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varanasi
The city is one of India's oldest and holiest cities, it is dedicated to the God Shiva. It is on the banks of the river Ganges and Hindu's travel for miles to immerse themselves in the sacred river as they beleve it purifies them and washes away sin
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Havan
A ceremony in which offerings of rice and ghee are made into fire
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Mandir
A temple where Hindu's go to worship God
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Tilak
A mark worn on the forehead and other parts of the body. Depending on customs it can be worn on a daily basis or for special religious occasons
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Aum
A sacred sound placed at the beginning of Hindu texts such as a prayer or mantra to represent the life giving power of Brahman
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A ceremony in which offerings of rice and ghee are made into fire

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Havan

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A temple where Hindu's go to worship God

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A mark worn on the forehead and other parts of the body. Depending on customs it can be worn on a daily basis or for special religious occasons

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A sacred sound placed at the beginning of Hindu texts such as a prayer or mantra to represent the life giving power of Brahman

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