RELG211 - Hinduism Interview

RELG211 - Hinduism Interview - Rituals More of a suggestion...

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Sheet1 Page 1 Rituals: More of a suggestion as opposed to a specified religion -Each person chooses what they want to do ->Typically do what your parents do -Each family has their own special traditions at weddings etc 3 day old baby: name it -Rice ceremony: -northern india: things in front of the kid and the child will grab it, and there is symbolism behind each item First birthday: shave off entire head (her caste) except eyebrows at age 1 (day before birthday) and actual day you got to a te m -Boys AND girls get ears pierced Brahmin caste in South India*** -More orthodox due to parents Everyone gets earrings for a year from 1-2, parents usually take it out for boys at age 2 Odd birthday for guys: puberty ceremony is called the sacred thread ceremony and it is worn constantly (11 or 13) Girls first period: Other females invited (relatives) and a "hey you're a woman" thing Weddings: All different -All humans are defended from seven sages and their wives ->paternal line at 80 for man: he has reached 1000 moons (seen 1000 full moons)
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