holy water


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water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic purification

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"I was within two paces of you, monsieur," replied the procurator's wife; "but you did not perceive me because you had no eyes but for the pretty lady to whom you just now gave the holy water."
"The signs just now, and the holy water! But that must be a princess, at least--that lady with her Negro boy and her maid!"
Court holy water! Kings have always a marvellous talent for offering us that which they know we will not accept, and in appearing generous without risk.
ISLAMABAD -- Zamzam water is being provided to Pakistani pilgrims upon their return at all small airports, while Hujjaj landing on big airports will get the holy water at Jeddah and Medina airports.
Makkah -- Zamzam water is being provided to Pakistani pilgrims upon their return at all small airports, while Hujjaj landing on big airports will get the holy water at Jeddah and Medina airports.
Summary: Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 31 (ANI): In a bid to facilitate devotees and pilgrims, the Central government has made available packaged bottles containing holy water (Gangajal) at post offices in Moradabad city of Uttar Pradesh.
A Catholic bishop will spray holy water over an entire city from a military helicopter in an attempt to conquer the demons he believes are plaguing it.
Air India has decided to allow hajj pilgrims to transport Zamzam water back to India after it received serious flak on social media following its decision to ban the holy water onboard.
India's flag carrier has decided to provide an additional baggage allowance of five kilograms to the passengers returning from Saudi Arabia after Haj exclusively for Zamzam (holy water) cans, airline officials announced on Tuesday, July 9.
Imposed with immediate effect, the ban was supposed to run until September 15 when the last batch of Indian Haj pilgrims fly back to their home country with the holy water.
People are also present to provide the holy water to people with special needs, Saudi Gazette reported.
BOHEMIANS goalkeeper James Talbot has revealed one of the secrets of his success - holy water.
Pope Francis asperses holy water as he ushers in Holy Week in St Peter's Square at the Vatican
During the ceremony, Huiyen twirled and swirled for a total of 150 rotations while splashing holy water, like a "gyroscopic sprinkler" for an impressive four minutes; unfortunately, she became queasy at the end and started to spew like a geyser.
An Orthodox priest arrives in a horse-drawn carriage after midday amid the cheers of spectators and starts sprinkling holy water on animals and owners rotating around his carriage in a chaotic and very noisy procession.