Release on 2003 | by Tannin Schwartzstein,Raven Kaldera
Welcoming Hera's Blessing
Author: Tannin Schwartzstein,Raven Kaldera
Pubpsher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
An overview of wedding rituals for neopagans features ceremonies inspired by a wide range of influences, mythological love stories, and belief systems, including interfaith ceremonies allowing for just about any combination of religions, and tips on finding officiates, suggested readings, and more.
Sacred and solemn, handfasting is a marriage rite practiced by Pagans, Druids, Witches, and Shamans for centuries. Anna Franklin explores the fascinating origins of this beautiful ritual and provides practical advice and ideas for planning your own handfasting celebration.
Release on 2016-11-21 | by Victoria Williams Ph.D.
Author: Victoria Williams Ph.D.
Category: Social Science
This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures
These words are my words, created over time, from experience, feeling and emotion. They are in random order for you to browse through and get a feel of what calls you. They can be used in wedding and/or handfasting ceremony or even a simple commitment ceremony for two people. If you have ever struggled for words to express how you feel, or need inspiration, then these words are for you.
An encyclopedia of marriage rites, traditions, and beliefs from around the world, ranging from ancient practices to contemporary ceremonies. * 200 A–Z entries on wedding practices and beliefs from cultures around the world * Dozens of photographs of weddings and wedding artifacts * Numerous illustrations, including the table plan from Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management * A thorough introduction that explores marriage both as a rite and as a ceremony
Five manuals in one, The Five Rings covers five areas of ministry for Pagan ministers: Caring (advising), Sharing (spiritual direction), Declaring (leading special rituals), Preparing (teaching), and Repairing (leading and taking retreats).