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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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Expert on the religions of India to speak on death and dying in Jainism
Christopher Chapple, the Navin and Pratima Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology at Loyola Marymount University, will deliver “Eternal Life, Death, and Dying in Jainism” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Sussman Theater, 2875 University Ave.
5 Things You May Not Know About Jainism
Who is a Jain? Most people have not heard of Jainism and those who practice this religion—or what their beliefs are. There are many myths and doubts associated with it, such as do the practitioners wear masks?
The unique sacrifices of the Jain diet
However, following a Jain diet presents a unique set of problems which forbids followers from consuming many of the foods that the rest of us simply take for granted. The Unique Sacrifices of the Jain Diet Jainism goes much further than standard ...
Making Sense of Confusion: Indian Philosophy
While the Vedas were composed between 3500 B.C. and 500 B.
A Jain footprint in South India
“The Jain community was unified but then a faction broke away and travelled south in the face of a disastrous famine around c 300 BC,” he says. “Some sources suggest that a large group of migrants was led by the famous Acharya Bhadrabahu into what is ...

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