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[mass noun] The act of worship.‘I perform puja every day’[count noun] ‘the entire family gets together for a puja’[as modifier] ‘puja marks on their foreheads’
sacrifice, oblation, burnt offering, peace offering, thank-offering, immolation, libation, first fruits, tribute, dedicationView synonyms
- ‘The clientele comprises regulars who buy flowers daily for household poojas and temple priests.’
- ‘The temple authorities said that the entire temple premises would be cleaned either on Friday night or Saturday morning and special poojas would be conducted for the presiding deity.’
- ‘On this day, Hindus fast and stay awake all night taking part in prayers, meditation and poojas (ritual ceremonies).’
- ‘He asked her to find the idols and perform the daily pooja until she met another Rama bhaktha who would help build temple for them.’
- ‘Thethi was married into a feudal family and her husband, Unni Namboodiri, who was preoccupied with poojas and religious rites, ignored her.’
- ‘All preparations of the pooja are ready with the deity of goddess Durga decorated.’
- ‘This is the pooja which acts as an ending to the festival.’
- ‘Hundreds of men, women and children participated in the yajna, performed pooja and offered prayers to Lord Indra to seek rain showers.’
- ‘The film was officially launched with a pooja on Friday morning at Prasad Studios.’
- ‘The Bengalis settled in the city are on with the Durga pooja festivities.’
- ‘People also visit the tree to conduct poojas and after Ugadi when the annual mela is held here.’
- ‘There were some cases in the city of a conman who posed as a ‘godman with magical powers’ who could bring prosperity to a family by performing a special pooja.’
- ‘I follow her down the staircase into the garden for the tulsi pooja, incessantly ringing the bell in my hand.’
- ‘These coins were also purchased in large numbers by the rulers of various kingdoms for being offered as ‘dakshina’ during poojas.’
- ‘He never misses his daily pooja or the monthly visit to the Guruvayoor Temple.’
- ‘It is Princess Diya's birthday and poojas are on in Chandra Mahal, the part of the City Palace at Jaipur which the royal family occupies.’
- ‘The craftsman and his family enjoy the privilege of being the first to be allowed to worship the deity after the poojas are performed.’
- ‘The pooja was performed and Sivaji's wife Kamalamma put kungumam on his forehead.’
- ‘The devotee's offerings were placed before the deity, and after the guard gave him a portion of the offering after the pooja, the devotee moved on to pray before another deity.’
- ‘The festival will be marked with special poojas and Bhavana (special bhajans).’
Sanskrit pūjā worship.
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