Hinduism Bridget Luly Allison Metzger Aly Eberheart Period 5 World Religions The Religious Basics No known founder Polytheistic Origins go back further than any major religion Believe in reincarnation Often called a family of religions Born into a certain class Meditation
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is one of the most popular Hindu temples.
1. Student- A time of total freedom with no obligations.
2. Householder-Starts with marriage. The man is supposed to devote his life to increase his wealth.
3.Forrest Dweller- With his wife, he moves out of the village. He is to devote himself to non-worldly activities.
4.Renouncer- Last years of his life. Spent homeless and without possessions, wandering to holy places until death. The pursuit of Moska.
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The art of henna is a bridal tradition.
Meditation On Lord ShivaShaantam padmaasanastham shashadharamakutam panchavaktram trinetram,Shoolam vajram cha khadgam parashumabhayadam dakshinaange vahantam;Naagam paasham cha ghantaam damaruka sahitam chaankusham vaamabhaage,Naanaalankaara deeptam sphatika maninibham paarvateesham namaami.
MEANING: I prostrate myself before the five-faced Lord of Parvati, who is adorned with various ornaments, who shines like the crystal jewel, who is seated peacefully in the lotus pose, with moon-crested crown, with three eyes, wearing trident, thunderbolt, sword and axe on the right side, who holds the serpent, noose, bell, damaru and spear on the left side, and who gives protection from all fear to His devotees