According to Islamic belief the words of God are whispered into a child’s ear at birth.
In the Christian church Easter is a traditional time for baptisms, a rite of passage, in this case the first step into the Christian family. Other rites of passage are marriage, the birth of a child, their first day at nursery or school and later graduation from college or university.
There will be different things according to the country you live in. What do you do to celebrate an engagement for instance ? What rituals are associated with a marriage?
We like to share information about our culture and traditions on the English forum. Do write and tell us what you do to celebrate these rites of passage.
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