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  • ePuja helps busy Hindus fulfil prayers virtually
  • ePuja helps busy Hindus fulfil prayers virtually
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ePuja helps busy Hindus fulfil prayers virtually

Startup ePuja is helping Hindus make good on their religious commitments, by allowing them to perform daily rituals through their smartphones. With many Indians now travelling more often, digital tech is helping them to remain connected with their communities, both virtually and spiritually.

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