Subramuniyaswami, Sivaya 
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Time Period
1/5/1927  - 11/12/2001
Description
Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1927-2001) was a California native and a "pillar of Orthodox Hinduism."

During his lifetime, he became an internationally known Hindu spiritual leader due to his work building more than a dozen Hindu temples across the globe. He helped build temples in Denmark, Sweden, and San Francisco (Palaniswami Temple, 1957).

He also founded the popular magazine Hinduism Today in 1979, which became a popular outlet for American Hindus.
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Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami in California, 1949- Copyrighted to Himalayan Academy Publications, Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii. Licensed for Wikipedia under Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 2.5)
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http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/18/obituaries/satguru-subramuniyaswami-hindu-spiritual-leader-dies-at-74.html
The New York Times, "Satguru Subramuniya Swami, Hindu Spiritual Leader, Dies at 74" (Nov. 18, 2001)
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Sandi Dolbee
Affliated with: Former Religion and Ethics Editor, The San Diego Union-Tribune

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