Sacraments Sacredly

Sacred

Meanings and phrases

sacred

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. concerned with religion or religious purposes
  2. made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use; consecrated; sanctified
  3. worthy of respect or dedication
  4. worthy of religious veneration; hallowed
  5. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person

Doctor of Sacred Theology

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in theology; STD

Sacred College

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) the body of cardinals who advise the Pope and elect new Popes; College of Cardinals

Sacred Trinity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead; Trinity; Holy Trinity; Blessed Trinity

sacred cow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person unreasonably held to be immune to criticism

sacred fig

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists; pipal; pipal tree; pipul; peepul; bo tree; Ficus religiosa

sacred ibis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. African ibis venerated by ancient Egyptians; Threskiornis aethiopica

sacred lotus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers; lotus; Indian lotus; Nelumbo nucifera

sacred mushroom

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin; mescal button; magic mushroom

sacred scripture

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group; scripture

sacred text

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity; sacred writing; religious writing; religious text
E.g.
  • In 1899 he published "Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches", which he claimed had been a sacred text for Italian witches.
  • At the top of the hierarchy was the Insular half-uncial (or "Insular majuscule"), used for important documents and sacred text.
  • Leela Charitra Leela Charitra is a biography of Chakradhar Swami, the guru of the Mahanubhava sect, and is a sacred text of that sect.

sacred writing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity; sacred text; religious writing; religious text

sacred music

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wolf's sacred music shows influence of C.P.E.
  • The mass, like his other sacred music, is popular in Germany.
  • He also composed aguinaldos, hymns, danzones and sacred music.

most sacred

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Islam, the Quran is considered to be the most sacred source of law.
  • Alex risks everything – and may not make it to the most sacred of days.
  • The club is named after the Sacred Cave Fovu, one of the most sacred place.

sacred place

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In other cases the skull is put in sacred place.
  • The mutt is a peaceful and sacred place with powerful vibrations.
  • This sacred place is well known as "Kanwa Gundi"(in Malayalam "kannikund").

considered sacred

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The sheep which Balumama had were considered sacred.
  • It is still considered sacred by the Choctaw.
  • The place where vluchala lightning was considered sacred.

sacred texts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Shruthi Śruti is Hindu sacred texts.
  • The Book of Mormon is one of four sacred texts or standard works of the LDS Church.
  • Many religions treat eschatology as a future event prophesied in sacred texts or in folklore.

sacred sites

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are sacred sites located in Mecca; Mina, Arafat, and Muzdalifah.
  • Ten sacred sites were also documented by Daniel Krencker and Willy Schietzschmann in 1938.
  • They are known mainly from inscriptions on statues and stelae left in sacred sites as votive offerings.

sacred places

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They spend their time on Parnassus, which is one of their sacred places.
  • Accordingly, demons guarded sacred places or the gates to the netherworld.
  • He used a pestle that he would place in equilibrium near the sacred places.

sacred site

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A sacred site at Tel Dan has been excavated southwest of Mount Hermon.
  • The Big Horn Medicine Wheel is a sacred site to many people of many nations.
  • Western pilgrims to Jerusalem during the eleventh century found much of the sacred site in ruins."

sacred and secular

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many late medieval Christmas customs incorporated both sacred and secular themes.
  • His blessings are sought when beginning study of both sacred and secular subjects.
  • As a LeSEA O&O, KEEN-CA broadcast programming that can be defined as a mix between sacred and secular.

sacred grove

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She hung it in a sacred grove at Tegea as a dedication to Artemis.
  • The sacred grove called Paradhevatha Kavu is well maintained and attracts many visitors.
  • The Munda, Ho, Santhal and Oraon tribe followed the Sarna religion, where Sarna means sacred grove.

sacred objects

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He associated sacred objects with fetishes, and sacred formulae with magic formulae.
  • Ursula is offered a deal where the other clans will offer their help if she gives them sacred objects belonging to her family.
  • These feelings of exaltation, he argued, ultimately lead people to believe that there were forces that governed sacred objects.
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