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For Hindus, most prayer is said at home - including first thing in the morning. Prayer at home is as important as prayer in the Mandir. There is power in the words of a personal mantra. Hindus believe that the most basic sound is 'aum' and this is an echo of original creation.
Belief File
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Belief File, Hinduism: God
First broadcast:
25 March 2011

Classroom Ideas

Explore how various religious believers express their personal devotion through prayer. Compare Muslims, Christians and Hindus, for example. What common threads run through the discipline, practice and purpose of prayer?

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