Swaminarayan temples

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  • Visit Of The Shree Swaminarayan Mandir On Prescott Avenue

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    the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir on Prescott Avenue mainly because of my curiosity regarding the diversity of the practice of Hindusim. I attended two services, one being the celebration of Diwali, the festival of lights, and the other being an ordinary Sunday ritual. These experiences have given me a unique understanding of the practice of Hinduism

  • My First Visit at the Hindu Temple Essay

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    I decided to visit a Hindu temple because the Hindu religion was the religion that I knew the least about and was interested in. This assignment gave me an opportunity to learn more about this religion and what their worship services and rituals were like. The temple that I went to was called BAPS Shri Swaminaryan Mandir and it was located in Lilburn. As soon as I walked in, I was amazed by the beautiful architectural design of this Temple. It seemed like it took a lot of hard work and dedication

  • Buddhist Monk Murders Case Study

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    Forensic Evidence Collected and Processed in the Wat Promkunaram Buddhist Temple Murders For the Midterm Writing Assignment project, I chose to review and summarize the Forensic Files episode titled, “The Buddhist Monk Murders” (S15, Ep3) (Dowling, 2001). In August 1991, nine Monks from the Wat Promkunaram Temple were forced to kneel in a circle in the living room then shot execution-style in the back of the head. Because of the number of victims and sheer brutality of the murders, this incident

  • Dream Vacation In Magong

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    start from Kaohsiung to take you to the Magong Harbor and vice versa. If you want to roam around, Magong is capable of supplying you rented cars and gas-powered scooters for a fee. What to See Confucius Temple (5) Now lying on the remnants of a torn down college, the Confucius Temple is one the most important shrines in the whole of Magong. The grand structure is now an avenue for people to pay homage to this great religious icon and exemplify how great the Japanese influence has been to the

  • A Visit At San Jose Buddhist Church

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    critical and analytical viewpoint, I decided to attend a weekend service offered at San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin. The San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin main temple is located in the Japantown section of Central San Jose. What made this temple stand out amongst the others was its historical standing in the community. It is one of the oldest temples established in the United States. In order to learn more about the history, environment, and community as a whole, I decided to contact the temple’s staffs

  • Fallen Hero Short Story

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    I haven’t seen you around here. It looks beautiful in this area doesn’t it? This land isn’t what it used to be. There used to be people around here, and you see that teared down building over there? That used to be a temple, said the old man.” You should go check the torn down temple, you will find the answer you seek, but be careful, there are monsters everywhere”. After the man told

  • The Religious Symbolism and Architecture of Angkor Wat and Borobudur

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    1220 AD, the ancient temples of Angkor Wat exist as the remaining relics of a historically and religiously rich city. While many other historical and religious structures in Cambodia have disappeared due in part from being constructed out of vulnerable materials like wood, Angkor Wat still remains as a symbol of the divinity of its former kings, as well as for the palace itself. Likewise, Indonesia’s Borodubur temples exist as the single remaining structures of the city. The temples of Angkor Wat and

  • How Does Matsuo Basho's Journey Affect Literature

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    As a poet Basho’s phenomenal word choice and description allowed us readers to view his journey as if we are there with him. It is amazing to see that Basho is such a religious person who has visited various shrines, temples, and met many new and old friends and created new haiku’s. In addition, this reading was interesting to me because it shows Basho’s motivation to become more enlightened and his choice to live according to Buddha’s life as expressed through his poems

  • Pompeii: The Place to Relax Essay

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    variety of different buildings. The city has been planned carefully to take full advantage of the pleasant seaside, with similar buildings close to each other. Shops are located all through Pompeii with an emphasis on convenience. Temples are also located in a designated area for all your daily praying needs. There are

  • The Pantheon in Rome and the Candi Prambanan in Indonesia

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    location and the religion being practiced. More specifically the Temple is a building that is devoted for worshiping but also is known to house a multitude of religions depending on its location. For example, the Romans have been known to house their Gods in Temples usually with a multitude of columns to incase a statue of a God or Gods. Similarly, the people of Indonesia have been building decorative Candi (Indonesian word for Temple) to praise and worship their Gods.4 For instance, the Romans constructed