Ceremonial Behavior: A series of actions, sometimes symbolic actions which may be associated with a behavior pattern, and are often indispensable to its performance.Magic: Beliefs and practices concerned with producing desired results through supernatural forces or agents as with the manipulation of fetishes or rituals.Compulsive Behavior: The behavior of performing an act persistently and repetitively without it leading to reward or pleasure. The act is usually a small, circumscribed behavior, almost ritualistic, yet not pathologically disturbing. Examples of compulsive behavior include twirling of hair, checking something constantly, not wanting pennies in change, straightening tilted pictures, etc.Burial: The act or ceremony of putting a corpse into the ground or a vault, or into the sea; or the inurnment of CREMAINS.Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: An anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, persistent obsessions or compulsions. Obsessions are the intrusive ideas, thoughts, or images that are experienced as senseless or repugnant. Compulsions are repetitive and seemingly purposeful behavior which the individual generally recognizes as senseless and from which the individual does not derive pleasure although it may provide a release from tension.Medicine, Traditional: Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.Religion: A set of beliefs concerning the nature, cause, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency. It usually involves devotional and ritual observances and often a moral code for the conduct of human affairs. (Random House Collegiate Dictionary, rev. ed.)History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Archaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Ethnobotany: The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.Ligustrum: A plant genus of the family OLEACEAE. Oleuropein, a phenolic secoiridoid glycoside, is found in the leaves.Gaultheria: A plant genus of the family ERICACEAE. The common name of "wintergreen" is also used for PYROLA and "snowberry" is also used for SYMPHORICARPOS.Paleopathology: The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts.Circumcision, Male: Excision of the prepuce of the penis (FORESKIN) or part of it.Mortuary Practice: Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.Ilex: A plant genus of the family AQUIFOLIACEAE. The common name of 'holly' usually refers to this genus but may sometimes refer to similar looking plants of the MAHONIA or QUERCUS genus.History, Medieval: The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.Household Articles: Various material objects and items in the home. It includes temporary or permanent machinery and appliances. It does not include furniture or interior furnishings (FURNITURE see INTERIOR DESIGN AND FURNISHINGS; INTERIOR FURNISHINGS see INTERIOR DESIGN AND FURNISHINGS).Cupressus: A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE. Cypress ordinarily refers to this but also forms part of the name of plants in other genera.Implosive Therapy: A method for extinguishing anxiety by a saturation exposure to the feared stimulus situation or its substitute.Funeral Rites: Those customs and ceremonies pertaining to the dead.Architecture as Topic: The art and science of designing buildings and structures. More generally, it is the design of the total built environment, including town planning, urban design, and landscape architecture.Religion and Medicine: The interrelationship of medicine and religion.Anthropology, Cultural: It is the study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of particular ethnic groups with focus on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.Paullinia: A plant genus of the family SAPINDACEAE. The seed of P. cupana is the source of guarana powder which contains 4% CAFFEINE.Culture: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.SicilyThorium: Thorium. A radioactive element of the actinide series of metals. It has an atomic symbol Th, atomic number 90, and atomic weight 232.04. It is used as fuel in nuclear reactors to produce fissionable uranium isotopes. Because of its radioopacity, various thorium compounds are used to facilitate visualization in roentgenography.Islam: A monotheistic religion promulgated by the Prophet Mohammed with Allah as the deity.Indians, South American: Individual members of South American ethnic groups with historic ancestral origins in Asia.Organotherapy: Historically, the treatment of disease by the administration of animal organs or their extracts (after Brown-Sequard). At present synthetic preparations substitute for the extracts of a gland. (From Stedman, 26th ed)History, 17th Century: Time period from 1601 through 1700 of the common era.Societies: Organizations composed of members with common interests and whose professions may be similar.History, 16th Century: Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.Placebo Effect: An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.Child Psychology: The study of normal and abnormal behavior of children.Acupuncture Therapy: Treatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.Cultural Characteristics: Those aspects or characteristics which identify a culture.Jews: An ethnic group with historical ties to the land of ISRAEL and the religion of JUDAISM.IsraelSocial Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Indians, North American: Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.Civilization: The distinctly human attributes and attainments of a particular society.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Falconiformes: An order of diurnal BIRDS of prey, including EAGLES; HAWKS; buzzards; vultures; and falcons.Nigeria: A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.Raptors: BIRDS that hunt and kill other animals, especially higher vertebrates, for food. They include the FALCONIFORMES order, or diurnal birds of prey, comprised of EAGLES, falcons, HAWKS, and others, as well as the STRIGIFORMES order, or nocturnal birds of prey, which includes OWLS.Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Birds: Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.Extinction, Biological: The ceasing of existence of a species or taxonomic groups of organisms.Beer: An alcoholic beverage usually made from malted cereal grain (as barley), flavored with hops, and brewed by slow fermentation.PeruDefecography: Radiographic examination of the process of defecation after the instillation of a CONTRAST MEDIA into the rectum.FiresAndropogon: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The common name of bluestem is also used for other plants in this family. Andropogon nardus has been reclassified as CYMBOPOGON nardus and Andropogon zizanioides to VETIVERIA zizanioides.Moles: Any of numerous burrowing mammals found in temperate regions and having minute eyes often covered with skin.
Rituals[edit]. The mausoleum is guarded by the Darkhad (達爾滬特), meaning "the privileged ones". ...
... is celebrated with a series of rituals that are performed every day throughout the 8-day holiday, some are family- ... the Maccabees discovered that almost all of the ritual olive oil had been profaned. They found only a single container that was ...
"Ritual". Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world, p. 600 *^ "Riyadh welcomes Eid Al-Fitr with fireworks display". Arab News ... Muslims also visit the living in a special ritual called Halal bi-Halal some time during or several days after Idul Fitri.[48] ... Another ritual or practice is the giving of 'Eidee', usually a nominal amount of a cash gift to children or youth to mark the ... The sermon also instructs Muslims as to the performance of rituals of Eid, such as the zakat.[11] Listening to the sermon at ...
Axel Michaels (2016). Homo Ritualis: Hindu Ritual and Its Significance for Ritual Theory. Oxford University Press. pp. 237-248 ... 2, Manager of Publications, Government of India, On Hindu wedding rituals *^ a b Shivendra Kumar Sinha (2008), Basics of ... Rituals: Agnihotra[edit]. Main articles: Agnihotra, Yajna, and Śrauta. The Agnihotra involves fire, and the term refers to the ... a b Frederick M. Smith (1985), Names of Agni in the Vedic Ritual, Annals of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Volume ...
Doing rituals[edit]. Circumambulation and prayers[edit]. The next day, Muhammad and his companions arrived at the Masjid al- ... He first performed ghusl (ritual bath) before putting on Ihram for Hajj. The clothing while in the state of Ihram consisted of ... The people of Medina and surrounding towns gathered in the city to accompany the Islamic Prophet during the Hajj rituals. ...
Cultural rituals[edit]. Many times, when Asiatic elephants are captured in Thailand, handlers use a technique known as the ... The cage is called a "training crush." It's the centerpiece of a centuries-old ritual in northern Thailand designed to ... and some modern religions such as Santeria continue to do animal sacrifices for healing and other rituals. Taghairm was ... "Activists Denounce Thailand's Elephant "Crushing" Ritual". National Geographic Society. Retrieved 1 October 2014. Just before ...
Caroline Humphrey and James Laidlaw (1994), The Archetype Actions of Ritual - A Theory of Ritual Illustrated by the Jain Rite ... this ritual is combined with the rite of passage of Upanayana, initiation to formal schooling.[60] The ritual may include ... the second is marked through Vidyarambha or Upanayana sanskara ritual.[20] During a traditional Jātakarman ritual, the father ... The ritual has more commonly evolved into a ritual that shares characteristics of a baby shower, where the friends and ...
... a poet was required to undergo a ritual called the imbas forosnai, in which he would enter a mantic, trance-like sleep.[113] ...
Rites and rituals[edit]. In later tradition such as Mahayana Buddhism in Japan, the Shingon Fire Ritual (Homa /Yagna) and ... R.K. Payne: The Tantric Ritual of Japan. Feeding the Gods: the Shingon Fire Ritual., and Koenraad Elst: Who is a Hindu? 2001 ... "Ritual, Authority, And Cycle Time in Hindu Kingship." In JF Richards, ed., Kingship and Authority in South Asia. New Delhi: ... In some communities, formal conversion rituals are observed. No specific ethnicity has typically been associated with Buddhism ...
Traditions, rituals, and symbols[edit]. Symbols[edit]. The Club's patron saint is John of Nepomuk, who legend says suffered ... 4 Traditions, rituals, and symbols *4.1 Symbols *4.1.1 Cremation of Care ... A large portion of the novel Significant Others by Armistead Maupin takes place in the Bohemian Grove, where the rituals are ... Schmidt states that Germany had similar institutions, some of which included such rituals as Cremation of Care, but that his ...
Modern studies and the in-depth analysis of finds dating from the Stone Age indicate certain rituals and beliefs of the people ... Stone Age rituals and beliefs. Main articles: Paleolithic religion, Prehistoric religion, and Mother goddess ... They may have been used for seasonal rituals. The animals are accompanied by signs that suggest a possible magic use. Arrow- ... Neanderthals nursed their elderly and practised ritual burial indicating an organised society. The earliest evidence (Mungo Man ...
Acts, behaviour and rituals[edit]. Anesthesia fetish is considered edgeplay when realised outside the boundaries of fantasy, ...
Ritual[edit]. Paper dogs[edit]. In northern China, dog images made by cutting paper were thrown in the water as part of the ... ritual of the Double Fifth (Duanwu Festival) holiday, celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, as an apotropaic ...
Female ritual suicide[edit]. The wife of Onodera Junai, one of the Forty-seven Ronin, prepares for her suicide; note the legs ... Female ritual suicide (incorrectly referred to in some English sources as jigai), was practiced by the wives of samurai who ... As each samurai committed ritual disembowelment, the violent act shocked the captain,[citation needed] and he requested a ... "The Deadly Ritual of Seppuku". Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2010-03-28.. ...
Ritual heading. I don't think spiritual scholars of religion and ritual have said much about human violence, violent ritual, ... Ritual is tricky. As dab pointed out in the comment on one of his edits, Ritual is not necessarily religious. For that matter, ... ritual is, so to speak, "proto-religious" and has its root in animal behaviour. brushing your teeth can be a ritual, something ... I would rather like to keep a reference to ritual, though, as I do believe there are deep connections of ritual and religion ( ...
Ritual ceremonies[edit]. Plains indigenous peoples held ritual ceremonies several times a year, to worship natural and ...
Details of these ritual ceremonies are preserved through early literary records. On the death of the owner of a ritual bronze, ... Apart from table vessels, weapons and some other objects were made in special ritual forms. Another class of ritual objects are ... The ritual books of old China minutely describe who was allowed to use what kinds of sacrificial vessels and how much. The king ... Sets and individual examples of ritual bronzes (in Chinese: 中国青铜器) survive from when they were made mainly during the Chinese ...
Ritual and liturgy[edit]. Many Christian denominations classify the Eucharist as a sacrament.[61] Some Protestants (though not ... 4 Ritual and liturgy *4.1 Catholic Church *4.1.1 As a sacrifice ... Though the ritual is standardized, there is great variation ... By the late 1840s Anglo-Catholic interest in the revival of ritual had given new life to doctrinal debate over the nature of ... It is also possible and permissible in the Roman Rite for distribution of the Eucharist to occur outside the ritual structure ...
Secrecy and ritual[edit]. With a few exceptions, most fraternities and sororities are secret societies. While the identity of ... Meetings and rituals are sometimes conducted in what is known as a "chapter room" located inside the fraternity's house. Entry ... Chapter room - a room inside a fraternity house, often secret or hidden, where meetings of actives occur and where rituals are ... New members who pass this second vote are be invited to a formal and secret ritual of initiation into the organization, ...
The etrog or citron is the fruit held in the other hand as part of the lulav wave ritual. In Jewish mysticism, the myrtle ... In Greek mythology and ritual the myrtle was sacred to the goddesses Aphrodite[14] and also Demeter: Artemidorus asserts that ... In neo-pagan and wicca rituals, myrtle, though not indigenous beyond the Mediterranean Basin, is now commonly associated with ... Compendium of symbolic and ritual plants in Europe Volume 1, 2003:444. ...
Satanic ritual abuse hysteria[edit]. Main article: Satanic ritual abuse. At the end of the twentieth century, a moral panic ... Satanic ritual abuse. References[edit]. Footnotes[edit]. *^ Gilmore, Peter. "Science and Satanism". Point of Inquiry Interview ... and Baphomet in their rituals. In the 1980s and 1990s, the Satanic ritual abuse hysteria spread through the United States and ... The Satanic ritual abuse hysteria died down between 1990 and 1994.[66] In the late 1980s, the Satanic Scare had lost its ...
Frank, Daniel, "Karaite Ritual," in Lawrence Fine, ed., Judaism in Practice: From the Middle Ages through the Modern Period, ... Laws of ritual purity[edit]. Karaites maintain that in the absence of a Temple, ordinary washing with flowing waters (described ... Unlike Rabbinic Jews, Karaites do not practice the ritual of lighting Shabbat candles. They have a differing interpretation of ... ritual impurity caused by contact with a dead body, human bones, graves, or being present in a space under any ceiling where a ...
... - Mode and Ritual at Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.. *^ a b London Baptist Confession of 1644, XVII. ... "ritual washing"[85] The verb baptizein occurs four times in the Septuagint in the context of ritual washing, baptismos; Judith ... which is used in Jewish texts for ritual washing, and in the New Testament both for ritual washing and also for the apparently ... Jonathan David Lawrence Washing in Water: Trajectories of Ritual Bathing in the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Literature ( ...
As a ritual dish[edit]. Borscht is often associated with its role in religious traditions of various denominations (Eastern ... Several ethnic groups claim borscht, in its various local guises, as their own national dish consumed as part of ritual meals ...
Ritual slaughter in other religions[edit]. Followers of some religions are prohibited from consuming meat slaughtered in the ... Main article: Bans on ritual slaughter. Opponents of dhabīḥah ḥalāl, most notably some animal welfare groups, contend that some ... There are many similarities between the rules concerning dhabihah and shechita, Jewish ritual slaughter. The word dhabihah is ... and Ritual (knife) Methods of Slaughtering Sheep and Calves"[35] is reported on Islamic websites[36][37] to have concluded that ...
The Ritual of Everlife is the only elven ritual to do so.. The ritual takes place at midnight, in a place far from any ... If the elf fails such a test, he must wait a year and a day before beginning his Ritual of Passage again. The Ritual of ... Because the Ritual of Everlife must include all those close to the deceased, this ritual often includes those not elven among ... When an elf reaches the age of twenty-five years, he enacts the Ritual of Passage. Upon completion of this ritual, the newly ...
Basic Rituals. Basic Ritual Outline. Basic Ritual Preperation. Ritual Tools. Altar Athame Bell Book of Shadows Broom Candles ... Basic Rituals. Basic Ritual Outline Basic Ritual Preparation Ritual Tools Circlecasting Consecrations Invocations Cakes and Ale ... Basic Esbat Ritual New Moon Esbats Full Moon Esbats. Sabbats. Basic Solitary Sabbat Ritual Formula Samhain Yule Imbolic Ostara ... Design Set Up CBE Ritual. Altar Design. Circlecasting. Triple Circlecasting Quarter Calls. Triple Circlecasting. "©From Silver ...
Rituals is a 3D puzzle-exploration-adventure about the relation between civilisation and nature. It aims to be a gripping, ... "Rituals is a downright fascinating title that can really capture the attention of its player and refuse to let it go.". ... At its core Rituals is an adventure game with mechanics inspired by classic point and click games. Every environment and puzzle ... Rituals is a 3D puzzle-exploration-adventure about the relation between civilisation and nature. It aims to be a gripping, ...
12. Subjected to rituals like magical surgery*, birthing rituals*, and marriage rituals* which emphasize the victims belonging ... Many young children who are victims of ritual abuse describe rituals that appear to use the accouterments of satanic ritual, e. ... Ritual Abuse Ritual Abuse. Common Programs Observed in Survivors of Satanic Ritualistic Abuse. Breaking the Circle of Satanic ... A ritual described by victims of ritual abuse in which the victim is placed within the carcass of a dead animal, or in some ...
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Their African Ceremonies (1999), documenting rites and rituals in 26 countries, won a UN Award for Excellence. ...
Elsie de Wolfe makes rite of writing checks. The check book is kept on rare Italian piece, elevated as an altar. The book is bound in rich leather. Miss de…
Details of these ritual ceremonies are preserved through early literary records. On the death of the owner of a ritual bronze, ... Apart from table vessels, weapons and some other objects were made in special ritual forms. Another class of ritual objects are ... The ritual books of old China minutely describe who was allowed to use what kinds of sacrificial vessels and how much. The king ... Sets and individual examples of ritual bronzes (in Chinese: 中国青铜器) survive from when they were made mainly during the Chinese ...
... who released two Rituals songs on 2000s Exposed III compilation), or former Rituals bassist Ben Langloiss upstart Old West ... Static Rituals were a Toledo, OH alternative post-punk band formed in 1996 by M Short and Brett R. Jan (1981-2014). They went ... End Records.* http://wordpress.com/tag/thee-static-rituals/ http://turnit-down.blogspot.com/2008/03/johnny-walker-from-soledad- ...
Aqiqah Common Rituals at Eid al-Fitr Common Rituals at Eid al-Adha Islamic Burial Rituals. ... Islamic rituals may refer to: Shahada, the declaration of faith Salat, the service that takes place five times a day Zakat, a ... form of alms-giving Sawm, the fasting in Islam Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca Ritual purity in Islam Khitan (circumcision ...
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... February 16, 2014. by Deborah Jowitt Souleymane Badolo at St. Marks Church and David ... Two themes can be discerned in this somewhat mystifying piece: rituals unfamiliar to some of us that honor the earth and ...
The ritual takes place in the city of Putian in Fujian province, where Chinas Hakka people are concentrated and hold extended ... The ritual takes place in the city of Putian in Fujian province, where Chinas Hakka people are concentrated and hold extended ... It is a very serious ritual. We hope by doing this, we can pray for the safety of all families in the village," Zheng said. ... A Fangshan villager performs the eating flowers ritual - bathing in a shower of scorching sparks - to wash away the taint of ...
... but not as strange as these five courting rituals from around the world. ... 5 Strange Courting Rituals from Around the World. By Natalie Wolchover , February 11, 2011 12:10pm ET. ... Young women do a ritual dance with apple slices lodged in their armpits. After the dance, each gives her slice to the man of ... 5 The Dai people of China practice an annual courtship ritual called "visiting girls." It starts out with young women sitting ...
The Spa at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru offers a number of unique spa reconnection rituals from our Zaanta Nidraa ritual to ... The ritual is beautifully enhanced by the peaceful aura of the island, which helps the body to naturally synchronise with the ... A relaxing and bonding journey for up to four family members (two adults and two children), this ritual takes each family ... Aimed at young adults aged 12 to 18, our Kaumara (adolescence in Sanskrit) rituals have been specially designed to nurture ...
Here are three rituals to help you press the pause button. ... In Rituals for Every Day Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips ... Let rituals bring you back to yourself.. Unusually practical, non-patronising and authentic. Think Marie Kondo for the mind, ... In Rituals for Every Day Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips share recipes to help you move through busy times in a way ... Rituals are a way of acknowledging and honouring our emotions and experiences, and they can give us a safe place to lay down ...
... but we are also born with a mind for nonsensical rituals - and they may be even more crucial for our survival ... Rituals are often complex and nonsensical. Yet every culture has them - and for good reason. "Rituals provide a very visible ... Logic and reason sets our species apart, but we are also born with a mind for nonsensical rituals - and they may be even more ... Then there are all the strange and intricate rituals to be followed. And finally, there is the small question of exactly what ...
Campbell provides an insight into her regular flying ritual on her YouTube channel, "Being Naomi", and the details are as ... Naomi Campbells amazing airplane ritual. Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN. • Updated 15th July 2019 ...
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Infections are rare: There has only been one reported Naegleria infection associated with ritual nasal rinsing in the U.S. 2 * ... Take at least one of these actions to lower your risk of becoming infected with Naegleria during ritual nasal rinsing:. *Boil: ... Many people perform ritual nasal rinsing. This practice is included in Yogic, Ayurvedic, and Islamic traditions. Within the ... Primary amebic meningoencephalitis associated with ritual nasal rinsing - St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 2012. MMWR Morb ...
The Soul Essence rituals at our spa in Bahrain aim to balance these chakras to promote a deeper sense of connection and well- ... Based on the Ayurvedic principle of chakras or energy meridians in our body, the Soul Essence rituals aim to balance these ...
Taking 30 minutes to commune with our Higher Self and the Masters and to connecting to the Ashramic consciousness, As above so below
According to the affidavit, the source told authorities that children were used in "rituals" by the members, and though the ... "cult rituals." Officials of the U.S. Customs Service, called in to aid in the investigation, said that the material seized ... "this practice is sometimes used in satanic rituals." Armed with that information and the report from Tallahassee police of the ...
A lot of politics is about ritual. And, barring some ancient religious orthodoxies, nothing can quite match the rituals that ... A ritual sacrifice What, ask the wags, was the higher crime and misdemeanour of Paul Volcker in the eyes of K. Natwar Singh? ... a foreign minister with even a breath of scandal loses his ability to carry out the rituals connected to his office. ...
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  • Female genital cutting (FGC) , also called female genital mutilation (FGM), female circumcision, excision, clitoridectomy, or infibulation , ritual surgical procedure that is traditional in some societies. (britannica.com)
  • Two infants in the last three months in New York City's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community have been infected with herpes following a ritual circumcision , according to the health department. (go.com)
  • In an elaborate ceremony overseen by a Brahman priest, their upper canines are filed down to the level of their incisors, a painful ritual that is believed to rid them of evil tendencies such as greed, lust, anger, jealousy, and intoxication. (livescience.com)
  • BEIJING-Traditionally, the East Asian order was held together by gift-bearing ritual and ceremony. (wsj.com)
  • From breaking the glass at a Jewish ceremony to covering a bride's hands and feet with henna for an Indian wedding, there's no shortage of marriage customs and rituals that you can adapt for your own vows. (marthastewartweddings.com)
  • You couldn't have a ceremony without ritual intoxication," Moseley said. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Two days later, he was in the operating room, a place of ceremony, where rituals are observed, prescribed as carefully as in a synagogue. (nytimes.com)
  • Healthy food rituals are intended to establish good habits and healthy attitudes towards eating and not used as a means for control nor should they become overly compulsory and obsessive- which is common with eating disorders. (lifehack.org)
  • This is the government forcing a rabbi practicing a religious ritual to tell his congregants it could hurt their child," Rabbi David Niederman, executive director of the Hasidic United Jewish Organization of Williamsburg, told ABCNews.com. (go.com)
  • Although elves prefer simple revels to structured rituals, there are times in their lives when they feel the need for more formal, serious ceremonies. (angelfire.com)
  • These ceremonies can be seen as ritual banquets in which both living and dead members of a family were to supposed participate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Details of these ritual ceremonies are preserved through early literary records. (wikipedia.org)
  • Instead, the so-called Mummy Lake - which isn't a lake and has never been associated with mummies - likely held ancient ritual ceremonies , researchers say. (livescience.com)
  • 9) Among all primitive peoples also, women are rigorously excluded from the ceremonies, our signs are to be found in association with them all over the world, and there are many minor points of resemblance to our ritual found in them. (freemasons-freemasonry.com)
  • Meaning 'peaceful sleep' in Sanskrit, our delicate yet powerful Zaanta Nidraa ritual draws on healing sounds, marma massage and chakra healing to purify the mind and balance the throat chakra - the body's sleep centre. (fourseasons.com)
  • Aimed at young adults aged 12 to 18, our Kaumara ('adolescence' in Sanskrit) rituals have been specially designed to nurture teenagers' emotional and physical bodies at their most vulnerable stage. (fourseasons.com)
  • During the actual ritual, seven of the strongest villagers are selected to handle the bamboo which supposedly starts to move by itself and becomes increasingly heavier and more difficult to control, after a ginger-chewing shaman recites strange mantras and blows incense into it. (odditycentral.com)
  • The content and meaning of the procession ritual vary from festival to festival with regard to the object of procession, its organization and participants. (justluxe.com)
  • Please beware the following video contains "graphic and disturbing content" of a dog spinning ritual. (care2.com)
  • Recently, a series of investigations by psychologists have revealed intriguing new results demonstrating that rituals can have a causal impact on people's thoughts, feelings, behaviors and overall mental health. (lifehack.org)
  • On Dec. 15, a D.C. police detective observed a clearing in the rear of the 3900 block of W Street NW where "several round stones had been gathered" near a circle, as well as evidence that people had gathered there, according to the document, which stated that "this practice is sometimes used in satanic rituals. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Yet there are those who still practice the old ways and are fighting to teach a new generation the rituals of their ancestors, particularly the Sunrise Dance. (latimes.com)
  • The practice was stopped in 2005, when the media outside of Bulgaria found out about the ritual and reported it to the world. (care2.com)
  • Samael 's second album, 1992's Blood Ritual , showed the extreme metal community that there was much more versatility and ambition to the group's songwriting than initially revealed by the first album's rudimentary black metal. (allmusic.com)
  • In sum, Blood Ritual was a sophomore statement of almost astonishing creative evolution for the Swiss group, which was now well and truly on its way. (allmusic.com)
  • Within the Islamic faith, ritual nasal rinsing is included in a cleansing process called "wudu" or "ablution. (cdc.gov)
  • B ased on the Ayurvedic principle of chakras or energy meridians in our body, the Soul Essence rituals aim to balance these chakras to promote a deeper sense of connection and well-being. (fourseasons.com)
  • Ritual abuse is a brutal form of abuse of children, adolescents, and adults, consisting of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse, and involving the use of rituals. (google.com)
  • Mourning rituals are so complex that it would take several volumes to describe them all, but a quick search in your favorite search engine can give you a quick course on mourning etiquette for a wide range of cultures and situations. (wisegeek.com)
  • Procession ritual: A festival often includes the procession of gods, tutelary gods, royal order and water, of which the first and fourth rite are most popular. (justluxe.com)
  • This color-preserving hair oil is your daily ritual for smooth and radiant hair. (sephora.com)
  • To me the peculiaity (in both meanings: odd & unique) is a major part of the charm of folk rituals from many traditions. (mudcat.org)
  • At the Evelyn Peters Jewish Community Centre in Mumbai on Tuesday, the kitchen was stacked high with hundreds of metal tiffin boxes, pots and pans ready to be purified according to the Hagalah ritual. (hindustantimes.com)
  • We hope that this ritual will bring you closer to an experience of Jewish culture. (jewishvoiceforpeace.org)
  • In the most controversial part of this version of the Jewish ritual, known as metzitzah b'peh, the practitioner, or mohel, places his mouth around the baby's penis to suck the blood to "cleanse" the wound. (go.com)
  • Testimony to the antiquity and endurance of the worship of earth and sky, and to the spiritual bonds between people and animals, these objects bear close resemblance to ritual figures and implements still seen and used among the diverse Pueblo people today. (artic.edu)
  • But then investigators learned they had participated in blood-shedding religious rituals - cutting or whipping themselves - in Iraq, Pakistan, India and the United Kingdom. (yahoo.com)
  • The psychological abuse is devastating and involves the use of ritual/indoctrination, which includes mind control techniques and mind altering drugs, and ritual/intimidation which conveys to the victim a profound terror of the cult members and of the evil spirits they believe cult members can command. (google.com)
  • The first set of mourning rituals in many societies involves dealing with the body of the deceased. (wisegeek.com)
  • One ritual involves striking the forehead with a knife and then passing it along to other men. (yahoo.com)
  • Death Rituals är det amerikanska death metal -bandet Six Feet Unders tionde fullängdsalbum, som gavs ut den 10 november 2008 av Metal Blade Records . (wikipedia.org)
  • American photographer Paul Koudounaris travels the world recording the use of human remains in sacred spaces and death rituals. (buzzfeed.com)
  • Many cultures and religions have distinct traditional mourning rituals which help them deal with death. (wisegeek.com)
  • CPR: A lifesaver or death ritual? (deccanchronicle.com)
  • Most mourning rituals are intended to celebrate the life of the deceased while also expressing sorrow at his or her passing. (wisegeek.com)
  • In a few days, families all over the world will celebrate perhaps the most important of all Christmas rituals namely the exchange of gifts. (psychologytoday.com)
  • As I confessed to Jim, it would in fact be my first time taking part in the central ritual of the evening. (mudcat.org)
  • Bathing has been a central ritual of human civilizations for nearly all of recorded history but many animals, too, need to bathe to maintain hygiene and body temperature. (treehugger.com)
  • 3) ritual elements (e.g., devil worship, animal or human sacrifice) seem so unbelievable to those unfamiliar with these crimes that these elements detract from the credibility of the victims and make prosecution of the crimes very difficult. (google.com)
  • Red's sacrifice was part of a ritual repeated every autumn, when Decater harvests the raw materials to make homemade tinctures or, as they are called in biodynamic-speak, "preparations" or "preps. (motherjones.com)
  • Shortly after being relocated, he started to tell his new foster parents of bizarre child-adult orgies, baby sacrifice, ritual abuse, and bestiality against a group of 13 adults. (religioustolerance.org)
  • The ritual takes place in the city of Putian in Fujian province, where China's Hakka people are concentrated and hold extended celebrations for the annual Lantern Festival, which officially fell on February 11. (yahoo.com)
  • Meaning 'family' in Dhivehi (the Maldivian language), our Aailaa ritual celebrates the communal familial structure of the Maldivian people. (fourseasons.com)
  • Many people perform ritual nasal rinsing. (cdc.gov)
  • Nothing is supposed to happen to the dogs used in the ritual, but photos from previous dog spinning days show the faces of terrified animals as they hang helplessly above a river or stream with a crowd of people cheering from the shore. (care2.com)
  • As a supposedly Christian nation, why are we resorting to ritual murder (and it is murder) to rid ourselves of nasty people? (dailyherald.com)
  • I gather it's a "weird folk ritual" only to people who don't have it as part of their own tradition. (mudcat.org)
  • Eventually, these incidents will become life threatening, no matter how many people you did the ritual with. (wattpad.com)
  • Ritual Satanic abuse' became another reason for people to hate witch es and other neopagan s. (everything2.com)
  • Ritual abuse is usually carried out by members of a cult. (google.com)
  • A relaxing and bonding journey for up to four family members (two adults and two children), this ritual takes each family through a nurturing sequence of body therapies that culminates in a special celebration of togetherness. (fourseasons.com)
  • According to the affidavit, the source told authorities that children were used in "rituals" by the members, and though the source had never witnessed abuse of the children, the source said the children's grandparents feared for their safety. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Klenck concludes, The study of Bedouin sacrificial rituals provides archaeologists with valuable insight as to behaviors that might explain the enhanced preservation of foot bones at ancient cult sites in the Near East. (artdaily.com)
  • Authorities investigating the alleged abuse of six children found with two men in a Tallahassee, Fla., park discovered materials yesterday in the Washington area that they say points to a 1960s-style commune called the Finders, described in a court document as a "cult" that allegedly conducted "brainwashing" and used children "in rituals. (washingtonpost.com)
  • D.C. police sources said some of the items seized yesterday showed pictures of children engaged in what appeared to be "cult rituals. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Whether we consider the aborigines of Australia, the Native Americans, the ancient Hindus and Egyptians, or our own European ancestors, we find a world-wide preoccupation with ritual action that cuts across all races, religions, and cultures. (sacred-texts.com)
  • We will take a look at the outcomes of some of those, but first we will look at a couple of key allegedly non-fiction works that were direct precursors to the Satanic Ritual Abuse scare. (skeptoid.com)
  • Apart from table vessels, weapons and some other objects were made in special ritual forms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ritual books of old China minutely describe who was allowed to use what kinds of sacrificial vessels and how much. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turning to actual archaeological finds, the tomb of Fu Hao , an unusually powerful Shang queen, contained her set of ritual vessels, numbering over two hundred, which are also far larger than the twenty-four vessels in the tomb of a contemporary nobleman. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ceremonial vessels used in the drinking ritual were thrown into the flames. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Sponsored by a grant from the Joe Alon Museum, Klenck conducted an ethnoarchaeological study of Bedouin sacrificial rituals taking photographs and recordings of his observations. (artdaily.com)
  • In light of this, the researchers believe their findings provide clinicians and care coaches with straightforward and useful ideas to help older patients improve their asthma medication rituals. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • They are mentioned in the Rig-Veda and in Soma Mandala, Which is a praise with some energizing qualities, An old ritual of drink and a treatment for asthma. (poemhunter.com)
  • They were produced for an individual or social group to use making in ritual offerings of food and drink to his or their ancestors and other deities or spirits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nor does this viewpoint regard ritual as necessary for either personal or collective well-being. (sacred-texts.com)
  • In this regard, even basic vital functions like eating and breathing are rituals, that is, rhythmic actions drawing into us various cosmic energies. (sacred-texts.com)
  • In the two previous parts of this book a certain reticence had to be observed with regard to points of the ritual belonging to the Third Degree, in order that they might be read by those who had not yet been raised. (freemasons-freemasonry.com)
  • and secondly, to get the bottom of the Russian vodka ritual - a time-honoured tradition that has social drinkers sniffing bread in the name of propriety. (bbc.com)
  • Campbell provides an insight into her regular flying ritual on her YouTube channel, "Being Naomi", and the details are as wonderfully bizarre as you'd expect. (cnn.com)
  • The Chinese Bronze Age began in the Xia Dynasty (ca. 2070 - ca. 1600 BC), and bronze ritual containers form the bulk of collections of Chinese antiquities, reaching its zenith during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) and the early part of the Zhou Dynasty (1045-256 BC). (wikipedia.org)
  • In traditional festivals it is required that participants in the procession ritual must be men above 18 years old who are selected carefully on the basis of their physical strength and good ethics. (justluxe.com)
  • These rituals offer you two really simple techniques to bring you back into your body. (penguin.co.uk)
  • Let rituals bring you back to yourself. (penguin.co.uk)
  • Food or eating rituals are a historical part of our society and can often be traced back for hundreds of years. (lifehack.org)
  • Indeed, the further back we look, the more we examine traditional and indigenous cultures, the more we find that human life has been primarily a ritual or set of sacred actions. (sacred-texts.com)
  • My particular ritual seems to be boiling the kettle, putting the teabag and water in the mug to brew, and then forgetting about it for the next 20 minutes as I suddenly get back into work again. (mindhacks.com)
  • Genuine, heartfelt ritual helps us reconnect with power and vision as well as with the sadness and pain of the human condition. (beliefnet.com)
  • The Culture of Ritual and the Quest for Enlightenment ----------------------------------------------------- By David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) Since prehistoric times, ritual has been perhaps the most important human activity. (sacred-texts.com)
  • We could even say that human culture is primarily a culture of ritual. (sacred-texts.com)
  • Metaphor and Other Figurative Language The Raw Materials of Symbolism, especially Animals and The Human Body Cosmology and Complex Symbolic Systems Ritual, including Symbolic Curing and. (merlot.org)
  • In addition to its economic importance, the gift giving ritual has broad social and anthropological implications, and is generally thought to be a human universal. (psychologytoday.com)
  • The concept of ritual abuse, that groups of adults would terrorize and torture children in order to control them, is frightening and controversial, raising for all of us problems of denial and fear of the consequences of such information. (google.com)
  • In Rituals for Every Day Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips share 'recipes' to help you move through busy times in a way that feels graceful and deliberate, rather than rushed and routine. (penguin.co.uk)