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Hindu Rites & Rituals: The Ceremonies of 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 ...
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.
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Thursday (Guruvar) - Hinduism - About.com
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Seven Days of the Week ... but later when he realizes his mistake, he observes a ritual fast on Thursdays and appeases the gods.
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Wednesday (Budhvar) - Hinduism
Hindu devotees who fast on Wednesdays take a single meal in the afternoon. The ritual fast, i.e., 'vrat' or 'upvaas,' is observed by couples - the husband and the  ...
Religion in India: Hindu Rituals - Agnosticism / Atheism - 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 ...
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Saturday (Shanivar)
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Seven Days of the Week ... Ritual: There are temples exclusively dedicated to god Shani and normally they are painted black.
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Monday (Somvar) - Hinduism - About.com
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.
Symbolism in Hindu Rituals and Worship - Hinduism - About.com
Every object associated with the Hindu ritual of Puja or worship – the flower, the fruit, the lamp - is symbolically significant. Puja is essentially a ritual suggestive ...
Hindu Deities & Rituals for Seven Days of the Week - 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 ...
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 ...
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