See also Jerusalem, Temple of.
Shirley Temple was Shirley Temple.”
The erotic sculptures in the temple vividly depict homosexuality.
To avoid the crowds, show up at 6 am when the temple first opens.
In 54 bc, however, Crassus plundered the Temple treasury.
A visit to the New Temple Institute Visitors’ center can feel like a visit to the Holy Temple itself.
The Philae Temple (Temple of Isis) was once set on a holy island in the Nile River, the site of many pilgrimages.
The temple, or the temple and palace together, were often raised or walled off in a separate precinct or acropolis.
Although the Byodo-In temple is not a practicing temple, visitors are welcome to tour the grounds in exchange for a nominal fee.
There are 3 temples within the forest, Pura Dalem (death temple), the Holy Bathing Temple and Pura Prajapati (funerary or cremation temple).
This Buddhist temple, nicknamed the Monkey Temple for its large population of resident monkeys, affords spectacular views of the city lying in the valley below.
Tōdai Temple, Japanese Tōdai-ji (“Great Eastern Temple”), monumental Japanese temple and centre of the Kegon sect of Japanese Buddhism, located in Nara.
Officially called Galtaji but usually referred to as Temple of the Sun God or simply the Monkey Temple, this temple complex of many names was built in the 18th century.
An amphiprostyle temple has porticoes in front and in back; a peripteral temple has a colonnade running completely around it; and a dipteral temple has a double line of columns completely surrounding it.
The Temple lies between Fleet Street and the Embankment in the City of London and is mainly divided into the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple, two of the four Inns of Court, which are controlled by their respective barristers’ societies.
While many visitors to the temple come to enjoy the verdant grounds for only a few hours, Beomeosa Temple is one of several in Korea that allows temple stays, where visitors both foreign and Korean can experience firsthand Korean Buddhist monastic life.
The fact that the temple at Leontopolis in Egypt was established (c. 145 bce) by a deposed high priest, Onias IV, clearly indicates that it was heterodox; as merely the temple of a military colony, it never really offered a challenge to the Temple in Jerusalem.
The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is dedicated to the bloodthirsty god Kali, Sri Srnivasa Perumal is dedicated to the more peaceful Vishnu, the Taoist Leong San See Temple is dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy, and the Temple of 1000 Lights features a gaudily lit Buddha.
Modeled after the oldest and largest Confucius temple in the philosopher’s hometown in Shangdong, China, the Taipei Confucius Temple displays all the characteristics of traditional Chinese temple architecture, including intricately carved wooden pillars, brightly painted roof tiles and sculptures.
Indo-Javanese architecture, produced from the 3rd to the 16th century, includes such monuments as the gigantic stupa of Borobudur (c. 800; designated a World Heritage site in 1991) and the temple of Mendut; the Buddhist temple Sewu (9th century); the magnificent Shiva temple Prambanan (9th century); the holy bathing places of Jalatunda (late 10th century) and Belahan (mid-11th century); and the round Hindu temple of Jabung (c. 10th century).
- place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
- the flat area on either side of the forehead
Example: the veins in his temple throbbed
- an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
- (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
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Indo-Javanese architecture produced from the 3rd to the 16th century includes such monuments as the gigantic stupa of Borobudur c 800 designated a World Heritage site in 1991 and the temple of Mendut the Buddhist temple Sewu 9th century the magnificent Shiva temple Prambanan 9th century the holy bathing places of Jalatunda late 10th century and Belahan mid-11th century and the round Hindu temple of Jabung c 10th century