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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PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 22 January 2024 English

to win the Nobel Prize, reminds us of the values that have to be the foundation of a kingdom, a religion, and our own humanity – truth, peace, compassion, and love

that have to be the foundation of a kingdom, a religion, and our own humanity – truth, peace, compassion


Jiva Institute of Vedic Studies · 7 January 2024 English

Question: I’ve undertaken a discussion with Christian theologians. Their understanding of a Personal God, specifically their resistance to a God with form, which is... Read More The post Concepts of …


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 January 2024 English

citizens to request information from public authorities.Secularism: The principle of separating religion from state affair.Focus by Dipanjali Singh.PARI Library’s health archive project is part of an initiative

50. Secularism: The principle of separating religion from state affairs. 51. Theocracy: A form of


Jiva Institute of Vedic Studies · 26 November 2023 English

Question: The impersonal aspect [of God] (Nirakara, Nirguna) is called Brahman, or ‘unknowable’ by Herbert Spencer, ‘will’ by Schopenhauer, Absolute Noumenon by some ‘substance’... Read More The post Bhakti in …


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 November 2023 English

First History Lessons is a series of books published by the Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK). Aiming to simplify and explain important historical ideas, the series has been sponsored …

for oil. And sometimes they fight on grounds of religion or language. Sometimes people have even had to


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 24 August 2023 English

worship in Jharkhand. The trip leads her to examine the uneasy relationship between power, politics of religion and Adivasi identities

uneasy relationship between power, politics of religion and Adivasi identities


Jiva Institute of Vedic Studies · 30 July 2023 English

question about ego and spirituality. As we can see, especially in the West, most people approach religion, yoga, or philosophy... Read More The post Approaches to Bhakti and Levels of Bhakti appeared first

especially in the West, most people approach religion, yoga, or philosophy...   <a href="https://www


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 13 July 2023 English

The Linguistic Survey of India (LSI) is an ongoing project of the Government of India that aims to document and study how languages have changed in the country over the …

to region, from caste to caste, and from religion to religion. A number of deities are also worshipped Saivism, functioned to spread and establish their religion all over Tamil Nadu. They were, to a great extent medium of literature for the propagation of their religion. Sivagasinthamani is a work of Jains. Kambaramayanam


BL: British Library · 21 March 2023 English

This is the book of Kiranta religion. It is written in Kirata language using Sirijangha script which is no more in use now. Custodial history: Personal Collection. Extent and format of original material:


BL: British Library · 21 March 2023 English

It is a Kiranta book about their religion written in Kiranta language. Custodial history: Personal Collection. Extent and format of original material: Collection Level 20, Series Level: 28 files, File


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