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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 ...

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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.

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 ...

www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-faith-column/2008/04/upanayana-hindu-young-passage

Apr 28, 2008 ... This week the Faith Column is devoted to Rites of Passage with a member of a different religion desc.

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

www.thoughtco.com/ashta-samskara-hinduism-basics-for-children-1770385

Mar 30, 2017 ... Here's an illustrated introduction to the eight of the essential rites, or 'samskaras,' which Hindus participate in as important life events.

www.thoughtco.com/hindu-rites-and-rituals-1770058

Feb 28, 2017 ... An overview of the ritual world of Hinduism, from personal daily worship or 'Puja' to rites of passage or 'Samskaras' from birth till death...