Posted at: 01/12/2013 7:51 PM
(ABC 6 News--)The Hindu Samaj Temple in Rochester is celebrating the 150th birthday of a very significant figure today.
Swami Vivekanada was the first Hindu monk to present the Hindu philosophy to the west.
He spread his message through yoga and dharma.
Many at the temple today learning about yoga techniques and the life of Vivekanada.
Hindus across the country will be celebrating the birthday all year.