What is another word for idol worship?

Pronunciation: [ˈa͡ɪdə͡l wˈɜːʃɪp] (IPA)

Idol worship is a practice commonly observed in various religions around the world. This practice involves the adoration and worship of a physical object or image that is believed to represent a divine entity. However, there are synonyms for this term that can be used depending on the context and belief system. In Hinduism, idol worship is referred to as "murti puja," while in Buddhism, it is referred to as "iconography." In Christianity, the term "idolatry" is often used to describe the worship of false gods or idols, while in Islam, it is known as "shirk," which means the act of associating partners with Allah.

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What are the hyponyms for Idol worship?

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  • hyponyms for idol worship (as nouns)

Famous quotes with Idol worship

  • These critics with the illusions they've created about artists - it's like idol worship. They only like people when they're on their way up... I cannot be on the way up again.
    John Lennon
  • Anything which may take possession of one’s soul shares its sublimity with all other things, and is for this reason at the same time something ordinary. Without such a dialectic clarification of our consciousness all adoration is idol worship.
    Joseph Dietzgen

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