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EXORCISM Exorcism is performed in incidences of demonic possessions which is generally distinguished from spiritual possession Exorcism has been defined as the rite of driving out devils and demons from possessed persons Exorcism is derived from the Greek preposition ek with horkizo which means I cause you to swear and refers to putting the spirit or demon on oath or invoking a higher authority to bind the entity in order to control and command it to act contrary to its own will The act of exorcism enables one who has been possessed earlier to lead a normal life Technically exorcism is not driving out a devil or demon but placing it on oath It is believed that not only did Christ exorcise but gave the power to his disciples Exorcism Is also known as deliverance ministry a practice in which gifted people heal the possessed by the power of their touch and prayers The right of exorcism is mainly thought to be practiced by Roman Catholics however other religions such as Hinduism Islam Buddhism Shinto and others also have some form of exorcism rituals Exorcism takes place where there is a definite connection between the entity and the victim for example their bedroom or residence The entity wants a place to be in or it must return to hell An existence out of hell is what the devil or demon is fighting for and therefore he decides to take cover in the body of a human being The devil has total control over the victims body movements actions etc the victim speaks in the voice of the devil and tends to hurt himself as commanded or ordered by the demon or devil The greatest danger to the exorcist is becoming possessed by the demon or devil himself The exorcist and his assistant must be physically strong and relatively guiltless None must have any secret sins which the devil
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