Ritual (संस्कार)


Prenatal/Perinatal Period

  • Machābu Byengke (Birth-Cleansing)
  • Machā Jangku (Infant Rice-Feeding)
  • Busãkhāye (Birth-hair Scissoring)

"Typical Newah antiquities"

Marking Coming-of-Age

Old-Age Longevity Ceremony

Jangku is a ceremony that is attained at a late time of life to mark his/her longevity. It is celebrated during five different phases of geezerhood.

  • First phase: Bhimarathārohan:: 77 years 7 months 7 days
  • Second phase: Chandrarathārohan:: 83 years 4 months 4 days
  • Third phase: Devarathārohan:: 88 years 8 months 8 days
  • Fourth phase: Divyarathārohan:: 99 years 9 months 9 days
  • Fifth phase: MahāDivyarathārohan:: 105 years 8 months 8 days

Sithãn (Death)

  • Nhenabu
  • Ghasu
  • Latyā:
  • Khulā
  • Dakilā (Sharādda)
  • Nitithi
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