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Sanskara are rites of passage in a human being's life described in ancient Sanskrit texts, as .... Sanskaras in Hinduism are rites of passage that begin with one's birth, celebrates certain early steps in a baby's growth and his or her welcome into ...

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Hindu Rites of Passage. Birth. Even before a baby is born, Hindus perform rituals and recite prayers to protect the fetus from illness or harmful spirits. The mother ...

www.patheos.com/blogs/whitehindu/2014/03/hindu-rites-of-passage

Mar 24, 2014 ... There are 16 traditional rites of passage that occur in a Hindu's life. ... In Hinduism there are several more, many of them connected to ...

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Hindu rites of passage are not mere formalities or social observances, but serve to purify the soul at critical junctions in life's journey. The word "samskara" ...

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BBC Religion and ethics - Hinduism ... The main aim for all Hindus is to break out of this cycle of birth and death. ... What are the Hindu rites of passage? Birth.

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Hinduism has their own rites of passages and is named "samskara". In Sanskrit ( book with various beautiful poems) the word "samskara" means, "making ...

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Definition of Rites of Passage: Hindu Rites – Our online dictionary has Rites of Passage: Hindu Rites information from Encyclopedia of Religion dictionary.

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Dec 3, 2000 ... Modern rite of passage. OUR zeal to protect religious and other freedoms is selective. We demand freedom of religious expression for ...

www.beliefnet.com/faiths/hinduism/2002/01/sacred-samskaras-hindu-rites-of-passage.aspx

During these Hindu rites of passage, a temple or home ceremony deeply influences the soul and directs life along the path of dharma. There are many types of ...

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Jun 23, 2008 ... For women in the Hindu tradition, marriage is their rite of passage and their official entry into religious life and it can be likened to the ...