Glossary

Pratiṣṭhā
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TermPratiṣṭhā
Alternative Termspratiṣṭhā, pratishtha
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Ritual installation of an idol in a temple. A new statue or picture is often the centre of a noisy procession through the streets to the temple, where a ceremony to consecrate the image takes place. Public rejoicing surrounds the pratiṣṭhā.

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