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Temple

A temple is a structure reserved for religious or spiritual rituals and activities such as prayer and sacrifice. It is typically used for such buildings belonging to all faiths where a more specific term such as church, mosque or synagogue is not generally used in English. These include Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism among religions with many modern followers, as well as other ancient religions such as Ancient Egyptian religion.

Jobs in a Temple

Below are occupations available in a temple. Not all shown occupations are completely distinct to a temple. Illustrated below, along with jobs only found in a temple, are a few moderately related and general jobs that are found in (but not limited to) a temple.

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Pujari
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A Hindu priest performs worship services (generally referred to as puja) which include ceremonies and rituals. Typical Hindu rituals and ceremonies may include daily deity worship (ie. archana, homa or aarti), special deity celebrations (ie. Durga Puja, Shiva Abhishekham or Govardhan Puja), special ceremonies (ie. vahana puja or navagraha puja) and life sacrament ceremonies (samskaras or weddings, pre-birth, sacred thread and last rites, to name a few). Many worship services are performed onsite at a Hindu temple or organization site. Others may be performed off-site.


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Meditation Teacher
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Meditation teachers instruct about the various yogic positions, proper breathing techniques, and different postures in order to increase their fitness and balance personal health in both body and mind. They guide those who seek mental clarity through meditation.


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Religion Teacher
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Preacher
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A preacher usually identified as a person who delivers sermons or homilies on religious topics to an assembly of people. Usually, the people recognize them as less common preachers who preach on the street, or those whose message is not necessarily religious, but who preach components such as a moral or social worldview or philosophy.


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