The act of exorcising; the driving out of evil spirits from persons or places by conjuration; also, the form of conjuration used.
Conjuration for raising spirits.
The act of driving one or more evil spirits from the body of a person.
A religious ceremony used to expel evil spirits or demons.
Said to be a holy rite used to cast out any bad entity from a living persons body or a location.
to drive away evil and unwanted spirits
The casting out of evil spirits by ritualistic chanting or torture.
The removal of bad or uninvited entities or energies from a place or person which they may have taken over or inhabit by use of psychic concentration or magick. Compare with: Cleansing
A ritual for ridding a person or object possessed by evil or demonic spirits by means of incantation (a verbal formula). See also "devil/demon," "displacement," "possession," "scapegoat," and "taboo."
A ritual to expel an unwelcome entity from a person or place which it is influencing or possessing.
A specific religious ceremony designed to drive out or remove spirits from either the bodies of living persons or homes plagued by inexplicable phenomena attributed to spirit activity.
A rite or process for delivering unenlightened spirits out of a presence or situation.
Removing a possessing being (such as a demon) from a victim. Also, removing a ghost from a haunting. Fairy - A supernatural creature described as a tiny human with wings.
freeing from evil spirits
an attempt to evict demons or spirits from the body of a (normally living) human being
a religious rite for driving Satan or evil spirits out of a possessed person, place, or thing
a religious rite to drive evil spirits out of a possessed person, place or object
Ceremonial expulsion of invading spiritual/demonic entities from a person or dwelling, present in virtually every worldly culture. The Jewish and Catholic Christian faiths each have a formal 'Rite of Exorcism' to be conducted by the respective Rabbi or Priest.
a religious ritual whose purpose is removal of an evil spirit believed to be inhabiting a person's body and causing mental illness.
Traditionally, the magical process of driving out negative entities. In herb magic, a powerful purification.
Ritual designed to free someone from the possession of a demon or devil. Deliverance. An exorcism can also be performed on a dwelling or place.
The act of casting out evil spirits by prayers or incantations
Exorcism is a process that aims to prevent a haunting from continuing. It is generally carried out by a member of the clergy, who attempts to 'cast out' bad spirits from a person or place. Exorcisms are still performed to this day, but the Anglican church usually insists on a complete analysis of the case beforehand, such as a social worker or doctor's report. Poltergeist cases usually do not respond to exorcism.
The removal of a spirit by using a religious ceremony.
A religious rite used to cast out a ghost, spirit or entity from a livingpersons body or a particular location.
Ritual used to drive away a spirit contrary to exorcists will.
The driving out of evil spirits from persons or places with authority derived from Christ.
the use of prayers, chants and incantations to case a demon from a person's body. Exorcisms are normally practiced by highly trained and well-grounded in their faith persons.
The act or ritual of casting or driving out unwanted spirits out from whoever or wherever they are haunting.
the expulsion or banishing of unwanted forces or entities from a person, place, or thing
The process of expelling or removing an evil spirit by religious ceremony.
Ritual used to drive out evil spirits.
The expulsion of a ghost, spirit, demon, or other entity, thought to be possessing or haunting a human being or location.
The act of driving out an unwanted spirit through religious or formal ceremonies. Fake A person who pretends to be a psychic/intuitive or medium, sometimes with the best intentions such as "to make you feel better".
The banishment of an entity or entities i.e. spirits, ghosts and demons that is thought to possess or haunt a location or human being or animal. The ritual, which can be religious in nature, is conducted by an exorcist who will call upon a Higher Power to cast away any evil forces that may reside there.
The expulsion, by psychic means of an unwelcome entity from a person or place which it is influencing or possessing.
A ritual used when a person is possessed by a disembodied entity to cast that entity out of the person's body and thus heal the person. Though there are other practitioners that perform exorcisms, the best-known rites of exorcism are those practiced by the Roman Catholic Church.
The term comes from the Greek exousia, meaning "oath". The literal meaning is to put out demons, spirits or any other entities that are supposedly possessing a living person or causing disturbance within a household of the living. Roman Catholics are the only Christians who offer a formal exorcism rite dating back to about 1614. When comparing the different practices, it seems that no one really knows how to exorcise these spirits. It appears to be more luck than judgement, which is dependant on the attitude of the demon or the one suffering the possession.
Any method to expel from an individual or place: 1. Satan, 2. some other demon, 3. multiple evil spirits, or 4. an offensive ghost (discarnate human). Exorcism may include commanding the alleged offender, attempts at persuasion, rituals, special prayers, spells, or symbolism.
Exorcism (from Late Latin exorcismus, from Greek exorkizein - to adjure) is the practice of evicting demons or other evil spiritual entities from a person or place of which they have possessed (taken control of). The practice is quite ancient and still part of the belief system of many religions.