Throughout the past century, many Hindu temples have been established in the US. One of them that numerous people are aware of is the Shree Swaminarayan temple in Edison, NJ. The temple in Edison is just one of the many Swaminarayan temples in NJ. Lord Shree Swaminarayan was the first to establish these temples and was therefore named after him. The amazing history behind these temples shows how important the Hindu culture really was to people. The establishment of the Shree Swaminarayan temple helped bring an ethnically and spiritually pure community and helped spread the rich Hindu culture in America.