Hinduism & Coronavirus: How the digital becomes sacred
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan
This article documents anthropologist and PhD student, Tilak Parekh, and his research on Hindu responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Great Britain. The research centers around the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir or the Neasden Temple. It looks at how the Hindu community has used digital and virtual platforms to practice rituals and other forms of worship. The article features interviews with members of the Neasden Temple, in addition to referencing scholars such as Durkheim.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Irons, Rebecca, "Hinduism & Coronavirus: How the digital becomes sacred" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Religious Community and Life. 60.