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The hindu puja ceremony of blessing is performed outside a former Baptist Church on Indian Rd., in the High Park area, by Veerendra Adhiya and his wife, Kusum, to take possession of the building. It will be a community centre for Metro's 20,000 Indians, including a Hindu temple in the basement. Open in full size

The hindu puja ceremony of blessing is performed outside a former Baptist Church on Indian Rd., in the High Park area, by Veerendra Adhiya and his wife, Kusum, to take possession of the building. It will be a community centre for Metro's 20,000 Indians, including a Hindu temple in the basement.

Picture, 1972, English

The hindu puja ceremony of blessing is performed outside a former Baptist Church on Indian Rd., in the High Park area, by Veerendra Adhiya and his wife, Kusum, to take possession of the building. It will be a community centre for Metro's 20,000 Indians, including a Hindu temple in the basement.

Picture, 1972, English

Notes

Indian Road Baptist Church, Indian Road, southwest corner of Humberside Avenue, was built in 1907. It became a Hindu temple and Indian cultural centre in 1972, and subsequently a Korean Presbyterian church. Sold for development, it was demolished c.2005.

Caption:

The hindu puja ceremony of blessing is performed outside a former Baptist Church on Indian Rd.; in the High Park area; by Veerendra Adhiya and his wife; Kusum; to take possession of the building. It will be a community centre for MetroÆs 20;000 Indians; including a Hindu temple in the basement.

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Community Centres - Miscellaneous

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0111683f