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Devdutt Pattanaik Column: Karmic faiths
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Devdutt Pattanaik Column: Karmic faiths

By Devdutt Pattanaik | Posted 03-Jan-2016 Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are faiths that are based on the idea of rebirth, hence karma. This is what fundamentally distinguishes them from Abrahamic Faiths that dominate world discourse. Mid Day, 1 month ago

Growing Up Jain

Most often when I tell people I'm Jain, I'm greeted with blank stares. Jainism is a small religion found primarily in India. And when I say small, I mean small. According to the 2011 census, Jains made up only 0.36% of the population in India, and ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago

Group urges changing Buddhist temple mark on maps to avoid Nazi connotations

In an effort to make travelling in Japan more convenient for overseas visitors, the Geospatial Information Authority recently conducted a survey of foreigners on the streets of Asakusa, the historical district of Tokyo that's one of the city's ...
 Japan Today2 weeks ago Japanese government recommends changing Buddhist temple mark on maps to avoid Nazi connotations  RocketNews243 weeks ago
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K. J. Somaiya Centre for Buddhist Studies inaugurated its rural outreach program Jetavan

Previous story: Fujifilm showcases its latest products and innovations at CEIF 2016 Next story: Educulture announces Scholarships till 50% for Engineering Graduates K. J. Somaiya Centre for Buddhist Studies, a Somaiya Vidyavihar institute, ...
 APN News1 month ago
Times of India

Buddhist centre to give vocational, spiritual training in Kopargaon

MUMBAI: An institute for Buddhist studies headquartered in Mumbai launched a centre for spiritual practice in rural Maharashtra Thursday. The K J Somaiya Centre for Buddhist Studies announced Jetavan, a non-sectarian centre for holistic development ...
 Times of India1 month ago Buddhist centre to give vocational and spiritual training to locals in Kopargaon  Times of India4 weeks ago

Learning about Jainism

By Ken Wu Jainism is a religion with 9 million believers. It first started in east India. Practitioners believe nonviolence and self-control are the means to liberation, so nonviolence is a primary principle. Many religions practice nonviolence ...
 Asian American Civic Association2 weeks ago

Let's follow Buddhist methods to achieve equality

DR.VickramabahuKarunaratne Many Communists, Sama Samajists and Socialists belonging to the old socialist parties really believed that Mahinda would take a radical path once in power. A large part of them today, must be embarrassed to admit that ...
 Ceylon Today1 month ago
Huffington Post

The Surprisingly Spiritual Meanings Behind Some Of The Emojis On Your Phone

You may not know it, but your cell phone is basically an interfaith melting pot. If you look closely at the emojis on your emoji keyboard, you'll find an amazing amount of religious diversity.Every major world religion, from Chinese philosophy ...
 Huffington Post2 days ago

Anamika: This Religion Had No Name

We speak of the "Hindu religion", but the religion denoted by the term did not in fact have such a name originally. According to some, the word "Hindu" means "love"; others say a Hindu is one who disapproves of himsa or violence. The term "Hindu ...
 Speaking Tree3 days ago

Flat wrong: the misunderstood history of flat Earth theories

A flat-Earth map drawn by Orlando Ferguson in 1893. This rendering of a flat Earth still gets some truck today. Credit: Wikimedia/Orlando Ferguson For most people, being described as a "flat Earther" is an insult. The idea of the Earth being flat ...
 PhysOrg.com1 week ago
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