Animal sacrifice
Animal sacrifice is the ritual killing and offering of an animal to appease or maintain favour with a deity. Such forms of sacrifice are practised within many religions around the world and have appea...
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Idi meat
Idi (Malayalam ഇടി ഇറച്ചി) meat is the method of killing animals for consumption in Kerala, India. It involves hitting an animal in its forehead with a thick piece of wood or metal block to kill it in...
Dhabihah
Dhabīḥah (or zabiha, Arabic: ذَبِيْحَة‎ dhabīḥah [ðæˈbiːħɐ], 'slaughter') is, in Islamic law, the prescribed method of ritual slaughter of all animals excluding locusts, fish, and most sea-l...
Comparison of Islamic and Jewish dietary laws
The Islamic dietary laws (Halal) and the Jewish dietary laws (Kashrut; in English, Kosher) are both quite detailed, and contain both points of similarity and discord. Both are dietary laws of Abrahami...
Shechita
The Hebrew term shechita (anglicized: /ʃəxiːˈtɑː/; Hebrew: שחיטה‎, [ʃχiˈta]), also transliterated shehitah, shechitah, shehita, means the slaughtering of mammals and birds for food. In Hebrew th...
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Pemmican
Pemmican is a concentrated mixture of fat and protein used as a nutritious food. The word comes from the Cree word pimîhkân, which itself is derived from the word pimî, "fat, grease". It was invented ...
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Horse sacrifice
Many Indo-European religious branches show evidence for horse sacrifice, and comparative mythology suggests that they derive from a Proto-Indo-European (PIE) ritual.
Often horses are sacrificed in...
Holocaust (sacrifice)
A holocaust is a religious animal sacrifice that is completely consumed by fire. The word derives from the Ancient Greek holocaustos (ὁλόκαυστος from ὅλος "whole" and καυστός "burnt"), which is used s...
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Lamb of God
Lamb of God (Greek: ἀμνὸς τοῦ θεοῦ, amnos tou theou; Latin: Agnus Dei) is a title for Jesus that appears in the Gospel of John. It appears at John 1:29, where John the Baptist sees Jesus and e...
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Hecatomb
In Ancient Greece, a hecatomb (/ˈhɛkətuːm/ or /ˈhɛkətoʊm/; Ancient Greek: ἑκατόμβη hekatómbē) was a sacrifice to the gods of 100 cattle (hekaton = one hundred, bous = bull). In practice, as few a...
Animal sacrifice in Hinduism
Practices of Hindu animal sacrifice are mostly associated with Shaktism, and in currents of folk Hinduism strongly rooted in local tribal traditions. Animal sacrifices were carried out in ancient time...
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Matagh
In Armenian Christian tradition, matagh (Armenian: մատաղ mataġ) is a lamb or a rooster slated for sacrifice to God, a ritual which has continued from the pagan past. In many regions of Armenia tod...
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Kutha meat
Kutha (Kuttha) meat is defined as "meat of animal or fowl slaughtered slowly", as prescribed by the Halal and Kosher rituals. It has been more broadly defined as "killing an animal with a prayer", or ...
Proto-Indo-European religion
Proto-Indo-European religion is not directly attested, but reconstruction has been attempted based on the existence of similarities among the deities, religious practices and mythologies of the Indo-E...
Jhatka
Jhatka or Chatka meat (Hindi: झटका jhaṭkā [dʒʰəʈkɑ]; Punjabi: ਝਟਕਾ , جھٹکا chàṭkā [tʃə̀ʈkɑ]; from Sanskrit ghātaka "killing") is meat from an animal that has been killed by a single strike of...
Homo Necans
Homo Necans: the Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual and Myth is a book on ancient Greek religion and mythology by Walter Burkert. It won the Weaver Award for Scholarly Literature, awarde...
Schlachtfest
A Schlachtfest is the German term for the ritual or ceremonial slaughter of an animal, which is often followed by feast. Today, it usually refers to the practice in many parts of Germany, such as the ...
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Bans on ritual slaughter
The legal aspects of ritual slaughter include the regulation of slaughterhouses, butchers, and religious personnel involved with traditional shechita (Jewish) and dhabiha (Islamic). Regulations also m...
Canadian canoe routes (early)
Canadian canoe routes (early): This article covers the water routes used by early explorers of Canada with special emphasis on the fur trade.
Both Canada and Siberia were explored mainly by river ...
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Legal aspects of ritual slaughter
The legal aspects of ritual slaughter include the regulation of slaughterhouses, butchers, and religious personnel involved with traditional shechita (Jewish) and dhabiha (Islamic). Regulations also m...
Animal sacrifice in Sikhism
Ritual slaughter of animals (mostly goats) which employs technique of Jhatka is practiced by certain sects within Sikhism on certain religious events. This sacrifice is now only popular among Nihan...