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Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Rituals, invocations and sacred space
"There is a single main definition of the object of all magickal Ritual. It is the uniting of the Microcosm with the Macrocosm. The Supreme and Complete Ritual is therefore the Invocation of the Holy Guardian Angel; or, in the language of the Mysticism,...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Magick >> Rituals
Everyday is Sacred
Throughout history, people of nature religions found something sacred everywhere they looked. There was no clear-cut boundary between what was religious and what was not, what was magical and what was not. Examples of this can be found all over Europe, where...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Sacred Space: Circles and Altars
The magic circle or sphere is a well-defined, non-physical temple. There are two main types -- those used by ceremonial magicians are designed to protect the magician from the forces he or she raises. Our circles are used to create sacred space to commune...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
In Nomine Babalon: Sacred Whoredom in a Thelemic Context
Naked and trembling, pressed against my bare body, he whispered into my hair, "can I kiss you?" Instead of answering with words, I turned my face up to him. When our lips met, it felt as if some part of him opened up around me like a cocoon. I...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality

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Sacred Threads: The Bayeux Tapestry as a Religious Object
Sacred Threads: The Bayeux Tapestry as a Religious Object. 1. By Richard M.
*1. Archana to any Deity 2. Upakarma (changing sacred thread) *3
Upakarma (changing sacred thread). 11.00.
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Miromoda Showcase at New Zealand Fashion Week
After winning the Established section with her collection Te Aho Tapu (The Sacred Thread), Adrienne Whitewood of Rotorua was also named Overall Winner.
Festival unites Christians, Hindus
The festival is marked by the sister tying a sacred thread on the brother's wrist. The brother in turn showers her with money and gifts and pledges to protect her all her life.
Janai Purnima‚ Rakhi marked nationwide
Thousands of people thronged holy shrines all over the country to tie the sacred thread on their wrists. Brahmins and Chhetris took a dip in the holy rivers, streams and nearby ponds and got thread (Janai) from priests.
Traditional rakhis in high demand
VARANASI: With less than a week to go for Rakshabandhan, prominent market places of rakhis (the sacred thread tied to the wrist of brothers by their sisters) has come alive. Girls and women could be seen crowding the rakhi shops on Sunday.
Lucknow : Raksha Bandhan Beyond Jail
With their brothers in prison, the sisters turned up at the jail waiting for their turn to tie the sacred thread on the hands of their brothers.

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Upanayana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It denotes that one who wear the sacred thread should be pure in his thought, word and deed.
The Sacred Thread of Yoga
October 2012. Monday 8th 2012—Sunday 14th 2012. sacred thread 'namaste' logo.
Heart of Hinduism: Initiation: The Sacred Thread Ceremony
Initiation: The Sacred Thread Ceremony. A recent upanayana ceremony in the UK.
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