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Ceremony
  • Author : Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9780143104919
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The great Native American Novel of a battered veteran returning home to heal his mind and spirit More than thirty-five years since its original publication, Ceremony remains one of the most profound and moving works of Native American literature, a novel that is itself a ceremony of healing. Tayo, a World War II veteran of mixed ancestry, returns to the Laguna Pueblo Reservation. He is deeply scarred by his experience as a prisoner of the Japanese and further wounded by the rejection he encounters from his people. Only by immersing himself in the Indian past can he begin to regain the peace that was taken from him. Masterfully written, filled with the somber majesty of Pueblo myth, Ceremony is a work of enduring power. The Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition contains a new preface by the author and an introduction by Larry McMurtry. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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    Sacred Ceremony
  • Author : Steven Farmer
  • Publisher : Hay House Incorporated
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN : 1561709816
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Steven Farmer offers ideas on how to create your own ceremonies to consecrate the critical events and passages that you experience on your life's journey. Rather than complex rituals or exacting formulas, this comprehensive book offers clear guidelines and suggestions for honoring the spiritual nature of these important milestones.

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    Ceremony
  • Author : Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Publisher : Penguin Group USA
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : UOM:39015053749878
  • Reader Reviews : 32
  • Genre : Fiction
  • One Navajo family, on a New Mexico reservation, struggles to survive in a world no longer theirs in the years just before and after World War II

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    The Wedding Ceremony Planner
  • Author : Judith Johnson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1402278225
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • The essential guide to creating an unforgettable ceremony that reflects the unqiueness of your relationship The Wedding Ceremony Planner is the only comprehensive and user-friendly guide, covering everything a couple needs to celebrate their wedding in a personal way. From elegant readings, to often-overlooked logistics, to the inclusion of special family members into the ceremony, this is an absolute essential for anyone planning a wedding. Written by a true expert, Reverend Judith Johnson delivers a wealth of tips and resources so couples can create the ultimate wedding that's true to their own spirit, beliefs, and traditions.

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    The Power of Ceremony
  • Author : Linda Neale
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN : 0983049505
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Read and download full book The Power of Ceremony

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    The Book of Ceremony
  • Author : Sandra Ingerman
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9781683641506
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Sandra Ingerman We perform ceremonies to mark important events and celebrate holidays—yet our modern approach to ceremony only scratches the surface of its true potential. With The Book of Ceremony, shamanic teacher Sandra Ingerman presents a rich and practical resource for creating ceremonies filled with joy, purpose, and magic. “We are hungry to connect with more than what we experience with our ordinary senses in the material world,” writes Sandra. “By performing ceremonies, you will find yourself stepping into a beautiful and creative power you might never have imagined.” Weaving shamanic teachings together with stories, examples, and guiding insights, The Book of Ceremony explores: • The elements of a powerful ceremony—including setting strong intentions, choosing your space, preparing ceremonial items, and dealing gracefully with the unexpected • Stepping into the sacred—key practices for leaving behind your everyday concerns and creating a space where magic can happen • Guidance for working alone, in community, and across distances with virtual ceremonies • Invoking spiritual allies—the power of working with the elements, the natural world, ancestor spirits, and the creative energy of the divine • Sacred transitions—including ceremonies for weddings, births, rites of passage to adulthood, funerals, honorable closure, and new beginnings • Ceremonies for energetic balance—healing and blessing, resolving sacred contracts, getting rid of limiting beliefs, creating Prayer Trees, and more • Life as a ceremony—how to infuse your entire life with ceremonial practice, from planting a garden or to revitalizing your home or office to helping heal our planet The Book of Ceremony is more than a “how-to” guide—it will inspire you to create original ceremonies tailored to your own needs and the needs of your community. When you invoke the sacred power of ceremony, you tap into one of the oldest and most effective tools for transforming both yourself and the world. As Sandra writes, “If you perform one powerful and successful ceremony for yourself, the principle of oneness ensures that all of life heals and evolves.”

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    The Marriage Ceremony
  • Author : Pst Robert R. Thibodeau
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN : 0692207449
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  • Genre : Religion
  • This handbook makes a great gift for a newly ordained Minister of the Gospel or Seminary Graduate! This handbook has been designed to assist the Pastor or Minister of the Gospel in performing Marriage Ceremonies. The easy "step-by-step" format is simple to follow and has spaces provided to insert the names of the Bride and Groom. The three main ceremonies are included in this handbook: 1. The Traditional Wedding Ceremony which incorporates scripture reading and charges to the bride, the groom, the witnesses in the wedding party and also the audience. The author has been using this system extensively for over 20 years and has never failed to get several compliments on the ceremony. 2. The Civil Ceremony. This is a short, easy and quick wedding ceremony. It is often performed at City Hall, but be used anywhere. The author has even used in a local jail where an inmate and his fiance were married! It "mentions" God, but not to the extent of the other two types of ceremonies. 3. The "Episcopalian" Ceremony. This is a longer ceremony (very rarely used by the author) and incorporates the taking of communion as well as all the other elements of the Traditional Ceremony. This handbook is a compilation of many different marriage manuals the author has used for over 20 years of performing marriage ceremonies. Taking "the best" sections from various manuals and combining them into one, "easy to use" handbook and written in a "Step-by-Step" format allows the user to immediately take this Handbook and perform marriage ceremonies like they have been doing it for years!

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    Tea Ceremony
  • Author : Shozo Sato
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 0804849889
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Explore one of Japan's most beautiful traditions while entertaining your family and friends! Tea Ceremony: Explore the unique Japanese tradition of sharing tea is an exciting and fun way to introduce Asian culture to kids. Readers will learn all the steps for performing a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. With this book kids will be able to: Perform the traditional Japanese tea ceremony at home through easy-to-follow instructions Explore all the elements of an authentic Japanese tea ceremony, including the tea utensils such as the scoop, whisk, bowl, and Fukasa (silk cloth used for cleaning utensils) Know the proper technique for whipping tea and the different kinds of tea used The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands-on projects, readers will explore each art—engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

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    The Book of Ceremonies
  • Author : Gabriel Horn
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9781577315049
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Within these pages, celebrated Native American writer Gabriel Horn weaves a hauntingly beautiful tapestry of traditional stories, songs, and prayers that highlight the sacred Native way of life. Interwoven throughout this visionary work are detailed ceremonies and rituals for: Marriage, Pregnancy, Birth, Greeting the Day, Death Divorce, Presenting an Infant to the Sun, Dreams and Visions Solstice and Equinox, Healing, and more... The Book of Ceremonies is filled with the heartfelt words of a powerful writer and the original illustrations of Carises Horn, a talented young artist. All of us who live on this sacred land will enjoy and treasure this beautiful book. Celebrated Native American writer Gabriel Horn weaves a beautiful tapestry of stories and short pieces that show us the sacred Native way of life. The writing is beautiful and emotional throughout. It is the work of a talented writer who has walked the native path for years, and is able to show us the native way in all aspects of life. The Book of Ceremonies offers clear explanations of a wide variety of ceremonies.

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    Ceremony
  • Author : Brianna Wiest
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1949759334
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  • Genre : Books
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    Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony
  • Author : Allan Richard Chavkin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN : 9780195142839
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Ceremony is one of the most widely taught Native American literature texts. This casebook includes theoretical approaches & information, especially on Native American beliefs, that will enhance the understanding & appreciation of this classic.

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    Music and Ceremony at the Court of Charles V
  • Author : Mary Tiffany Ferer
  • Publisher : Boydell Press
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9781843836995
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  • Genre : History
  • Shows how Charles V used music and ritual to reinforce his image and status as the most important and powerful sovereign in Europe.

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    Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament
  • Author : Shirin M. Rai
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN : 9781317966586
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the marginalised groups especially women and members of ethnic minorities who seek inclusion as representatives in democratic legislatures. This book assesses aspects of the role that ceremony and ritual in legislatures play, especially but not exclusively, in their gendered and racialised dimensions. Within this broad frame, it considers the impact of space, identity, ritual and/or ceremony on the institutional form of parliament, how power is shaped within it, how the behaviour of members is facilitated, constrained and shaped, how power and rituals interact to and how they impinge upon the relationships between representative institutions and citizens. Contributions are theoretical and empirical, comparative or single-country studies of national or sub-national legislatures. They have interdisciplinary, historical, or postcolonial perspectives that contribute to this emerging field in the study of parliaments. This book was previously published as a special issue of the Journal of Legislative Studies.

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    Ceremonies of Possession in Europe's Conquest of the New World, 1492-1640
  • Author : Patricia Seed
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0521497574
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  • Genre : History
  • A 1996 comparative history exploring the significance of ceremonies performed by the western imperial powers to mark their territorial possession of the New World.

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    The Wedding Officiant's Guide
  • Author : Lisa Francesca
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN : 1452119015
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  • Genre : Reference
  • Last year, one in three American weddings were officiated by a friend or family member. With the officiating trend on the rise, novice officiants need a resource to guide them. In The Wedding Officiant's Guide, interfaith minister Lisa Francesca breaks down the entire officiating process, from becoming an ordained officiant and interviewing the couple to drafting and performing a moving ceremony. Written in an engaging and friendly tone, and featuring empowering advice, suggested readings, stories and lessons learned from new officiants, and practical tips from wedding planners, this inviting handbook will help new officiants write and deliver a wedding ceremony that fulfills marriage laws, delights guests, and honors the marrying couple.

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    Christian Weddings
  • Author : Andy Langford
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 93
  • ISBN : 0687649595
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • The essential resource for planning your wedding ceremony just got better!

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    A Wedding Ceremony to Remember
  • Author : Marty Younkin
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1482553872
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • The 4th edition of this best-selling book now offers even more choices. Choose from 9 complete ceremonies, a variety of Vows, Readings, Prayers and Blessings, Wedding Traditions and other Special Touches to design your ceremony and make it uniquely you. An Order of Service, Program Samples, Diagrams, Rehearsal and Ceremony Worksheets assist you with all the details that make your decisions "a piece of cake." This book is written for and highly recommended by Brides and Grooms, Wedding Consultants, and Ceremony Officiants.

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    A Study of the Delaware Indian Big House Ceremony
  • Author : Frank Gouldsmith Speck
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : UVA:X004108433
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  • Genre : Big House Ceremony (Delaware rite)
  • Read and download full book A Study of the Delaware Indian Big House Ceremony

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    The Purification Ceremony
  • Author : Mark T. Sullivan
  • Publisher : New York : Avon Books
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0380974282
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Haunted by nightmares about her father's suicide and her mother's mysterious death, Diana Jackman joins a hunting party in the remote British Columbian wilderness, only to discover that she and her fellow hunters are being stalked by a killer. 300,000 first printing.

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    Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies
  • Author : Jean Antoine Dubois,Henry King Beauchamp
  • Publisher : Asian Educational Services
  • Pages : 790
  • ISBN : 8120602382
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Read and download full book Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies

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    The Royal Chapel in the Time of the Habsburgs
  • Author : Juan José Carreras López,Juan José Carreras,Bernardo José García García,Tess Knighton
  • Publisher : Boydell Press
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN : 1843831392
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  • Genre : Architecture
  • Focusing on the royal chapel established by Philip II in Madrid, the essays in this richly illustrated volume offer a series of different perspectives on the development of the main court chapels of Europe. English version edited by Tess Knighton The royal chapel, in Europe as a whole and in Spain in particular, was a cultural institution where court ceremonial, politics, music and the arts were brought together in terms of space and function. The ramifications for the patronage and cultivation of the arts and the dynamic between music and the arts and the concept of kingship form the focus of the text. The phenomenon of groupings of singers, chaplainsand musicians at the service of the different European monarchies is of great significance both for the history of music, and the political and cultural history of the court in general. The royal chapel established by Philip II in Madrid was the central religious and musical institution of royal power until well into the eighteenth century, and using this as a focus, the essays in this richly illustrated volume offer a series of different perspectives onthe development of the main court chapels of Europe. These papers were delivered at the international seminar, 'La Real Capilla de Palacio en la época de los Austrias', under the auspices of the Fundación Carlos de Amberes, Madrid from 14 to 16 December, 2000. The volume is edited by Tess Knighton, Juan José Carreras and Bernardo García García, and translated by Yolanda Acker.

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    Rectorial Address Delivered at an Academic Ceremony in the Caird Hall, Dundee, on 17th October 1968
  • Author : Peter Ustinov
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 30
  • ISBN : UOM:39015030523685
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  • Genre : Civilization
  • Read and download full book Rectorial Address Delivered at an Academic Ceremony in the Caird Hall, Dundee, on 17th October 1968

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    The Japanese Tea Ceremony
  • Author : A. L. Sadler
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 4805315067
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a detailed examination of the five-centuries-old tea ceremony--orCha-no-Yu in Japanese, literally "hot water for tea"--a cornerstone of Japanese culture and a core practice of Zen Buddhism. Framed by intricately choreographed steps, the tea ceremony is as much about the search for enlightenment as it is about serving tea. Within the serenity of the tea room, the ceremony, with its highly formal structure, becomes an object of focus for meditation. As the water is heated and the tea is served, the ultimate goal is losing the sense of self while gaining inner peace. The path to mindfulness runs through the center of the tea ceremony. Abundantly illustrated with over 160 drawings and 40 color photos showing every aspect of the ceremony, this book takes readers on a complete tour of furniture and utensils, teahouses and gardens, and numerous other features ofCha-no-Yu. It also delves into the many disciplines included within the broader framework of the tea ceremony--Japanese art, calligraphy, flower arrangements, architecture, gardening, and exquisite handicrafts. Learn more about the experiences of masters of the tea ceremony over the centuries and histories of the various schools and traditions of the art of tea. Full-color photos of tea bowls, teahouses, and gardens reveal the exquisite artistry of the cult of tea and this important Japanese tradition. With a new foreword by award-winning author Laura C. Martin,The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a fascinating exploration of the ritual and Zen philosophy of one of Japan's greatest customs, truly "an epitome of Japanese civilization."

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    Ojibway Ceremonies
  • Author : Basil Johnston
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN : 0803275730
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • The Ojibway Indians were first encountered by the French early in the seventeenth century along the northern shores of Lakes Huron and Superior. By the time Henry Wadsworth Longfellow immortalized them in The Song of Hiawatha, theyøhad dispersed over large areas of Canada and the United States, becoming known as the Chippewas in the latter. A rare and fascinating glimpse of Ojibway culture before its disruption by the Europeans is provided in Ojibway Ceremonies by Basil Johnston, himself an Ojibway who was born on the Parry Island Indian Reserve. Johnston focuses on a young member of the tribe and his development through participation in the many rituals so important to the Ojibway way of life, from the Naming Ceremony and the Vision Quest to the War Path, and from the Marriage Ceremony to the Ritual of the Dead. In the style of a tribal storyteller, Johnston preserves the attitudes and beliefs of forest dwellers and hunters whose lives were vitalized by a sense of the supernatural and of mystery.

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    Siamese State Ceremonies
  • Author : H. G. Quaritch Wales
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN : 0700702695
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    Emma Lea's First Tea Party
  • Author : Babette Donaldson
  • Publisher : Blue Gate Books
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : 0979261201
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Emma Lea is finally old enough to join her mother and aunts for her grandmother's annual birthday tea party.

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    A Ceremony Called Life
  • Author : Tehya Sky
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9781622037124
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • When we gather in ceremony—to welcome a newborn, celebrate a marriage, or bid farewell to those we’ve lost—we are fully present to our lives and in touch with the deep meaning that feeds our souls. Imagine how our lives might change if we brought the same loving attention to every “ordinary” moment. This is the invitation of A Ceremony Called Life, the debut book by new author Tehya Sky. For anyone struggling to find their place and purpose in our ever-changing world, Sky deconstructs our most common spiritual ideas and empowers readers to participate whole-heartedly in the magic and mystery of our human journey. Topics include recalibrating our vision of spirituality; moving through the obstacles that keep us feeling separate; embodying our sacred nature of creator and created; and engaging life as the spiritual practice.

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    Life Ceremony
  • Author : Sayaka Murata
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0802159583
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The long-awaited first short story-collection by the author of the cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, tales of weird love, heartfelt friendships, and the unsettling nature of human existence With Life Ceremony, the incomparable Sayaka Murata is back with her first collection of short stories ever to be translated into English. In Japan, Murata is particularly admired for her short stories, which are sometimes sweet, sometimes shocking, and always imbued with an otherworldly imagination and uncanniness. In these twelve stories, Murata mixes an unusual cocktail of humor and horror to portray both the loners and outcasts as well as turning the norms and traditions of society on their head to better question them. Whether the stories take place in modern-day Japan, the future, or an alternate reality is left to the reader's interpretation, as the characters often seem strange in their normality in a frighteningly abnormal world. In "A First-Rate Material," Nana and Naoki are happily engaged, but Naoki can't stand the conventional use of deceased people's bodies for clothing, accessories, and furniture, and a disagreement around this threatens to derail their perfect wedding day. "Lovers on the Breeze" is told from the perspective of a curtain in a child's bedroom that jealously watches the young girl Naoko as she has her first kiss with a boy from her class and does its best to stop her. "Eating the City" explores the strange norms around food and foraging, while "Hatchling" closes the collection with an extraordinary depiction of the fractured personality of someone who tries too hard to fit in. In these strange and wonderful stories of family and friendship, sex and intimacy, belonging and individuality, Murata asks above all what it means to be a human in our world and offers answers that surprise and linger.

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    Ceremonies for Real Life
  • Author : Carine Fabius
  • Publisher : Council Oak Books
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 188517165X
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Performing ceremonies makes me feel like I have a say in how my life turns out. It makes me feel like I have some form of control in how it all plays out. Taking part in a ceremony means I am asking for help. I put in my request, back it up with the power of my creative intention, and then I try to surrender to the weave already in progress. At least when I am clever, I surrender. Because how I get there or how quickly I arrive is best left in more experienced hands!

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    Wedding Zero to Ceremony Hero
  • Author : Mark Allan Groleau
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN : 9798709337060
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  • Genre : Books
  • 'Wanna write the wedding ceremony your couple actually wants? Wedding Zero to Ceremony Hero is no wham-bam filing cabinet of canned ceremony scripts for you to copy and paste. It's not a data dump of wedding instructions, either. Wedding Zero to Ceremony Hero is a step-by-step, follow-along process. The goal of this book is to teach you two things at once. First, as you read, you'll be learning all the ins and outs of a wedding ceremony-down to the granular details. Second, at the very same time, you'll be transforming yourself into a guide for your wedding couple. When you get to the end of this book, you'll be able to describe all the moving parts of a wedding ceremony, rock a planning session with your couple, and deliver the script they've always wanted. Are you at Wedding Zero? No problem! Mark Allan Groleau has helped thousands of new officiants and celebrants all over the world get rave reviews from their ceremonies. Now it's your turn. This ... is how you get to Ceremony Hero and write the script your couple has always wanted! "Mark's book not only epitomizes his commitment to his craft, but also demonstrates his desire to help the rest of us overcome our ceremony jitters and serve as officiant with total confidence, reverence, and joy. I met Mark as our two worlds collided-his teaching wedding officiant success, and mine teaching mobile notary and loan signing agent success. It's the perfect marriage of industries and passions! (See what I did there?) What truly bonded us, though, is our mutual passion for teaching others. On both fronts, the work matters! As a wedding officiant, whether your couple asked you as a friend or hired you as a professional, you're being counted on to help make their nuptials special. Give your couples, their guests, and yourself the gift of learning from the best so you can deliver a ceremony they will remember forever. Read this book! In fact, read the whole series!" - Bill Soroka, founder of NotaryCoach.com & author of Sign & Thrive: How to Make Six Figures as a Mobile Notary and Loan Signing Agent "More and more, modern couples are enlisting the help of a dear friend or relative to marry them. To pronounce them married. It's a big job, and you're the chosen one for the job of officiant or celebrant. You need this guide! In Mark Allan Groleau, you have an expert officiant guiding you step by step as you craft and execute a modern wedding ceremony. Seriously, we call on Mark quite often and we cannot sing his praises enough. If we were getting married, we'd want Mark to marry us! Whether you are a layman or a professional, this will help you be the best damn wedding officiant you can be. So go ahead - marry your friends! We believe in you, and we believe in Mark's process." - Christy Matthews & Michelle Martinez, hosts/producers of The Big Wedding Planning Podcast & The Big Wedding Planning Master Class

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    The Mountain Chant
  • Author : Washington Matthews
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9788026888895
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  • Genre : History
  • "The ceremony of dsilyídjeqaçàl, or mountain chant—literally, chant towards (a place) within the mountains—is one of a large number practiced by the shamans, or medicine men, of the Navajo tribe. I have selected it as the first of those to be described, because I have witnessed it the most frequently, because it is the most interesting to the Caucasian spectator, and because it is the best known to the whites who visit and reside in and around the Navajo country." Contents: Myth of the Origin of DsilyídjeQaçàl Ceremonies of DsilyídjeQaçàl First Dance (Nahikàï) Second Dance (Great Plumed Arrow) Third Dance Fourth Dance Fifth Dance (Sun) Sixth Dance (Standing Arcs) Seventh Dance Eighth Dance (Rising Sun) Ninth Dance (Hoshkàwn, or Yucca) Tenth Dance (Bear) Eleventh Dance (Fire) The Great Pictures of DsilyídjeQaçàl First Picture (Home of the Serpents) Second Picture (Yays and Cultivated Plants) Third Picture (Long Bodies) Fourth Picture (Great Plumed Arrows) Sacrifices of DsilyídjeQaçàl Original Texts and Translations of Songs, &c. Songs of Sequence First Song of the First Dancers First Song of the Mountain Sheep Sixth Song of the Mountain Sheep Twelfth Song of the Mountain Sheep First Song of the Thunder Twelfth Song of the Thunder First Song of the Holy Young Men, or Young Men Gods Sixth Song of the Holy Young Men Twelfth Song of the Holy Young Men Eighth Song of the Young Women Who Become Bears One of the Awl Songs First Song of the Exploding Stick Last Song of the Exploding Stick First Daylight Song Last Daylight Song Other Songs and Extracts Song of the Prophet to the San Juan River Song of the Building of the Dark Circle Prayer to Dsilyi' Neyáni Song of the Rising Sun Dance Prayer of the Prophet to His Mask Last Words of the Prophet

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    The Tea Ceremony and Women's Empowerment in Modern Japan
  • Author : Etsuko Kato
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN : 9781134372379
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  • Genre : History
  • "By combining anthropological observation with historical examination of the tea ceremony, this book radically revises mainstream discourses surrounding women and the tea ceremony in Japan. It will prove of equal interest to scholars of Japanese Studies, Gender Studies and Anthropology."--Jacket.

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    Ceremony of the Innocent
  • Author : Taylor Caldwell
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 555
  • ISBN : 0449233383
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : American literature
  • Read and download full book Ceremony of the Innocent

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    Scenarios of Power
  • Author : Richard Wortman
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : 509
  • ISBN : 9780691123745
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  • Genre : History
  • This new and abridged edition of Scenarios of Power is a concise version of Richard Wortman's award-winning study of Russian monarchy from the seventeenth century until 1917. The author breaks new ground by showing how imperial ceremony and imagery were not simply displays of the majesty of the sovereign and his entourage, but also instruments central to the exercise of absolute power in a multinational empire. In developing this interpretation, Wortman presents vivid descriptions of coronations, funerals, parades, trips through the realm, and historical celebrations and reveals how these ceremonies were constructed or reconstructed to fit the political and cultural narratives in the lives and reigns of successive tsars. He describes the upbringing of the heirs as well as their roles in these narratives and relates their experiences to the persistence of absolute monarchy in Russia long after its demise in Europe.

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    Tea Ceremony
  • Author : Shozo Sato
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9781462908370
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Explore one of Japan's most beautiful traditions while entertaining your family and friends! Tea Ceremony: Explore the unique Japanese tradition of sharing tea is an exciting and fun way to introduce Asian culture to kids. Readers will learn all the steps for performing a Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony. With this book kids will be able to: Perform the Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony at home through easy-to-follow instructions Explore all the elements of an authentic Japanese tea ceremony, including the tea utensils such as the scoop, whisk, bowl, and fukasa (silk cloth used for cleaning utensils) Know the proper technique for whipping tea, and the different kinds of tea used The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands-on projects readers will explore each art—engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

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    Christian Marriage
  • Author : Joel Foote Bingham
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044018744110
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  • Genre : Marriage
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    The Mountain Chant (Complete Edition)
  • Author : Washington Matthews
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9788027245420
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  • Genre : History
  • This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. "The ceremony of dsilyídjeqaçàl, or mountain chant—literally, chant towards (a place) within the mountains—is one of a large number practiced by the shamans, or medicine men, of the Navajo tribe. I have selected it as the first of those to be described, because I have witnessed it the most frequently, because it is the most interesting to the Caucasian spectator, and because it is the best known to the whites who visit and reside in and around the Navajo country." Contents: Myth of the Origin of DsilyídjeQaçàl Ceremonies of DsilyídjeQaçàl First Dance (Nahikàï) Second Dance (Great Plumed Arrow) Third Dance Fourth Dance Fifth Dance (Sun) Sixth Dance (Standing Arcs) Seventh Dance Eighth Dance (Rising Sun) Ninth Dance (Hoshkàwn, or Yucca) Tenth Dance (Bear) Eleventh Dance (Fire) The Great Pictures of DsilyídjeQaçàl First Picture (Home of the Serpents) Second Picture (Yays and Cultivated Plants) Third Picture (Long Bodies) Fourth Picture (Great Plumed Arrows) Sacrifices of DsilyídjeQaçàl Original Texts and Translations of Songs, &c. Songs of Sequence First Song of the First Dancers First Song of the Mountain Sheep Sixth Song of the Mountain Sheep Twelfth Song of the Mountain Sheep First Song of the Thunder Twelfth Song of the Thunder First Song of the Holy Young Men, or Young Men Gods Sixth Song of the Holy Young Men Twelfth Song of the Holy Young Men Eighth Song of the Young Women Who Become Bears One of the Awl Songs First Song of the Exploding Stick Last Song of the Exploding Stick First Daylight Song Last Daylight Song Other Songs and Extracts Song of the Prophet to the San Juan River Song of the Building of the Dark Circle Prayer to Dsilyi' Neyáni Song of the Rising Sun Dance Prayer of the Prophet to His Mask Last Words of the Prophet