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108 Names of Shiva

108 Names of Shiva

108 Names of Shiva Shiva is the god of the yogis, self-controlled and celibate, while at the same time a lover of his spouse (shakti). Lord Shiva is the destroyer of the world, following Brahma the creator and Vishnu the preserver, after which Brahma again creates the world and so on. Shiva is responsible for change both in the form ...

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7 Quotes By Buddha – The Founder Of Buddhism

7 Quotes By Buddha – The Founder Of Buddhism

7 Quotes By Buddha – The Founder Of Buddhism Here are 7 quotes by Buddha, the Founder of Buddhism. His full name was actually Gautama Buddha or Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha but was best referred to as “Buddha” or “the Buddha.” The meaning of Buddha is “awakened one” or “the enlightened one.” 1 – “Do not dwell in the past, do ...

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Helpful Bible Verses for Panic Attacks and Anxiety

Helpful Bible Verses for Panic Attacks and Anxiety

Helpful Bible Verses for Panic Attacks and Anxiety Though Christ promises a peace that surpasses all understanding, sometimes overcoming a full-on anxiety attack seems like an insurmountable challenge. When reciting biblical passages seems to be no match for staggered breathing, an irregular heartbeat, and sweaty palms, here are some personal testimonies of how several women cope when things seem hopelessly ...

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Tibetan prayer wheels

Tibetan Prayer Wheels

Tibetan Prayer Wheels It is said that prayer wheels are used to accumulate wisdom and merit or good karma and to purify negativities such as bad karma. The idea of spinning mantras comes from numerous Tantric practices where the Tantric practitioner visualizes mantras revolving around the nadis and especially around the meridian chakras such as the heart and crown. Tibetan ...

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Biblical Sabbath

Biblical Sabbath

Biblical Sabbath The Biblical Sabbath day is Saturday, the seventh day of the week. The Ten Commandments prohibit doing any work on the Sabbath. The first Christians were Jews who continued to worship as Jews, but they also worshipped on Sunday, the day Jesus rose from the dead. When Gentiles began to convert to Christianity, disputes arose about whether the ...

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Karma in Jainism

Karma in Jainism

Karma in Jainism In Indian philosophy, karma is the natural moral law of the universe in which every good and bad action has a corresponding effect on the doer. This explains why some are richer, prettier or luckier than others and why otherwise similar people are at different spiritual levels. It is also the determining factor of the form into ...

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The Purpose of Life in Jainism

The Purpose of Life in Jainism

The Purpose of Life in Jainism Jainism has historical roots in Hinduism, but there are many differences between the two Indian religions today. Central to Jain belief is the material and the spiritual realm. For Jains, the purpose of life is to attain moksa, or release, from the cycle of rebirth. There are five levels on the path of human ...

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Five Sikh Takhts

Five Sikh Takhts

Five Sikh Takhts Sikh Takhts are 5 important Gurudwaras of Sikhism which have a significant respect. In Sikhism, Guru is refrered as Sachcha Patshah  and to his gaddi (spiritual seat) as Takht and the congregation he led as darbar (court). These Panj Takht take Religious, Social and Political decisions as required by Sikh community. In 1609, Sri Guru Hargobind Singh ...

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Facts to know about Sikhism

Facts to know about Sikhism

 Facts to know about Sikhism Sikhism is a monotheistic religion, and the basic Sikh belief is represented in the phrase Ik Onkar meaning “One God.” was founded in the Punjab region in India in the 15th century by Guru Nanak Dev ji.The primary source of Scripture for Sikhs is the Guru Granth Sahib, regarded as the living Guru, after the ...

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Muslim Rituals and Practices

Muslim Rituals and Practices

Muslim Rituals and Practices There are sacred practices and rituals that are very important to Muslims. Some rituals are practiced daily like prayer, others are practiced annually, like those aligned with specific Islamic holidays. Five Pillars of Islam The Five Pillars of Islam (Arabic arkan ud-Din, “pillars of the faith”) are the five religious duties expected of every Muslim. The ...

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