Water is essential to all life and many civilizations have considered it a major element or basic substance. It has individual, social, natural, and religious meanings in cultures of many centuries and across the globe. In fact, water plays a role in rituals more often than any other element or material form. This talk will discuss religious roles of water and various beliefs and practices of spiritual bathing.
August Worship Theme: Wonder
“If I had influence with the good fairy... I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.” — Rachel Carson