Maryland Indian Community Guide

Events, Temples, Travel, Movies & More

There is a huge Indian population in Maryland.

Indians in Maryland live mostly in and around Columbia, Bethesda, Rockville, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg, Germantown, and Lanham.
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To cater to the spiritual, emotional, imigration, food, legal and fashion requirements of the growing Indian community in Maryland, several Hindu Temples, desi restaurants, grocery, clothing, gold jewelry stores and Indian immigration and personal injury law firms have sprung up over the years.

Silver Spring is a major hub of Indian stores and restaurants.

A large group of Indian immigration attorneys have set up offices in Maryland to assist their countrymen in filing Green Card and H1B applications, fight deportation orders and assist them in bringing parents on short-stay visas.

Hindu Temples
Multiple Hindu temples have sprung up in Maryland including Siva-Vishnu and Murugan temples in Lanham, Baltimore Hindu Jain Temple in Finksburg and Kali Temple in Burtonsville.

These temples are a huge draw for Indians, particularly during weekends.
siva vishnu temple image © MDIndia.usSiva Vishnu Temple, Lanham
Siva Vishnu Temple offers south Indian delicacies like Pongal, Tamarind rice, Idly, Sambar over the weekends through its canteen service.

Buffet, Dosa & Biryani

There are over 50 Indian restaurants in Bethesda, Baltimore, Columbia, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring

Most Indian restaurants in Maryland offer all you can eat buffet for lunch and a la carte menu for dinner.

royal taj columbia
Royal Taj
Good Enough for Commoners
8874 McGaw Road
Columbia, MD 21045
Kadhai Maryland Indian
Extremely Disappointing
7905 Norfolk Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

South Indian, North Indian, Chettinad, Hyderabadi, Indian street food or Gujarati delicacies, you can be sure to find 'em all in Maryland.

Hindi Movies

With the growth in the numbers of Indians, is it any surprise that movie theaters AMC Loews Rio Cinemas 18 in Gaithersburg and UA Snowden Square Stadium 14 in Columbia screen new Hindi movies week after week.

Featuring Indian restaurant reviews, movie reviews, Hindi movie showtimes, travel agents, temples and more, is a guidepost to the Indian community in the state of Maryland.