T is for Temple
Temple is a place for prayer and
Temples are the places where Jains have the
idols of their Jinas (those who have conquered their passions). They go
there to worship the Jina. All Jains don't worship idols. The main reason to
worship is to pay respect to the souls that have reached salvation. This also
reminds us that we should be like them. Just praying and not taking any
actions to free our soul does not work. We must discipline ourselves so that
we can control our desires and karmas.
We should be silent in the temple and should keep it very
The Temple is the best place to go to worship.