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At the Hindu Temple of Minnesota, devotees received a blessing in the form of candlelight from Vishnu, one of the primary forms of God in the Hindu tradition. Below, the entrance to the temple is carved with deities from the Hindu pantheon. At the Hindu Temple of Minnesota, devotees received a blessing in the form of candlelight from Vishnu, one of the primary forms of God in the Hindu tradition. Below, the entrance to the temple is carved with deities from the Hindu pantheon. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / September 20, 2009

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The Hindu Temple of Minnesota is quite a sight - a massive boxy structure surrounding an ornate gray tower with a wedding cake top featuring layer upon layer of sculptured lotuses and icons. In one striking room, lit by a series of skylights, 21 shrines with statues of Hindu deities ring a large open floor area. This temple, in Maple ... (Full article: 907 words)

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