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  1. Hinduism and Buddhism: An Historical Sketch

    ... 1921, when the author was the British Ambassador in Tokyo, Hinduism and Buddhism provides First Published in 1921, when the author was the British Ambassador in Tokyo,  Hinduism and Buddhism  provides a vivid historical sketch of the Hindu and ...

    ancient-origins - 22/12/2017 - 23:21

  2. Flood Reveals Ancient Idols Holding Secrets to Early Hinduism and a Long-Lost Civilization

    ... that could change our understanding of the development of Hinduism and the history of a long-lost civilization. Treasures in Tree ... as it can help researchers to understand the development of Hinduism. This discovery is also underlining the historical importance of the ...

    Ed Whelan - 28/12/2018 - 22:50

  3. Find Out the Real Story Behind Tantra. Hint, It’s Not All About Sex

    ... ‘dark arts.’ Tantra is an esoteric tradition found in Hinduism and Buddhism. Although Tantra is found in these two religions, its ... to first understand the word ‘sutra’. The key texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism are known as sutras, a word which also meant ...

    dhwty - 12/10/2017 - 01:59

  4. The Hindu sacred texts about human origins

    ... of major religions, with more than 870 million followers, is Hinduism. Hinduism goes back to 5000 BCE and is a compilation of many diverse traditions ...

    aprilholloway - 30/01/2013 - 21:31

  5. The Vedas: Ancient Mystical Texts Offer Charms, Incantations, Mythological Accounts and Formulas for Enlightenment

    The Vedas are the sacred scriptures of Hinduism and are regarded as the oldest religious texts in the world. Thought ... Sama, Yajur & Atharva. [Online] Available at: http://hinduism.about.com/cs/vedasvedanta/a/aa120103a_2.htm Das, S. & ...

    dhwty - 07/01/2017 - 03:50

  6. Woe of the Witches – The Elevated Flying Rowan Tree

    ... the sacred word Ohm was uttered in the creation story of Hinduism.  The oak tree was associated with Thor as described in the passed ... to the realm of the sacred, such as the lotus flower in Hinduism. The Hindu goddess Lakshmi holding & standing on a lotus, Raja Ravi ...

    JamesBarr - 14/11/2015 - 21:56

  7. Tracing Indo-Cambodian relations through Magnificent Stupa Architecture

    ... Indians often ruled the earliest states in these regions. Hinduism and Buddhism both spread to these states from India and for many ... (Wolters, 1974) had a succession of rulers who patronized Hinduism and suppressed Buddhism (Brown,1965). It was not until the ninth ...

    SACHIN KUMAR TIWARY - 07/07/2015 - 01:06

  8. Saraswati: Hindu Goddess of Aesthetics and Protector of the Universe

    ... and Saraswati . TTS: Melbourne, 2006. Elgood, Heather. Hinduism and the Religious Arts . Bloomsbury Publishing: London, 2000. Flood, Gavin. An Introduction to Hinduism . Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1996. Flood, Gavin. The ...

    Riley Winters - 07/03/2017 - 01:50

  9. Understanding the Dharma Wheel: This Ancient Symbol Holds Secret Meanings

    ... Indian religions. Although the Dharma Wheel is found also in Hinduism and Jainism, it is best-known as a Buddhist symbol. Known also as a ... This well-known Buddhist symbol may have had its origins in Hinduism, as the god Vishnu is commonly depicted as carrying a wheel / ...

    dhwty - 22/11/2018 - 18:54

  10. The Mythological Origins of Holi: Ancient and Colorful Festival of South Asia

    ... was a major religious festival celebrated by devotees of Hinduism. Today, however, Holi is celebrated not only by Hindus, but also by ... Commons ) By: Ḏḥwty References hinduism.about.com, 2015. Why Celebrate Holi?. [Online] Available at: ...

    dhwty - 08/09/2015 - 00:56

  11. The Past Teaching the Present: Ancient Sanskrit Texts Discuss the Importance of Environmental and Species Conservation

    ... conservation can be found within the teachings of Hinduism. Adherents of this religion believe, for instance, that the ... for the environment in accordance with the teachings of Hinduism. Illustration of the Khejarli Massacre (1730) in which 363 ... protection is given to many animals that are sacred in Hinduism and the killing of certain animals, including cats, snakes, monkeys ...

    dhwty - 15/09/2015 - 00:59

  12. What is a Lingam and How Does It Represent Shiva?

    ... The lingam (also spelled as linga) is a sacred object in Hinduism and is a symbol that represents Shiva. The lingam is often found in ... The lingam (also spelled as linga) is a sacred object in Hinduism and is a symbol that represents Shiva. The lingam is often found in ...

    dhwty - 22/01/2019 - 02:01

  13. Tezcatlipoca: How Does the Supreme God of the Aztecs Compare to Other Omnipotent Deities?

    ... ( Public Domain ) Hindu’s Brahman In Hinduism, Brahman is the supreme deity who manifests himself through lesser deities. It is commonly thought that Hinduism is polytheistic, but there is in fact one god in Hinduism that is ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/02/2017 - 14:02

  14. The Mandala: Mapping the Cosmos and the Soul

    ... for meditation or to invoke the power of a deity. Within Hinduism, a common type of mandala is the yantra which usually depicts a circle ... Cosmos and Soul Although mandalas feature prominently in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and other Indian religions, symbols similar to the ...

    Caleb Strom - 07/11/2017 - 14:01

  15. Incredible Megaliths of India: Menhirs, Temples and Sky Religion – Part II

    ... folk cultures and those of the great traditions, such as Hinduism. Sky Religion in Ancient Egypt: Temples and Magick - Part I ... already talked about Buddhist holy buildings, but what about Hinduism? In “Isis, Goddess of Egypt & India” I drew attention to a ...

    Chris Morgan - 13/06/2016 - 14:50

  16. Maya: Science Only Acknowledges Now What Ancient Sages Knew About Reality 5000 Years Ago

    ... continuous activity is the very essence of matter. Hence in Hinduism, maya is described as a state of “becoming” whereas Brahman is the ... and this also refers to maya, as we have seen. Hinduism, with its genius for personification, says that Shakti is the feminine ...

    Vanamali Mataji - 27/05/2018 - 19:00

  17. Dyeus Pater—The Original All-Father of the Gods

    ... other gods. The Greeks had Zeus. The Romans had Jupiter. In Hinduism, Dyaus originally had a similar role to Zeus. Scholars have used these ... SA 3.0 ) Dyeus and Proto-Indo-European Mythology In Hinduism, there is one epic where the sky god Dyaus is punished by being forced ...

    Caleb Strom - 02/01/2019 - 23:02

  18. The Atharva Veda: Popular Religion, Charms, and Ancient Hindu Spells

    ... and the Yajur Veda. The Vedas are the sacred scriptures of Hinduism and are believed to have been composed in India between 1500 BC and ... and the Yajur Veda. The Vedas are the sacred scriptures of Hinduism and are believed to have been composed in India between 1500 BC and ...

    dhwty - 06/06/2018 - 14:04

  19. Ganesha: How He Lost… And Gained His Head

    ... It may be added that Ganesha’s influence extends beyond Hinduism “Lord Ganesh of curved elephant trunk and huge ... It may be added that Ganesha’s influence extends beyond Hinduism, and this god has devotees even amongst Buddhists and Jains. Ganesha ...

    dhwty - 09/10/2017 - 01:57

  20. The Thirteen Legendary Treasures of Britain

    ... Bronze Age, the Heroic Age, and the Iron Age. Similarly, in Hinduism, there are four different epochs – the Satya Yuga , Treta Yuga ... Yuga and Kali Yuga . In both Greek mythology and Hinduism, the ages preceding our present age is described as much more ...

    dhwty - 13/04/2015 - 00:50

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