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Ritual Worship

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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
The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life

Ritual Worship is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Ritual Worship books and related discussion.

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LITURGY: prescribed forms or rituals for Public Worship.
T Barbara and Stephen Friedman Chair in Liturgy, Worship, and
Introduction - SUNY Press
Ritual Worship of the Great Goddess.
Some aspects of language and time in ritual worship

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Budd Hopkins, Abstract Expressionist and UFO Author, Dies at 80
In the course of trying to re-establish the broadest meaning of the abstract geometry that has fascinated so many 20th-century artists, Hopkins makes us consider that ritual, worship, cruelty and superstition have always been inseparable.
09:54 Cajamarca promotes new tourist circuit with worship of water
Chamis community, in Peru's central Cajamarca region, will carry out on Sunday, August 21, a ritual worship of water in order to promote the new tourist circuit in the Andean department.
Making music, not boundaries
Many of these instruments have also stayed within their defined role of accompanying instruments until now; some have strong associations with ritual worship and temple performances and have never really been heard outside those spaces.
Islam not confined to personal worship
The more recent issue concerning Jais and Hassan Ali further underlined the effort to reduce Islam to merely ritual worship devoid of its 'syumul'/holistic concept.
Baited by Buddlam
The Arabic word sharia (meaning “the grand boulevard” or “the street”) encompasses ritual worship, transactions and contracts, morals and manners, beliefs, and punishments.

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ANCIENT EGYPT : Ritual Worship
Rituals synchronized with a series of natural events interwoven in complex mythologies. But foremost, a theology of State defined Egypt's way of worship.
Islam Ritual, Worship, Devotion, Symbolism
Islam Ritual, Worship, Devotion, Symbolism.
Heart of Hinduism: Puja: Ritual Worship
Puja: Ritual Worship. Temple priests bathe the murti early in the morning. Flower garlands are an important feature of the deity's costume.
Ritual Worship of the Great Goddess
Symbolism of Puja, the Ritual Worship of God in Hinduism
In Hinduism, thus puja is essentially a religious ritual, or a form of communion with the Divine. It has many levels and layers.

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