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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...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Aspects of Religion: A Wiccan Viewpoint
Among early Pagans, religion was a fact taken for granted, "requiring no explanation." There was no need to define religion because religion was a part of each persons being. "We have not yet encountered in Egyptian and Babylonian literature a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
A Basic View of Paganism or Bambi Pagansim
"You people are all so nice! I like the idea of Paganism, but I don't think I could be that nice all the time." The writer was genuinely perplexed and driven to ask me if it is really possible that Pagans, Witches and Wiccans really lived such...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Asatru, an Ancient Religion Reborn
"Asatru" (often known as "Heathenism," "Germanic Paganism," "Elder Troth," and other names) means "faith in the Aesir", which are the Gods of pre-Christian Scandinavia. The other Germanic peoples (Goths,...
Religions >> Asatru

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Jain architecture focus of photo exhibit at Clintonville church
As Deb Baillieul hung photos this week at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, she stopped to explain what her faith has in common with the Jain religion represented in the statues, carvings and temples depicted. “Ancient Jain Art ...
Central Florida Jains find peace in nonviolence, self-discipline
The primary Jain principles are relatively simple, but the practice of the religion involves intricate customs and disciplined behavior. For instance, Jains are vegetarians who believe that animals and plants, like humans, have souls.
The Unique Sacrifices of the Jain Diet
You might think that a Jain vegetarian diet would be easy, after all, so many people nowadays are turning vegetarian, prompting restaurants and food manufacturers to offer more options without animal products. However, following a Jain diet presents a ...
Expert on the religions of India to speak on death and dying in Jainism
He serves on the advisory boards of the Ahimsa Center, the Forum on Religion and Ecology, and the International School for Jain Studies. The Comparison Project is an experimental effort in religiously diverse philosophy of religion.
Jain chairing program of peace, resolutuon
“We need to train them from the beginning how to behave in life,” Jain said. “Once they learn from childhood, they'll have a lot more peaceful life themselves. That's part of what I'm trying to do, bring awareness of peace.

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