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46 "religion and rituals" Tagged Articles


Wednesday, Jun. 1st, 2022

What is a Nikah Ceremony? Intro to the Muslim Marriage Ceremony

Learn about the Muslim marriage ceremony tradition - the nikkah or nikah ceremony – and how this traditional religious Islamic wedding custom compares to the...
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Friday, Apr. 29th, 2022

How to Perform a Unity Candle Ceremony (for Wedding Officiants)

Want to plan or perform a unity candle ceremony for your wedding? Learn about supplies, how to set up the table, what to say and do, and considerations for a...
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Tuesday, Apr. 5th, 2022

The Wedding Bouquet Toss: What it Means (and What to Avoid)

Learn the symbolism and meaning that have made the wedding bouquet toss one of the most popular wedding traditions for centuries, including the custom's Engl...
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Thursday, Mar. 10th, 2022

Ghost Marriages – When ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ Isn’t Enough

3 modern examples of ghost marriage and the haunting history of marrying the dead, including posthumous marriage in China, France, and the Mormon Church her...
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Thursday, Feb. 3rd, 2022

The Twisted History of Valentine’s Day

Curious how America’s most romantic holiday got its start? AMM takes a look back at the bloody and uncertain history of Valentine’s Day, from pagans, Popes, ...
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Thursday, Dec. 16th, 2021

Scientology Weddings: From Intergalactic Spiritual Beings to Exchanging Rings

Take a look inside the Scientologist wedding ceremony, including the unique wedding vows, belief in immortal spiritual life, the ARC triangle and double ring...
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Friday, Nov. 26th, 2021

The Wedding Ring Finger - Which Finger, Which Hand, and Why!

Wondering “Which finger does a wedding ring go on,” and why? Learn what hand a wedding ring goes on and the romantic history of the ring finger, from the Egy...
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Monday, Nov. 22nd, 2021

‘Naming Ceremonies’ at Any Stage of Life: How Celebrants Create Space for Authentic Identity

Learn about the Naming Ceremony tradition for adults at any stage of life, and how Celebrants and Officiants create space for authentic identity through this...
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