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Hindu Rites & Rituals: The Ceremonies of Hinduism - About Hinduism
The ritual world of Hinduism, manifestations of which differ greatly among regions , villages, and individuals, offers a number of common features that link all ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/a/rites_rituals.htm
Hindu Samskaras - the Rites of Passage in Hinduism
Seemantonnayana ritual is observed in the penultimate month of pregnancy for safe and assured delivery of the baby. This is a prayer to the Hindu God Dhata.
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/a/Hindu-Samskaras.htm
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Thursday (Guruvar) - About Hinduism
Each of the seven days in a week has a special significance in Hinduism. ... Ritual: Devotees adorn yellow colored clothes and offer yellow flowers to propitiate ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/ss/sevendays_5.htm
Hindu Rituals in India - Atheism and Agnosticism from About.com
Most of these rituals do not occur in the presence of such priests and there may be ... For young Hindu women in South India, a different ritual and celebration ...
http://atheism.about.com/od/hindusandhinduism/a/IndiaRituals.htm
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Monday (Somvar) - About Hinduism
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Seven Days of the Week ... Folklore: This tradition goes back to Hindu mythology, though the myths vary greatly from region to region.
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/ss/sevendays_2.htm
Symbolism in Hindu Rituals and Worship - About Hinduism
Puja is essentially a ritual suggestive of symbolic offering of our lives and activities to God. Learn more about the symbolism of natural objects of worship in  ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/artculture/a/symbolism_rituals.htm
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Seven Days of the Week - About Hinduism
Ancient sages used observances like ritual fasts to spread the awareness of different gods. Fasting and other rituals pave the path of the divine for the devotees ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/ss/sevendays.htm
Hinduism Celebrations - Major Hindu Festivals & Holidays
Read about its origin, significance, and the four days of celebrations that mark this ... In this autumn festival, Hindus observe 10 days of ceremonies, rituals, fasts , ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/u/celebrations.htm
Bhai Dooj: Hindu Brother-Sister Ritual - About Hinduism
Soon after Diwali, sisters all over India ceremonialize their love by putting an auspicious vermilion spot on the forehead of their brothers as a mark of love and  ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/festivalsholidays/a/bhaidooj.htm
Purnima & Amavasya - Full Moon & New Moon Hindu Rituals
Hindus perform a 'yagna' or 'havan' on purnima called the Maha Mritunjaya havan. It is a significant and powerful ritual very simply undertaken. The devotee first ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/festivalsholidays/a/Purnima-Amavasya-Hindu-Fasts.htm
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