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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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Some basic Hindu beliefs are that there is one all-pervasive deity, that the Vedas and Agamas are sacred texts, and that there are both three worlds of existence and three cycles of creation. Hindus also believe in the l... More »

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Among the numerous Hindu festivals, Diwali, Holi and Navaratri are the three largest and most widely celebrated. Hindu festivals primarily commemorate a notable event in the life of a god or holy figure. Other celebratio... 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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