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[poo-jah] /ˈpu dʒɑ/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
the worship of a particular god.
Origin
< Sanskrit pūjā
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Examples for puja
  • It is a form of puja performed by singing in praise of the deity.
  • Everyone's excited about our puja, which will take place the day after tomorrow.
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puja

/ˈpuːdʒaː/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) a ritual in honour of the gods, performed either at home or in the mandir (temple)
Word Origin
from Sanskrit: worship
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Contemporary definitions for puja
noun

in Hinduism or Buddhism, the ritual daily devotion involving offering of food and drink and prayers to a deity; also written pooja

Word Origin

Sanskrit 'adoration, homage'

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