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Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
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
Buddhism: An Overview
BUDDHISM, as recognized by its million followers in the eastern and western world, is both a religion and a philosophy. It originated from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who become the Supreme Buddha.
Religions >> Buddhism
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

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Emergence of Mahayana
Origins of the Mahayana Tradition. ➢ Uncertainties about the historical origins of the.
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philosophical and religious origins of Mahāyāna Buddhism in India. These include the.
The Tree of Enlightenment
e Fundamentals in Practice.................................................................................. . Part Two.
Mahayana's origins, genealogy, and progressive development that reveal a range of institutional and doctrinal (dis)continuities between the two ydnas.
Mahāyāna Buddhism
This paper examines the origins of Mahāyāna Buddhism in India, its spread to China, Japan and Tibet and its relationship to other forms of Buddhism.

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Mahayana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The origins of Mahāyāna are still not completely understood.
How Mahayana Buddhism Began: Origins of Mahayana Buddhism
Mahayana's precise origins are a mystery, but it emerged as a separate school of Buddhism in about the 1st century BCE.
Mahayana Buddhism Origins, Mahayana Buddhism History
Formed, 100 CE. Origin, India. Followers, 185000000.
Mahayana (Buddhism) :: Origins -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
The Origins of Mahayana Buddhism - Buddha's World
The various threads of Mahayana Buddhism explained.

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