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 » World View Religion Hinduism

Buddhists worship in temples as part of the Sangha, or community. Worshipping in the temple is not required. It is acceptable for someone practicing Buddhism to worship at home. More » World View Religion

Islamic places of worship are called mosques. A mosque is not only a place of worship but a center for the Muslim community. It is also a key place for intellectual and social activities. More » World View Religion Islam
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