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Early Indian immigrants to Austria were mainly nurses from Kerala, who maintained their links with their homeland. Some Indian professionals in the UN settled down in Austria. There is a small community from rural Punjab, whose members graduated from odd jobs to later become successful businessmen. Some Indians acquired Austrian citizenship by claiming refugee status 
Hindu groups in AustriaEdit
Hinduism in Austria is represented by Hindu Religious Community, Hare Krishna, Brahma Kumaris, Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission, Osho movement, Sahaja Yoga, Sai Baba, Sri Chinmoy Mission and Transcendental Meditation.
Indians in AustriaEdit
There are 3,005 PIOs and 8,940 NRIs in Austria.
The Indian community as a percentage of a population of 8 million at around 12,000 is just 0.15%.
There are two Gurudwaras and one temple in Austria 
Hinduism in AustriaEdit
The Hindu Religious Community is one among the eleven religious groups that constitute confessional communities according to the Austrian Law IRF 2008
The last taken Census of Austria which was on 2001 reported that Hindu Religious Community alone has 3,629 Members 2001 census of Austria
Other Hindu groups found in the country included Hare Krishna, the Osho movement, Sahaja Yoga, Sai Baba, Sri Chinmoy Mission and Transcendental Meditation IRF 2006
ISKCON Centres in AustriaEdit
ISKCON has three Centres in Austria.
Centre 1- East of Eden, Wien, Austria
Centre-2- Govinda, Wien, Austria
Centre 3- ISKCON Center for Vedic Studies, Wien, Austria
Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission in AustriaEdit
Brahma Kumaris in AustriaEdit
Brahma Kumaris has three Centres in Austria
Centre 1- Main centre -Institute for Raja Yoga, Helblingasse 9 / 1, Vienna 1170 Centre 2- Raja Yoga Center Graz, Babenbergerstr.58, Graz 8020 Centre 3- Treietstr.20A, Rankweil, 6830
Yoga in Daily Life Ashram and Centres in AustriaEdit
“20-Years in Austria--Yoga in Daily Life," was held in Vienna in 1996.
Madhvanandaji, holy guru of Paramhans Swami Maheshwaranandaji of the Austrian-Indian Yoga-Vedanta Society, blessed the audience and activities of Yoga in Daily Life. [Refer Hinduism Today July 1996]
Yoga in Daily Life has 6 Ashram/ Centres in Austria.
Centre-1, International Sri Deep Madhavananda Ashram, Schikanedergasse 12/13, A -1040 Wien
Centre-2, International Sri Deep Madhavananda Ashram, Trubelgasse 17-19, 1030 Wien
Centre-3, Yoga in täglichen Leben - KLAGENFURT , Heuplatz 2, 9300 Klagenfurt
Centre-4, Yoga in täglichen Leben - LINZ , Waltherstraße 26, 4020 Linz
Centre-5, Yoga in täglichen Leben – SALZBURG, Stauffenstraße 17, 5020 Salzburg
Centre-6, Yoga in täglichen Leben – VILLACH, Hauptplatz 14/3, 9500 Villach
- Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir
- 30 Hindu families live in Austria
- “20-Years in Austria--Yoga in Daily Life," was held in Vienna in 1996
- 2001 census of Austria
- ISKCON Centres in Austria
- Yoga in Daily Life Centres in Austria
- Brahma Kumaris Centres in Austria