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Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies

By: Dubois, J. A. (Jean Antoine), 1765-1848; Beauchamp, Henry K. (Henry King), 1866-1907

...S? . , DUBOIS # h r D clR\rZ N N °,^ MANN ^ CUSTOMS 3 "".53 0007730? ^ HINDU MANNERS, CUSTOMS AND CEREMONIES HENKY FROWDE, M.A. PUBLISHER TO THE ... ... THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD LONDON, EDINBURGH NEW YORK AND TORONTO -V J HINDU MANNEES, CUSTOMS AND CEREMONIES BY THE ABBE J, A, DUBOIS TRANSLATED F... ...The fact that a third reprint of this complete edition of the Abbe Dubois' Hindu Manners, Customs, and Ceremonies has been called for within a period ... ...thirty-one years in India, .striving to fulfil the task which his sense of religious duty imposed upon him. Merely in this respect one can claim METH... ...ility have fallen a victim, as did so many of my friends who held the same religious and political opinions as myself ; but the truth PERSONAL HISTOR... ...ose observer of the people among whom he lived and a keen student of their religious and social institutions is perfectly apparent. But the idea of pu... ... stock the male line always has the right of contracting marriage with the female line ; but the children of the same line may never intermarry. The r... ...en for this custom is that children of the male line, as also those of the female line, continue from generation to generation to call themselves brot... ...ng his sister, it would be said, if the children of either the male or the female line intermarried amongst themselves ; whereas the children of the m...

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Hindu Ghosi

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...d the city of Delhi. The term ghosi historically referred to milksellers both Muslim and Hindu in Delhi, whereas in other parts of the country Ghosi t... ...ial description The British Raj administrator H. A. Rose depicted the Hindu Ghosi in his 1911 A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes o... ...nd that this name then became applied to any Ahir or Gwala, so that we now find that the Hindu Ahir as well as their Mohammadan competitor commonly ca... ...3] According to "The Indian Encyclopaedia: Biographical, Historical, Religious, Administrative, Ethnological, Commercial and Scien... ... bharaul ahirs in resisting the rebel raja Tej Singh. They still persist in the crime of female infanticide, a practice which they inherited from thei... ...hirs who own the cattle"[19] According to “British social policy and female infanticide in India”, by Lalita Panigrahi :- ... ...rs), claim to have led Yadav caste assertion in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It was Ghosi leaders who led the caste's social awakening in the early 20t... ... ^ Kapoor, Subodh (2002). "The Indian Encyclopaedia: Biographical, Historical, Religious, Administrative, Ethnological, Commercial and Scien... ...p; ^ Panigrahi, Lalita (1972). "British social policy and female infanticide in India".  ...

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Punjab's Eminent Hindus, Being Biographical and Analytical Sketches of Twenty Hindu Ministers, Judges, Politicians, Educationists & Legislators of the Punjab by Some Well-Known Writers of This Province

By: Sen, N. B., Editor

...EN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org EMINENT HINDUS Title: PUNJAB'S EMINENT HINDUS Author: N. B. SEN Language: Engl... ... Majithi.i, of tkf gteatnt benefactors of lint ;nv>nMrr. PUNJAB'S EMINENT HINDUS Being Biographical and Analytical Sketches of Twenty Hindu Ministers... ...; the Congress in \\hen the resolution ' : v. fd. I 1' I'l NJAB'S KM1NENT HINDUS 15 did not believe in non-C3-operati<>n and defiance of law or non-p... ...ys responsible for political awakening in the country, he condemns Congres leadership. He blames the Congress for ignoring the problem of Hindu- Musli... ...in-onial. When at a later stage, he entered the wi !er field of social and religious work, he practically severed all Connection with his family and l... ... Notion;: ifterhis marriage which, bad by this time made him father of two female children, he re-orted to the Il.iiit>riistha Aslimni. The act no les... ...ugh young, had children and did not want to marry again; others, again for religious reasons, did not want to marry. To Sir Ganga Ram, the solution of... ...ed the con- fidence of the public to a degree equalled by no one else. The leaders were no less anxious to maintain peace and Dr. Narang was charged w... ...reat advocate of reforms in Hindu temples and places of worship. The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Bills popularly known as the Hindu Temp...

Subject: Hindus; Punjab (India) -- Biography

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Hindu mythology

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...Part of a series on Hinduism ... ... Hindu History ... ... Timeline of Hindu texts ... ...otably the Bhagavata Purana, claiming the status of a Fifth Veda and other religious regional literature of South Asia. As such, it is a subset of Ind... ...rks are known as Itihasa. The epics Mahabharata and Ramayana serve as both religious scriptures and a rich source of philosophy and morality. The epic... ... classes, the overthrow of the established standards, the cessation of all religious rites, and the rule of cruel and alien kings. Soon after this the... ...usicians. Associated with them, are the Kinnaras, the Indian centaurs. The female counterparts of the Gandharvas are the Apsarases. They are beautiful... ...ious special groups, such as the Kalakeyas and Nivatakavachas. The typical leaders of the Asuras are Vritra, Hiranyakashipu, Bali etc., demons are usu...

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Sanatana Dharma, An Advanced Text Book of Hindu Religion and Ethics

By: Benares, India (City) Central Hindu College

...E*. LOAN STACK GIFT 032 FOREWORD. The Board of Trustees of the Central Hindu College has laid dowri the following principles on which religious an... ...the Central Hindu College has laid dowri the following principles on which religious and moral teaching is to be given Jn all Institutions under its c... ... be given Jn all Institutions under its control. The object of the Central Hindu College being to combine Hindu religious and ethical training ivith t... ...ts control. The object of the Central Hindu College being to combine Hindu religious and ethical training ivith the western education suited to the ne... ...stern education suited to the needs of ihe time, it is necessary that this religious and ethical training shall be of a wide, liberal and un- sectaria... ...character, while at the same time it shall be definitely and distinctively Hindu. It must be inclusive enough to unite the most divergent forms of Hin... ...re they are not honoured, there indeed all rites are fruitless. "Where the female relatives grieve, there the family quickly perishes ; where they do ... ... in the Kshattriya stage. And the teachers, savants, clergy, the spiritual leaders, should be Jivatmas in the Brahmana stage. There are Jivatmas of th... ...physician, kinsfolk, connexions by marriage, rela- tives, "Mother, father, female relative, brother, son, wife, daughter, servant-folk, let him not en...

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Vishva Hindu Parishad

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... Type Right-wing Hindu nationalist organization ... ... Purpose Supporting Hindu nationalism Headquarte... ... Part of a series on Hindu politics ... ... Political leaders ... ... The organisation acts under the guidance from Dharma Sansad a religious parliament of Gurus.[10] The VHP is associated with the Sangh Par... ...ronmental causes such as Tree Plantations. Social Services are provided in religious pilgrimages, emergency help during natural calamities and rural d... ... its founding chairperson and the support of the VHP, is described as the "female arm of the Dal". Members of the Vahini contend that the portrayal of... ...nied this and six women were beaten for refusing to reconvert to Hinduism. Religious conversions is a debated topic in Orissa.[26] ... ... its founding chairperson and the support of the VHP, is described as the "female arm of the Dal". Members of the Vahini contend that the portrayal of...

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Alberuni's India. An Account of the Religion, Philosophy, Literature, Geography, Chronology, Astronomy, Customs, Laws and Astrology of India about A. D. 1030

By: Biruni, Muhammad Ibn Ahmad, 973-1048; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930

...3. mentioned in some historical or astronomical connection, tion of some The Hindus do not consider it wearisome to reckon with f the ffin- huge numbe... ...king, his time falls only in the last part of the yuga. Notwithstanding, the Hindus mean by Jcalikdla the beginning of the kaliyuga. 6. Pdndava-hdla, ... ...dea of these eras, we shall use as a first gauge or point of comparison that Hindu vear tne g reat bulk of which coincides with the year 400 of Yazdaj... ...fraction : -jWgrV lunar day, which is nearly = 5 minutes, 15 seconds. As the religious reason of this theory of intercala- Quotation * from the tion t... ...much more numerous than the educated ; but we also point out that in all our religious codes of divine revelation the uneducated crowd is blamed as be... ...em in reality appear. However, in each nation there are ignorant people, and leaders still more ignorant than they themselves, who (as the Koran, Sura... ... n8 ) CHAPTER LXL ON THE DOMINANTS OF THE DIFFERENT MEASURES OF TIME IN BOTH RELIGIOUS AND ASTRONOMICAL RELA- TIONS, AND ON CONNECTED SUBJECTS. which ... ...rcury, and the last five to Venus. Just the reverse order takes place in the female signs, viz. the first five degrees belong to Venus, the next seven...

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Hindu–Islamic relations

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...Part of a series on Hinduism ... ... Hindu History ... ... Timeline of Hindu texts ... ... and Islam are two of the world’s largest religions. Hinduism is the socio-religious way of life of the Hindu people of the Indian subcontinent, their... ... believe it to be the verbatim, uncreated word of Allah. Second to this in religious authority, and whence many practices of Islam derive, especially ... ...ic (and in case of Yoga, with physical exercises and meditation) than with religious beliefs. The philosophy of Sānkhya is atheist... ...hets in Islam are male. However, Muslims do give special reverence to many female Islamic scholars. The Sunnis revere the wives of Muhammad (Ummahāt-u... ...dā of the clan of Vishwāmitra). Most Rishis were male, but there were some female Rishikās too. Lopāmudrā is the author of one hymn in the Rigveda, an... ...hets in Islam are male. However, Muslims do give special reverence to many female Islamic scholars. The Sunnis revere the wives of Muhammad (Ummahāt-u...

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Alberuni's India. An Account of the Religion, Philosophy, Literature, Geography, Chronology, Astronomy, Customs, Laws and Astrology of India about A. D. 1030 : Vol. 1

By: Biruni, Muhammad Ibn Ahmad, 973-1048; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930

...anistan, he was a master of astrology, both ac- cording to the Greek and the Hindu system, and indeed Eastern writers of later centuries seem to consi... ... the country (of India), and performed those wonderful exploits by which the Hindus became like atoms of dust scattered in all directions, and like a ... ...xtent. For in the Canon Masudicus he rarely refers to India ; its chapter on Hindu eras does not prove any progress of his studies beyond that which h... ... been undertaken, because in his mathematical problems there is an evi- dent religious and theological tendency " ^ (i. 375). He ^ Alberuni does not s... ...not always in a favourable manner. This indicates a remarkable change in the religious history of those countries. For the predecessors of Mahmud in t... ...y God Muslim works on strengthenhim ! I found that he blamed the tendency of religious i-ire-i • ^^'l philoSO- the author 01 abook ontheMu tazila sect... ...n the books of the prophets. In the country of joy there is neither male nor female, nor are there organs of generation. All are invested with living ... ...nd was seen by the high resplendent realm as consisting of pairs of male and female beings, the latter gave similar outward forms to its own chil- dre... ...om the shoulders to the middle of the body with sleeves, a CMAFTER XVt. igi female dress) have slashes both on the right and left sides. They keep th...

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Raja yoga (Hindu astrology)

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... Islamic Western Hindu ... ... Raja yoga – meaning of Part of a series on Hinduism ... ... Hinduism Hindu ... ... those governing personal initiatives and b) those that show good fortune. Therefore, Raja yogas are generally found in the horoscopes of leaders and ... ...bhagya yoga which is caused if a male born during day-time has the Sun, the Moon and the Lagna, all three in odd signs or if a night-born female has t... ...oga, arises if the Lagna, the Sun and the Moon are in odd signs for a male born during day-time or if these three are in even signs for a female born ... ...ind of sambandha ('mutual association') established by these two makes one adept and shine in his/her chosen field of creative/scientific/religious/ph... ...ted in the Karakamsa i.e. in conjunction with the Atmakaraka in the Navamsa-chart makes one master the Vedas or become a philosopher or a religious le...

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The Hindu at Home : Being Sketches of Hindu Daily Life

By: Padfield, J. E., Joseph Edwin

... GIFT OF PROFESSOR C,A, THE HINDU AT HOME PRINTED AT THE S. P. C. K. PEESS, VEPERY, MADRAS 1908 S... ... VEPERY, MADRAS 1908 SIVITK FRIKST WITH SACRED MAKKS. (See page 78.) THE HINDU AT HOME BEING SKETCHES OF HINDU DAILY LIFE BY THE REV. J. E. PADFIE... ... or other, is the beginning, the middle, and the end of what is known as the Hindu religion." Professor Bhattacharja, in " Tagore Law Lecture." PREFA... ... the individual or community, but they have gradually become absorbed in the religious administration and, at length, appear as sections of a divine c... ...gan to explore and to seek for information. I was informed that, for certain religious reasons, the whole village had been abandoned and that the farm... ...e is then worshipped. This coloured rice (akshata) enters / largely into all religious ceremonies. In fact no worship, other than that at funerals, or... ...heir siesta during the heat of the day, or for their sleep at night, and the females simply lie down with those of the household. The Hindu does not u... ...oleander and jasmine to be used in worship, or to be worn in the hair by the females for personal adornment. A plant of the tulasi or sacred basil, al... ... case of Lingaits, is worshipping the lingam, which is done by all males and females ; but, in the case of the worshippers of Vishnu, it is only perfo...

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Maharaja

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The Hindu at Home : Being Sketches of Hindu Daily Life

By: Padfield, Joseph Edwin

.... K. PRESS, VEPERY, MADRAS 1908 SIVITK PKIKST WITH SACRED MAKKi (See page 78.) THE HINDU AT HOME BEING SKETCHES OF HINDU DAILY Lll^E BY The Rev. J... ... some form or other, is the beginning, the middle, and the end of what is known as the Hindu religion.* Professor Bhattacheirja, in " Tagore Law Lectu... ...r hand, I have added an Appendix, showing the present attitude of the more intelligent Hindus towards social reform. I am indebted to the Honorary Sec... ...welfare of the individual or community, but they have gradually become absorbed in the religious administration and, at length, appear as sections of ... ...ce. The whole is then worshipped. This coloured rice (akshata) enters largely into all religious ceremonies. In fact no worship, other than that at fu... .... The putting up of this entrance door frame is a serious business^ and necessitates a religious cere- mony. The woodwork is smeared with saffron, and... ...down for their siesta during the heat of the day, or for their sleep at night, and the females simply lie down with those of the household. The Hindu ... ...igold and oleander and jasmine to be used in worship, or to be worn in the hair by the females for personal adornment. A plant of the tulasi or sacred... ...is, in the case of Lingaits, is worshipping the lingam, which is done by all males and females ; but, in the case of the worshippers of Vishnu, it is ...

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Religious violence in India

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...Religious violence in India includes acts of violence by followers of one religious group against followers and institutions of another religious gro... ... institutions of another religious group, often in the form of rioting.[1] Religious violence in India, especially in recent times, has generally invo... ...ious violence in India, especially in recent times, has generally involved Hindus and Muslims,[2] although incidents of violence have also involved Ch... ...ots (List of riots in Mumbai). Despite the secular and religiously tolerant constitution of India, broad religious representation ... ... 3.2.3 Religious violence against Hindus ... ... 4.3 Ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri Hindus 4.4 Religious involvement... ...er formed a coalition to resist the attack by Muslim army of Ghazni. Hindu females sold their jewelry and put labor into providing war supplies. The s... ...ficking Female foeticide ... ...eticide Female infanticide ...

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A View of the History, Literature, And Religion of the Hindoos, Including a Minute Description of Their Manners and Customs, And Translations from Their Principal Works

By: Ward, William, 1769-1823

...ce theirhopes on devotion, vii.—The great mass of the population adhere to religious cere- monies, viii.—Conjectures on the orit>in of the Hindoo Myth... ...o, and Shiv'ii, the creator, the preserver, and destroyer, ib. — next tlie female deities, as the representatives of nature, ib.—then sundry deities, ... ...P. IX. worship of human beings. Deified men and women—BramhSns, especially religious guides, 151 Daughters of bramhiins, ib. Wives of bramhSns, ib. A ... ...religious guides, 151 Daughters of bramhiins, ib. Wives of bramhSns, ib. A female, 152. Unutterable abominations practised, ... ... ... ... ... ib. S... ...indoos living in a state of mendicity, ... ... ... ... 301 BOOK VI. HINDOO RELIGIOUS SECTS. CHAP. I. ACCOUNT OP THE REGULAR HINDOO SECTS. The soivHs, ... ...s course was run; he saw laid the foundation stones of Christ's kingdom in Hindustan. One circumstance alone threat- enedWard's peculiarwork. In1812 t... ...laborate defence of Christianity. We have let off nothiiig but squibs. The Hindu Pundits have not yet felt in their learned languages the weight of Ch... ...wo parts of the Bible. We have not yet had the honor of an attack from one Hindu scholar. These times are all to come; they are coming._ The struggle ... ...graduate of the Madras University, in the course of a very able address on female education. "In one point of view, a forgetful course is advisable fo...

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Female education in the United States

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...ersial topic in the 1930s,[3] and sex-segregated school systems protected “the virtue of female high school students.”[4] Home economics and female in... ...rial education were new elements of the high school curriculum designed for unmistakably female occupations.[5] These classes taught women practical s... ...tremendous changes in women’s education at the college level. In 1900, there were 85,338 female college students in the United States and 5,237 earned... ...portance of the vote. Participation in student government trained women “early to become leaders later.”[10] One study showed that in 1935, 62 percent... ...ucation and stated, "The children, both male and female, go to church on work days, to a religious school where they are taught by a teacher whom they... ...ia became the first women from their respective countries (and in Joshi's case the first Hindu woman) to get a degree in western medicine, which they ... ...of World Records and Achievements. Anchor Press. p. 204. ISBN . First Hindu Woman Doctor  ...

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The Hindu Law; Being a Treatise on the Law Administered Exclusively to Hindus by the British Courts in India : Volume 1

By: Cowell, Herbert

... TAGORE LAW LE CTURES-1870. * r fftaw giMttttt* 1870 THE HINDU LAW: BEING A TREATISE ON THE LAW ADMINISTERED EXCLUSIVE!,... ...ng systems of law under one general administration of justice. That community includes Hindus, Mahomedans, English- men, Buddhists,Jews, Armenians, an... ...ged, as the first sub- ject of these Lectures. In this wide field of discus- sion, the Hindu family system, differing from all others within the Empir... ...bay 29 LECTURE III. THE HINDU FAMILY THE JOINT WORSHIP. The Hindu Family Importance of Religious Observances They are not enforced by Law Gurus Purohi... ...the Greeks, Romans, and Hindus Dattaka Adoption The Ritual of Adoption Datta-homam Its religious Significance Originally two kinds of Dattaka Adoption... ... Adoption .... 208 LECTURE X. THE CONTRACT OF ADOPTION. Secular Ceremonies of Adoption Religious Ceremonies Datta-homam Actual Gift and Acceptance of ... ... A child in the womb takes no estate. In cases where, when the succession opens out, a female member of the family has conceived, the inheritance rema... ...en the agnates included all who were related to one another through males. The married females and the sons who had been adopted into other families r... ... without regard to the circumstance of the descent being traceable through a male or a female line. Practi- cally, and for ordinary purposes, such for...

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Religious symbolism in the United States military

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...he only insignia in use at that time. Religious symbolism in the United States military includes the use of relig... ... gestures, actions, and words used in military rituals and ceremonies; and religious symbols or designations used in areas such as headstones and mark... ...mbolism sometimes includes specific images included or excluded because of religious reasons, choices involving colors with religious significance, an... ... 2.4 Buddhist 2.5 Hindu (in planning) ... ... and military emblems 9.7 Female non-Muslim military personnel wearing Muslim religious apparel ... ... Hindu (in planning) Om,... ... Om, one of the most sacred symbols of the Hindu faith ... ... the first Hindu chaplain in the U.S. military, she will also be the first female of Indian descent to serve as a U.S. Army chaplain.[34] According to... ... Prayer Reminder Coin – Satan is always at work.”[223] Female non-Muslim military personnel wearing Muslim religious apparel ...

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Hindu Astronomy

By: Brennand, W

...in India led me to become interested in the study of the ancient mathematical works of the Hindus. This study was frequently interrupted by official d... ... materials for a more extended work. Moreover, a conviction formed many years ago that the Hindus have not received the credit due to their literature... ...r greater difficulties than I had anticipated from the fact that, although, no doubt, many Hindu writings exist which, if translated and consulted, wo... ...APTER II. EAELY HINDU PEKIODS. Origin of the Study of Hindu Astronomy to be found in their religious observances. ^ The Necessity for a Calendar. The ... ...f Vicramaditya and the Saca of Salivahana. The En of Yudhisthira superseded. Political and religious disturbances resulting in the expulsion of the Bu... ...g with them their superior skill and learning, and have joined Bdic tribes, becoming their leaders, and seeking other homes. re is evidence of several... ...homes, carried with them evidences of their com- mon origin. For example, th^ had the same religious belief in one Supreme Being, the Creator and Supr... ...e, with the exception of two, entirely different. Spkingis of Herodotus with the head of a female and male sexual parts. They are found with human bau... ...ng to Bentley, was, of all others, the most celebrated. "Durga,* the year personified in a female form, and Goddess of Nature, was then feigned to spr...

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Wedding

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...s followed by a wedding reception. Music, poetry, prayers or readings from religious texts or literature are also commonly incorporated into the cerem... ... 3 Wedding music 4 Religious aspects of weddings 4.1... ... 4.1.2 Hindu customs 4.1.3 ... ...dding. The use of a wedding ring has long been part of religious weddings in Europe and America, but the origin of the tradition i... ...pe of conical headgear traditionally worn by grooms as part of the Bengali Hindu wedding ceremony Western code ... ... Langa oni, traditional two piece garment worn by unmarried Telugu Hindu women. A traditional English rhyme details... ...and rituals have origins in religions and are still performed by religious leaders. As society transitions from religious to secular, many aren't will... ...y her closest friend or sibling. Bridesmaids: The female attendants to a bride. Males in this role may be called honor attend... ...hers: The attendants, usually male, to a bridegroom in a wedding ceremony. Female attendants, such as a sister of the groom, are typically called hono...

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Anglo-Indian Studies

By: Mitra, Siddha Mohana, 1856-1925

... frankness not often found among English-speaking Indians." Saturday Review. HINDUPORE AN ANGLO-INDIAN ROMANCE Price 6s. Cheap Edition 2s. 6d. "' Hind... ... may have passed away half their lives in that country. The chapters on 'Pan-Hinduism,' 'Irish Signs and Hindu Signs,' and 'Hindu-Japanese Affinity,' ... ...nity,' are instructive and most suggestive; and apart from the attractions ' Hindupore ' may have for the readers of romance, it has a political value... ... and Divorce/' by Mr. Cecil Chapman His conclusions as to civil contract and religious service Divorce and sanctity of marriage Origin, according to M... ...ild Hindu " Calmness under provocation Karma Hindu view of universe Goethe's religious philos- ophy Schiller's theory of life Matthew Arnold Fourth Be... ...Mahomedan officials under Government of India Hindu and Mahomedan officials' religious impartiality Hindu Generals in command of Ghazni Army (tenth ce... ...ce (1884) Writings on scientific subjects Speeches Views on Native States On Female Education xxxii CONTENTS PAOES President of Malabar Land Tenure C... ...se benefit they were intended. It was to be hoped that with the expansion of female education among the Sikhs, the desire for a higher kind of marriag... ...known by the generic term of stri achar, which were usually performed in the female apartments of the house. If the ritual were set out in the Bill, i...

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Ordination of women

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...rdination of women to priestly office is a regular practice among some major religious groups of the present time, as it was of several religions o... ...hich a person is consecrated and set apart for the administration of various religious rites, or where the role that an ordained person fulfills, h... ...laws prohibit sex discrimination in employment, exceptions are often made for religious organisations. Antiquity Sumer and Akkad Sumer ian and Ak... ...ricted to the private or domestic sphere. Furthermore, both men and women are Hindu guru s. Shakti Durga, formerly known as Kim Fraser, was Austral... ...du guru s. Shakti Durga, formerly known as Kim Fraser, was Australia's first female guru. Buddhism The tradition of the ordained monastic com... ...ition during the 13th century, the Japanese Mugai Nyodai became the first female abbess and thus the first ordained female Zen master . In Tibet... ...ving been ordained in Taiwan in 2002. She is also the first westerner, male or female, to be installed as an abbot in the Drikung Kagyu lineage of B... ... Resurrection of Christ, as supporting evidence of the importance of women as leaders in the Early Church. They may also rely on exegetical interpr... ...nuel in Beverly Hills.1994: Indrani Rampersad was ordained as the first female Hindu priest in Trinidad.1998: Nelly Shulman, born in Russia and ordai...

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Myths of the Hindus & Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

... 1879 1 THE VICTORY OF BUDDHA ABANINDRO NATH TAGORE Frontispiece -MYTHS OF THE HINDUS &> BUDDHISTS THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. JMDBLEJ OF... ...pted country. Her chiefworks are TheWeb of Indian Life, almostthe only fair account of Hindu society written in English, and Kali the Mother, where al... ...(pp. 291-295) . the comment on Kacha and Devayam (pp. 339-342) ; J4U5304 Myths of the Hindus SP Buddhists and the Story of Dhruva, Shani, Star-Pictur... ...on should have been eliminated from modern educational systems in India in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to... ... of the Rig- Veda so markedly different from its pre- decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness i of the Sanskrit-speaking people has b... ...e worship in such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far sout... ...y rain-clouds. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they... ...e dwelt or where he kept Slta hidden. Sugriva therefore dispatched all that host under leaders to search the four quarters for a month, as far as the ... ...f sex is every- where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are th...

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New religious movements and cults in literature and popular culture

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...s Background A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious community or ethical, spiritual, or... ... modern origins, which has a peripheral place within its nation's dominant religious culture. NRMs may be novel in origin or they may be part of a wid... ... The word cult in current usage is a pejorative term for a new religious movement[5] or other group whose beliefs or practices are conside... ...rontier of Utah, and Grey makes no suggestion of the involvement of Mormon leaders in Salt Lake City.) The harassment of the young woman reflects a po... ...ch of All Worlds". Heinlein treats of the motives and methods of religious leaders in some detail.[16] Fictitious cults also featu... ... of King of the Hill, Luanne Platter and then later Peggy Hill join an all-female, Bitheistic-style cult disguised as a sorority called the "Omega Hou... ... Heresy Hindu reform movements ... ... of King of the Hill, Luanne Platter and then later Peggy Hill join an all-female, Bitheistic-style cult disguised as a sorority called the "Omega Hou... ... Heresy Hindu reform movements ...

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Myths of the Hindus & Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

...onary Fund. Division ...JD.L-..1 ^) \ Sec/ion ..m..\.j\ LO MYTHS OF THE HINDUS Sf BUDDHISTS Creer un mythe, fest-h-dire entrevolr derrihe la rea... ... croissance et de developpement infinis. A. SABATIER, 1879 MYTHS OF THE HINDUS 8?BUDDHISTS THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. NOBLE) OF RAMAKRISHNA... ...y. Her chiefworks are TheWeb of Indian Life, almost the only fair account of Hindu society written in English, and Kali the Mother^ where also for the... ...have been eliminated from modern educational systems in India—in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to say that ... ...ig-Veda so markedly different from its pre- decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness of the Sanskrit-speaking people has begun to take... ...in such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far south. B 17 M... ...uds. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they answered ... ... where he kept Sita hidden. Sugriva therefore dispatched all that host under leaders to search the four quarters for a month, as far as the uttermost ... ...very- where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are the devas, I...

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List of fictional clergy and religious figures

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...this has tapered in recent years. Some of the more popular clergy, members of religious order s and other religious personages featured in works of f... ...elli by Ronald Firbank Pope Isidor VII (Antipope)– by R. Zoller Pope Joan – female pope in De septem donis Spiritu Sancti ("The Seven Gifts of the ... ... Holy Spirit"), a medieval satire of the Church written c. 1250Pope Joan – female pope in Robert Rankin 's Armageddon: the MusicalPope John VIII ... ...Frye ( Sherman Hemsley ) – Amen (TV series) Unspecified/Pre- schism /Other religious workersChurch of Sweden youth leader Joel, Bert Diaries ( ... ...Religion (from Xenogears ) Great Mother Great Mothers are akin to popes, the leaders of the religion.Margie FatimaSophia Ethos (from Xenogears ) ... ... Father Cornello, priest of the sun god Leto – Fullmetal Alchemist Dhalsim, Hindu ascetic – Street Fighter video game seriesSupreme Bishop Dig...

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Myths of the Hindus & Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

... et de developpement infinis. A. SABATIER, 1879 The Victory of Buddha MYTHS OF THE HINDUS& BUDDHISTS THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. NOBLE) OF RA... ...pted country. Her chiefworks are TheWeb of Indian Life, almostthe only fair account of Hindu society written in English, and Kali the Mother, where al... ...Shiva (pp. 291-295) ; the comment on Kacha and Devayam (pp. 339-342) ; v Myths of the Hindus& Buddhists and the Story of Dhruva, Shani, Star-Pictures... ...on should have been eliminated from modern educational systems in India in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to... ...k of the Rig- Veda so markedly different from its pre decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness of the Sanskrit-speaking people has beg... ...e worship in such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far sout... ...y rain-clouds. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they... ...of sex is every where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are th... ..., 94 ; accompany Rama home, 101, 104 ; assem bly of, under Vibhishana, 105 RAKSHASI-S. Female rakshasas, wives ofthe subjects of Ravana ; Putana a, 22...

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Durga Vahini

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... Part of a series on Hindu politics ... ... Concepts Hindu nationalism ... ... Political leaders ... ... Shiv Sena Hindu Mahasabha ... ... Controversies The Durga Vahini is often considered to be the female face of the hardliner Bajrang Da... ...of the hardliner Bajrang Dal[1] and have been accused of actively contributing to instigating violence against religious minorities.[3] The organizati... ...ng violence against religious minorities.[3] The organization is described as a militant outfit,[4] right-wing religious fundamentalist group[5] and a... ... Categories Sangh Parivar Religious violence in India ...

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Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

... K. COOMARASWAMY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Title: MYTHS OF THE HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Author: ANAN... ...... ... 1 THE VICTORY OF BUDDHA ABANINDRO NATH TAGORE Frontispiece -MYTHS OF THE HINDUS &> BUDDHISTS THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. JMDBLEJ OF RAMAKRISHNA... ...ve been eliminated from modern educational systems in India in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to say that no... ... Veda so markedly different from its pre- decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness iof the Sanskrit-speaking people has begun to take ... ... such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far south. Myths of... ...s. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they answered : ... ...here he kept Slta hidden. Sugriva therefore dispatched all that host under leaders to search the four quarters for a month, as far as the uttermost bo... ...ry- where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are the devas, Ind...

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Secularism in India

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...A 19th-century Hindu temple in Khajuraho India, incorporating a Hindu spire, a Jain cupola, a Buddhist stupa and a Muslim style dome, in pl... ...gion and state, the concept of secularism in India envisions acceptance of religious laws as binding on the state, and equal participation of state in... ... state and its institutions to recognize and accept all religions, enforce religious laws instead of parliamentary laws, and respect pluralism.[4][5] ... ...al's religion. Muslim Indians have Sharia-based Muslim Personal Law, while Hindus, Christians, Sikhs and other non-Muslim Indians live under common la... ... non-Muslim Indians live under common law. The attempt to respect unequal, religious law has created a number of issues in India such as acceptability... ...ery citizen irrespective of his or her religion, would impose majoritarian Hindu sensibilities and ideals, something that is unacceptable to Muslim In... ... In matters of personal law, such as acceptable age of marriage for girls, female circumcision, polygamy, divorce and inheritance, Indian law permits ... ...ficking Female foeticide ... ...eticide Female infanticide ...

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Christianity Contrasted with Hindu Philosophy : An Essay, In Five Books, Sanskrit and English : With Practical Suggestions Tendered to the Missionary Among the Hindus

By: Ballantyne, James Robert, 1813-1864

...LANTYNE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org WITH HINDU PHILOSOPHY Title: CHRISTIANITY CONTRASTED WITH HINDU PHILOSOPH... ...... ...AND ENGLISH: WITH PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS TENDERED TO THE MISSIONARY AMONG THE HINDUS, / JAMES E. BALLANTYNE, LL.D., PROPKSSOR OF MORAL PHILOSOPHV, AND ... ...aried, from preaching all day amidst the noise and distraction of a meld^ or religious fair ; but he brightened up as he saw the inquiring young Brahm... ...ortunate in this, that they are necessarily misled, their guides being blind leaders, or, at all events, guides grop- ing in the dark ; but in this mo... ...nguish into paurusha-kesara, "the male filaments," and straina-kesara^ " the female filaments." Animal phy- Tfic ucxt of tho scienccs is marked off by...

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Brahmoism

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...ali Renaissance, the nascent Indian independence movement and the wider Hindu reform movements of the period. Adherents, known as Brahmo s (sin... ...ohan Roy. Placing great importance on the use of reason he aimed to reform Hindu religious and social practices, being influenced by the Monotheistic ... ...oy. Placing great importance on the use of reason he aimed to reform Hindu religious and social practices, being influenced by the Monotheistic religi... ...tory. Editor BP Lenman. Chambers. 2000. History Ram Mohan 's quest for religious truth had led him to study with an open mind the scriptures of al... ...nd the scriptures of all major religions. Thus he had not only studied the Hindu scriptures such the Vedas in Sanskrit; he read the Quran in Arabic an... ...not Hindus and have their own religion" Debendranath's Brahmo Dharma, or religious and moral law, now stands evolved as the "Fundamental Principles ... ...l, a roving Unitarian missionary, is in a troubled marriage in Boston with female emancipator Caroline Wells Healey Dall, suffering a series of menta... ...o distinguish it from progressive breakaway group. 1871 : Adi Brahmo Samaj leaders publicly oppose the progressive faction over the divisive Brahmo M... ...by Debendranath Tagore and Rajnarayan Basu of the Adi Samaj. The eminent leaders of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj at the time include Sivanath Sastri, Ana...

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Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

... K. COOMARASWAMY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Title: MYTHS OF THE HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Author: ANAN... ...... ...eloppement infinis. A. SABATIER, 1879 The Victory of Buddha MYTHS OF THE HINDUS& BUDDHISTS THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. NOBLE) OF RAMAKRISHNA-VI... ...ve been eliminated from modern educational systems in India in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to say that no... ...- Veda so markedly different from its pre decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness of the Sanskrit-speaking people has begun to take n... ... such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far south. B I 7 My... ...s. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they answered : ... ...ery where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are the devas, Ind... ...pany Rama home, 101, 104 ; assem bly of, under Vibhishana, 105 RAKSHASI-S. Female rakshasas, wives ofthe subjects of Ravana ; Putana a, 221 ; one trie...

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Freedom of religion in Bangladesh

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...s Islam (89.7%), but a significant percentage of the population adheres to Hinduism (9.2%).[1] Other religious groups include Buddhists (0.7%, mostly ... ...nificant percentage of the population adheres to Hinduism (9.2%).[1] Other religious groups include Buddhists (0.7%, mostly Theravada), Christians (0.... ... Contents 1 Status of religious freedom 1.1 Legal and p... ...y framework 1.2 Restrictions on religious freedom 1.3 Specific c... ...ertise in Islamic law are authorized to declare a fatwa, village religious leaders sometimes made declarations in individual cases and called the decl... ...dditional wife. In contrast, Christian men may only marry one woman. Under Hindu law, unlimited polygamy is permitted and while there is no provision ... ...ermitted and while there is no provision for divorce and legal separation, Hindu widows may legally remarry. There were no legal restrictions on marri... ...es were also registered with the state. Under the Muslim Family Ordinance, female heirs inherit less than male relatives, and wives have fewer divorce... ...es were also registered with the state. Under the Muslim Family Ordinance, female heirs inherit less than male relatives, and wives have fewer divorce...

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Myths of the Hindus & Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

...UBLIC LIBRARY THE BRANCH I L BRAR ES 3 3333 05823 9563 MYTHS OF THE HINDUS gf BUDDHISTS Cre'er tin mythe, fest-a-dlre entrevoir dernere la r... ...A. SABATIER, 1879 JBRA ASTOR, IENOX AND TILDEM FOUNDATIONS. MYTHS OF THE HINDUS & BUDDHISTS <z?r THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. NOBLE) OF RAMAKR... ... Her chiefworks are The IVeb of Indian Life, almost the only fair account of Hindu society written in English, and Kali the Mother, where also for the... ...have been eliminated from modern educational systems in India in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to say that ... ...ig-Veda so markedly different from its pre- decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness of the Sanskrit-speaking people has begun to take... ...in such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far south. 17 Myt... ...uds. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they answered ... ... where he kept Slta hidden. Sugriva therefore dispatched all that host under leaders to search the four quarters for a month, as far as the uttermost ... ...very- where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are the devas, I...

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Hinduism

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...Part of a series on Hinduism ... ... Hindu History ... ... Timeline of Hindu texts ... ...was introduced into the English language in the 19th century to denote the religious, philosophical, and cultural traditions native to India. ... ...ion is difficult.[55] Hinduism has been variously defined as a religion, a religious tradition, a set of religious beliefs, and "a way of life."[1][no... ..., which is more inclusive than the western term "religion", covering both "religious" and "wordly" aspects. Colonial influences ... ...a;- The term has also more recently been used by Hindu leaders, reformers, and nationalists to refer to Hinduism as a unified worl... ...Shiva as the supreme; Shaktas worship Shakti (power) personified through a female divinity or Mother Goddess, Devi; while Smartas believe in the essen... ...mplation of God.[385] A Hindu monk is called a sanyāsī, sādhu, or swāmi. A female renunciate is called a sanyāsini. Renunciates receive high respect i...

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Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

... K. COOMARASWAMY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Title: MYTHS OF THE HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Author: ANAN... ...... ... croissance et de developpement infinis. A. SABATIER, 1879 MYTHS OF THE HINDUS 8?BUDDHISTS THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. NOBLE) OF RAMAKRISHNA-V... ...ve been eliminated from modern educational systems in India—in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to say that no... ...-Veda so markedly different from its pre- decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness of the Sanskrit-speaking people has begun to take n... ... such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far south. B 17 Myt... ...s. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they answered : ... ...here he kept Sita hidden. Sugriva therefore dispatched all that host under leaders to search the four quarters for a month, as far as the uttermost bo... ...ry- where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are the devas, Ind...

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Freedom of religion in the United Arab Emirates

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...untry. There were no reports of societal abuses or discrimination based on religious belief or practice. Con... ... Contents 1 Religious demography 2 Status of religious f... ... Legal and policy framework 2.2 Religious freedom 2.3 Anti-semit... ... Unofficial figures estimate that at least 15 percent of the population is Hindu, 5 percent is Buddhist, and 5 percent belong to other religious group... ...ruling families of the emirates in which they are located. There are three Hindu temples operating in rented commercial buildings in Dubai, one of whi... ...rcial buildings in Dubai, one of which is used by Sikhs as well. Sikhs and Hindus living in Abu Dhabi also practice their religion in private homes. F... ...rding to a new personal status law, women generally are granted custody of female children until they reach the age of thirteen and are granted custod... ...ge of ten. If the mother is deemed unfit, custody reverts to the next able female relative on the mother's side. Shari'a, as practiced in the country,... ...osure. On December 12, 2006, the press reported that a female foreign national teacher was dismissed from school for trying to con...

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Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists

By: Nivedita, Sister, 1867-1911; Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947

... K. COOMARASWAMY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Title: MYTHS OF THE HINDUS & BUDDHISTS Author: ANAN... ...... ...e crolssance et de developpement infnih. A. SABATIER, 1879 MYTHS OF THE HINDUS & BUDDHISTS <z?r THE SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET E. NOBLE) OF RAMAKRIS... ...ve been eliminated from modern educational systems in India in the name of religious neutrality. For it would scarcely be going too far to say that no... ...-Veda so markedly different from its pre- decessors, inasmuch as in it the religious consciousness of the Sanskrit-speaking people has begun to take n... ... such countries as China and Japan is clearly a relic of some very ancient religious influence brought to bear upon them from the far south. 17 Myths... ...s. There arose the hum of many voices, as for a time the Brahmans and army-leaders, citizens and countrymen considered together. Then they answered : ... ...here he kept Slta hidden. Sugriva therefore dispatched all that host under leaders to search the four quarters for a month, as far as the uttermost bo... ...ry- where the same : all things that are male are from Shiva, all that are female are from Uma. Cosmic Powers Distinct from Ishvara are the devas, Ind...

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Worship dance

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... dance is any kind of dance that is undertaken for the specific purpose of religious worship. As a basic element of human expressi... ... 1 Christianity 2 Hinduism 3 Messianic Judaism ... ...equered history within Christianity. Many records exist of prohibitions by leaders within most branches of the Christian Church, for such reasons as t... ...Jones and it now has branches in many other countries. Hinduism Classical Indi... ... Classical Indian dance From a Hindu point of view, the whole Universe is being brought into existence as ... ...f a sacred temple ritual, especially in South and Eastern India, where the female priestesses devadasi's worshipped different aspects of the Divine th...

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