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Church me bajne wali bell k kya mayne (matlab) hai?

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Asked by ravi gurbaxani, 25 Dec '07 01:27 pm
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Same as the bell in a temple.
Answered by Anil Kedia, 25 Dec '07 01:29 pm

 
  
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Bells came into use in churches as early as the year 400, and their introduction is ascribed to Paulinus, bishop of Nola, a town of Campania, in Italy. Their use spread rapidly, as in those unsettled times the church-bell was useful not only for summoning the faithful to religious services, but also for giving an alarm when danger threatened. Their use was sanctioned in 604 by Pope Sabinian, and a ceremony for blessing them was established a little later. Very large bells, for church towers, were probably not in common use until the eleventh century.

In various museums of Europe many curious old bells are preserved, and particularly in Scotland and Ireland fine specimens may be seen of the ancient monastic bells of the Celtic abbeys. These are sometimes square in shape, and are made of bronze or iron sheets riveted together. Their sound, consequently, must have been discordant and far less powerful than that of our modern bells.

Bells were introduced into the Eastern churches abo ...more
Answered by Prem Malhotra, 25 Dec '07 01:30 pm

 
  
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