Hence, among Christians, an edifice erected as a place of public worship; a church.
Fig.: Any place in which the divine presence specially resides.
A building dedicated to the administration of ordinances.
To build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to; as, to temple a god.
Sacred place dedicated to an immortal. All who seek refuge is safe there and sacred rituals and ceremonies are performed there.
A place of worship in Hinduism and other religions
Holiest place in Judaism, located in Jerusalem. Biblically ordained sacrifices were performed here. Built and destroyed twice.
The holy place of worship in Jerusalem which replaced Moses Wilderness Tabernacle on land purchased for it by King David, and originally built by Solomon. In Reform Judaism, this word can also mean synagogue.
A place of worship and prayer; the house of the Lord prepared and dedicated for sacred gospel ordinances.
The great building in Jerusalem, in which sacrifices were offered to God. The First Temple was built by King Solomon (cf. I Kings). It was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 B.C.E. and the Israelites exiled to Babylonia. When they returned, they began construction of the Second Temple in 515 B.C.E. In 20 B.C.E., Herod remodeled and greatly enlarged the Second Temple. It was destroyed by the Romans in 70 C.E.
A sacred place dedicated to a Goddess or God open to public or private worship.
A dwelling place for the holy. A place within ourselves, such as a dedicated heart, or in the outer world that has been purified and dedicated to spiritual purposes.
A pyramid that usually has a building on top and was used primarily for religious reasons.
A "house" in the form of a building or complex of buildings dedicated to a particular god or goddess. Within the temple was a shrine with an image of the god which priests tendered to every day. The cults of some gods became very powerful and their temple administrations sometimes amassed great wealth.
A Greek building which housed the god or goddess. Unlike modern times, only priests or priestesses were allowed into the temple, and regular worship took place outdoors.
Often a ritual meeting place which is used for no other purpose. This is not necessary since a Magick Circle may be cast anywhere.
the component of an eye and face protective device extending from the frame to the ear, designed to fit the wearer and hold the device into place.
an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
a building dedicated to the service of a deity or deities
a building in which God dwells
a building set apart because it is holy, dedicated to religious uses
a building that is purpose-built
a HABITATION OF GOD among men
a holy sanctuary built to the name of the Lord
an outward symbol that testifies the Lord desires to dwell with his people, for he has built his house in their midst
a place filled with God, where you walk with care
a place for communicating with the divine spirits through offerings and prayers
a place for union, or if you like, communion
a place for worshipping saints while a pagoda is dedicated to Buddha and faithful disciplines
a place of devotion even if it has been defiled by certain unscrupulous elements
a place where by one is given the opportunity to render direct devotional service to the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna
a place where earth and heaven meet
a place where God is present
a place where one seeks to subdue the conscious and strengthen the unconscious
a place where you can sit and watch the late afternoon sun slowly creep over the swirls of swept rock, and nobody thinks this is at all strange
a public place, and granting phone connections there would certainly be useful
a sacred site where a deity is supposed to dwell and can be accessed and experienced
a special place where we can learn more about our Heavenly Father and Jesus
a stairway set up on earth whose top reaches to heaven
a structure reserved for religious or spiritual activities, such as prayer and sacrifice, or analogous rites (as in masonry)
a structure reserved for religious worship or sacrifice
a very beautiful place if it remains just a reminder of God, if it remains his symbol, if it reflects a phenomenon rising towards the sky
A reference to Jerusalemâ€™s historic, central site of Jewish worship in biblical times, destroyed in 586 B.C.E. and 70 C.E.; in modern parlance, a synonym for synagogue.
a building dedicated to Buddhist ceremonies. See also: monastery.
One of about four dozen special (for LDS) buildings around the world in which sacred (to LDS) ceremonies are performed for the living and the dead; off limits to nonmembers and even to Mormons who lack a "temple recommend" from their leaders. Only about 20% of the Mormons qualify to go.
In the ancient world, temples were the centers of outward religious life, places at which public religious observances were normally conducted by the priestly professionals. In traditional Judaism, the only legitimate Temple was the one in Jerusalem, built first by king Solomon around 950 BCE, destroyed by Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar around 587/6 BCE, and rebuilt about 70 years later. It was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE. The site of the ancient Jewish Temple is now occupied, in part, by the golden domed "Dome of the Rock" Mosque. In recent times, "temple" has come to be used synonymously with synagogue in some Jewish usage.
symbol for the body, and also the universe as the "temple of God." The body is a universe too, as it has all the ingredients which can be found in the universe. The Soul of man is the god of the body. The nucleus ( Soul) of the universe is God of the universe. The buildings as temples are an external expression of internal truth. They are an effort to create a symbolic physical structure for this spiritual meaning of temple. Also a building as a temple will become a center of worshipping and gathering for people. This has a social significance beside spiritually reminding people of their duties to God.
the center of Jewish life and worship from the time when it was built by Solomon (ca. 950 BCE), the son and heir of the great King David. Deuteronomy teaches that there must be only one place of sacrificial worship in Israel, and that is the Temple in Jerusalem. Destroyed first by the Babylonians in 587/6 BCE, it was rebuilt under Cyrus of Persia after he freed the Israelites from Exile ca. 538 BCE. The second Temple was expanded under Herod the Great (in the first century BCE), but then destroyed by the Roman General Titus when Jerusalem was sacked in CE 70. The Jews were dispersed from the city and the Temple has never been rebuilt.
A place of worship for followers of Buddhism, Judaism, and Hinduism.
Another name for a Masonic building. The word is used in the same sense that Justice Wendell Holmes called the Supreme Court a "Temple of Justice." Most California lodges now refer to their buildings as Masonic Centers.
A place of worship. The most important place in Judaism was the temple in Jerusalem.
(in Bible times) the chief building for Israelite religious worship, which powerfully represented the presence of God. Three Temples were built in Bible times. The ruins of the last one (which enemies destroyed in 70 AD) are still in Jerusalem.
A building used for worship.
The central place of Jewish worship. David wanted a "house for God's Tabernacle" and his son Solomon build the first temple. Rebuild Temple - After the 70 years in Exile the temple was rebuild but not in it original splendor.
A place of worship; in the ancient world, temples were the centers of outward religious life, places at which public religious observances were normally conducted by the priestly professionals; in Israel there were many temples in various locations, but the temple in Jerusalem built by Solomon eventually became the central and only authorized place to worship Yahweh; first built by king Solomon around 950 B.C.E., it was destroyed by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar in 587 B.C.E., and rebuilt about 70 years later; it was destroyed by the Romans in 70 C.E.; the site of the ancient Jewish Temple is now occupied, in part, by the golden domed Mosque of Omar; in recent times, "temple" has come to be used synonymously with synagogue in some Jewish usage. See Chapter 9.
The term used by Buddhists, Hindus and others to refer to their house of worship. Ten Commandments: A set of 19 different commands and prohibitions which are intended to govern basic human behavior. Three versions appear in the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testaments) at: Exodus 20:2-17, Exodus 34:12-26, and Deuteronomy 5:6-21.
loosely refers either to a building for a god or the whole precinct.
The central place of worship in ancient Jerusalem, where animal sacrifices were performed, destroyed in 70 C.E. Reform Jews commonly use the term "temple" to refer to their houses of worship.
A sacred building, the "house of the Lord," in which Latter-day Saints perform sacred ordinances of the gospel such as marriages and vicarious baptisms.
The Temple was an ancient fortress in Paris, located in what are now the IIIe and IVe arrondissements. It was built by the Knights Templar starting in 1240, during Saint Louis' reign, and was later turned into a prison. The fortress was destroyed in the 19th century; today the Temple Paris metro stop stands on the old location.