Idol Worship

  • (noun): The worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God.
    Synonyms: idolatry

Some articles on idol worship, idols, worship, idol, worships:

Criticism Of Hinduism - Idol Worship
... of Abrahamic religions which strongly oppose the practice of creating Idols and worshiping them ... But the lesser known fact is that Hinduism in its core believes that All Gods and idols are one, they have come of the supreme creator of the Universe, who has no shape, no size ... Scientifically idol worship helps to visualise god and makes it easy to follow religious principles ...
Hinduism And Sikhism - Differences - Differences Between Sikhism and Specific Hindu Traditions - Idol Worship
... The worship of murtis (icons) is an important part of several Hindu traditions, such as Vaishnavism and Shaivism, although some Hindu denominations like Arya Samaj and Satya ... Sikhs do not believe in worship of any sort of physical idol, symbol, picture, or statue ... opposed to prayer (Prayer is not a "verbal idol") ...
Va'eira - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Exodus Chapter 6
... to indicated that it was difficult for the Israelites to abandon idol worship ... that Eleazar’s son Phinehas descended from Jethro, who fattened (piteim) calves for idol worship ... at Phinehas and question how a youth (Phinehas) whose mother’s father crammed calves for idol-worship could kill the head of a tribe in Israel (Zimri, Prince of Simeon, as reported in Numbers 25) ...
Jain Rituals And Festivals - Rituals - Idol Worship - Other Forms
... Many other forms of worships are mainly performed on special occasions ... Some forms of worships have close relationship with these five auspicious life events of Tirthankara called Panch Kalyanaka ... After this an icon becomes object of worship ...

Famous quotes containing the words worship and/or idol:

    In the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    Its idea of “production value” is spending a million dollars dressing up a story that any good writer would throw away. Its vision of the rewarding movie is a vehicle for some glamour-puss with two expressions and eighteen changes of costume, or for some male idol of the muddled millions with a permanent hangover, six worn-out acting tricks, the build of a lifeguard, and the mentality of a chicken-strangler.
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