Whether you are a believer about the agnostic or an atheist, you can’t deny how your spirits and senses feel elevated when you visit a temple.
The fragrance of incense sticks and also the tinkling of bells and the chanting of prayers has a calming effect on your body at that time and with our hands folded in prayer and our eyes shut, we place our biggest fears and greatest hopes in the hands of the almighty we trust.
Ever wondered why we feel so enlivened after a temple visit? Temple University will become offer access to health benefits to its employees’ same-sex domestic partners, under an agreement that applies to unions representing about 2,100 staff, faculty and graduate students.
The agreement, effective April 1, covers about 40 percent of the Philadelphia school’s workforce. Temple President David Adamany said inequities will exist between the premiums that same sex.
Under Temple’s plan, a same sex partner will have to pay as much as $440 per month more than an opposite-sex partner to receive similar health coverage.
Temple Construction in the Golden Age for Central India. The Khajuraho temples were commissioned almost as soon as the Chandelas came to power in Madhya Pradesh, a region in Central India.
They were dedicated to two Indian religions, Hinduism and Jainism, suggesting a culture of acceptance and respect for differing religious traditions. In a space of about 20 square kilometers and 85 temples were built by successive Chandela rulers. This was a golden age for Central India.