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Dr. Uma Mysorekar
American Hindu leader and educator

Dr. Uma Mysorekar was born and raised in Bangalore, Karnataka State, India. She studied medicine at the University of Bombay, where she was awarded the gold medal for academic excellence. She came to the United States in 1970 and practices obstetrics and gynecology in New York City. She has been involved in helping the handicapped through Heart and Hand for the Handicapped since 1976 and served as its president in 1978-79. She pioneered fundraising for Aid to the Disabled, Orphaned and Poor (ADOP) under the auspices of the Hindu Temple Society of North America. She has contributed substantially toward the construction of a hostel for poor working women in Bangalore, India.

As president of the Hindu Temple Society of North America, Dr. Mysorekar has initiated programs to bring the community together, including spiritual, educational, and cultural activities. She has initiated interfaith meetings and spoken at numerous functions to increase public understanding of Hinduism. She has received several awards over the years for her contributions and community service.
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"Gratitude As Viewed in Hinduism," by Dr. Mysorekar