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Temples, Icons, and Pūjā
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Jain temples are among the most conspicuous manifestations of Jainism in India’s public spaces. Often quite lavishly appointed and maintained, they typically receive substantial financial support from wealthy Jain businessmen, who make contributions to the renovation, upkeep, a…

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Babb, Lawrence A., “Temples, Icons, and Pūjā”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online, Denison University University of Edinburgh University of Bergen University of California, Berkeley John E. Cort, Paul Dundas, Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristi L. Wiley. Consulted online on 22 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2020

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