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In what ways has hinduism contributed to American culture?
In the past 150 years, Hindu philosophy has increasingly become integrated into American society. The fact is evident in American history. Hindu thought has been of special interest to many American intellectuals during the 19th century. [ The Theosophical Society of Blavatsky founded in 1875 was influenced by Hindu spiritualism and mysticism. Vedas, Upanishads and the Bhagavat Gita inspired the
New Thought movement of Transcendalists such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Charles Filmore. Read here for more information : ]
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In what ways has hinduism contributed to American culture?
Weegy: In the past 150 years, Hindu philosophy has increasingly become integrated into American society. The fact is evident in American history. [ Hindu thought has been of special interest to many American intellectuals during the 19th century. During 19th century, Hindu philosophical concepts appealed to several American intellectuals and it contributed significantly to the development of transpersonal psychology, spiritualism and mysticism. During the last century several Hindu spiritual leaders such as Yogi Paramananda, Parbupad, Swami Sathicdanada, Swami Chinmayanda, Swami Rama, Pramukh Maharaj and Mata Amrathana Mai have spread the spiritual message of Hinduism and galvanized the American society. Immigration law barred Hindu immigrants from the U.S during 18th and 19th century. By 1908, some Hindus and Sikhs have landed on the American west cost and worked in factories, farms, and railroad construction. These small number of early Indian immigrants faced violent racial attacks, social, economic and religious discrimination, cultural ridicule and hate crime. Immigration law barred Hindu immigrants from the U.S during 18th and 19th century. By 1908, some Hindus and Sikhs have landed on the American west cost and worked in factories, farms, and railroad construction. These small number of early Indian immigrants faced violent racial attacks, social, economic and religious discrimination, cultural ridicule and hate crime. Immigration law barred Hindu immigrants from the U.S during 18th and 19th century. By 1908, some Hindus and Sikhs have landed on the American west cost and worked in factories, farms, and railroad construction. These small number of early Indian immigrants faced violent racial attacks, social, economic and religious discrimination, cultural ridicule and hate crime.The second wave of Indian immigration was much different from the first. Today there are more than 2 million Hindus in the U.S. Hindus in the U.S work in most trades and ... (More)
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