How to use Rituals in a sentence
In the older rituals we find a rite of exhomologesis, for restoring those who had sinned after baptism.
Almost all the old rituals have prayers to be said" before the names," after the names."
I have studied the subject most extensively, and have had opportunities of judging which no European can have, and I have no hesitation in saying that, ' the mystic songs' of Jayadeva and the ' ocean of love ' notwithstanding, there is nothing in the rituals of Jagannatha which can be called licentious."
The earliest Armenian rituals contain ample services for the conduct of an agape or love feast held in the church off sacrificial meat.
As to the blessing of candles, according to the Liber pontificals Pope Zosimus in 417 ordered these to be blessed, 8 and the Gallican and Mozabaric rituals also provided for this ceremony.9 The Feast of the Purification of the Virgin, known as Candlemas, because on this day the candles for the whole year are blessed, was established - according to some authorities - by Pope Gelasius I.Advertisement
Either because running water was not always at hand, or as part of the growing tendency of the church to multiply ceremonies, rituals arose late in the 3rd century for consecrating water.
In outdoor rituals we pour libations on the roots of a tree.
What acts or rituals surrounded the quarrying of the massive megaliths?
The most representative type, a long spouted pitcher used in funeral rituals, was decorated with the head of an animal.
The influence that Rosicrucianism had in the modernizing of ancient Freemasonry early in the 18th century must have been slight, if any, though it is likely that as the century advanced, and additional ceremonies were grafted on to the first three degrees, Rosicrucian tenets were occasionally introduced into the later rituals.Advertisement
Besides these there was a class of wardapets or teachers, answering to the didascalos of the earliest church, whose province it was to guard the doctrine and for whom no rite of ordination is found in the older rituals.
Here the ancestral shrines were located and the great state ceremonials and rituals took place.
These feasts, like other ceremonials and rituals, help to overcome the tedium of everyday life.
The rituals of the Old Testament (which included circumcision) were never designed to make us acceptable to God.
Learning to speak Welsh will not enable me to conduct rituals in the language of the ancient druids, in some wonderfully romantic manner.Advertisement
This powerlessness translated itself into elaborate funeral rituals to assuage the grief of those left behind.
In some areas, they were related to the institution of sacred kingship, often expressed through rituals of sacred marriage.
Masonic rituals in the world are Scottish in origin.
The waiters whisk them off in an amusing parody of the silver domed rituals of grand hotel restaurants.
At dawn a naked man interrupted some of the Druid rituals, but his drunken revelry merely caused cheers and amusement.Advertisement
They may enact the rituals slightly differently, or embellish them a touch, so essentially they are copying them with slight variations.
In order to be left in peace, every citizen was required to perform certain political rituals.
The first known Masonic rituals in the world are Scottish in origin.
In the bizarre daily rituals there is some solace.
Apart from courtship rituals the impact on us humans at this time is not too great.Advertisement
However, even then not all of them survived the initiation rituals that followed.
Do you follow any particular superstitions or have good luck rituals?
Hindu or Jain temples and domestic shrines require certain vessels and utensils for the performance of rituals.
Under Mysteries a distinction of character has been pointed out between the true Hellenic mysteries, such as the Eleusinian and the Phrygian; but there certainly existed much similarity between the two rituals.
The dances involved ceremonial costumed rituals, recitation of mantras and the use of drums and cymbals.Advertisement
Myths do not necessarily recount tales of the origins of the cosmos, gods, rituals, or sacred events.
Were satanic rituals really taking place all around me?
Coffins are often opened by grave robbers who steal bones which are believed to be powerful in voodoo rituals to ward off an enemy.
There are many different baby naming rituals associated with choosing Indian baby girl names and meanings.
These Christmas decorating tips will take the sting out of your Christmas décor rituals so everyone will want to come home for Christmas.Advertisement
Does your family have special rituals to mark birthdays and other important occasions?
Use poetry as a way to celebrate milestones and rituals.
Each has multiple pages with ceremony rituals explained.
Couples who have guests of different faiths may want to print explanations of special ceremony rituals.
This includes the readings, songs, and rituals.Advertisement
Additional information, such as a short paragraph on any memorial rituals or information about the bride's "something borrowed, something blue" may also be included in the program.
I have participated in Native American Spirituality rituals, which works incredibly well for me.
People with alcoholism symptoms might also have daily or weekly rituals related to drinking, such as drinking at the same time of day, and they tend to become quite upset when this habit is interrupted.
There are also stories of black canines, who were sacrificed in ancient rituals, haunting and protecting the area where they died.
Develop sleep rituals whether it's brushing your hair with a hundred strokes, soaking in a bath, performing a light stretch or reading a comfortable book.Advertisement
Creating relaxing rituals at night are another solution.
Keep a sleep diary or journal to track bedtime rituals and sleep patterns.
These centers also allow children to participate in their own mourning rituals, which can be a comfort to children and a healthy way to move on.
Even children of this age can participate in funerals or other death rituals.
Around this age, children are capable of taking part in rituals of death, such as visits with the deceased's family, the wake, and the funeral or memorial service.Advertisement
If a child expresses reluctance to participate in any aspect of the rituals of death, adults should accept the child's feelings and not exert pressure.
Families can take a number of actions to support emotional healing, such as openly acknowledging the death, letting children participate in the rituals, and maintaining familiar routines such as school and bedtime activities.
In addition, funerals and other death rituals are important to children as well as adults.
Death rituals often are the moments when the death of a loved one becomes real and not just tragic news.
The concept of a divine being is vague, but the child enjoys the regularity of the religious rituals such as prayer.
The last stage in adolescence focuses on personalizing religious rituals and drawing closer to a divine being.
Children with sleep disorders such as insomnia may benefit from a regular pattern of pre-bedtime rituals designed to help the child relax and prepare for bed.
Loyal gang members follow a gang-defined system of rules, rituals, and codes of behavior.
Because the symptoms are so distressing, sufferers often hide heir fears and rituals but cannot avoid acting on them.
Compulsions usually involve repetitive rituals such as excessive washing (especially hand washing or bathing), cleaning, checking and touching, counting, arranging, and/or hoarding.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) teaches patients how to confront their fears and obsessive thoughts by making the effort to endure or wait out the activities that usually cause anxiety without compulsively performing the calming rituals.
People who are able to alter their thought patterns in this way can lessen their preoccupation with the compulsive rituals.
Since dance is incorporated into tribal rituals, it is often a defining moment when it comes to gender roles.
However, most African children from traditional families will continue to learn the ancient movements and rituals of their people, further breathing life into an already beautiful lineage of dance.
You can visit their official website to learn more about this seaside dance studio geared toward empowering women and promoting ancient movement rituals.
While most Great Plains tribes are a bit more health-conscious today in the way they perform in festivals and cultural rituals, they still manage to preserve the intensity and passion found within the confines of their sun worship dance.
In her book on the subject published in 2003, Tina Hobin suggests that it evolved out of "fertility cults, religious rituals, magic and secular dances" designed to worship matriarchal deities.
These burial rituals have been practiced since the very beginning of China's history, starting with the Shang Dynasty.
These rituals are performed to provide the deceased person with companionship, necessary help and in the instance of animals, transportation.
Many of the Jewish funeral rituals focus on preparing the body as naturally as possible and providing family members and friends with sufficient means to mourn the deceased.
Many of the rituals surrounding Jewish funerals, and which are found on this list of Jewish funeral traditions, are carried out by a burial society known as the chevra kadisha.
Most of the hair for wigs and extensions is collected from India as the result of temple rituals.
It also offers a range of beauty treatments for hair removal and other beautification rituals to give each client a polished look.
You might run across an Aveda Experience Center, which carries the complete lineup of products and offers consumers complimentary Sensory Rituals.
Among the rituals on the menu are cups of tea, neck and shoulder massages and hairstyling analyses.
This annual event includes many of the elements of a great history story including monsters, traditions and rituals.
The Romans were very serious about their bathing rituals and even poorer residents had access to baths.
The seeds were so important to the people that they offered them in rituals to their gods.
Black candles are also preferred for rituals of banishment.
Bygone civilizations in Europe, and particularly in Scandinavia, deemed it necessary to "call back the sun" with rituals, offerings, and celebrations.
Now that Christmas can be openly celebrated, the season is full of solemn rituals, but also great joy.
These traditional masks continue to be used today in ceremonial events such as funerals, processions, weddings and religious rituals.
These masks were used as a part of ancient Chinese totemic culture for their rituals.
Blessings, wishes, prayers and warding off diseases are just some of the functions of the shamanic masks and the rituals behind them.
The cultures associated with exorcising masks lived south of the Yangtze River and incorporated shamanic rituals and totem worship into their culture.
While most cities have some public Christmas rituals, only New York offers traditions that are lodged in the national conscience.
Most traditional Tantric practices do not involve sexual activity, but the classical literature does include material on sexuality and various sexual rituals.
Every culture has its dating rituals and this is no different.
Romantic rituals began as free romance ideas that express thoughtful emotion when your partner is there and when they are away.
Regardless of how it started, this type of kissing is an established part of courtship and romantic rituals for centuries.
Over the years modern courtship rituals moved steadily from strict parental and societal chaperonage towards more and more privacy for the man and woman as they decide if they will make a compatible pair.
There are many rituals associated with the care and reading of tarot cards.
Rituals help the reader get into the proper mindset to do an accurate reading.
There are many rites and rituals used in the reading of tarot cards.
You may wish to adopt some of the common rituals or create your own to augment your receptivity to the message of the tarot cards.
Each recognizes the nuances of romantic rituals and appreciates the beauty special holidays, anniversaries and other events bring into their lives.
But we also have tools on how to welcome your baby according to different faith traditions, plus rituals for bringing adopted children into the family.
It is one that has probably evolved from a number of stories and rituals over the past centuries.
Numerous religions across the world incorporate some form of out-of-body experience or astral travel into their ceremonies, rituals and practices.
People who teach OBE travel cover a wide range of beliefs and practices, including Reiki, Hinduism, Gnostics, Taoism and many Native American rituals.
Speculation also exists that the cemetery and the surrounding area are used for demonic rituals.
Tattoos were often used in rituals, such as those dedicated to the god Uitzilopochtle.
Believing that crocodiles are the creators of humans, the resulting rituals surround this notion.
Maithuna, the tantric lovemaking experience, involves a number of meditations and rituals.
The tradition includes other rituals, including the identification with deities, yantra (mandalas or diagrams used to awaken higher consciousness) and mantra (sounds and words as the focus of concentration).
Young autistic children may not engage in pretend play and have unusual playing rituals such as playing with parts of a toy instead of the whole toy.
Whether you have just installed a brand new deck, or you're hankering for a fresh start with an old piece of your backyard, following simple daily or weekly rituals will keep your deck looking great.
Traditional festivities last fifteen days, with each day dedicated to different rituals and events.
After experiencing beauty rituals in a top-of-the-line spa, the group meets an anorexic runway model who had gotten down to 80 lbs and almost died.
It's in the way that we're raised, with the rituals of family meals and the foods we grew up on.
Who first discovered that a sword through the heart, over appropriate magical symbols and after appropriate rites and rituals, would not only be survivable, but would result in fantastic and unshakable loyalty?
Both of these rituals will leave your skin dry and you can potentially develop an unsightly red surface rash.
His vision for Per-fekt Beauty grew from his realization that women simply did not have time to adopt high maintenance beauty rituals and stick with them day in and day out.
Their object may be (a) to provide a guide to the other world; (b) to provide the dead with servants or a retinue suitable to his rank; (c) to send messengers to keep the dead informed of the things of this world; (d) to strengthen the dead by the blood or life of a living being, in the same way that food is offered to them or blood rituals enjoined on mourners.
Of this invocation, which is constant in all Eastern rituals, there are few, though sufficient, surviving traces in Western rituals.'
The change is marked in the rituals by the duplication of the liturgical forms. The prayers of intercession and oblation, which in earlier times are found only in connexion with the former offering, are repeated in the course of the same service in connexion with the latter.
The controversial introduction is later than the Crusades; but the rituals, as far as Regarding Paulician beliefs we have little except hostile evidence, which needs sifting.
Dorsey, again, draws a distinction between lore narratives, which can be rehearsed without fasting or prayer, and rituals which require the most rigid preparation.
You are warmly invited to ' Wedding Cake Dreams ' - a performance revealing the bizarre rituals of marriage divination by Jen Walke.
Rituals in darkened tents with apparently paranormal voices or objects are the stock-in-trade of northern shamanic practices.
Children embrace religious holidays and rituals during this stage.
Conservative groups such as the Independent Women's Forum and the Free Republic have called for a return to courtship rituals and more formalized and supervised relationships between men and women.
It was an act of adoration or thanksgiving, much longer in Eastern than in Western rituals, but in both classes of rituals beginning with the form" Lift up your hearts,"and ending with the Ter Sanctus or Trisagion.
In all these more emotional rituals, the populace sought expression for the religious emotions which were not satisfied by the cold worship of the older deities.
In their older rituals we find a rite for blessing a painted church, but no word of statues.
In the later series of Western rituals, beginning with that which is known as the Leonine Sacramentary, this practice is almost universal.