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Buddhism: An Overview
BUDDHISM, as recognized by its million followers in the eastern and western world, is both a religion and a philosophy. It originated from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who become the Supreme Buddha.
Religions >> Buddhism
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Rituals, invocations and sacred space
"There is a single main definition of the object of all magickal Ritual. It is the uniting of the Microcosm with the Macrocosm. The Supreme and Complete Ritual is therefore the Invocation of the Holy Guardian Angel; or, in the language of the Mysticism,...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Magick >> Rituals
Everyday is Sacred
Throughout history, people of nature religions found something sacred everywhere they looked. There was no clear-cut boundary between what was religious and what was not, what was magical and what was not. Examples of this can be found all over Europe, where...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
The 14 Precepts of Tiep Hien Buddhism
Buddhism is not one. The teaching of Buddhism is many. When Buddhism enters one country, that country always acquires a new form of Buddhism. Buddhism, in order to be Buddhism, must be suitable, appropriate to the psychology and the culture of the society...
Religions >> Buddhism
Sacred Space: Circles and Altars
The magic circle or sphere is a well-defined, non-physical temple. There are two main types -- those used by ceremonial magicians are designed to protect the magician from the forces he or she raises. Our circles are used to create sacred space to commune...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual

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The Dhammapada, Buddha's Path of Wisdom - BuddhaNet
widely esteemed text in the Pali Tipitaka, the sacred scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. The work is in- cluded in the Khuddaka Nikaya (“Minor Collection”).
Buddhism - Candidate style answers - OCR
OCR GCSE Religious Studies B. 3. The sacred texts used by many Buddhists are called the Tripitaka or the Pali.
Buddhism - Issues for Sport & Physical Activity - sports coach UK
Origins. Buddhism is over 2,500 years old and is the story of one man's journey to ... many sacred texts in Buddhism but not all texts are accepted by all schools.
file:///H|/DG%20Work/Religious%20Services%20TRM/Buddhism.htm ... study and chanting of sacred writings in developing wisdom, compassion, and the ...
Religion and State: Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam - Annenberg
Like Christianity and Islam, Buddhism was a proselytizing religion: Buddhists ... Though all sutras (Buddhist sacred texts) were supposed to be the teachings.

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The 4 Vedas in Hindi, English, Telugu | PDF Download
The Vedas are among the oldest sacred texts in the world. Composed in the dawn of human philosophy and thought, they are an intgral part of humanity's history. Below are the links to download the 4 Vedas as PDF, in English, Hindi and Telugu.
Spellbinding Treasures From Japan's Kamakura Period at Asia Society
In Buddhist lore there are four guardian kings, whose mission is to defend temples and the Buddha from evil doers and to scare away fools and knaves ill-equipped for enlightenment. Guardian king images were particularly popular during the Kamakura ...

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Buddhist sacred texts - ReligionFacts
Mar 17, 2015 In Buddhism, there are a vast number of Buddhist scriptures and religious texts, which are commonly divided into the categories of canonical ...
Sacred Texts: Buddhist Sacred Texts: The Sutras - findingDulcinea
Some sacred texts form the cornerstone of a religion, instilling law, character and spirituality in its people; some are narratives of historical figures in the faith.
Sacred Texts: Buddhism
Buddhist texts at Theravada, Mahayana, Tibetan, and other primary texts of Buddhism.
Buddhist Texts
While Mahayana Buddhism reveres the Tripitaka as a holy text, they add to it a total of 2184 sacred writings. Most of these writings go under the name of Sutra.
The Sacred Texts of Buddhism -
In the monotheistic religions, the Bible, Koran and other sacred books are considered the revealed truth of God. Buddhist sacred texts, on the other hand, are ...

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