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A temple is a place and structure reserved for religious or spiritual activities, such as prayer, worship and sacrifice, or analogous rites.

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Why do Hindus take Pradakshina (Circumambulation) around sacred idols? What does it signify? Do the number of times of taking rounds and direction matter? It would be great to know how it started an …
asked Jul 1 '14 by Pratik Bhat
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In temples, Devotees often receive 'teertham' which comes in various forms. Sometimes it is just plain water mixed with camphor or at times it is something as rich as 'pachamrut'. What does it signify …
asked Jul 6 '14 by Pratik Bhat
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present. However we rarely encounter women pujaris (temple priests) because of the following physiological and sociological reasons: Puja should be done only with Sattva dominant body and mind … During the menstruation period, there is "Rajas" nature dominant in female body (high emotional activity). Due to this, on a women may not be able to perform temple duties on 4-5 days per month …
answered Jul 14 '14 by Pratik Bhat