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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 - FCLA
importantly, I would like to extend a sincere thanks to the Shinto community of the Tsubaki ..... purification rituals, that would not necessarily be present in Japan.
Nagoshi-no-Oharai: A Traditional Ritual
The key to all rituals performed in Shinto is the harmony between heaven and earth. ... During the purification ritual, the Shinto priests cascade kirinusa.
Shinto Profile 2004.qxd - International Students, Inc.
Shinto gradually organized their deities into a pantheon and coordinated a system of ... More elaborate acts of ritual purification (such as standing motionless for ...
Shinto ritual
the broadest of frames for the following discussions of "chaos", Shinto ritual, and the ..... by some but not by others" (what do Shinto purification rituals mean to a.
Japan Fact Sheet: Religion - Web Japan
Shinto. Web Japan http://web-japan.org/.

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Shinto: Some Basics
Much of the ritual in Shinto is centred on the concept of harae, or purification.
Aman's first hot spring resort Amanemu opened
Japan's most sacred Shinto Shrine, Ise Grand Shrine, also known simply as Jingū, is located just one hour from Amanemu. Covering approximately 5,500 hectares, Jingū is a collection of 125 Shinto shrines which include the two main shrines of Geku, ...
Honouring the Feminine at the Doll Festival
In Shinto too, this time of year has a connection with the Divine Feminine. March 3rd is Hina Matsuri ...
Rice organization uses fried food and folklore to revive a Shinto purification
Nagoshi is short for nagoshi no harae, a Shinto rite of purification, performed on June 30 — the last day of the first half of the year.
Hundreds seek good health in ice bath during Tokyo's annual Shinto ritual
Men wearing traditional loin cloths and women clothed in white robes chant before entering an ice water bath during a Shinto ritual at the Teppozu Inari Shrine to purify the soul and wish for good health in the New Year.

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Harae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Harae or harai (祓 or 祓い) is the general term for rituals of purification in Shinto. Harae is one of four essential elements involved in a Shinto ceremony.
Shinto Purification Rituals - Introduction
Introduction. Central to the Shinto tradition is the concept of purity. Further, the primary means of purification is said to be ritual practice.
Purification as the Core of the Ancient Shinto Faith | Ancient Origins
May 22, 2015 One of the most pertinent rituals of the Shinto faith is the purifying ritual, performed right before entering the jinja, or shrine. It is a simplified ...
Shinto Purification Ritual - YouTube
Nov 16, 2012 This is the tradition before you enter any sacred space.
BBC - Religions - Shinto: Harae - purification rites
Sep 16, 2009 This article looks at Shinto purity rituals and spiritual practices that cleanse both body and mind.

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