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SALIENT FEATURES OF HINDUISM

SALIENT FEATURES OF HINDUISM Hinduism is an ancient religion often called Sanatan Dharma, which means eternal religion. It started approximately five thousand years ago, but there is no definite time or personality which can be said to be its beginning. … Continue reading

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TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #6

TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #6  The omnipotence of God has been mentioned previously but not discussed. Omnipotence in Hindi is sarv shaktiman. The word is derived from the Latin omni (all) and potentia (power, energy). In this essay we will … Continue reading

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INTERFAITH HARMONY

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TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #5

(Part of this was posted previously about karma. Here it is a continuation of a series.) TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #5 Apart from the more metaphysical and transcendental subjects discussed previously, we would now look at a subject touching all … Continue reading

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DIET AND HEALTH

Diet and Health   The word “Diet” asks, “Do I Eat That?” It’s a question appropriate for mindful eating. Since food is our lifelong sustenance, It should not be a source of disease. Yet increasing weight is a global problem, … Continue reading

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Environmental Ethics in Sant Kabir’s Philosophy

Views on Environmental Ethics in Sant Kabir’s Philosophy The world of our experiences may be divided into two: The Given World and The Created World. There is something which is given to man, which he has not created, and there … Continue reading

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SPRING: THE RENEWAL OF LIFE

SPRING: THE RENEWAL OF LIFE   Springtime is quickly approaching in the northern hemisphere. What a magical time it is when life that lay dormant through the winter, is renewing itself to manifest in its varied beautiful form for the … Continue reading

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KAL AND NIRANJAN

KAL AND NIRANJAN A devotee was questioning the role of Kal and Niranjan as is taught in some religious circles. It can be confusing. My explanation to him is perhaps not the ultimate, but it serves to keep my mind … Continue reading

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INTERFAITH HARMONY

How Can Interfaith Communication Enhance Harmony? U. N. Interfaith Harmony Week, Feb. 1 – 7  The global clergy Association in partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated the United Nations interfaith harmony week on February 4, … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS ETIQUETTE

There are certain types of etiquette that are appropriate at certain places. In a marketplace it is normal to a move about, talk, shop, and come and go whenever you please. At a party, you are also free to enter … Continue reading

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