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date: 23 May 2024

pūjā (‘ worship’, ‘ veneration’, ‘ homage’) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Hinduism
Author(s):

W. J. Johnson

At its most general, any form of ritualized veneration or devotion (bhakti) directed towards any being (or object) deemed worthy of such attention. More specifically, ‘pūjā’ denotes the ritual worship of a deity in the form of an image (... ...

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