Definitions

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  • noun Same as poojah.

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  • noun uncountable A form of worship in south Asia; a religious ceremony.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit puujaa ("worship").

Examples

  • The pooja is still pending and will be held in Thal.

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  • The pooja is still pending and will be held in Thal.

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  • The pooja is to calm down the ferocious sea of the rainy season.

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  • The pooja is to calm down the ferocious sea of the rainy season.

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  • The boys go near the Howli (platform where the Holika pooja is performed) to play with coconuts.

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  • The boys go near the Howli (platform where the Holika pooja is performed) to play with coconuts.

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  • When will i get married? date of birth 7 june 1985, place etah (up) india time 10: 35 pm on friday? name pooja gupta date of birth 7th june 1985, friday at 10: 35 pm

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  • The LTTE had pasted posters in Tamil dominated La Chappelle area in Paris urging Hindu population to boycott the coconut pooja, which is an integral part of the Ganesha pooja that is being currently held at the Sri Manika Vinayakar Alayam Temple at No 72, rue Philippe de Girard i Paris 18 and contribute funds to the Tamil Refugee Organization

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  • "I am very happy to get a chance to compose songs in the Malayalam movie 'Plavilla Police'," a jubilant Ramatheerathan told PTI after the 'pooja' for recording of songs at a studio here.

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  • With the inception of militancy in Kashmir most of the Kashmiri Pandits who left their homes in early 1990s and had come to perform 'pooja' in "Mata Ragnya" temple at Tulmula area of Ganderbal in Kashmir on Sunday said that they miss Kashmir.

    Thousands of Kashmiri Pandits,visit their homeland to pay obeisance at Kheer Bhawani in Kashmir

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