Thinking Out Loud: Creating Community at Shanthi Mandir

Jan 6, 2017

A nondescript cinder block building on Columbia's north side provides a space for the local Hindu community to come together for prayers, fellowship and celebrations. KBIA's Trevor Harris talked with some of those who were active in establishing the Shanthi Mandir community center.

Members of Columbia's Shanthi Mandir Helping Hands group at Stephens Lake Park. Here, the group participates in the annual Crop Walk to End Hunger.
Credit Vellore Gopalaratnam

This program was originally broadcast on Tuesday, January 6, 2017.

Listen for new episodes of Thinking Out Loud each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. on KBIA.