A large temporary structure erected during various Hindu and Buddhist religious festivals. (noun)
Examples of word pandal
The word pandal means a temporary structure, made of bamboo and cloth, which is used as a temporary temple for the purpose of the puja.
It asked members of public to stop misusing currency notes for stitching wedding garlands, decorating the place where weddings take place (known as a pandal), or "for showering on personalities at social events."
The pandal is the centre of attraction in Surat, due to its magnificent beauty and exceptional craftsmanship.
Recalling an instance from 1950s, he said that a huge 'pandal' (makeshift roof) put up at Tamukkam grounds caved in just two days before the All India Congress Committee conference.
Piyal Adhikari/European Pressphoto Agency An artist worked with metal tea pots at a pandal or makeshift enclosure for an idol of Goddess Durga before Durga Puja festival in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, Thursday.