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A Hindu temple or mandir (from Sanskrit Mandira मन्दिर) or Koyil ( கோயில்: Tamil) is a .... Ancient builders of Hindu temples created manuals of architecture, called Vastu-Sastra (literally "science" of dwelling; vas-tu is a composite ...

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In Hinduism, there is no church as we are not Christians. Instead we have a Temple, where there are statues of our Gods that we pray for.Hindus worship in ...

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A feature of most temples is the presence of murtis of the Hindu deity to whom the temple is dedicated. They are usually dedicated to one primary deity, called ...

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Feb 24, 2017 ... Learn about the basics of what a Hindu temple is all about. ... The Dome and Steeple: The steeple of the dome is called 'shikhara' (summit) that ...

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Hindu temple. However a hindu also worships god in his house and outside. Most Hindus who can afford to have a separate room for god have a separate room ...

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The Hindu worship service called puja, literally "adoration," is the central activity in most temples. Conducted by a priest, or pujari, puja is similar to a grand ...

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Sep 27, 2005 ... At a Hindu temple, different parts of the building have a different spiritual or ... This city, also known as Benares, is situated on the banks of the ...

www.quora.com/Why-is-the-Hindu-worship-place-called-temple-not-church-Why-is-the-Christian-worship-place-called-church-and-not-temple

The same reason we call ourselves "Man" instead of "Dog". The people who created English words were responsible for this ...

www.patheos.com/blogs/whitehindu/2013/09/your-first-visit-to-a-hindu-temple

Sep 25, 2013 ... The first time you visit a Hindu temple can be overwhelming or ... This is called prasadam or prasad and is considered to be blessed by the God ...

www.quora.com/How-are-Christian-Churches-different-from-the-temples-of-what-is-known-as-Hinduism

I was born in a Christian family and hence been to churches from childhood. ... And since most of my friends in India were Hindus, I have also been to ... In temples they give something called a prasad (or prasadam) which is ...