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namakarana Term Image (nāmakaraṇa), Script Image. (Language: Sanskrit). Alternate Spellings: Short Description: The naming ceremony.

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Sri Rama Navami - Shiva - Vishnu Temple, Livermore
10:30 AM Sri Rama Shadakshari and Namakarana Samskara Homa. 11:30 AM Sri Sita Rama Kalyanotsavam (Afternoon). 12:00 PM Sumuhurtham.
Vaidika Samskaras (contd..,)
nAmakaraNa, annaprASana and cUDA karma. We will now continue the discussion with the educational samskAras, starting from upanayanam.
List of Pooja Materials
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Iyer Marriages (Rites and Rituals) BY PR Ramachander - stotra ratna
Iyer Marriages. (Rites and Rituals). BY.
Seva List - Sringeri Sharada Peetham
¥…œ a…h…Âz…-z……US…-a…—¬pr…… l…q…» ||. Information about sevas performed at various shrines at Sri Math, Sringeri Sharada Peetham. 2009.

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Baby Shower And/Or Seemantham: Bundle of Hope and Joy
Still others are celebrated to retain the cultural underpinnings of a Hindu's spiritual heritage – such as the namakarana, the formal name giving ceremony, and the annaprasanna – the first time a baby is fed solid food.
Despite India's warning, Nepal adopts constitution; first statute in South
India believes that the Nepali political leaders didn't exercise the flexibility to bring on board all regions and sections of society.
Baby With No Name 'Should Be Placed For Adoption', Family Court Judge Rules
The unnamed couple said the reason was because they were "anxious to have their child named according to Hindu tradition, which involves a temple ceremony, Namakarana, which only the parents, close family and friends can attend". Because of previous ...
16 Hindu rituals that celebrate human life with grandeur
Namakarana/Giving a name - On the tenth or eleventh day after birth, the relatives and friends come together; during this ceremony the name of the child is formally announced. 7.
Sanatan Sanstha Has Presence in Bengaluru Too
Our main activity is to educate people on the relevance and meaning of Hindu rituals associated with shradha (final rites), namakarana (naming ceremony)...etc,” he said. In the coastal districts of the state, the organisation has a stronger base.

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Namakarana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Namakarana (Sanskrit: नामकरण, Nāmakaraṇa) (literally, naming) is the naming ceremony in Hinduism and the fifth of the 16 saṃskāras (sacraments) ...
Namakarana Samskara ( Hindu Naming Ceremony ) Lullaby
Jan 29, 2009
Namakarana Mahotsavam of Dhira.wmv - YouTube
Mar 7, 2010 incomplete video taken by digicam. Original video will be followed at full length taken by Sony Digital camera HDD DSR soon.
Namakaran - The Hindu baby naming ceremony, Naming tradition
The traditional ceremony of naming the baby in the Hindu way is known as the namakaran ceremony. This is a social and legal necessity and an important duty  ...
Hindu Samskaras (Sacraments) : Namakarana, Naming Ceremony
Ever since men evolved a language, they have tried to give names to things of daily use in their life. Not only humans, gods also use to put names. with progress  ...

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