What is another word for temples?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛmpə͡lz] (IPA)

Temples are holy places where people go to worship, meditate and connect with the divine. Synonyms for the word temples include sanctuaries, shrines, chapels, churches, mosques, and synagogues. Sanctuaries are places that are considered safe, sacred and protected. Shrines are places dedicated to a revered person or deity and are often visited by pilgrims. Chapels are small places of worship that are usually attached to larger religious buildings like cathedrals. Churches are buildings where Christians worship and receive religious instruction. Mosques are Islamic places of worship while synagogues are Jewish places of worship. Each of these words for temples has a unique meaning and is used based on the specific religious beliefs and practices of the people who use them.

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Usage examples for Temples

Marjorie would have liked to ask her new acquaintance what she meant, but at that moment a door at the farther end of the room opened and a stately, black-haired woman, with just a suspicion of gray at her temples, emerged.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Perhaps the thought of having rescued a human being worked on his spirit kindly, or what not, but something brought him a vision of a pale face with soft, dark hair waving back from the temples, and large gray eyes looking up into his.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Manley pressed his fingers hard against his temples.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Temples

  • Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures.
    Eden Ahbez
  • The groves were God's first temples.
    William C. Bryant
  • Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe; for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families.
    Hernando Cortes
  • There were no temples or shrines among us save those of nature.
    Charles Eastman
  • The old studios that mass-produced dreams are gone with the wind, just like the old downtown theaters that were the temples of the dreams.
    Suzanne Fields

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