Hindu Temples Launched in Europe
Hindu temples in Switzerland, Norway, Scotland and Germany
solemnized their formal opening in the recent months, reports
warehouse in an industrial area was converted after renovation
to Sri Navasakthi Vinayagar Hindu Tempel in eastern Switzerland?s
Zizers, which is known for Upper Castle and Lower Castle heritage
sites. Kagendrasharma Nageswarakurukkal is the priest.
Ganesha Hindu Tempel was consecrated with ancient Hindu rituals
in Norway?s Alesund, a sea port known for its unique concentration
of Art Nouveau architecture. This Temple, besides Hindus,
also welcomes people of other religions.
Hindu Mandir & Cultural Centre, whose tagline is "Promoting
Unity Through Diversity?, was formally launched in Scotland?s
capital recently, which was formerly a church. It opens everyday
and can facilitate ?16 samskaras?. Besides regular worship
services; it also organizes festivals, cultural/art activities,
children?s activities, heritage camps; and is setting-up a
library of Hinduism. Malhar Patel is the President while Vrajvihari
Sharan is the Priest.
detailed renovation, Sri Naagapoosani Ambaal Hindu Tempel
in Germany?s Krefeld reopened with a four-day festival, which
included loud drums announcing the entrance of a cow who was
lead to the hall. Krefeld in North Rhine-Westphalia, also
called "Velvet and Silk City", is known for Castle