A ceremonial bath performed in the worship of a Deity or the coronation of a king.
the ritual of purification of body parts or of various items by bathing or sprinkling water
sprinkling, anointment, royal unction], coronation.
annointing“ – a form of consecration, often involving sprinkling, that transforms an heir apparent into a royal sovereign, or a novice into a monk or member of a religious order. In Tantra, abhisheka qualifies a person to initiate or consecrate others.
Sprinkling or pouring of water, milk etc. Often used in religious, yogic or ceremonial contexts, particularly in tantric rituals. A ritual of empowerment also used to denote initiation in general.
( Skt. / Tib. wang): Also known as "empowerment" in the vajrayana tradition. A ritual initiation into a mandala of a particular Buddhist practice, empowerment is conferred by a lineage teacher who is a recipient and practitioner of such transmissions. Thus, the student is empowered to perform the practice.