1. offering (e.g. to the gods); votive offering
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2. Offering (Buddhism)In Buddhism, symbolic offerings are made to the Triple Gem, giving rise to contemplative gratitude and inspiration. Typical material offerings involve simple objects such as a lit candle or oil lamp, burning incense, flowers, food, fruit, water or drinks. Contemporary Western practitioners often find the making of offerings to be occasions for gracious mindfulness.
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