The initiation consists of three stages.
"If you are resolved, I must begin your initiation," said the Rhetor coming closer to Pierre.
"It's his initiation day," the man said.
Before each of these ages there is a period of incubation, or initiation: the first age begins with Abraham, but the period of initiation with the first man Adam.
Again, it was owing to the crusades that the church took the profession of arms under her peculiar protection, and thenceforward the ceremonies of initiation into it assumed a religious as well as a martial character.
The initiation of this movement was the great achievement of Groot's life; he lived to preside over the birth and first days of his other creation, the society of Brothers of Common Life.
They dealt with such subjects as the origin of the gods, the creation of the world, the ritual of purification and initiation, and oracular responses.
You will perhaps also see in your further initiation a like method of enlightenment.
The priestly system, as represented in the Pentateuch, is not fitted for the desert, where its initiation is ascribed, but on independent internal critical grounds belongs to the post-exilic age, where it stands at the head of further developments.
They despised riches not less than pleasure; neither poverty nor wealth was observable among them; at initiation every one gave his property into the common stock; every member in receipt of wages handed them over to the funds of the society.
Herzl's health had been failing and he did not long survive the initiation of the somewhat embittered "territorial" controversy.
Unlike coffee-planting the enterprise owes its origin to the initiation of government, and has never attracted the attention of the natives.
(b) In parts of North America the nagual or manitu animal, of which the Indian dreams during the initiation fast and which is to be his tutelary spirit, is killed with certain rites.
As long as they haven't completed initiation … well, I don't know.
The initiation period of the third age begins with St Benedict, while the actual age of the Spirit is not to begin until 1260, the Church- mulier amicta sole (Rev. xii.
At Berlin Henning served to prepare the intending disciple for fuller initiation by the master himself.
Probably the religious opinions of Irving, originally in some respects more catholic and truer to human nature than generally prevailed in ecclesiastical circles, had gained breadth and comprehensiveness from his intercourse with Coleridge, but gradually his chief interest in Coleridge's philosophy centred round that which was mystical and obscure, and to it in all likelihood may be traced his initiation into the doctrine of millenarianism.
Ceremonies of initiation are the means by which the alliance is established between the deity and the young man, when the latter enters upon the rights of manhood; and the supposed bond of kinship is thus regarded as an artificial union from the outset, so far as the individual is concerned, although Robertson Smith still maintains the theory of the fatherhood of the god, where it is a question of the origin of the totem-kin.
He, like his predecessors, openly attacked all distinctions of caste, and taught the equality of all men who would join him, and he instituted a ceremony of initiation with baptismal holy water by which all might enter the Sikh fraternity.
Moreover, it is known that the reduction in the number of chromosomes which occurs at the initiation of the gametophyte generation in Pteridophyta occurs of the various constituent groups.
These ports are well served by a large number of foreign steamship companies, which give direct communication with the principal ports of the United States, Europe, and the west coast of South America, and the initiation of a Japanese line in 1908 also brings Mexico into direct communication with the far East.
The women members were common property; the period of cohabitation was limited to three days, and the female Areois were bound by oath at initiation to strangle at birth any child born to them.
It is consistent with this circle of ideas that initiation into the profound mysteries of the liturgy was regarded, together with the preservation of dogma, as the most exalted function of theology.
The distinctive badge of a member of the three upper castes was the sacred triple cord or thread (sutra) - made of cotton, hemp or wool, according to the respective caste - with which he was invested at the upanayana ceremony, or initiation into the use of the sacred savitri, or prayer to the sun (also called gayatri), constituting his second birth.
At its initiation the proceeds were divided in approximately equal shares between the central government and the native administration, and a means was thus found of creating a legitimate revenue for the native chiefs to supersede the proceeds of slave-raiding and slave-dealing, and of oppression and extortion, by which they had hitherto supplied their needs.
The chief religious purpose of the society was the worship of the generative powers of nature, and the ritual and ceremonies of initiation were grossly licentious.
/ma and (3ai r rQ"co), a name given by their enemies to various sects which on the occasion of Luther's revolt from Romanism denied the validity of infant baptism, and therefore baptized those whom they quite logically regarded as not having received any Christian initiation at all.
No formal initiation was imposed on the would-be ascetic, save (in the case of young men) the duty to live at first in his teacher's house.
as permits human bodies to float through the air and part without injury to their members, so the new philosophy of Kant's immediate successors requires from the postulant for initiation willingness to reverse his customary beliefs in quasi-material subjects of thought.
The king shares legislative powers with the Riksdag, (parliament or diet), possessing the rights of initiation and absolute veto.
The change from slave to free labour proved to be advantageous to the farmers in the western provinces; an efficient educational system, which owed its initiation to Sir John Herschel, the astronomer (who lived in Cape Colony from 1834 to 1838), was adopted; Road Boards were established and did much good work; to the staple industries - the growing of wheat, the rearing of cattle and the making of wine - was added sheepraising; and by 1846 wool became the most valuable export from the country.
The first three form together a progressive introduction to Christianity corresponding to the stages through which the Aim7ns passed at Eleusis - purification, initiation, revelation.
Yet it was scarcely until the last quarter of the 19th century that the apprenticeship system, which was a mere initiation into the art and mystery of a craft, was recognized as antiquated and, in its virtual exclusion of academic study, even mischievous.
In the popular mind the hosts of exciting oriental cults, which in the 3rd and 4th centuries of the Empire filled Rome with the rites of mysticism and initiation, held undisputed sway; and with the more educated a revived philosophy, less accurate perhaps in thought, but more satisfying to the religious conscience, gave men a clearer monotheistic conception, and a notion of individual relations with the divine in prayer and even of consecration.
Clement of Alexandria (c. 180) regards the rite as an initiation in divine knowledge and immortality.
We consecrate ourselves either in a ritual act, as of baptism or ordination, vows or monkish initiation; or, without any implication of particular ceremonies, a man is said to consecrate himself to good works or learning.
In South Australia boys had to undergo three stages of initiation in a place which women were forbidden to approach.
The Order, however, which the would-be ascetic can enter by regular initiation, when he is twenty years of age, entails a discipline much more severe.
The literal sense of the term churinga, applied by the Central Australians to their sacred objects, and likewise used more abstractly to denote mystic power, as when a man is said to be " full of churinga," is " secret," and is symptomatic of the esotericism that is a striking mark of Australian, and indeed of all primitive, religion, with its insistence on initiation, its exclusion of women, and its strictly enforced reticence concerning traditional lore and proceedings.
The next three or four years were employed by Emin in various journeys through his province, and in the initiation of schemes for its development, until in 1882, on his return from a visit to Khartum, he became aware that the Mandist rising, which had originated in Kordofan, was spreading southward.
To the chamber of deputies exclusively belongs the initiation of all laws relating to the raising of money and the conscription of troops.
16), or, since the Chronicler ascribes to David the initiation of the Temple music, " in the oldest traditional mode."
These proposals were acted upon: the Bank of Japan was established, and the right of issuing convertible notes given to it; and within three years of the initiation of these financial reforms, the paper currency, largely reduced in quantity, was restored to its full par value with silver, and the currency as a whole placed on a solvent basis.
The initiation of the new movement is attributed to a priest named Jsetsu, who lived in the early part of the 15th century, and of whom little else is known.
Stringent rules, too, governed the food of women and the youth of both sexes, and it was only after initiation that boys were allowed to eat of all the game the forest provided.
In this way Count Benckendorff received his initiation into the spirit of an Anglo-Russian rapprochement even before it actually resulted in an Entente.
They had fixed rules for initiation, a succession of strictly separate grades within the limits of the society, and regulations for the conduct of their daily life even in its minutest details.
A husband at initiation left his wife, committing her "to God and the gospel"; a wife her husband.
But a credens under probation for initiation, which lasted at least one and often several years, fasted always.
initiation fee of $ 10.00.
New cardholders also pay a one-time $5,000 initiation fee.
In Islam there is no rite of initiation, no sacrament of belief.
A rite of initiation Baptism is the normal way of entry into the church.
Brown's initiation into the grand world of cosmetics started when she was just a child.
The problem is, these same friends want Mike to steal something too, partly as an initiation but mostly so he won't be able to tell on them without confessing himself.
You may even decide to start your own Jacob team and let each member were the whole medallion as part of their badge of initiation.
Thus, the initiation of lactation is not driven by breastfeeding, but breastfeeding is necessary for the continuation of lactation.
Lactogenesis-The initiation of milk secretion.
With the initiation of labor, the muscular wall of the uterus begins to contract causing the cervix to open (dilatation) and thin out (efface).
In some hunting and gathering societies, body piercing and tattoos have long been used in initiation rites and as symbols of socialization and enculturation.
For example, initiation of sexual intercourse and experimentation with alcohol and drugs are normative adolescent behaviors.
Overall, the IMB asserts that information and motivation trigger behavioral skills to affect the initiation and maintenance of HIV prevention behaviors.
The initiation of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans began during this era, to encourage and help people have the ability to own their own homes and rebuild their lives.
Then we got physically intimate--at his initiation.
Another gang initiation urban legend is the infamous bloody baby car seat covered with a blanket and placed on the side of the road to lure female drivers to rescue a non-existent baby and become a victim of the gang.
Tribes in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea, for instance, use ritual scarification as an initiation rite for the young men in their tribes.
It should never be easy to get an apprenticeship, so one can take pride in this initiation into a coveted profession.
He first received initiation in Los Angeles.
Responding relates to responding to someone else's initiation.
For a first-timer, the tanga and rio style offers a gentle initiation into the world of sexy panties.
He celebrated his initiation into vampirehood by killing his own family, and then gleefully slaughtering the innocent for over a century.
Madhva - who after his initiation assumed the name Anandatirtha - composed numerous Sanskrit works, including commentaries on the Brahma sutras (i.e.
Having received his degree in Strassburg, Goethe returned home in August 1771, and began his initiation into the routine of an advocate's profession.
On the 13th of June it voted that the city of Paris had deserved well of the country, and ordered the imprisonment of the detained deputies, the filling up of their places in the Assembly by their sup pleants, and the initiation of vigorous measures against the movement in the provinces.
And finally, as in all mystical religions, so here too, holy rites and formulas, acts of initiation and consecration, all those things which we call sacraments, play a very prominent part.
For that bread and a cup of water is presented in the rites of their initiation with certain conclusions (or epilogues), you either know or can learn."
A mysterious symbol much used in their ceremonies of initiation consists of the three letters these being the initials of `Ali, Mahomet and Salman.
Preyer's view is that the essential condition for initiation is fatigue of the will-power under a prolonged effort of undivided attention.
This latter aspect of the fraternity was to be satisfied by the contribution from each fellow of five dollars by way of initiation fee.
Almost every tribe has its initiation ceremonies, and in many tribes adult life may almost be described as a continuous initiation.
Thus in Australia the initiation ceremonies, concerned as they partly are with marriage, always an affair between the kin-groups, are tribal, whilst the totemic rites are the prime concern of the members of the totem clans.
I will be in charge of your initiation.
of the century; its latest word seemed to involve consequences that brought it into conflict with the vital interest the human mind has in freedom and the possibility of real initiation.
But the moral characteristics which they most earnestly cultivated and enjoined will best appear in their rules of initiation.
He refused, however, to renounce his degree of doctor, and was the first of his order who continued to bear that title after initiation.
It depended on the individual how long he would wait for initiation.
The Cathars of the middle ages discarded water baptism altogether as being a Jewish rite, but retained the laying on of hands with the traditio precis as sufficient initiation.
- The Fathers themselves were the first to recognize that " the devil too had his sacraments," and that the Eleusinian, Isiac, Mithraic and other mystae used baptism in their rites of initiation.
The opposition of the English parliament was only ~emoved by concessions continuing some important restrictions Ipon Irish exports, and by giving the English parliament the right of initiation in all measures relating to the regulation of.
A measure was passed on his initiation, in 1881, authorizing him to arrest and detain suspected persons; and many well-known Irishmen, including Parnell himself and other members of parliament, were thrown into prison.
Not only is the charge of secrecy rigidly obeyed in regard to the alien world, but full initiation into the deeper mysteries of the creed is permitted only to a special class designated Akils, (Arabic `Akl, intelligence), in contradistinction from whom all other members of the Druse community, whatever may be their position or attainments, are called Jahel, the Ignorant.
The propagation of the faith in accordance with Hamza's initiation was undertaken by Ismael ibn Mahommed Tamimi, Mahommed ibn Wahab, Abul-Khair Selama ibn Abd al-Wahal ibn Samurri, and Moktana Baha ud-Din, the last of whom became known by his writings from Constantinople to the borders of India.
"I am fully conscious," it ran, "of the conspicuous share in the initiation and realization of this work of reform.
Under the category of religious observances may perhaps come those held previously to the departure of the great trading or lakatoi fleet: their taboo-proclaiming customs, their ceremonial and sacred initiation ceremonies for boys and girls on reaching puberty, when masks are worn and the "bull-roarer" swung, as also the harvest festivals, at which great trophies of the produce of field and forest are erected, preparatory to a big feast enlivened with music and dancing.
Baptism is the sign of initiation whereby men are admitted into the society of the church and, being grafted into Christ, are reckoned among the sons of God; it serves both for the confirmation of faith and as a confession before men.
As an almost universal rule, in the lowest culture, no prayers are addressed to this being; he has no sacrifices, no dwelling made with hands; and the images of him, in clay, that are made and danced round with invocations of his name at the tribal ceremonies of initiation, are destroyed at the close of the performances.
Strehlow in Globus, ut supra), originated the tribal rites of initiation.
e., their mysteries, possibly under Athenian influence, attracted great attention, and initiation was looked upon as a general safeguard against all misfortune.
Demetrius Poliorcetes, Lysimachus and Arsinoe regarded the Cabeiri with especial favour, and initiation was sought, not only by large numbers of pilgrims, but by persons of distinction.
Initiation included also an asylum or refuge within the strong walls of Samothrace, for which purpose it was used among others by Arsinoe, who, to show her gratitude, afterwards caused a monument to be erected there, the ruins of which were explored in 1 A grammarian of Patrae in Achaea (or Patara in Lycia), pupil of Eratosthenes (275-195 B.C.), and author of a periplus and a collection of Delphic oracles.
Its psychic effect, both upon the dancer and upon the mystic about whom he danced during the initiation of the Cybele-Attis mysteries, made it a widely known and popular feature of the cult.
They're vamps but they haven't completed initiation.
As long as they haven't completed initiation â€¦ well, I don't know.
Patients undergoing autologous BMT or PBSCT from the initiation of conditioning chemoradiotherapy.
Initiation, propagation, termination... The reaction of hydrogen and chlorine is a typical photochemical chain reaction involving radicals.
circumcision initiation ceremonies.
The coding region begins with the initiation codon, which is normally ATG.
A tough initiation for new boy Ben in his first full cross-country for Collingwood.
Material heterogeneity and loading history are fundamental to the initiation and evolution of distributed brittle deformation.
degrading of proteins and nucleic acid, biogenic amine metabolism and is necessary for RNA chain initiation.
dharma teacher initiation from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.
Among fish, sprat, whiting, flounder and sand goby abundance have all increased since the initiation of power station closures.
TCP handshake The TCP handshake which takes place during the initiation process uses the status flag byte in the TCP header.
Grapes contain resveratrol, found to inhibit cancer initiation, promotion and progression.
Facilitates shamanic initiation into transpersonal realms of the psyche.
initiation into a sexual mystery.
initiation ritual I would have to endure.
The use of the technique in the study of fatigue crack initiation and growth in ductile cast irons will also be given.
The sulfur caused microstructural changes and the presence of sulfide particles, which acted as preferential fatigue initiation sites.
Ideally you would be a first level nurse with diabetes experience confident in insulin initiation.
Readers will recognize that some of the lectures are far too long to form part of a ritual initiation.
Leucine regulates translation initiation of protein synthesis in skeletal muscle after exercise.
liver enzymes should be checked prior to the initiation of therapy with Competact in all patients.
The median viral load decreased from 4.12 log to 2.02 log10, after a median of 15 days from initiation of therapy.
Figure 3: Re-entry in normal myocardium; voltage isochrones at 5 ms intervals between 1.00 and 1.12 s after initiation of re-entry.
NFI dissociates as the first nucleotide binds just prior to the initiation reaction.
rite of initiation Baptism is the normal way of entry into the church.
The war provided an initiation rite for young men.
However, even then not all of them survived the initiation rituals that followed.
Conclusions: The initiation of acute salpingitis is predominantly due to the ascending spread of sexually transmitted microorganisms.
I found myself taking part in an ancient Egyptian initiation ceremony within an innermost sanctuary.
Alleged initiation ceremonies for new players includes them having to eat sheep's testicles.
Efficacy and safety of early versus late initiation of warfarin during heparin therapy in acute thromboembolism.
The voltage waveform shows a complete absence of any beat envelope following the initiation of an arc to ground.
In Australia, however, where sacrifice of the ordinary type is unknown, the ritual killing of a child is practised in connexion with the initiation of a magician; it is therefore by no means axiomatic that animals were offered before human beings; the problem of priority is one to be solved for each area separately, but probably no solution is possible; in the absence of Aztec traditions it would hardly have seemed probable that two centuries had seen so great a transformation.
Of the many paradoxes in the Divine Legation, few are more extravagant than the theory that Virgil, in the sixth book of his Aeneid, intended to allegorize, in the visit of his hero and the Sibyl to the shades, the initiation of Aeneas, as a lawgiver, into the Eleusinian mysteries.
The following are the main points of his teaching: Sikhs must have one form of initiation, sprinkling of water by five of the faithful; they should worship the one invisible God and honour the memory of Guru Nanak and his successors; their watchword should be, "Sri wah guru ji ka khalsa, sri wah guru ji ki fatah" (Khalsa of God, victory to God!), but they should revere and bow to nought visible save the Granth Sahib, the book of their belief; they should occasionally bathe in the sacred tank of Amritsar; their locks should remain unshorn; and they should name themselves singhs or lions.
163, according to whom Helen originally represented, in the Helenephoria (a mystic festival of Artemis, Iphigeneia or Tauropolos), the sacred basket (iMvn) in which the holy objects were carried; and hence, as the personification of the initiation ceremony, she was connected with or identified with the moon, the first appearance of which probably marked the beginning of the festivity.
b and d are explained in accordance with the aim of the book to ascribe to the initiation or the achievements of one man the conquest of the whole of Canaan (see JOSHUA).
It was on these benches that the worshippers reclined when taking part in the ritual meals which marked the initiation ceremonies.
The first is a sacrament of initiation, like Christian baptism.
fatigue crack initiation and growth in ductile cast irons will also be given.
With high loads or prolonged operation, fretting may lead on to crack initiation and to fretting fatigue.
Catherine Jones, the protagonist of Second Skin, undergoes a similar initiation.
initiation rite for young men.
initiation codon, which is normally ATG.
initiation ceremony for new staff involves setting fire to my best pair.
Session initiation protocol The session initiation protocol, SIP, became an IETF proposed standard in March 1999.
The control of expression of many genes in eukaryotes occurs at the level of transcription initiation.
initiation of genome replication.
initiation of therapy.
initiation of either prosecution proceedings against the company or the issue of a formal caution for a criminal offense.
The function of the oxygen - chain initiation The oxygen reacts with some of the ethene to give an organic peroxide.
reclined when taking part in the ritual meals which marked the initiation ceremonies.
Gain Travel arising from excessive displacement of the hips in initiation of somersault movements; e.g. traveling forward in a back somersault.
sorority initiation going horribly wrong.
trimester of pregnancy at the initiation of therapy.
The exact share which Cromwell had in this decision and its sequel is obscure, and the later accounts of the regicides when on their trial at the Restoration, ascribing the whole transaction to his initiation and agency, cannot be altogether accepted.
To this it might be replied that the real significance of initiation ceremonies is still obscure; it is a plausible argument that the child does not form part of the kin till after initiation, but this argument seems inconclusive, for in West Australia there is solidarity, according to Grey (Journals, ii.
Concerning the origin of knighthood or chivalry as it existed in the middle ages - implying as it did a formal assumption of and initiation into the profession of arms - nothing beyond more or less probable conjecture is possible.
On the other hand, wholly beneficent powers seem hardly to be recognized, unless we find them in beings such as Mungan-ngaur (" father-our"), who derive an ethical character from their association with the initiation ceremonies and the moral instruction given thereat (cf.
This event marks the second stage of initiation into the sacramental graces offered by the Catholic Church.
The film opens effectively with a sorority initiation going horribly wrong.
Alleged initiation ceremonies for new players includes them having to eat sheep 's testicles.
All patients were beyond the first trimester of pregnancy at the initiation of therapy.
Both sleep-disordered breathing and CAH can be reversed and symptoms improved with the initiation of ventilatory assistance.
It has a high annual fee and an initiation fee for which the cardholder has access to unique travel services.
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