Hinduism in Iran

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One Hindu temple is found in Bandar Abbas and one in Zahedan, built by Indian merchants in the late 19th century.[1][2]

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada traveled to Tehran in 1976. Since 1977, ISKCON runs a vegetarian restaurant in Tehran.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Persian Gulf in History". Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ R. Sidda Goud, Manisha Mookherjee. India and Iran in Contemporary Relations. Allied Publishers. p. 46. 
  3. ^ Ruth A. Tucker (2004). Another Gospel: Cults, Alternative Religions, and the New Age Movement. p. 282.