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  • How is technology facilitating everyday worship?
  • How is technology facilitating everyday worship?
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ePuja: helping Hindus offer prayers remotely

As everyday life grows more hectic, many Indians are finding themselves without the time to visit far-off temples to fulfil their religious duties. ePuja allows them to outsource these commitments by ordering worship ceremonies online and having them performed on their behalf at a temple.

Location India

Spirituality and tradition are woven into the fabric of Indian society, and in times of distress or joy, many people nationwide turn to pujas (worship rituals) for comfort. These must be performed at certain temples of religious importance, which is not always an easy task logistically, particularly for those who work away from home. As the public becomes more accustomed to outsourcing everyday tasks, start-ups like ePuja have emerged. The platform lets devotees book all manner of pujas to be performed on their behalf at a temple of their choosing.





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