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My altars

Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by RayofLight, Apr 14, 2021.

  1. RayofLight

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    My grandmother is a christian. My aunt's ashes and her picture on the second shelf. She died 2018. My other grandmother is on a similar table rather than altar and her family I set there.

    I have a wide space. I'm not too much of a prayer person so I experience family and spirits in silence or meditation. Right now I'm trying to figure how to clean up junk in my past one by one. Hopefully with my families' help but even today I'm not close to them only mother and my aunt.
     
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    crossfire Antinomian feminist heretic freak ☿
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    My phurba is still on it as part of a recent healing ritual. Altar1.png
     
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  5. RayofLight

    RayofLight They/Them

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    This may be a dumb question but what is a phurba?
     
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    crossfire Antinomian feminist heretic freak ☿
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    It's a highly symbolic ritual implement that employs wrathful emotions in a manner to employ positive transformation. It's the piece stuck into the orange sand like a tent peg.
    Kīla (Buddhism) - Wikipedia
     
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    You give money too, huh. I do-well, when I moved it, forgot to put it back. I found it helps save money cause you don't want to give it and then take it back.
     
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    RayofLight They/Them

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    I didn't even notice the money lol.
     
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    The Hammer White Wolf - kvite ulfh
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    Since everyone is posting their Altars too. Here's mine. I keep it in a closable cabinet at the moment.

    I plan on adding a space for some ashes of my deceased grandparents as a focus for Ancestor veneration (small urns).
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    I couldn't help but notice your pacific northwest foraging book; I got one too. :D
     
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    The Hammer White Wolf - kvite ulfh
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    That was the book you noticed? Lol. It's a good one, and I need to sit down and read it cover to cover w/notation soon.
     
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    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    I remember the term for that....uh....animated
    flying stabby knifey thing in the movie, The Shadow.
    How about that....I learned something.
    Kīla (Buddhism) - Wikipedia
     
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    Mhm! I've got my own field journal for various natural observations; I have a section devoted entirely to foraged food and medicine. We have a lot of that up here!

    The whole thing is written in my own rune set, though, so I'm sure if anyone were to look at it then it'd probably be reminiscent of a cross between the Voynich Manuscript and the Codex Regius. It'd be just as confusing, too. :D
     
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    I heard The Shadow works for the NSA now, since the whole crime fighting thing is done on the internet these days. He just goes through people's internet search history, but now he definitely know what evil lurks in the hearts of men. o_O
     
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    These altars are not what I expected. I expected something..... creepier :joycat:
     
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    Really? Why?
     
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    B761E43A-2975-415C-8111-61B0B7D34736.jpeg Not an altar, just a prayer and meditation space. The little statue keeps me company, the clouds are what I really like to watch...
     
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    I guess it is because it is the Christian stereotype and I watch too much anime and I plat too many fantasy video games with evil looking gods?
     
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    Rival Ankh, Wedja, Seneb
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