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Dharmic Religions

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The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
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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 Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
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
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
A Cup of Hemlock: Dealing with Conflict in Coven and Congregation
There have always been those folks who point out our foibles, and make us take an uncomfortable look at our world, as well as those who simply had the misfortune to point out the obvious when it was unwelcome. Then there are troublemakers, folks who go out of...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life

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There's no escaping religion. It has enormous societal, cultural
The Big Religion Chart
But this religion comparison chart can (hopefully) be a useful and accessible way to "get the gist" of some unfamiliar groups and ..... dharma (purpose/ role).
Major World Religions - Comparison Chart Aspect Hinduism
Major World Religions - Comparison Chart. Aspect. Hinduism.
Wisdom from World Religions: Indra's Net - The Unitarian
Jul 28, 2013 from the world's religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life. ... today will be what are often called the dharmic religions.
Dharmic Ecology and the Neo-Pagan International: The Dangers of
Jul 8, 2004 The Dangers of Religious Environmentalism in India ... dharmic ecology had already become a back-door through which Hindu temples and ...

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Zen and the art of getting things done
Allen's route to freeing the mind of its detritus is a more practical one than prescribed by most religions. "The strange paradox is ... Allen's path to personal productivity guru status was as meandering and seeking as any dharma bum's.
Islam _ a religion that ensures justice for all
At a time when groundless arguments against Islam were circulated in European countries, the Hindu scholars in India viewed the ideologies of Islam as part of the 'Sanatana Dharma' (eternal order).
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Daily Meditation: The Mountain
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Dharmic religions - Wikipedia
Indian religions, also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and  ...
Dharma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word "dharma" was already in use in the historical Vedic religion, and its meaning and conceptual scope has evolved over several millennia. The antonym  ...
What's the difference between Abrahamic religions and Dharmic
Jul 15, 2015 Abrahamic religions are BELIEF SYSTEMS, That there is a God, and there are Good things and bad things(Morality), and that there is heaven ...
Dharmic Religions - Religious Information
A one page concise description of the various dharmic religions.
Ajit Gulabchand on Indian religions versus Abrahamic religions
Apr 11, 2013 Ajit Gulabchand speaks in brief on the differences between the Dharmic traditions of India (Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism) and ...

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