The Integration of Indian Immigrants to Temples Run by North Americans

  title={The Integration of Indian Immigrants to Temples Run by North Americans},
  author={N. Zaidman},
  journal={Social Compass},
  pages={205 - 219}
The author of this article analyses the integration of Indian immigrants in an ISKCON temple in the USA. Perceptions of Indian immigrants and temple residents, as well as attempts to negotiate new definitions, are discussed within the context of three major areas of temple life: ideology, religion and social structure. Data for this paper were gathered between 1990 and 1994, when the author was a participant observer in the ISKCON Philadelphia temple. 
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