initiation rite


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Related to initiation rite: Initiation ceremony, rite de passage
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The Bambara initiation rite, the Dogon creation myth, and the Egyptian Osiris-Horus-Seth myth all employ the ritual sacrifice, death, and resurrection of the god-king through which, in many African cosmologies, the unity of the kingdom and the universe were established and continue to be sustained.
His bizarre initiation rite came as he got to know Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio, who are joining him and Demi Lovato as judges for the third series of the talent hunt, which starts in September.
She had been on a 21-day initiation rite laid down in Jasmuheen's controversial book Living on Light, which claims the body can survive on elements such as nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen and carbon in the air.
But now, it seems, he needs to go through the initiation rite of having one delivered to his door.
Disguising is a metaphor for an initiation rite of passage, she suggests, that allows the heroines to experience both feminine and masculine traits in their original and constructed identities.
Police in Louisiana claimed that the lady was apparently killed when she decided to flee a Ku Klux Klan initiation rite.
Other cultural factors have made such behavior an "entitlement" or an initiation rite among groups of college students and other youths.
Of course given this is modern Labour politics and some of the Chancellor's supporters behave like starey-eyed Moonies, Devine also had to endure a bizarre initiation rite.
Graffiti vandalism is often part of the initiation rite.
Experiencing the initiation rite is passing the border.
FEMALE INITIATION RITE is one of the many traditional practices found in some African communities and one of the rites of passage in which every individual in a given community is expected to participate.
That's why it's a shame that there is no "men's spirituality" section at Borders or Barnes & Noble, and that there's not a vibrant, courageous, authentic male initiation rite in the church, nor widespread structures that help men challenge one another, hold one another accountable, and keep our relationships clear.