But only 22% of Americans say they personally know a Hindu.
These were among the findings of a new Pew Research Center survey of 4,248 adults conducted between January 9 to 23 on the Center's nationally representative American Trends Panel.
Meanwhile, US-based Hindu religious leader Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, congratulating the American Hindu community on climbing higher on the warmth scale; urged them to continue with the traditional values of hard work, higher morals, stress on education, sanctity of marriage, etc.; amidst so many distractions.
Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, advised Hindus to focus on inner search, stay pure, explore the vast wisdom of scriptures, make spirituality more attractive to youth and children, stay away from the greed, and always keep God in the life.
There are about three million Hindus in USA.
The most popular citizen journalists' reports on merinews chosen automatically on the basis of views and comments