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Ritual - Expression of Will, Art and Creativity
Most of our lives involve traditions, regular observances. These might relate to annual or seasonal holiday, it might just be meeting a friend every year at a particular time to go shopping, or have a beer and catch up. The main thing these informal...
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Ritual and Ritual Preparation
Avoid interruptions during a religious or magical rite -- take the phone off the hook, lock the doors, post a "do not disturb" notice. Depending on how your animals and/or children react to ritual, you may have to make other arrangements for them...
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Self Dedication - a Ritual for You
Self Dedication Explained Initiation is a process of "death and rebirth" - the old self dies, and the new and magickal self is born. A rite of self-dedication marks a serious commitment and dedication to the path, and should not be taken lightly....
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Serious Cleansing Ritual
This cleansing ritual has been modified from one that I performed for a dear friend who was having trouble dispelling negativity possibly sent from a former romantic acquaintance. This is not a ritual to perform for just anybody - the performer actually...
Paganism & Wicca >> Spells
Ritual Tools
The most important thing to remember about the use of ritual tools is this: the tools are unimportant -- we have all we need to make magic: our bodies, our breath, our voices, each other. However, ritual tools can be useful to remind your subconscious that...
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Practicing Sex Magick
"O Lord, intoxicate me with the wine Of Thy Love. Place the chains of Thy slavery on My feet; Make me empty of all but Thy love, And in it destroy me and bring me Back to life. The hunger Thou has awakened culminates In fulfillment." Sufimaster...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
Drawing Down the Moon
To many, the powerful rite of Drawing Down the Moon belongs exclusively to a Wiccan ritual and it is also rebuffed as some shoddy rite inserted with a favour to reflect the practices of Thessalian witches who 'called down the moon'. The context of the 'drawing...
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Rituals & Observances for pdf - Amaravati Buddhist Monastery
This may be learned beforehand, or read at the time of the ceremony. Alternatively, the request can be made in English.
Buddhist Ceremonies & Rituals of Sri Lanka
Mourning the Unborn Dead: A Buddhist Ritual Comes to America
Buddhist Ritual Practices
Religion 4405. T/Th 12:30-1:45. Buddhist Ritual Practices.
The Merit Release Birds: Buddhist ritual and implications in the
The Merit Release Birds: Buddhist ritual and implications in the H5N1 virus contamination cycle. Ramona A. Gutiérrez, Philippe Buchy.

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Ritual marks 1st year of Manila hostage crisis
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) - A simple Buddhist ritual at the Quirino Grandstand marked the first year of the August 23, 2010 hostage crisis in Rizal Park, Manila.
Gyalwang Karmapa leads prayers for Tsewang Norbu
Observing the Buddhist ritual of 'Duntsik' (weekly prayers), local Tibetans led by monks and nuns earlier today performed the first Duntsik prayers for Tsewang Norbu at Tsug-la Khang, the main temple.
This Bon poignant in Tohoku
Thousands of people are still missing, and many survivors want to honor them during the annual Buddhist ritual to pray for the souls of the deceased even if the bodies have not been found.
It's not surprising that ikebana has a spiritual component to it — after all, it developed from the Buddhist ritual of offering flowers to the spirits of those who had passed on.
Thinking of peace at the Buddhist Toro Nagashi after the terrorist attack in
holiday to remember and celebrate one's ancestors, during which spirits are said to come home to visit the family for two weeks, comes the Toro Nagashi, a Buddhist ritual to send our visiting ancestors back on their way to the realm of the spirits.

Suggested Web Resources

Buddhist Rituals and Practices - ReligionFacts
Dec 10, 2004 Guide to Buddhist practices, including meditation, mindfulness, mudras, mantras, veneration of Buddhas, pilgrimages, and more.
Buddhism Ritual - Buddhist Ritual - Buddhism Ritual and Practice
This write up on Buddhism/Buddhist ritual provides information on basic Buddhism rituals and practices.
Ritual and Buddhism -- The Purpose of Buddhist Rituals
Can there be Buddhism without the rituals? Maybe, but the rituals do have a purpose.
Buddhist Ceremonies and Rituals of Sri Lanka
Buddhist Gateway: Rites & Rituals
If you'd like to learn a little about the rites and rituals of the Buddhist path, take a look below for some quick descriptions.

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