And what about the perspective of scholars of ritual
, perhaps members of religious communities who are living with, even initiating, the innovations?
One of the commendable features of this volume is the careful balance between textual and ethnographic research on Tibetan ritual
as liturgical text and embodied performance.
was led by a religious official with the Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, Hrisostomos Kalayci.
Athirathram is considered to be the India's and Worlds oldest surviving ritual
and the most complex one.
The roots of the group date back to the period after World War II, when a male spirit medium restored the obsolete ritual
for the pillar from a Buddhist point of view, while creating a new spirit possession ritual
at the northeast corner of the old city area.
The priests and temple staff performed the ritual
of 'Samprokshanam' along with other cleansing rituals
in the morning.
Furthermore, in an attempt to avoid dealing with the modern misconceptions associated with the terms "religion" and "magic," Minunno defines "ritual
use" in this work as referring to any use of birds in either cultic (in which a supernatural being is involved) or independent (such as purification rites) ritual
An indigenous ritual
and a Catholic prayer on Tuesday marked the end of retrieval operations for pocket miners and their families who were buried by a massive landslide at Sitio 070 in the village of Ucab, on Sept.
The image of the dream stayed with me for years, calling me to embody it, so I made several attempts to create blue circles on the floor of the ponderosa pine forest in my mountain town--hoping the ritual
would tell me something.
Kadar, Politeness, Impoliteness and Ritual
: Maintaining the Moral Order in Interpersonal Interaction, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017, 427 pp., $110.00 (hardcover).
A woman seeking to end her four-year-old marriage has claimed that her husband connived with an Islamic cleric to have s3x with her for money ritual
Tragic Rites: Narrative and Ritual
in Sophoclean Drama