New Hindu Temple to Be Dedicated

July 10, 2001

Source: Jersey Journal

On July 10, 2001, the Jersey Journal reported that "for part of the Aug. 4-5 dedication ceremonies, leaders of the Shree Swaminarayan Temple [in New Jersey] plan to 'borrow' $7 million worth of gold bullion from a bank to underscore the material value of the enterprise...The temple...will be home from time to time for up to 32 of the Gujarati sect's 'saints' or visiting practitioners" and is now open for worship.