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Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
How The Major Arcana and The Tibetan Book of The Dead can work together
There are some striking complements to the Major Arcana of the Tarot and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. They are a nice enhancement to the meanings of these powerful cards. I claim no expertise on Buddhism but I found the resonance and compatibility to Tarot...
Religions >> Buddhism
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
What is the History of Reiki?
Usui Shiki Ryoho: The Usui System of Natural Healing Ancient Origins The Development of Usui Reiki Dr. Mikao Usui Dr. Chujiro Hayashi Hawayo Takata Mrs. Takata Talks about Reiki (transcript) Usui Shiki Ryoho: The Usui System of Natural Healing Reiki In Japan...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Starting with Jesus and the Christian Path...
During the years of the historical Jesus' life, there are eight or nine years that his whereabouts are not accounted for. Meaning these are the 'lost' years. It was after returning that he truly began to teach his wisdom. Many scholars believe he was in India...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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Give water
The Tipitaka, the Buddhist scriptures, contain a dozen or so passages about travellers running out of water while on the road, of people dying of thirst in the wilderness and of anxiety about not having enough to drink when away from home.
Are Indian courts and activists denying the gods their gender and sexuality?
In early Buddhist texts such as Vinaya Pitaka, women were seen as the greatest threat to the path of dhamma. Later, Buddha was seen as a saviour figure, displaying feminine qualities like compassion (karuna).
Transcribed Tipitaka handed over to Tai groups in India
TENGAPANI (NOY CHENAM), Apr 15: Tai Khampti Pali transcription of Vinaya, out of 40 Tipitika volumes was handed over by the high level delegates of World Tipitika Foundation (WTF) from Thailand at a function at Kongmu Kham, Tengapani in Namsai on ...
There's a misogynist aspect of Buddhism that nobody talks about
Yet, some of the earliest and most systematic documentation of rejection of female sexuality in Indian literature is from Buddhist scriptures, especially the rules of monastic discipline (Vinaya Pitaka), traditionally attributed to the Buddha himself.
Faith and Toilets
One Hindu text requires adherents to fire an arrow, and defecate farther away than where it falls.

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Vinaya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vinaya is the regulatory framework for the sangha or monastic community of Buddhism based on the canonical texts called the Vinaya ...
Vinaya Pitaka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vinaya Piṭaka is a Buddhist scripture, one of the three parts that make up the Tripitaka. Its primary subject matter is the monastic rules for monks and nuns.
Vinaya Pitaka: The Basket of the Discipline - Access to Insight
The Book of the Discipline, Part I, by I.B. Horner (London: Pali Text Society, 1982) ...
What Buddhists Believe - What is Vinaya?
Vinaya is the disciplinary code for self training laid down by the Buddha for monks .... accepted the Buddhist way of life, having read the Vinaya rules in the texts, ...
The Vinaya-pitaka -- a overview of the Buddhist Vinaya, the rules of ...
The Vinaya-pitaka is a collection of Buddhist scriptures that explains the rules of discipline for monks and nuns.

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