Identity and Belonging
What makes / influences your identity?
What groups or communities do people belong to?
Duty and free will. Genesis 1
Hindu stages of life (ashramas) and duty (dharma)
Rites of Passage
Christian Infant Baptism (Christening) or dedication
Hindu Birth Ceremonies (samskars)
e.g. the naming (nam samskar) and head shaving (mundan)
Christian initiation rites e.g. Confirmation or Adult / Believer's Baptism
Why do communities celebrate together?
Christian worship i.e Holy Communion.
Hindu worship or puja.
e.g. Christmas and Easter, Diwali and Holi.