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51: Gandhi
... great many more people would have lost their lives fighting for Independence, instead millions of people were saved and the end result was victory. Gandhi was very successful in changing the ways many Hindus viewed Hinduism and he strengthened their beliefs in the religion. He changed their ideas about the caste system and he preached peace and non-violence to Hindus all over the country. He most of all emphasized abstinence ...
52: British India And Revolution
... by breaking up the native communities, by uprooting the native industry, and by leveling all that was great and elevated in the native society. The nationalist movement sought to restore state protection to Islam and Hinduism, addressing the religious division of Indians with a common struggle. Theodore Morrison advantageously exposes the division among Indians to support an English controlled India. He states that English politicians fail to realize that, India has ...
53: Indus Valley Civilization
... Struck by works of art that seemed to echo beliefs familiar from contemporary India, Marshall asserted that taken as a whole, their religion is so characteristically Indian as hardly to be distinguishable from still living Hinduism or at least from that aspect of it which is bound up with animism and the cults of Siva and the mother goddess - still the most potent forces in popular religion. Indian independence and Partition ...
54: Terrorism
... base of Mount Fuji. It contains five branches scattered among 130 sites. It's membership is estimated 10,000 in Japan, 30,000 in Russia and about 100 in Manhattan. They practice a doctrine of Hinduism and Buddhism and they follow a goddess named Shiva, lord of destruction and regeneration. They believe the world will end some time in 1997. They were the group responsible for the sarin gas attacks on ...
55: Rites of Passage
... carry them into their culture, their understanding of religion, and into their lives. Works Cited 1. Earhart, H. Byron, ed., Religious Traditions of the World: A Journey through Africa, North America, Mesoamerica, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, China, and Japan. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1993., xx 306-316 2. Extracts from Eliade, ed., From Primitives to Zen: A thematic Sourcebook of the History of Religions. (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1967 ...
56: Buddhism 2
... anything to find inner peace. Buddhism was a major role in a monk s life. It was a reaction against war in itself, but it was also a movement against the ritual sacrificing used in Hinduism 3. Poverty, celibacy, and non-violence were the 3 essential parts in the life of a monk. They believed in no form of private property, except ones own cloak. Monks also believed that the only ...
57: Buddihism
... on the suffering of others in samsara and of transferring his own merit to them. Although Buddhism became virtually extinct in India (ca. 12th century C.E.)--perhaps because of the all-embracing nature of Hinduism, Muslim invasions, or too great a stress on the monk's way of life--as a religion it has more than proved its viability and practical spirituality in the countries of Asia to which it ...
58: Christianity And Buddhism
... preached forgiveness and tolerance. He did not believe in condemning people for their sins, for if you judge people you cannot love them. In my opinion, the principles of Christianity relate to the teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism. "Karma" is intentional action, that is, a deed done deliberately through body, speech or mind. Karma means good and bad volition. In other words, Karma is the law of moral causation. It is ...
59: Cao Daiism
... of the Giao-Huu (priestly) ranking. To become a member of the Superior Order, they must have practiced full-time vegetarianism (which is used as a spiritual cleansing and for reincarnation-related reasons as in Hinduism). They must also not have their beard or hair cut and wear only ordinary, plain colored garments (either white or the color relating to their branch). Similar to Catholic priests, a vow of chastity must ...
60: Buddhism
... many cultures. Buddhism has also been a driving social force in many countries, including India, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and Tibet. In all these areas, Buddhism has incorporated different aspects of other religions, for example Hinduism and Shinto. To western society, Buddhism is a very mystical and misunderstood religion. Few people are aware of the beliefs, structure, and doctrine of Buddhism. Buddhism consists of many traditions. The two most common are ...

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