Fundraising Event for New Hindu Temple in Indianapolis

September 24, 2004

Source: The Indianapolis Star

On September 24, 2004 The Indianapolis Star reported, "a year after the groundbreaking for Indiana's first Hindu temple, followers are organizing their second SummerFest to raise funds for the effort... There are about 3,000 Hindu families in the Indianapolis area... This year's fund-raising goal is $250,000. Phase 2 will add 13,000 square feet. Phase 3 will add exterior ornamental architecture that is common to Hindu temples. The total cost is estimated at $5 million to $5.5 million. Saturday's SummerFest will be on the site where the temple is to be built."