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Temple Visit - September 10, 2017

posted Dec 3, 2017, 5:23 PM by Parshu Ananth
5 Main parts of a Hindu Temple:
  1. Dhwaja Sthamba - Flag Pole
  2. Shikhar / Gopura - Main Tower of the temple
  3. Garba griha - Sanctum Sanctorum - which contains the main deity of the temple
  4. Hallway - for pradakshina
  5. Tanks and wells, which are either sacred or for bathing purposes.
The images of Gods/Goddesses are made either in black granite, white marble or panchalohas (five metals: gold, silver, copper, bronze & brass).


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