to American consciousness.

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