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Footwear inside temples

Honolulu, Hawaii
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146 posts
Footwear inside temples

Just returned from Burma and whenever we entered a temple, we need to take off shoes and socks. Just curious if it is the same custom in Nepal.

Thanks for your respond.

Kathmandu, Nepal
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1. Re: Footwear inside temples

Yeah that's same in the case with Nepal. In most of the Hindu temples and the Buddhist temples you must take off your shoe. But socks?? In some of the Hindu temples only Hindu and Buddhists are allowed to enter.

Espoo
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2. Re: Footwear inside temples

Socks have always been ok in temples where heathens are allowed to enter.

Kathmandu, Nepal
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858 posts
92 reviews
3. Re: Footwear inside temples

One thing you might keep on mind in most of the Hindu temple you are not allowed to wear or take any leather made clothes and utensils inside the temple. Like leather purse or belts etc

Honolulu, Hawaii
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4. Re: Footwear inside temples

Thank you very much for all your replies.

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