Temples Are Inspired By Churches In Mizoram
The Hindu|November 19, 2018
Temples Are Inspired By Churches In Mizoram

A temple committee welcomes the inter-mingling of customs in the Christian-majority State

Rahul Karmakar

In Christian-majority Mizoram, some Hindu temples do as the churches do. The Central Gorkha Mandir Committee manages 13 such temples in Mizoram, five of them in the capital Aizawl. Rituals across these temples are uniform and minimalist, and they follow the schedule of the churches around. Sundays, thus, are congregation days for the devout, primarily for reasons of convenience on the weekly holiday, although it's not mandatory to attend.


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November 19, 2018