Religious beliefs and practices

News, articles, and daily documents on religions, beliefs, and practices in the mystical and spiritual realm.

Month of Kislev

Mes de Kislev / Month of Kislev

The month of Kislev witnesses the manifestation of two states of faith, one active and one passive (bitachon, trust). The miracle of Chanukah shows the active confidence of the Chashmonaim (Maccabim) in their ability to rise and fight against the Hellenistic empire and its culture.

Our Lady of Chiquinquira

Virgen de Chiquinquirá / Our Lady of Chiquinquira

She is known as the Lady of El Saladillo. Because she made the conscious decision to dwell among the underprivileged, mulattos, little blacks, artisans and servants of the white owners of the Plaza Mayor.

Month of Cheshvan

Mes de Jeshvan / Month of Cheshvan

Scorpio is known by the Hebrew name Akrav and the Aramaic name Cheshvan (in some sources it is also called Mar-Jeshvan, meaning bitter). Since the letters of the name Cheshvan (Jet-Shin-Vav-Nun) are similar to those of the Hebrew word cheshvon, meaning bead, they serve as a sign of the internal beads that the person must keep this month.

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