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Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
AS THE WORM TURNS Health and well being are part of the natural birthright of the human being. With all of its organs intact, the right diet, exercise and mental focus, a human body can overcome any disease. Even so, the effects of living in this...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 5
WHERE I LAY MY HEAD IS HOME A foot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, and the world before me, The long brown path before me leading Wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not for good fortune, I myself am good fortune, Henceforth I...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Principles of Wiccan Belief
In the spring Witchmeet held April 1974 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Councel of American Witches adopted this statement entitled "The Principles of Wiccan Belief." The statement was created in hopes to bring awareness to the general public as well...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Raising the World Mind (GM10-11)
Part 1 | Part 2 Part 1 The wise live in accord with natural laws. It is they who understand that the laws of nature are much higher than the laws of man, because breaking them implies penalties far greater than a fine or prison sentence. When a person...
Mind >> World Mind
Buddha, the enlightened one, is primarily referred to Siddhartha Sakyamuni Gautama, the historical founder of Buddhism. He was a prince of a small kingdom in Kalinga (now Orissa), Northern India.
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy

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Gandhi's Ascetic Activism - SUNY Press
underlying mechanics of Gandhi's widely publicized ascetic practices as he related them to ... political activism and asceticism—especially the practice of ascetic.
than the earliest ascetic exposition of John's food by Clement of. Alexandria (c. ...
Bodies of Sanctity: Ascetic Practices in Late - Florida State University
Jan 10, 2006 Bodies of Sanctity: Ascetic Practices in Late Imperial China. Jimmy Y. Yu.
Lobetti, Tullio Federico (2011) Faith in the flesh: body and ascetic
Body and Ascetic Practices in a. Contemporary Japanese Religious Context. Tullio Federico LOBETTI.
Pain and Power. Reflections on Ascetic Agency
papers a photograph of an Indian ascetic who had taken a bath in the sacred ... ascetic disciplines and practices is to be able to conceptual- ize what is ...

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Purpose of Meditation is to Break all Human Bondage
He had damaged himself physically through excessive ascetic practices. Then one day he had decided to abandon all these practices, rituals and disciplines as being vain and without much significance, and had gone off into some faraway mountain village, ...
What a shrine with dogs reveals about the state of puritan Islam in Pakistan
For example, Lord Shiva, in his terrifying form, ugra, is accompanied by a pack of dogs, while he is depicted as mendicant ascetic. In Tantrism ....
Lent is in progress: What did you give up?
We jolt ourselves out of normal behaviors, and practice some mildly ascetic practices," he said. The Lenten season continues for 40 days — it began Feb. 10 and ends on Easter weekend.
'Shiva,' final work by Indian dance master Chitresh Das, will debut this
Fasting, prayer, almsgiving brings us closer to God
And he commands fasting not merely as an ascetic practice, but rather to foster in us that self-mastery that we will need to prevail when Satan puts our faithfulness to the test.

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