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Hindu Puja, Hindu Ceremony, Hindu Worship, Worshipping God, Puja Moving Here | Stories | The Radha Krishna Temple Hindu Puja, Hindu Ceremony, Hindu Worship, Worshipping God, Puja Lubin's Syllabus for "The Hindu Temple"

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Worshipping a god or goddess in fact is paying homage to the great shining light at the core of your being. You acknowledge that there is more than everyday reality and honor it. The various godheads are different 'gestalts', energy beings, or facets of the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros
Renewal, Worship, Cocoa and Home
from the valley floor i watch as the first green-gold rays a hint of glory to come burst victoriously from behind blue mountains capped with blinding white in the distance dim and barely heard the crow of a rooster lowing of cattle snowbirds begin their daily...
Poetry & Fable >> Poetry
King James Bible: John, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John, 4:2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,) 4:3 He left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee. 4:4 And he must...
New Testament >> John
Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic

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The home shrine room, “my friend Lord Ganesha,” visiting a temple
Love and joy come to hindu families who worship God in their home through the traditional cere mony known as puja, meaning adoration or worship.
Hindu worship in the home Puja and Arti Compiled by: Pamel
Hindu worship in the home. This presentation is provided as a stimulus to contribute towards helping pupils in Key Stage.
Hindu Worship Society Temple
Hindu Worship Society Temple. 2223 Wirtcrest Lane. Houston, TX 77055.
WORSHIP - THE HINDU WAY. The following article is compiled from series of articles that appeared in the Sai. Vichaar Newsletter (www.s

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Duke University hires its first Hindu chaplain
She has been leading Hindu worship services in the Triangle area and received the 2009 Kathryn Wallace Award in Community Service from the Triangle Community Foundation, a university statement said.
Duke Has First Hindu Chaplain In School's History
Rajagopalan leads Hindu worship services in the Triangle area and has degrees from the University of Maryland and a university in India. She said her goal as chaplain is to deepen students' understanding of their lives while pursuing their educations.
4 Yoga Asanas and Their Benefits
Surya Namaskara: Surya Namaskar has its origins in Hindu worship of the solar deity. There are twelve poses in the Surya Namaskar series, and a full round consists of performing two sets of this series.
BRIEF: Annual Festival of India this weekend in Sylvania
Aug 13, 2011 (The Blade - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Hindu worship services are among the highlights of the 22nd Annual Festival of India, being held this weekend at the Hindu Temple and Heritage Hall, 4336 King Rd.

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Hinduism--Time and Worship
Daily worship in Hinduism usually takes place in three different places: in the The home of a religiously observant hindu is the location of two types of worship.
Heart of Hinduism: Worship
Hindu worship encompasses a broad range of activities, including even dance and drama (see Expressions of Faith).
Hindu worship
Puja | Where Do Hindus Worship?
How are sculptures of deities used in Hindu worship? Why are offerings given to images of the deities? Why do the deities have multiple arms and heads?
Spirituality, Hinduism, Worship
Hindu worship (puja) involves images of god/goddesses (murtis), prayers and chanting of mantras and use of diagrams of the universe known as yantras.

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