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    student is required to visit a worship service of a religion other than their own. So, for my out-of-class experience, I visited the Hindu Temple and Community Center in South Bend. I recommend visiting the Hindu Temple because you will get to experience Hindu rituals and the diversity of the religion. First of all, you will get to witness and be a part of many Hindu rituals. Rituals and practices are an element of TCREB from Anita Houck’s “Three tools for Studying Religion.” The TCREB chart “is

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    Identifiable Features

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    feature in the Sikh temple was the way alter was set up with special lights and decoration. I have seen this sort of set up in many Indian movies, and also in Hindu temples. The Hindu temples have pretty much the same style for the temple alter but the only difference is instead of Sikh holy book we have statues of Gods instead. The second identifiable feature was the Kara Parshad given at the end of the service. This is very important part to visitors visiting the Sikh temple as very one waited

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    Satguru Veylanswami (2012) clarifies further that Hindu temples, such as the Shri Ganesha Temple, serve as a sacred relic, where ‘the inner and outer worlds [of the Hindu faith] commune together’; hence, enabling Australian Hindus to ‘experience Divinity’. Avula Parthasarathy (2001) confirms this, explaining that the Hindu temple emulates an ‘evolving’ personal path, to achieve the psychological notion of satchitanada, or ‘Self-realisation’ (Pandit, 2005). As self-realisation is parallel with god-realisation

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    Exploring Hindu Religion

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    Exploring the Hindu Religion is an extremely broad one that is open to much interpretation which pulled me to choose this religion for my project and I finally explored it at the Durga Temple in Fairfax, Va. on 27th October, 2015 at 10 am during Aarti Puja. Aarti is one of the most important worship in Hindu faith. My own religion is Islam which is the second largest religion. Islam means total submission to God almighty and so Islam is a monotheistic religion. Although Islam is completely different

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    a reason. Legend says that the island of Bali was created by gods themselves: nature and atmosphere of the island are worthy of the gods. This place will enchant you with its fascinating Hindu temples and the art of wooden sculptures. Charms of Bali villages When you come to Bali, you shouldn’t skip visiting the village of Bangli, which is Bali’s highest habited spot. You will also be amused by the village of

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    Prambanan temples, Yogyakarta province, Indonesia: One of the world's most historic and sacred Hindu icon. Religious sites are usually not a favorite place to visit on vacation, but this one is a big exception. You will definitely want to set your foot on this place! It’s Prambanan temple, one of the largest Hindu temples and also one of the most exotic tourist destinations in the world. Astonishingly beautiful temple Majestic Prambanan Prambanan is a religious site with momentous historical significance

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    Introduction: Good morning everyone. Today I want to talk to you about pilgrimage. I want to focus on two pilgrimages in particular; the Hindu pilgrimage to the Indian city of Varanasi, and the Catholic pilgrimage to St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. To quote Steve Branmn and Jim Rawls, “A pilgrimage is a journey inward as well as outward. Pilgrims seek to strengthen and renew their faith through travel." Therefore today I want to try and prove that the religious significance of a pilgrimage to

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    be confusing as Hindus leave no abstruseness as to whom is venerated, exhibited in the affluent ornamentation of temples with recognizable objects of worship reflected everywhere (Dehejia par. 6). The second pillar of the “Five Pillars of Islam,” is “salat or the obligatory prayer.” Prayer is central in a Muslim’s daily life as it is required five times daily (Molloy 416). In visiting the Friday prayer service at the Denver Islamic Society, the melodic chanting of the Imam as he called believers

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    Before I really get into my personal experience at the Durga temple, I would like to begin my experience paper by throwing a light on my religion. I personally belong to a Muslim family and have practiced Islam throughout my life. Islam is one of the monotheistic religions, which means people only believe in one God usually referred as Allah. All the individuals, including me, believe that everything in this world has been created by all mighty Allah. He has the power and authority of diminishing

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    class to visiting a religious institution I’ve never been to, I was able to diversify my knowledge on the people around me. Having the exposure to cultural experiences that are new to me made me have a stronger appreciation for the diversity in America. With this knowledge, I will have more acceptances towards other and truly be able to teach towards equity and diversity in my future classroom. Over the past couple of weeks I was able to arrange a visit with my friend to a Hindu temple that she attends

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