Durga Temple - Serving the Hindu Community of Greater Washington, D.C

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<p>Durga Temple - Serving the Hindu Community of Greater Washington, D.C.</p> <p>Durga Temple - Serving the Hindu Community of Greater Washington, D.C.Dr Jai N Gupta</p> <p>IntroductionDr. Jai N. Gupta is a longtime strategic leader in the engineering sphere and has provided high level scientific systems development services to various public agencies. Active as an investor in innovative startups, Dr. Jai N. Gupta holds leadership responsibilities with several companies, including Centerline Biomedical. He is also active as a philanthropist and serves as founder and trustee emeritus of the Durga Temple.</p> <p>Reflecting the diversity of the Washington, DC, community, Durga Temple is located in Fairfax Station, Virginia, and provides a peaceful place for religious practice and meditation.</p> <p>Durga TempleThe temple was conceptualized by local business leaders in 1989, but did not reach the construction phase until the mid-1990s. It was Dr. Guptas personal guarantee of funds that allowed the project to go forward.</p> <p>Durga Temple opened its doors to the public in 1999 with a ceremony presided over by Brahmin priests from a variety of temples. Today, the Temple fulfills a vital role in the Washington DC area Hindu community for cultural and worship activities.</p>