Religion

Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, and spiritual elements. However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion.Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from the divine, sacred things, faith, a supernatural being or supernatural beings or "some sort of ultimacy and transcendence that will provide norms and power for the rest of life". Religious practices may include rituals, sermons, commemoration or veneration (of deities and/or saints), sacrifices, festivals, feasts, trances, initiations, funerary services, matrimonial …

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Indian History Congress · 1953 English

(a) Literary Da4a.—Hiuen Tsang's mention of Tantric pratices performed by the people of Udyana;—his frequent mention of the Pasupatas and their practices showing the wide prevalence of the sect ;—his …

baseless. The A.ndhakas were pure Kshatriyas of Vedic religion and the Andhras were out-caftes. The Andhras (with the four-fold caste system and following Vedic religion. It is baseless to suppose that Asmaka and Mulaka ORGANISATION, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS, RELIGION AND LITERATURE OF ANDHRADESA BETWEEN A.D. 225


Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute · 1953 English

When about to comence the Päriplava the hotr makes the overture sadhvaryo'3 and the adhvaryu responds with 'ho hotar'.4 The other piests also sit down on cushions or boards and …


The Indian Press Ltd. · 1953 English

This time the stench of the mud reached even the inner recesses of private homes because tilwa of the newspapers liberally plastered their pages with the foul muck that WAS …

muddlr we are in; waste and diaor ►lrr cvrry'whrrc: religion an organised hyr'nrci^y: justice haled on Tesrnt:r


The Indian Press Ltd. · 1953 English

If those flood-gates are opened through the ntiitetteas of the Government then the millions of bales of unsold Pak jute would swamp the small farmer as well and bring ruin …

here is a rich ,suggestion of the nicely of old religion. anti of rlat,4cal culture. It is a irritable


The Indian Press Ltd. · 1953 English

Aftii him there are the instances of tens of thousands of the martyrs to the cause of freedom of the fatherland; tlio made the supreme sacrifice staunch of heart and …

of 1911 has been diacanled and StatirtiL-lI of religion collea•ted. The occupational distribution of population 1961 the concept of "community" was abandoned and religion wall recorded as revealed by the person enumerated


Advaita Ashrama · 1953 English

The realzation of the Oneness of the Self (Advaita) forms the bed-rock of the religion of Vedanta. [...] It was (and still is) the need of the hour when Swami Vivekananda gave his message to the world


Advaita Ashrama · 1953 English

He realized that unity which sails across the barriers of time and space the frontiers of countries and oceans which rends the veil between the animate and the inanimate beween …


Calcutta University Press · 1953 English

The light of the stars or that of the digit of the moon is entirely different from that of the sun who illumines the whole universe. [...] It is a …

Comparative Religion as Stephanos Nirmalendu Ghosh Lecturer for 1951. His subjects included Religion and Science Science, Karl Marx and Religion, Impersonal Religions, Personal Religions, Supra-Personal Religions and and Religions and Religion.


Indian Council for Cultural Relations · 1953 English

because I have experienced that Reality." The persistent feature of our religious life has been that religion does not consist in the profession of a creed in the subscription to formulas in the mechanical

themselves were staunch supporters of the orthodox religion. The Great Stupa (i.e. Stupa No. 1) and the railings


Theosophy Co., Lit. · 1953 English

The Sanchi Vihara will draw the pious believer and the itinerant traveller and sustain the devotion of the one and awaken the curiosity and even the interest of the other– …


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