Broward County, Florida recognizes November as Hindu Heritage Month, along with Hindu contributions of Yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, food, music, arts and much more.
It was confirmed by Coalition of Hindus of North America, which is a grassroots level advocacy organization dedicated to improving the understanding of Hinduism in North America and matters impacting the Hindu community.
It also acknowledges how Hindu philosophy has inspired and awed renowned Americans such as President John Adams, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., John D. Rockefeller, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, J.D. Salinger, Aldous Huxley, Christopher Isherwood, Huston Smith and many others.
The Resolution also acknowledges Hinduism as one of the world’s largest and oldest religions, along with its diverse traditions, collectively known as Sanatan Dharma, with core values of acceptance, mutual respect, freedom and peace.