A Pandit, and their caste is Brahmin. Wrong - a pundit is any person who has knowledge of a particular subject regardless of caste. The word Pundit is so widely used in weste…rn culture that it is now defined in English/American dictionary. I see this word pundit being used daily referring to experts and not brahims. ------------ For the different languages that India has..there are different terms. A few examples: Maharaj, swami, melshanti, namboothiri, A pandit when translated in English is a priest.And according to Hinduism a pandit has to be a brahmin. Hindu priests are called pujaree or Maharaja
Candidates for the Roman Catholic priesthood are trained in religious facilities known as 'seminaries', where they study three years of philosophy, followed by four years of t…raditional Roman Rite theology. Candidates for the Anglican priesthood primarily train in residential theological colleges where they undergo two or three years' training in theology, scripture, and practical aspects related to ministry. Alternatively they can sometimes train part-time remaining parish-based and complete their studies by attending theological colleges part time for residential weekends and other courses. Priests of the Eastern Rite and Orthodox Churches may, in modern times, encounter some difficulties in that they may have to travel abroad because much of their training takes place in a monastic situation.
They are in charge of taking care of the daily rituals of a temple. Some of the rituals are: 1. Reciting prayers 2. Performing pooja/yaaga 3. Make of…ferings to the deity 4. Performing special prayers/pooja as requested by devotees There maybe additional responsibilities as well.
The Hindu preist dresses the Murti (the statue of the God/Goddess) and gets the Mandir (Temple) and shrine ready for worship. He then performs the Arti ceremony, which is wher…e the priest faces each God/Goddess in turn. He rings a bell with one hand and at the same time he makes circles with an Arti lamp with his other hand. The Arti lamp is a special oil lamp with several flames. Hope this is helpful for you. And he's another website link to help you: http://www.asia.si.edu/pujaonline/puja/temples.html x
Hindu priests and religious scholars are called Brahmins or Pujaari
The dress of the priest may vary from region to region. In the north, mostly it is Dhoti and kurta. In the south they might wear, dhoti without shirt. Instead they might… just hang a cloth like a towel on their shoulders.
The Hindu priests do not traditionally wear shirts when they are doing their services. The Hindu priests generally wear the orange or white wrap around called a 'lungi' or… 'Dhothi'.
They do have have priest but not in the traditional sense, because they use cows as there teachers and forgivers (priest)
Yes. Hindu priests can get married.
Address him as"Maharaj".
Sanyasi it means one who through the family. He came out from the family, he was searching truth and knowledge
Priests receive their training in a seminary where they are taught (mostly) by other priests. In my minor seminary there was a Jewish woman who taught us Latin, and in my majo…r seminary there was a famous theologian who was a married layman, who taught us moral theology. The last year of training, after ordination to the diaconate is usually in a parish, although he comes back to his seminary for final training in saying the Mass, hearing confessions, etc.
Yes. According to Hindu philosophy, a person should pass through 4 stages of life and this applies to Priests aswell. 1. childhood from birth 2. student at age 8 - learn o…ne's trade 3. Marriage usually at 21 - Responsible for one's parent, children and the community around them 4. Retired from general responsibility of life - Sanyasa/sadhu - in search of Moksha
There was a blackbird knocking on my window on Wednesday at about 11.00am really hard the blackbird woke me, my son and my daughter. i thought the blackbird was in the house. …I went to have a look near the window when i went near to the window it started moving away and there was another one sitting on the T.V aerial, i was very shaken up, cause i woke up from a dream that my husband was lieing inthe road drunk, and i could also see my sister-in-laws, mum in the back ground. please let me know what does this mean