RELIGION

Daily Meditation: Purim

Traditional hamantaschen cookies for the Jewish festival of Purim.
Traditional hamantaschen cookies for the Jewish festival of Purim.

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.

Today's meditation features a song sung on the Jewish holiday of Purim. "Chag Purim" captures the liveliness of the holiday, celebrated with songs, dancing and merriment.

Chag Purim

Chag Purim, Chag Purim, chag gadol la Yehudim. Masechot v'raashanim, zemirot v'rakadim. Hava narisha, raash, raash, raash. Hava narisha - raash, raash, raash - b'raashanim.

The festival of Purim, the festival of Purim, a great festival for the Jews. Masks and noisemakers, songs and dancing. Let's make noise - noise, noise, noise - with noisemakers.

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