Baha'i

Selections from the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha

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Patrick banished those mantic rites of the filidh that involved offerings to "demons", and it seems probable that the church took particular pains to stamp out animal sacrifice and other rituals repugnant to Christian teaching. This is the practice of only eating that which will not kill the plant or animal from which it is taken. I didn't have any past knowledge to connect the things I read to, so what I read just floated around in my head as independent facts, This book does give an overview of Taoism, and does it fairly well, in a sense.

Spiritual Enterprise: Building your business in the spirit

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They contain short, often rational teachings by the Buddha about the way to the liberation on leading a life of balance and self-control, and condemnations of prejudice and traditionalism. A similar belief is found in modern Shinto in Japan, through the belief of kami. Scholars have determined that the Rig Veda, the oldest of the four Vedas, was composed about 1500 B. He sees in people a yearning for the truth and the need for a new leader. This along with the rest of the Hebrew Bible and the Talmud are the central texts of Judaism.

Baha'i Day Book: Passages for Deepening and Meditation

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Not only did he claim to be the latest prophet foreseen in Shi'ite Islam, and not only did he claim to be a manifestation of God, but he claimed to be the second coming of Christ, the promised Holy Spirit, the Day of God, the Maiytrea (from Buddhism), and the Krishna (from Hinduism). Produced by David Maybury-Lewis (Harvard) He films the Huichol Indians of Central Mexico on a pilgrimage. One criticism I have been making for a long time is the fact that only Christianity (and to a lesser extent Judaism) has in-depth coverage.

Abraham: One God, Three Wives, Five Religions

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The word "halakhah" is usually translated as "Jewish Law," although a more literal (and more appropriate) translation might be "the path that one walks." The way of attaining it, in Samkhya, is metaphysical knowledge, i.e. analyzing and understanding the external and internal structures of nature and psycho-mental activity. The Bahá'ís believe that there is only one God and the entire universe and its creations belong to Him.

RELEASE THE SUN [1st Ed.]

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(This abstract also acts as a review from NCTA student worker Matther Kizior, who gives this book a 4 out 5 stars) "Taoism: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places" provides a wonderful introduction to one of the world's least understood religions. Online Journalism Review article on finding online religious texts. (August 30, 2000) KJV and RSV Bible, Book of Mormon, and Koran, from the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

Hail to the Queen: Book #3 of the Sage Saga

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It originated on the subcontinent of India but its uniqueness lies in the fact that it was not based upon or started by any one single individual, and its origins cannot be traced back to any particular historical period. Love of nature: nature is sacred and natural objects are to be worshipped as sacred spirits. Zoroaster sought an audience with VIShtaspa in an attempt to convert him, but neither the audience nor the conver~ sion was easy to attain.

The Bahá'ís of America: The Growth of a Religious Movement

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The shaman’s journey through this altered state of consciousness is conducted in order to pass into the world of the spirits as a mediator for his tribe or people. You should not wantonly climb in trees to look for nests and destroy eggs. 98. She has insular analogues in the Welsh Rhiannon and in the Irish �da�n Echraidhe (echraidhe, "horse riding") and Macha, who outran the fastest steeds. His teachings and writings dealt with individual morality and ethics, and the proper exercise of political power.

A Selection of Baha'i Prayers and Holy Writings

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Both science and religion are evaluated as yardsticks or standards for revealing truth. In a time when misinformation about and misunderstandings of Islam and of the American Muslim community are widespread, our goal is to provide the public with accurate answers to understandable questions. In Satanism the torturing and killing of animals is also a common indoctrination method. The only established non-Christian religion is the Baha’i faith. Yin (dark side) and Yang (light side) symbolize pairs of opposites which are seen through the universe, such as good and evil, light and dark, male and female.

Journey of Sorrow, Journey of Hope

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The original name of the city is unknown although various possibilities have been suggested by finds in the region, among them, the Dravidian name `Kukkutarma’, the city of the cock, a possible allusion to the site as a center of ritual cock-fighting or, perhaps, as a breeding centre for cocks. A: When I first started the site I posted most books in one big file However I started to get numerous complaints that people couldn't download some huge files.

Wellspring of guidance: Messages, 1963-1968

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Also, temples and other holy places are worshiped barefoot. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Illinois and a Master of City Planning from Harvard University; his thirty-five years of experience include numerous award-winning projects in the United States and the Middle East. Practitioners of Vampirism, referred to as Vampires, are part of an extensive subculture. From the coastal settlements of what is now Turkey, it is thought, came the ‘Sea Peoples’, who ravaged much of the eastern Mediterranean with their raids.