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The Sacred Thread Ceremony

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The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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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
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Birth and childhood customs
Some traditions have adopted the ceremony for females, though they don't usually receive the sacred thread.
Varnashrama Dharma Prakaranam .............................................................
No ritual should be performed without Yagnopavita (sacred thread). 8. Normally all actions should be performed sitting down.
Asoucha Prakaranam (details of taint)
Women in Hindu Dharma- a Tribute
CONSTRUCTING THE BILDUNGSROMAN OF A COMMUNITY: A

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Thread-bare rituals
Many years ago, this writer had once reached an age when it was decided by well-meaning parents that the time had come for the sacred thread ceremony.

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Upanayana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heart of Hinduism: Initiation: The Sacred Thread Ceremony
Initiation: The Sacred Thread Ceremony. A recent upanayana ceremony in the UK.
Visi Tilak on the Sacred Thread ceremony, Hinduism, a Hindu Bar
When does a Hindu boy become a man? Like a bar mitzvah, a ceremony happens--with father passing on a secret mantra to his son.
The Sacred Thread - Hinduism - The Scientific Religion - Blogspot
Oct 18, 2008 The Upanayanam ceremony takes place when the boy is around 7-8 years old.
Hindu Sacred Thread Ceremony
Hindu Coming of Age The Sacred Thread Ceremony or “Upanayana”.

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