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Places Of Worship

  1. 1. Places Of Worship By Carol D’souza 7M
  2. 2. Tian Tan Buddha <ul><li>Lantau Island, Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Big Buddha, Po Lin Monastery </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist attraction & Buddhist Temple </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus throne </li></ul><ul><li>Eight smaller bronze statues representing gods or immortals. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Tian Tan Buddha <ul><li>268 steps </li></ul><ul><li>Right hand is raised, representing the removal affliction </li></ul><ul><li>Left hand rests on his lap in a gesture of giving </li></ul><ul><li>Tian Tan Buddha faces North </li></ul><ul><li>Huge bell-designed to ring every seven minutes </li></ul>
  4. 5. Tian Tan Buddha <ul><li>Made-January 1990-December 29 th 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>$68 million </li></ul><ul><li>202 separate pieces of Bronze </li></ul><ul><li>Strong steel framework inside statue </li></ul><ul><li>Monks invited to the ceremony when Buddha was made </li></ul><ul><li>Visitors came from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and the United States . </li></ul>
  5. 6. Golden Temple <ul><li>Amrit-Sar,Punjab,India </li></ul><ul><li>Guru Nanak made it </li></ul><ul><li>Gold colour from gold foil </li></ul><ul><li>Devotees have to step down to offer homage </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture represents unique harmony between Muslims and Hindus </li></ul>Front View Of The Golden Temple
  6. 7. Golden Temple <ul><li>Guards </li></ul><ul><li>If rules are respected, visitors of all religions are given a welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Temple known as Sri Harmandir Sahib, Sri Darbar Sahib </li></ul><ul><li>Named after Hari(God) </li></ul><ul><li>Symbol of magnificence and strength </li></ul>Side View Of The Golden Temple
  7. 8. Golden Temple <ul><li>The Golden Temple is 40.5ft. square </li></ul><ul><li>Door frame of Darshani Deori(arch)is about 10ft in height </li></ul><ul><li>Door panes are decorated with artistic style </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge leads to the main building of The Golden Temple </li></ul><ul><li>It is 202 feet in length and 21 feet in width </li></ul><ul><li>This is considered the best architectural specimens of the world </li></ul><ul><li>Entrances on all 4 sides of temple </li></ul>
  8. 9. Guru Nanak
  9. 10. Inside the Golden Temple
  10. 11. Hajj <ul><li>Mecca,Saudi Arabia </li></ul><ul><li>Most hajjis arrive in Mecca a few days before </li></ul><ul><li>Some arrive 3 months before the Hajj </li></ul><ul><li>Hajjis wear the white costume of ihram </li></ul><ul><li>When they wear ihram,they become a mihram </li></ul><ul><li>Hajjis that wear the ihram cannot wash or bathe </li></ul>
  11. 12. Hajj <ul><li>Hajj rituals take 3-6 days </li></ul><ul><li>2.5 million Muslims perform the Hajj rituals every year </li></ul><ul><li>That number is very close to the max </li></ul><ul><li>Hajjis walk around the Kaaba-7 </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-clock wise and clock wise </li></ul><ul><li>People doing the Hajj are called Hajjis </li></ul><ul><li>Some add 'Hajj' or 'Hajji' to their name </li></ul>
  12. 13. Hajj <ul><li>Lots of people die </li></ul><ul><li>Worst incidents happen during the Stoning Of The Devil ritual </li></ul><ul><li>In January 12 th 2006,362 people died </li></ul><ul><li>Specific number of people come from each country </li></ul><ul><li>Hajjis sacrifice animals </li></ul>
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