Ptehincalaskawin instructs the Lakota in "Wicoh'an Wakan Sakowin (Seven Sacred Rites
), the basis of Lakota spirituality.
Religious people have made it perfectly clear they believe marriage is a sacred rite
. Obviously, therefore, weddings cannot be performed by the government at city hall.
The lack of honours was an onerous historical burden and coming to terms with it has long been a sacred rite
of passage for young supporters.
"IN HIS WHITE CAP, HIS SPOTLESS LINEN SHIRT AND TROUSERS, ARMED WITH A SHINING SPADE, HE PRESIDED OVER HIS STEAMING POT AND MARBLE-TOPPED TABLE LIKE A PRIEST AT A SACRED RITE
Then a high priest would perform a sacred rite
called the "Opening of the Mouth." This ceremony was said to enable the dead person to speak, eat, and walk again.
Yet these men and women, dressed entirely in indigo blue cloth, perform their Wedding Dance like the sacred rite
Being the champion cheese chaser may sound a rather strange ambition to you or me but to this Cotswold village it is a sacred rite
and a quiet assertion of identity.
With the innovations, however, come concerns that tinkering with democracy's most sacred rite
may have unwelcome results, including higher costs, increased risk of fraud, and a loss of community spirit.
Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that as Brand-Perry followed Hindu rituals and traditions in the wedding, they should have taken marriage seriously as it was a sacred rite
In Japan, employee enthusiasm is a sacred rite
. Gas station attendants, for example, run laps around your car trying to get your windshields and mirrors clean before your tank is filled.
Asked by Clare Farrow, an English critic, about the meaning of this kind of passage, Laib explained that it should lead to "another world." "I mean this very literally," he continues in his letter to her, "but then also in a very different sense, mainly [it is a question of] transcending this reality and this world, [of] questioning everything that seems [to constitute] the only reality to which our culture is referring - it is an 'Umwertung aller Werte' [reevaluation of all values]." Thus to convey the sense of something both timeless and newly discovered, Laib, in this installation as in many of his earlier works, eschewed making reference to a particular religion or sacred rite
in favor of creating an atmosphere of seductive, polymorphous spirituality.
Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, further stated: Traditional Hindu marriage is a sacred rite
and involves various religious steps, including-