What is a Buddhist temple called?

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Buddhists’ worship in Monasteries or Temples, especially on full moon days and festivals, to chant or make offerings and to listen to talks by monks. Buddhist temples come in many shapes. Perhaps the best known are the pagodas of China and Japan. Buddhist temples are designed to symbolise the five elements; earth, wind, fire, water and wisdom.
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A Buddhist temple is called 'Tera' or 'Ji' or 'In'. If it is on a mountain, it is referred to as 'Yama dera'. The Tera would offer services to the people as well as be the abode for the nuns and monks.
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