South Asian Hindus in the United Statess

August 23, 2002

Source: India Abroad

On August 23, 2002 India Abroad reported that "Hindus of South Asian origin are an increasing presence in American society, now numbering approximately 1,800,000. Hindu communities have settled in most parts of the United States. To maintain religious traditions and celebrate their cultural heritage, they have dedicated some 450 temples in the United States over the past 30 years, with many becoming centers of pilgrimage."