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A temple is a building that only reserved for non-secular or religious rituals and activities like prayer and sacrifice. It's usually used for such buildings happiness to any or all faiths wherever an additional specific term like church, place of worship or temple isn't usually employed in English. These embody Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism among religions with several trendy followers, likewise as different ancient faiths like Ancient Egyptian religion. The shape and performance of temples square measure so terribly variable, although they're typically thought of by believers to be in some sense the 'house'. Of 1 or additional deities. usually, offerings of some type of square measure created to the spiritual being, and different rituals enacted, and a special cluster of priesthood maintain and operate the temple. The degree to that the entire population of believers will access the building varies significantly; typically components or perhaps the entire main building will solely be accessed by the priesthood. Temples usually have a main building and a bigger city district, which can contain several different buildings, or even a dome-shaped structure, very similar to associate degree hovel.
The word comes from Ancient Rome, wherever a temple accepted a sacred city district as outlined by a priest, or augur. It's identical root because of the word 'template', a concept in preparation of the building that was marked out on the bottom by the augur. Temple additionally became related to the lodging places of a god or gods. Despite the precise set of meanings related to the word, it's currently become wide accustomed describe a house of worship for any variety of religions and is even used for time periods before the Romans. The temple-building tradition of geographical area derived from the cults of gods and deities within the Mesopotamian faith. It spanned many civilizations; from Sumerian, Akkadian, Assyrian, and Babylonian. The foremost common temple design of the geographical area is that the structure of sun-baked bricks known as a zikurat, having the shape of a terraced step pyramid with a flat higher terrace wherever the shrine or temple stood.
A god's presence within the temple connected the human and divine realms and allowed humans to act with the god through ritual. These rituals, it absolutely was believed, sustained the god and allowed it to still play its correct role in nature. They were, therefore, it is a key part of the upkeep of maat, the best order of nature and of human society in Egyptian belief. Maintaining maat was the whole purpose of Egyptian faith, and so it absolutely was the aim of a temple likewise. The Romans typically remarked a sanctum of religion as fanum; in some cases, this remarked a sacred grove, in others to a temple. Medieval Latin writers additionally typically used the word temple, antecedent reserved for temples of the traditional Roman faith. In some cases, it's arduous to see whether or not a temple was a building or an outside shrine. For temple buildings of the Vikings, the Old Norse term hof is commonly used.

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