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Ritual Purification Shinto

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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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THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN SHINTO COMMUNITY
Additionally, many people come to the shrine and get involved with Shinto because of the shrine's connection with Aikido.
Nagoshi-no-Oharai: A Traditional Ritual
Shinto priests and are also considered sacred. Nagoshi-no-Oharai is a purification ritual that includes walking through a circle of rope.
Winds of Doctrine: The World of Thought and Feeling in Late
Pollution (kegare) and Ritual Purification (misogi).
Turkic “Balbal” in Japan
comparison (Shinto, 1905, p. 215) of the nusa (a pom-pom-like wand used for ritual purification) of Shinto with.
Sacred Trees, Demon Dances, and a Bold Beat: Japan's Kodo
composed by Kodo member Masaru Tsuji, takes its name from a sacred tree used in Shinto purification rituals.

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Ritual purification - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Shinto, the main form of ritual purification is Misogi, which involves natural running water, and especially waterfalls.
Shinto Purification Rituals - Introduction
Central to the Shinto tradition is the concept of purity. Further, the primary means of purification is said to be ritual practice.
BBC - Religions - Shinto: Harae - purification rites
Harae - purification rites. Last updated 2009-09-16. This article looks at Shinto purity rituals and spiritual practices that cleanse both body and mind.
SHINTO - THE WAY OF THE GODS
Shinto provides the Japanese creation myth but no afterlife.
Shinto Ritual in words and Pictures
An explanation of Shinto Ritual. A shrine priest waving Shide over the head of a Shintoist in a typical purification ritual.

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