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Rites of Buddhism
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Buddhism has four rites of passage which include birth, becoming a monk, marriage, and death. Like most religions, they have a systematic approach to the rites of passage and are celebrated differently with each milestone. In the birth passage, there are three stages to the process which include baptism, naming ceremony, and dedication ceremony. During the Baptism the child is bathed in holy water by a monk to celebrate the birth of the baby and they are celebrated at nearby…...
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Rituals of the Modern Nacirema – Personal Experience
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I’ve been living among the Nacirema for many months now and have observed their rituals and participated in the customs. Nacirema culture reflects complex ritual and symbolic systems, most of which center around the revered ritual rectangle. Every Nacirema carries with them a ritual rectangle, the they believe to hold all the information in the universe, and which is used as a means of communication with others. They stare in deference at their rectangle from the moment they wake up…...
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Rite Of Passage Sharon Olds
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Rites of Passage by Sharon Olds It would be impossible to go through life without attending at least a single children’s party. In these special occasions one scarcely remembers the details, just the assessment at the end of the day whether the food was good or if it was fun. But for poet and writer extraordinaire, Sharon Olds, she did not only remember the minutest detail – for instance the shape and design of the dark chocolate cake – but…...
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