Hindu Temple of Wisconsin Installs New Icons

June 13, 2003

Source: Journal-Sentinel

On June 13, 2003 Journal-Sentinel reported, "Some 2000 to 4000 Hindus from southeastern Wisconsin are expected to gather at the Hindu Temple of Wisconsin this weekend for phase two of what is known as prana pratishthapana, or installation and consecration of deities. Non-Hindus in the general public are invited, too... The main shrine in this temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu. His icon was installed last year with atht of his wife, Lakshimi, the goddess of wealth. Another icon of Lakshimi will be installed in separate shrines this weekend." For a profile of this temple, see: https://hwpi.harvard.edu/pluralismarchive/hindu-temple-wisconsin