Near Hyatts in Delaware County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Bharatiya Hindu Temple
In 1985, Hindu immigrants from India formed a celestial organization, The Bharatiya Temple Society of Central Ohio, and through its membership adopted the Constitution and Bylaws and named the place of worship Bharatiya Hindu Temple. Later they bought a house at 3903 Westerville Road in Columbus for prayer and worship. In 1994, the membership moved to the current location and built this temple to serve the religious, spiritual, educational, and cultural needs of those who wish to live an active peaceful life in accordance with the Vedic dharma, philosophies, and traditions.
Although the Temple serves its membership throughout the United States, most of the services are provided for the membership in the Central Ohio region whose periphery includes Mansfield, Cambridge, Parkersburg, Athens, Point Pleasant, Gallipolis, Chillicothe, Springfield, Lima, and Findlay. The Bharatiya Hindu Temple practices the philosophy described in the Vedas, which focuses on the belief that the “entire world is one family without any boundaries (Vasudhai Kutumbukam),” and “one must
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 12-21.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1985.
Location. 40° 13.005′ N, 83° 6.409′ W. Marker is near Hyatts, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is on Hyatts Road 0.1 miles east of Steitz Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3671 Hyatts Road, Powell OH 43065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Concord Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Bellpoint Buccaneers / Bellpoint High School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Liberty Presbyterian Church / Nathan Carpenter (approx. 3.2 miles away); Thomas Cellar (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pioneer Radio Telescope / Big Ear Radio Telescope (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lucy Depp Park & The Depp Settlement (approx. 3.8 miles away); Abraham Depp Freedom Station (approx. 3.8 miles away); Grand Carousel (approx. 4.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Bharatiya Hindu Temple website. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,085 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.