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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...
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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
Bibles Do Not Equal Wisdom
Bibles do not equal wisdom. In other words, all forms of spiritual text no matter how eloquently stated, cannot actually grant wisdom to the reader, merely through the act of reading. Words are only the representations of things, but not the things themselves....
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
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...
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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...
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6 The Ascetic Practices (Dhutangas)
Bodies of Sanctity: Ascetic Practices in Late Imperial China
Women's Ascetic Practices during the Song
Discuss the growth and impact of asceticism/monasticism upon the
ascetic life, which also helped influence this practice of monasticism.
Leading the Life of Angels: Ascetic Practice and Reflection in the
Ascetic Practice and Reflection in the Writings of Evagrius of Pontus. David E. Linge.

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About Jiuhua Mountain Temple Fair
After 75 years of ascetic practices and meditations of the Dharma, he passed away at the age of 99 on July 30 of the lunar calendar. His dead body was put in a vat for three years yet remained uncorrupted.
The Nine Days of Av and Vegetarianism
The traditional mourning rituals of Tishat Hayamim stem from second temple ascetic practices, which included vegetarianism. The impetus for Tishat Hayamim stems from the mishnaic statement that, “From the first days of Av, one lessens one's joy.
The spiritual system of Islam
They invented spiritual exercises and their ascetic practices which will kill one's physical desires and render the body senseless, and even useless.

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Asceticism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ascetic practices definition of Ascetic practices in the Free Online
asceticism rejection of bodily pleasures through sustained self-denial and self- mortification, with the objective of strengthening spiritual life.
Ascetic practices - definition of Ascetic practices by the Free Online
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Religious Ascetism - Its Abuse

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