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  • A mandir usually has the one shrine containing three statues and small idols around the sides or to the left and right of the main shrine.
  • Depending on the main deity (for example, a Shiva Mandir) there may be other Gods and Goddesses present. Shiva Mandirs will usually have Parvathi or Kali. They may also have Ganesha (Ganapathi) and Murugan (Subramanium)

A mandir just comprises of one big room. There are no hidden rooms nor side rooms, usually.

Here are Shiva, Pavathi, Nandi and the Linga in a Mandir


Here is Buddha Mandir in Amarnath


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