Uma Mysorekar, Clip 2: Holding a position of power as a Hindu woman
Collection: Queens Memory Project Collection at Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives: Uma Mysorekar
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar states that it is uncommon for a women to be president of a temple. She describes that to be a president you do not have to be a priest, but you have to have administrative skills and knowledge of the religion and its rituals so that the devotees get a full experience. She describes how it is necessary to maintain order and discipline to set an example for others to follow, and to command the proper respect as a leader.
Community leadership; Hinduism; Leadership in women; Hindu women; Hindu temples; Hindu Temple Society of North America, NY
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