• Some people think that in practice this combination ends up being very close to the Gardnerian tradition because much of Alexandrian ritual is similar to Gardnerian to begin with. (angelfire.com)
  • Over the years, this has grown from ritual to tradition--one I think my two grandsons look forward to as much as I do. (latimes.com)
  • Tradition is a ritual, belief or object passed down within a society, also a basic character of a society still maintained in the present, with origins in the past. (answers.com)
  • Oral tradition is information, memories and knowledge held in common by a group of people, over many generations, and it is not same as testimony or oral history . (wikipedia.org)
  • The study of oral tradition is distinct from the academic discipline of oral history , which is the recording of personal memories and histories of those who experienced historical eras or events. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's where meals and memories are made, where families and friends gather, where traditions are born, and where stories are told and retold. (familysearch.org)
  • Their rituals are drawn from Gardnerian and Alexandrian traditions with other elements added as the coven members see fit. (angelfire.com)
  • Some scholars such as Jack Goody state that the Vedas are not the product strictly of an oral tradition, basing this view by comparing inconsistencies in the transmitted versions of literature from various oral societies such as the Greek, Serbia and other cultures, then noting that the Vedic literature is too consistent and vast to have been composed and transmitted orally across generations, without being written down. (wikipedia.org)
  • Such traditions bind us to our heritage and will be passed on for generations to come. (familysearch.org)
  • As these threads of tradition are passed through generations, they weave a fabric of cultural cohesiveness that testifies to the fact that neither war, conflict nor displacement can erase national identity. (latimes.com)
  • Since you most likely were not involved in planning and carrying out these events year after year, the effort needed to create these traditions may not have been obvious to you. (familysearch.org)
  • Throughout the year, hold classroom celebrations that are reenactments of these traditions. (scholastic.com)
  • But this year, the tradition was upended. (latimes.com)
  • This foolishness didn't last very long, but it lasted long enough for me to relearn a lesson that surely applies year-round but is especially appropriate at Christmas: that tradition and change aren't mutually exclusive. (latimes.com)
  • In response to this, tradition-preservation attempts have now been started in many countries around the world, focusing on aspects such as traditional languages. (answers.com)
  • Oral tradition , or oral lore , is a form of human communication wherein knowledge, art, ideas and cultural material is received, preserved and transmitted orally from one generation to another. (wikipedia.org)
  • Religions such as Buddhism , Hinduism and Jainism , for example, have used an oral tradition, in parallel to a writing system, to transmit their canonical scriptures, secular knowledge such as Sushruta Samhita , hymns and mythologies from one generation to the next. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the White House readies for the annual Easter Egg Roll, learn how a group of hard-boiled congressmen literally protecting their turf got the tradition rolling. (history.com)
  • I suppose traditions die hardest at Christmastime because the holiday is built around the most hallowed tradition of all: the birth of a man who changed the whole course of human history. (latimes.com)
  • Celebrating Christmas now with their own families, they have carried on some of these traditions and discarded others. (latimes.com)
  • Rather, if the whole truth is told, oral tradition stands out as the single most dominant communicative technology of our species as both a historical fact and, in many areas still, a contemporary reality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Strega Witches - This group follows traditions from Italy. (angelfire.com)
  • As folklores and legends were performed in front of distant audiences, the singers would substitute the names in the stories with local characters or rulers to give the stories a local flavor and thus connect with the audience, but making the historicity embedded in the oral tradition as unreliable. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concept of tradition, as the notion of holding on to a previous time, is also found in political and philosophical discourse. (answers.com)
  • We want to build on [Texas traditions] and show things that don't come to mind," said McCann-Erickson executive vice president Tony Pace. (adweek.com)
  • Certain scholarly fields, such anthropology andbiology, have adapted the term "tradition," defining it more precisely than its conventional use in order to facilitate scholarly discourse. (answers.com)
  • When my children were growing up, there was a tradition of going to church on Christmas Eve and opening gifts on Christmas morning. (latimes.com)
  • In a general sense, "oral tradition" refers to the recall and transmission of a specific, preserved textual and cultural knowledge through vocal utterance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pecti-Wita - A Scottish Solitary tradition passed on by Aiden Breac, who personally teaches students in his home at Castle Carnonacae, in Scotland. (angelfire.com)
  • There's a risk that as we grow older, we will revert to the child in us that suffers change badly and builds high defenses around tradition. (latimes.com)
  • Seax-Wica is based on Saxon traditions, but as Buckland admits, he made it up alone. (angelfire.com)
  • With this gesture the graduating class hoped "to begin a tradition of graduating classes leaving behind similar gifts that would add to the beauty of the campus. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of factors can exacerbate the loss of tradition, including industrialization, globalization, and the assimilation or marginalization of specific cultural groups. (answers.com)