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Ashini Ganesalingam: Activities at the Ganesh Temple


Ashini Ganesalingam interviewed by Natalie Milbrodt


Time Period: 1994-2010


Ashini describes a variety of classes and activities available through the Ganesh Temple where she and her family have been devotees her whole life. She describes her participation in music classes in the Carnatic style. She sings and plays the veena, a stringed instrument. She explains how the temple's cultural programming often reaches out to the surrounding community in Flushing. Ashini considers being part of a religious community an important aspect of her life and anticipates staying involved as she grows older.


Locations discussed: Flushing, New York, NY


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