Alagappa Alagappan, 88, Dies; Founded Hindu Temples Across U.S.

November 5, 2014 at 8:42 pm Leave a comment

alagappan-obit-1-master180Did you know that today there are 700 Hindu temples in the United States, serving a Hindu population that since 1965 has increased thirtyfold, to about 1.5 million.

Mr. Alagappan started the project close to home, in his adopted city whose name began with N.

click here to read more http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/02/nyregion/alagappa-alagappan-88-dies-founded-temples.html?emc=edit_th_20141102&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=66231626&_r=0

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