Tag - Rituals


Do We Need Rituals

Some ask me whether religious functions, puja, etc, are not “mere” rituals. Atmic awareness is an inward experience. As for rituals they are...


Achamana: The Purification Ritual

ओं शन्नो देवीरभिष्टये आपो भवन्तु पीतये शंयोरभि स्रवन्तु नः OM shanno deviirabhistaye aapo bhavantu piitaye shañyorabhi sravantu naha  O God! O Illuminator of...


Importance of Water in Hinduism

The worldwide practice of Hinduism encompasses a wide variety of beliefs. However, a prevailing belief that is shared by most, if not all, Hindus is the...