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.
March Worship Theme: Evil
“If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?” — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn