The Indian Diaspora: Hindus and Sikhs in Australia

The Indian Diaspora covers the theory of diaspora, the historical development of the Indian communities in Australia since the late 19th century to the present times, current practices, and statistical profiles of Hindus and Sikhs in Australia. There are case studies of Indian communities in Melbourne and South Australia, and also temple building.

The book has been edited by and contains contributions from Purushottama Bilimoria, an internationally known scholar of philosophy and religion, Jayant Bhalchandra Bapat, one of Australia’s most senior Hindu priests and a scholar of Hinduism, and Philip Hughes, a leading analyst of the religious profiles of the Australian people. It also contains contributions from several other prominent scholars, including the late Ninian Smart.

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