A declaration of divine favor, or an invocation imploring divine favor on some or something; a benediction; a wish of happiness pronounces.
A means of happiness; that which promotes prosperity and welfare; a beneficent gift.
Bestowal of God's favor.
A favor or gift from God.
blessing is a gift of God’s favor, or a prayer that asks for God’s protection and care.
the act of declaring favor and goodness upon others; God promised to bless all nations through Abraham (Genesis 12:3); the believer is blessed with all spiritual blessings (Ephesians 1:3).
a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
the act of praying for divine protection
a gift from God, but it is a gift that comes with some empowerment or enablement
a hopeful prayer
a public declaration of a favored status with God
a ritual ceremony by which a priest makes persons or things holy for divine service or calls down the favor of God on what he blesses
a short ceremony that takes place after the official marriage ritual
a sort of "dedication" of the person or object to God and His will
a special temporary bonus granted by a god , through his avatar against a payment in gold
a word, or a ritual, that promises that all will be well
A sacerdotal pronouncement of God's love and favor, addressed to one or more persons. A blessing may also be used to consecrate or dedicate something to holy use.
The ceremony in which a man and woman are engrafted into the lineage of the True Parents as a married couple. It is a ceremony of rebirth and the starting point for a couple to establish a true family and change its lineage from Satan's dominion to God's.
A temporary bonus granted by an NPC, usually for a price.
Blessing, bless Divine favor and approval; blessing is a mark of God's grace and evidence of his protecting and prospering presence; in return people can bless God as a display of gratitude for his goodness. See Chapter 1.
Also known as adhisthana. In the vajrayana tradition, a student who has genuine devotion and proper motivation can receive the blessings of the lineage. Blessings are usually bestowed by one's teacher and other lineage masters, or can be received through heartfelt connection to one's practice. Blessings awaken a greater sense of awareness in the practitioner.
A blessing, (also used to refer to bestowing of such) is the infusion of something with holiness, divine will, or one's hopes. Within Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Anglicanism and similar traditions, formal blessings of the church are performed by bishops, priests, and sometimes deacons, but as in many other religions, anyone may formally bless another.