Orthodox Judaism/Nazarite vow
מקום שרו wrote at 2014-12-03 08:18:59
The vow, if violated, has no way to be atoned for or ended, as there is currently no Temple, and therefore no place to offer the required offerings. Also, no matter the length of time you thought you chose for this vow, it is in effect forever, or until a Temple is rebuilt, as there are required offerings to be made at the conclusion of the vow. You should be very careful not to offer any sacrifices anywhere other than the Temple, as that is specifically forbidden by Torah, where G-d commands us to not make sacrifices in the place of our own choosing, but only in the place in which He chooses. Since He chose the Temple for us, we are not free to choose another place.