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Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
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Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 2
Now the point of any study of how much we share in our search for the Deity must be in what shared behaviors should we expect? For the purposes of the community of A Mystical Grove, this must be in how we revere and cherish Nature in all its manifold...
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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...
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Hinduism: An Overview
Hinduism is believed to be the oldest organized religion in the world. It ranks as the third largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam.
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JAINISM 101
Page 1. JAINISM 101. Back to the Basics by Sudhir M.
Jainism
One might almost sum up the atmosphere of Jainism in one phrase, that we find scholars, Jainism was looked on as derived from Buddhism.
jainISM
jainISM. One early, great leader of the Jain sect was Vardhanana Mahavira.
Fundamentals of Jainism
Fundamental Beliefs of Jainism. The Soul is bounded by Karma from the Beginning of Time.
Jainism and Ecology Bibliography
As the first documentary to examine Jainism, this one-hour film portrays various aspects of Jain Jainism and Ecology: Nonviolence and the Web of Life.

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Non-Violence, Service & The Path: Jainism, Sikhism and Daoism on the Environment
Jainism goes back in its earliest forms to a similar time period as the Vedic teachings that form the core of what we now call Hinduism. As with Hinduism, it's a living link with human pre-history.
Jain festival at Mattancherry
Ten principles The ten universal virtues propagated by Jainism are reaffirmed and the devotees spend most of their time in their respective temples.
Fasting the Anna Hazare way
Here is a quick read on how fasting works, how it affects your body and what is the best way to do it Almost every religion - Jainism, Christianity, Islam or Hinduism - has advocated fasting.
Paryushan Parva Starts from Today
by Puneet Sahalot on August 25, 2011 Paryushana – one of the most auspicious and chaste event in the Jainism started from today. This 8 days festival is considered highest to attain spiritual insight and path to obtain salvation.
Williams Center hosts "Gandhi Before Gandhi"
Williams Center theater-goers were recently treated to a performance of 'Gandhi Before Gandhi,' a play that tells the story of Indian philosopher and lawyer Virchand Raghavi Gandhi, a famous figure of the Indian religion of Jainism.

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Jainism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jainism is an Indian religion that prescribes a path of non-violence towards all living beings.
Jainism: Jain Principles, History, Resources, History
Jainism: Introduction Links to various sites, Directories & Lists Links to various sites. Fundamentals Of Jainism · What is Jainism?from arham.
Welcome to JAINISM.ORG
Welcome to Jainism.org, your definitive resource on JAINISM. We have organized the site in three distinct sections.
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Oct 30, 2010 Jainism contains many elements that are somewhat similar to parts of Hinduism and Buddhism.
BBC - Religion: Jainism
Guide to Jainism, an ancient Indian religion of harmlessness and renunciation, including worship, beliefs, Jain living and history.

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