우상

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean

 Symbology  Romanized  Hangul  Hanja  
Orthography usang 우상 (usang) 偶像
Orthoepy, etc u:sang 우ː상 (uːsang)

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우상 (usang)

  1. an idol, icon of veneration or worship
Lalita or Parvathi, 11th c.

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  1. ^ “This is similar to our ability to communicate with others through the telephone. One does not talk to the telephone; rather the telephone is a way to interact with another person. Without the telephone, one could not have a conversation across long distances; and without the sanctified image in the temple, one cannot easily talk with the Deity.” -- Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Ten Questions people ask About Hinduism …and ten terrific answers! p. 7. (pdf)
  2. ^ “Some Hindu denominations like Arya Samaj and Satya Mahima Dharma [...] reject [veneration of murtis or idols], equating it with an idol worship.” -- [[w:Murti|]]
Shiva lingam embedded in a yoni
108 lingams embedded in a yoni