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Am I Damned?: Part 2
CAVEAT: It is impossible to answer a "theological" question simply and correctly at the same time. The reason for this is the fact that the theological arena involves reality not only beyond our capacity to adequately express, but even beyond that,...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
This month's rune, Kenaz, is the sixth rune of the first aett of the Elder Futhark. Thus, we are now one-quarter of the way through our journey into the runes! The phonetic value of Kenaz is the hard "k" sound. One basic meaning of "Kenaz"...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Our rune for this month is known in reconstructed Common Germanic as *Wunjo, and is used for the sound represented by the English letter W. After the Anglo-Saxons began to write with a modified form of Roman Script (the letters being used to write this...
Divination >> Rune Stones
People of the Book: Fighting the Holy War
At the heart of most of the world's great religions, there is a sacred text. This is usually a compilation of the words of the enlightened founder of the path or the interpretations of the life and teachings of this founder. Within this text is contained the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
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
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic

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This article will describe Christian asceticism, establish its foundation, and survey its practice. Christian asceticism.
Discuss the growth and impact of asceticism/monasticism upon the
Orthodox Asceticism
Our topic for this evening is Orthodox Asceticism.
The Origins of Asceticism
Portrays Origen as an ascetic exemplar.
Singing the Glory of Asceticism: Devotion of Asceticism in Jainism

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The night of spiritual bliss
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It's a fashionable asceticism - the armor of a trusty leather jacket, or a shaved head, or a piercing that dares a passerby to look. It's an A for anarchy.
Anna's India: Why a sob story works better than logic
Aman Sharma/PTI The hunger strike resonates with the Indian public for two reasons: one, that there is a civilisational respect for asceticism; two, that we have all been fed a certain line non-stop about how independence was won from the British.
Money doesn't bring you true wealth
And far from any call to asceticism, I've experienced a delightful and, I believe, God-given irony.
The infinity pool of patriotism
Now if you look at Giridharadas's rediscovery, Ghosn's frugality and Murthy's asceticism , you see Indianization redrawing the map of globalisation . It is inclusive, expansive , instinctive, accommodating .

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Asceticism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Asceticism definition at, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!
Ascetic - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
practicing strict self-denial as a measure of personal and especially spiritual discipline. 2. : austere in appearance, manner, or attitude.
The word asceticism comes from the Greek askesis which means practice, bodily exercise, and more especially, atheletic training.
Asceticism is the practice of austere self-discipline, voluntary undertaken, in order to achieve a higher or spiritual ideal.

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