BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

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The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is a temple or "mandir" for Hindu worship, education and service, serving members of the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) global organization.

The local organization was established in 1980 and currently meets at 500 Biscayne Drive in Roebuck. The group hosted a visit by BAPS president Pramukh Swami Maharaj (1921–2016) in September 2000.

The gurdwara averages about 250 to 300 attendees for Sunday services and vegetarian "langar" meals. The mandir also provides classes in the Gujarati language and culture, and philosophical topics.

In 2020 applied to the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission for a proposed adaptive reuse of the former Lorna Ridge 10 cinema on Lorna Ridge Drive.

References

  • Anderson, Jon (September 15, 2020) "Hoover zoning board recommends plans for Hindu temple, Bluff Park and Trace Crossings subdivisions." Hoover Sun