Translation of shrine in Spanish:

shrine

santuario, n.

Pronunciation: /ʃrʌɪn//ʃraɪn/

noun

  • 1

    (holy place)
    santuario masculine
    santo lugar masculine
    (chapel) capilla feminine
    (in out-of-the-way place) ermita feminine
    a shrine to the dead star un altar / santuario a la desaparecida estrella
    • He goes to pagan shrines, worships disgusting idols, and lends money for profit.
    • On these days they do not enter temples or home shrines, or approach holy men.
    • Both Jews and Muslims worship the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem as a holy shrine.
    • Often there are many smaller buildings which include shrines to different Buddhas and Bodhisattvas as well as local folk gods.
    • Another factor helping to disseminate new types of building and decoration was the movement of pilgrims over the vast network of routes linking churches housing prestigious holy relics and shrines.
    • Its domed roof resembles the Dome of Rock, one of the Muslims' holy shrines in Jerusalem.
    • When pilgrims and the holy men of the shrine gathered to hear Guru Nanak and question him, he sang in Persian.
    • It was replaced by the older form, shrine Shinto, the worship of kami in shrines or sanctuaries, tended by priests.
    • Securing awe and applaud from people standing on both sides of the road, the procession moved on to the holy shrine carrying the shawls with utmost respect.
    • Shinto shrines and rituals were at first local and agricultural in nature, but eventually they became associated with larger entities, including clans and the nation itself.
    • The holy shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are closed for six months a year due to inclement weather and extreme cold.
    • Twenty years ago this week the India army stormed the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar, the holiest shrine in the Sikh religion.
    • Many of my friends who are non-Muslims wonder why they are not allowed to visit Makkah and Madinah during Hajj while Muslims are allowed to visit their holy cities and shrines.
    • In 1925, Prince Adbul Aziz ibn Saud conquered the Hijaz, which included the two holiest Muslim shrines of Medina and Mecca, previously controlled by direct descendants of Mohammed.
    • The Sikhs were also deprived of many historic shrines and holy places which were left in Pakistan.
    • Buddhists frequently have personal shrines or altars in their homes.
    • The first phase includes the construction of three principal shrines, dedicated to Lords Ganapati, Siva and Murugan.
    • The government mounted a new Operation in May 1988 to displace these bandits from the holy shrine.
    • There are countless other Buddhist and Shinto shrines and temples in Japan.
    • Pilgrimages to shrines and holy places at home and abroad attract tens of thousands of people each year.
  • 2

    (alcove)
    hornacina feminine
    • Adriana hid the trinkets in her bedroom, in her little shrine with its statue of the Virgin.
    • There is a new statue in the shrine, larger and gold-plated.
    • Arizona's roadside shrines are considered religious sites, not tourist attractions; visit with respect.
    • Backyard bouquets, notes, and cryptic ex voto objects are left at the small outdoor shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe.
    • Dotted along the road were many little religious shrines illuminated by flickering candles and featuring nativity scenes.
    • The shrine's niche was full of so many old flowers I couldn't even see which saint was in it.
    • Religious shrines were important parts of the household structure.
    • There are roadside shrines every other kilometer.
    • The tabanka festival combines African-style shrines with a Portuguese religious parade.
  • 3

    (tomb)
    sepulcro masculine
  • 4

    (reliquary)
    relicario masculine
    • The church and Minster of St.Werburgs also would have commissioned him to make various ecclesiastical bronze ware such as Thuribles, Censers etc; possibly even elements to shrines and reliquaries.
    • It is now accepted in art circles that the belt was a reliquary or shrine.
    • The chests or reliquaries in which they were buried were often venerated as shrines and could also serve as an altar.