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Hindu Celebrations Honor Various Deities But Have Commonalities

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Hindu Celebrations Honor Various Deities But Have Commonalities
We went to the a Hindu temple to talk with a priest about the preparations before and during a multiday celebration.
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Hinduism is a major world religion. Pew Research shows 1.1 billion people around the world consider themselves followers of the faith. While there are different sects within Hinduism that are devoted to worshipping different gods or goddesses, rituals performed during festivals and celebrations have overlapping similarities.