Religious offering or prayer, always used before Everest summit bids at basecamp
An offering (usually flowers, food, adoration, music, etc.) to a god or goddess.
puujaa]: Honor; respect; devotional observance. Most commonly, the devotional observances that are conducted at monasteries daily (morning and evening), on uposatha days, or on other special occasions. [ MORE
a Buddhist religious ceremony
a ceremony in which prayers are offered to the Buddhas to request their blessings or invoke their help
a hindu vedic ritual ceremony performed to propitiate the Gods and pray for a desired outcome
a ritual celebration connecting you with yourself, your loved ones, other divine beings, and the universe
a ritual creating Sacred Space and honoring the Divinity within each person
a ritual creating Sacred Space and Tantric exercises of reverence based on ancient Hindu practices of energy sharing
a ritual designed to honor a Hindu deity
a ritual performance that honors a being or an object and provides the context for the transaction between worshiper and deity in which a visual and substantive connection can occur
a series of prayers designed to bring us closer to enlightened beings and to help us to develop their good qualities
a western Tantra ceremony in which people are guided into a heart and spirit connection
Devotional ritual and prayer.
term with a Sanskrit root having a similar meaning to the english word ritual
Offerings and ritual in honor of deity.
traditional Indian ceremony offering prayers.
means prayer. Puja sarees are the typical regional pieces that are given for ceremonial occasions and used to drape deities in the temple.
A Hindu prayer (Also Pooja)
A Sanskrit word, literally meaning "offering". A prayer and meditation practice usually related to a particular Buddha, done in order to receive his or her blessings on our way to attaining his or her realizations and pure, virtuous qualities.
act of prayer; ritual may include making offerings
prayers offered. It is also the act of praying or chanting and offering gifts to the gods. Before any climb of Mt. Everest a large puja is performed asking the gods for protection and permission to climb within their heights. The puja will last several hours and each member will smear a little tso on their face in respect.
Sacrificial and prayer service in a temple.
A ritual or ceremony honoring the Divine through reciting sacred chants and offering food, flowers, incense, etc.
Literally, offering; usually used to describe an offering ceremony such as the Offering to the Spiritual Master (Guru Puja).
( Tib. / Skt. sadhana): Refers to a vajrayana ritual text as well as the actual meditation practice related to a particular deity.
This article is about Hinduism. Puja may also refer to certain devotional practices performed by Buddhists and Jains.