Hindu Temple of Atlanta

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The Venkateswara temple at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta
The two complexes at the temple, Lord Shiva's temple is to the right

Hindu Temple of Atlanta of the Hindu god Venkateswara, built in 1990, is located in the city of Riverdale near Atlanta, Georgia. Built in the traditional Indian style, it is frequented by followers of Hinduism in the Greater Atlanta area.[1][2]

Temple complex[edit]

The Hindu temple has two complexes - one complex with Lord Venkateswara as the presiding deity and the other with Lord Shiva as the presiding deity. In addition to the presiding deity, both complexes have shrines for other deities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wuthnow, Robert (2007). America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity. Princeton University Press. p. 38. ISBN 0-691-13411-1. 
  2. ^ Byrne, Mary M. (2004-05-22). "Hindu temple traditions part of immigrants' new lives here". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 

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Coordinates: 33°35′42″N 84°24′31″W / 33.59500°N 84.40861°W / 33.59500; -84.40861