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Sangadzhi Kononov, About a Home Altar

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Churyumov, Anton 
Kovaeva, Bair 


There are many arguments as to how to correctly organize domestic altars. Since different people have different living conditions, there cannot be a single rule regarding altars. In principal, an altar should be in the right front corner of a building. Altars cannot be in a bedroom, in the kitchen, or in the corridor, and they should not be reflected in a mirror. It is important not to set up an altar in the wrong place. At night people can close their altars with a curtain if they live in a one-bedroom flat. Ideally, an altar should be placed in a specially designated room.



altar, religious images, deities

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