Utah Governor Visits Hindu Temple, With A Special Guest

July 4, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hinduism Today/The Salt Lake Tribune

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The wonder in her eyes, the calm with which she accepted ceremonial blessings, showed that Asha Huntsman, 2, felt an immediate connection. Adopted from India and brought home to Utah early last year by Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. and his wife, Mary Kaye, little Asha seemed to relish the colorful celebration and crowds that surrounded her at South Jordan's Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple. She, her parents and most of her siblings came to the temple for the first time last week to commemorate its fifth anniversary.