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Halloween and shraddha have similar overtones. Both festivals concern the departed souls
Bodh Gaya is the holiest place for Budhists who flock to this place from all over the world. Its worth a visiit
Jizzya is a tax that has its roots in the Koran. It is protection money that is rooted in time
Karna an dArjuna were brothers, but they had to fight. In theory karna represented the bad and Arjuna the good.
Buddhism started and originated in India, but its sway ceased after the reign of Ashoka. What could be the reason? Perhaps it was an offshoot of Hinduism and integrated with the mother sect
The belief that Mohammed was the only messenger of God is so ingrained in Muslim psyche that no other prophet can be celebrated. This applies to Jesus and generally a hard line Islam does not allow free celebration to even Christians during Christmas. Muslims do not believe that Jesus...
The Buddha founded Buddhism in the 6th century BC. He was a high caste Hindu and some of his thoughts and philosophies were influenced by Hinduism. However he did break from the caste system and allowing women to become nuns. He allowed women to become nuns but put stringent condition...
Mirza Ghulam claimed he was the Mahdi .He also claimed that he was the Avatar Kalki. As per Hindu religious thought the supreme Hindu deity is Vishnu, who is revered as the creator. Hindu philosophy further says that Vishnu will reappear as the Avatar Kalki to save the world during t...
Lord Shiva is eh creator and destroyer. Praying to him in the nude means total surrender to the God.
When there is a beginning, there is also an end. But when one sees no end, then he is most certainly in a vicious circle. This vicious circle is what binds one in a stereotypical plane that the deliverance from it becomes inevitable. To shatter this inevitability supplies the goal of ...
Buddhism spread from India to Tibet. The life of Buddha is depicted in the form of exquisite paintings called Thangka paintings. These are indigenous to Tibet and hail from 8th century AD
war is part of Hindu thought and philosophy and was given a respected place. The lord justified a righteous war as a part of Dharma
Tantra sex is very much a part of Buddhism. It is now appreciated taht Tantra sex is not contrary to what Buddha preached
Lord Ganesh was the son of Lord Shiva. He is a lovable god with an elephant trunk. He is closer to man and easily pleased.
The Gita is the sermon by the Lord Krishna on the battlefield at Kurukshetra. I's a divine book with great wisdom
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