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What is the Confucianism place of worship called?

Also known as a Confucian temple, a temple of Confucius is a temple that is used for the worship of Confucius as well as other important figures in the religion. Initially, these temples were used in China and Vietnam to administer an imperial examination.

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Also to know is, what is the place of worship for Confucianism?

Among these holy temples, the Confucian temple in Qufu in Shandong Province, which consists of Cemetery of Confucius (Kong Lin), Temple of Confucius (Kong Miao) and the Confucius Family Mansion (Kong Fu) is regarded as one of the holy cities in the world.

Also, does Confucianism have a church? Although Confucianism became the official ideology of the Chinese state, it has never existed as an established religion with a church and priesthood. Chinese scholars honored Confucius as a great teacher and sage but did not worship him as a personal god.

Keeping this in view, what are followers of Confucianism called?

As simple as it may sound, the followers of Confucianism are plainly referred to as Confucianists. Confucianists closely follow the ancient Chinese teachings of Ruism (an alternate term for Confucianism) and align their own thoughts and behaviors with the thoughts and behaviors that Confucius preaches to them.

How do confucianists pray?

Generally speaking since Confucianism is based primarily in China then Confucianists would be atheistic. So they don't pray. Mostly becasue they don't have a concept of an afterlife or a God. However Confucianism does contradict many teachings of religious institutions and churches.

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