Heart of Mary, Devotion to the - Description of this devotion, along with its history Heaven - In the Holy Bible the term heaven denotes, in the first place, the blue firmament, or the region of the clouds that pass along the sky. In other passages it denotes the region of the stars that shine in the sky.
Walking around the Sacred Fire taking holy vows. Reception of the bridegroom Vara Satkaarah [Note: At the entrance of the hall the threshold ceremony is performed.
The officiating priest chants a few mantras of blessings and welcome. All the other guests take their seats in the hall to witness the marriage ceremony.
This is called the Madhuparka Ceremony, the origin of which dates back thousands of years when Rishis and sages of India used it as a way of welcoming guests. The Bride shall stand facing the north.
The bride offering the seat or Asana, shall address the bridegroom as follows: AUM, The noble one may accept and take the seat. AUM, I am taking my seat. The bride shall take her seat to the right of the bridegroom.
The bridegroom performs the Achamana and Angasparsha with water. Achaman is purificatory and conducive to peaceful attitude of mind. Angasparsha is intended to pray for physical strength and alertness. Achaman and Angasparsha are performed with the aid of Mantras].
Madhuparka Ceremony Holding with his left hand a cup of Madhuparka composed of honey, curd and ghee or clarified butterafter removing the cover and looking at the Madhuparka, The bridegroom says: May the breeze be sweet as honey; may the streams flow full of honey and may the herbs and plants be laden with honey for us!
May the nights be honey-sweet for us; may the mornings be honey-sweet for us and may the heavens be honey-sweet for us! May the plants be honey-sweet for us; may the sun be all honey for us and may the cows yield us honey-sweet milk!
The honey is the sweetest and the best. May I have food as sweet and health-giving as this honey and may I be able to relish it!
Gift of a cow [Note: In olden times sons-in-law received real cows as gifts, since that was the most precious asset with which a newly wedded couple could start life.
This part of the tradition has been preserved by a symbolical presentation. At the conclusion of the first part of the wedding ceremony, it is customary to present gifts to the bride.
The bridegroom presents the bride with gifts of clothing and jewellery thereby acknowledging his life-long duty to provide her with the necessities of life. The father of the bride AUM, Please accept these presents. AUM, I accept these presents.
The giving away of the bride Kanya-Danam [Note: The officiating priest chants appropriate verses in Sanskrit.Jun 26, · According to Hinduism Shiva is the holy spirit did Cristians steal the concept from them?Status: Resolved. Jesus mentions a sin that is unforgivable in Matt.
and calls it blasphemy of the Holy Spirit. What exactly is this unforgivable sin? For that, we need to look at the context. Matt. says, "Then there was brought to Him a demon-possessed man who was blind and dumb, and He healed him.
Veneration of Women in Vedic India. Will Durant () American historian says: "Women enjoyed far greater freedom in the Vedic period than in later India. She had more to say in the choice of her mate than the forms of marriage might suggest.
A new propaganda has become popular over last few months on “Scientific Errors in Hinduism” that is being pursued aggressively on internet sites, discussion groups and social networking sites.
How Hinduism views Jesus & the Holy Spirit By Chipper Adams Viewed as a saint by Hindus Was born in a cowshed, visited by three holy men Ishu, who was born in a cowshed, was visited by three holy men, performed many amazing miracles, walked on water and spoke a wonderful sermon on a mountain.
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