The Sacred Thread Ceremony
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- The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
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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
- 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
- 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.
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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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- 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”.