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The name for a Hindu place of worship is a temple. Another name for a Hindu temple is mandir. In the Hindu religion, a temple is the home on Earth of a god or goddess. More »

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Hindus worship by venerating religious icons and images called "murtis," and by reciting prayers called "mantras." Hindu worship is simply called "puja," which literally means "honor." More »

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Followers of the Hindu religion can conduct worship in three different locations, which are temples, outdoor public spaces and the home. Worship at the temple is ritually performed four times throughout the day by priest... More »

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Followers of the Hindu religion can conduct worship in three different locations, which are temples, outdoor public spaces and the home. Worship at the temple is ritually performed four times throughout the day by priest... More »

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A Hindu teacher is called a guru or an acharya. These teachers are usually responsible for teaching religious matters, but they can teach any subject. More »

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Panchang is a Hindu astrological calendar that notes important dates and auspicious days in the Hindu year. Also known as "Panchangam" in some languages, Panchang is a tabulated calendar formula that focuses on five impo... More »

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The Gayatri mantra is one of the oldest and most commonly known chants, or Hindu scriptures, as it is known for its philosophy, which promotes worship and leading a purpose driven lifestyle. The mantra’s spiritual meanin... More »

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