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Hindu Funeral Ceremonies

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Basil - The Herb of Kings
Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary B
Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
Voodoo Rituals
Voodoo rituals and beliefs recognize that there is one supreme being who created the earth and the universe much like the Abrahamic religions of Christianity, Judaism and Islam belief that there is only one supreme God.
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Elemental Associations
The earliest of Greek natural philosophers, Thales, in considering which was the most basic element in the cosmos, from which the cosmos was made, supposed that the cosmos was made of Water. Later, Heraclitus decided that the most basic element in the cosmos...
Magick >> The Elements
Hod & Netzach
Just as the previous pairs of Sephiroth, (Binah - Chokmah, Chessed - Gedulah), needed to be explained together to be fully understood, (Binah depends on that of Chokmah, and Chessed relies on Geburah, visa versa), so it is with Hod and Netzach. Hod is form...
Magick >> Qabalah
After Midnight: A True Ghost Story
The nervous chatter of the tourists echoed through the musty catacombs of the ancient city of Edinburgh. If I lingered behind the crowd, would that improve my chances of seeing a ghost? Or perhaps any spectral visitor would be put off by the unstable energies...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories

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Etiquette for a Hindu Funeral – Introduction Hindus
Aug 25, 2009 Hindu funeral rites consist of cremation followed by disposal of the ashes in a sacred river or place.
Amongst Hindus, relatives of the deceased traditionally eat only simple vegetarian food for thirteen days following a death.
THE ASSOCIATION OF - Gujarati Association Wolverhampton
These sanskars have been observed for thousands of years by Hindus throughout the world.
Funeral Services - Hindu Temple of Ottawa Carleton
Funeral Home arrangements. 4. Cremation services arrangements.

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No one to play with at school: India's infanticide crisis
The situation reflects a nationwide crisis in India, where the preference for boys is partly due to the key role that sons play in Hindu funeral ceremonies.

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Hindu Death Rituals and Beliefs. - Hindu Way of Life
Cremation is a ritual designed to do much more than dispose of the body; it is intended to release .. Hindu funeral rites can be simple or exceedingly complex.
Antyesti - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antyesti or Hindu funeral rites, also referred to as Antim Sanskar, is an important Sanskara, sacrament of Hindu society.
Funeral Rites of the Hindus and the Buddhists
Funeral Rites of the Hindus and the Buddhists. Uday Lama.
Heart of Hinduism: Antyeshti: Funeral Rites
The funeral rites are almost universally performed and follow similar patterns. Most Hindus cremate their dead.
Funeral CustomsHindu | Funeralwise
Hindu Funeral Services. Unlike other religions, Hinduism has no founder and no common creed or doctrine.

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