The Home Shrine
How and Why to Establish a Holy Room for Worship and Meditation
Editors of Hinduism Today
What is the center of your home? the kitchen, the workshop, the living room, the den? The ancients designated the crucial part of the home as a sacred sanctuary, a fortress of purity to which dwellers could retreat before dawn each day, to commune with their higher nature and with God and the Gods. This center of spiritual force is called devatarchanam, the place for honoring Divinity.