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Worship
Worshipping a god or goddess in fact is paying homage to the great shining light at the core of your being. You acknowledge that there is more than everyday reality and honor it. The various godheads are different 'gestalts', energy beings, or facets of the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros
Renewal, Worship, Cocoa and Home
from the valley floor i watch as the first green-gold rays a hint of glory to come burst victoriously from behind blue mountains capped with blinding white in the distance dim and barely heard the crow of a rooster lowing of cattle snowbirds begin their daily...
Poetry & Fable >> Poetry
King James Bible: John, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John, 4:2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,) 4:3 He left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee. 4:4 And he must...
New Testament >> John
Wicca: It's Traditions and Concepts
What is Wicca? | Wiccan Traditions | Wiccan Concepts What is Wicca? 'An it Harm None, Do what Thou Will' shall be the whole of the law. It's the rede that most Wiccan witches around the world bind themselves to. What exactly is Wicca? It's a religion based on...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Book of the Law, Liber 220, Part III
III;1. Abrahadabra; the reward of Ra Hoor Khut. III;2. There is division hither homeward; there is a word not known. Spelling is defunct; all is not aught. Beware! Hold! Raise the spell of Ra-Hoor-Khuit! III;3. Now let it be first understood that I...
Thelema >> The Book of the Law
Jezebel
Jezebel was a Phoenician princess and the daughter of Ethbaal, the king of Baal-worshipping Sidonians. Jezebel literally means
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
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

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Stumbling Into Worship on a Silent Buddhist Retreat
I'm eight weeks into a three-month silence. For many days now, my inner world has been sweet and calm: mind quiet, concentration strong, access to compassion readily available. The wordless, ephemeral beauty of being alive saturates my waking ...
Buddhist group leading global anti-Dalai Lama protests disbands
The announcement comes after a Reuters investigation revealed in December that China's ruling Communist Party backs the Buddhist religious sect behind the protests that have confronted the Dalai Lama in almost every country he visits.
The Bulletin
Resurrection Episcopal Church — The Eugene chapter of the American Guild of Organists' half-hour Lenten Organ Recitals will continue Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at 3925 Hilyard St.
Group that hounded Dalai Lama disbands after Chinese backing exposed
The announcement comes after a Reuters investigation revealed in December that China's ruling Communist Party backs the Buddhist religious sect behind the protests that have confronted the Dalai Lama in almost every country he visits.
The five oldest Buddhist temples in Saigon
People said that Emperor Gia Long of Nguyen Dynasty used to worship at Giac Vien, known as the centre of Buddhism of six southern provinces in 19th century. Originally constructed in 1789, this pagoda underwent major restorations in 1899 and 1910.

Suggested Web Resources

BBC - Religions - Buddhism: Buddhist worship
Apr 10, 2006 There are as many forms of Buddhist worship as there are schools of Buddhism.
A Basic Buddhism Guide: What is Buddhism? - BuddhaNet
The name Buddhism comes from the word 'budhi' which means 'to wake up' and thus Buddhism ... If the Buddha is not a god, then why do people worship him?
If the Buddha is not a god, then why do people worship him?
Buddhists do not indulge in this kind of worship. The other kind of worship is when we show respect to someone or something we admire. When a teacher walks ...
Buddhism for Children - Primary Homework Help
Buddhist worship is called puja. People chant to show their love for the Buddha. They make offerings of flowers, candles, incense and pure water at a shrine.
Worship and Devotion in Daily Life - Patheos
The daily life of a Buddhist monk is quite different from that of a lay person. The interrelationship between the two reflects a symbiosis that revolves around the ...

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