March 2011 Blog Posts (171)

Renewal: Stories from America's Religious-Environmental Movement (A review of the film by Michael Zimmerman - March 27, 2011)

 

I would like to share an article and a review of the film Renewal: Stories from America's Religious-Environmental Movement  published in the Huffington Post ... the author is a friend and a blogger Michael Zimmerman.  I hope you will find it as interesting, thought provoking, and useful as I found it to be:

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Added by John Ishvaradas Abdallah on March 28, 2011 at 3:02am — No Comments

Adnan Buyung Visited Anand Krishna

Anand Krishna is still continuing hunger strike for justice in Indonesia. Monday/March 28, 2011 is the 20th day. Now he is arrested at Police Hospital, East Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

This picture showed a famous Human Right Activist named Adnan Buyung Nasution visiting Anand Krishna on Thursday/ March 24, 2011.

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Added by Nugroho Angkasa on March 28, 2011 at 12:11am — No Comments

TENDER COCONUT MARKETING FEDERATION

       Air, water and food are the basic necessity, where the agricultures role is very important. To survive people as agriculture, they have to get sufficient income to their products. It can possible only when agriculture based industry or federations multiply, thereby agriculture output is used as inputs to them.

       Since twenty five years the rate of coconut never crossed the figure of rupees five per unit.…

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Added by N.Shubhakara Jain on March 27, 2011 at 9:07pm — No Comments

Precepts On Religion Of Monks

SamanSuttam



24. Sramanadharmasutra



Precepts On Religion Of Monks



(A) Samata - Equanimity



Samano tti samjado tti ya, risi muni sadhu tti vidarago tti.



Namani suvihidanam, anagara bhadamta damto tti. (336)



Sramana, Samyata, Rsi, Muni, Sadhu, Vitaraga, Anagara, Bhadanta and Danta, these are designations used for monks with ideal behaviours. (336)



Siha-gaya-vasaha-miya-pasu, maruda-suruvahi-mamdarimdu-mani.… Continue

Added by shree c k p swamiji on March 27, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Politician’s drama yet to stop

Driver of the vehicle helps good journey – Politicians of the country helps best administration – Imagine the situation if they are not real politician – life of the people hell instead of heaven.

Why the drama politicians dominating instead of real politicians?

Self improvement instead of state improvement is the decease not left any corner of the world.

Why mean mentality comes to the mind of people instead of wide mentality?

Once involvement in the self…

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Added by N.Shubhakara Jain on March 27, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments

Fill in the Middle Ground: Intertextuality and Inter-Religious Dialogue in 16th-Century Guatemala

There are, in fact, very few times in human history when two or more sizably significant groups of people encounter each other and neither one has any actual idea who, or even what, the other group is.

At the turn of the sixteenth century, Spaniards had no idea where they were or what they were encountering, and the indigenous peoples of the Americas had no idea what had washed up on their shores. While an encounter…

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Added by Inter-Religious Dialogue on March 26, 2011 at 5:34pm — No Comments

16th Biennial Jaina Convention july1 to4th2011 usa ,huston

Jain Society of Houston Welcomes you all for the 16th JAINA Convention from July 1 - 4 2011.Convention has an action packed program scheduled for all the 4 days of the convention. Come and Enjoy with Family and Friends

Added by shree c k p swamiji on March 26, 2011 at 3:16pm — No Comments

16th Biennial Jaina Convention texas huston usa

Frequently Asked Questions





Registration:

Q : Who should I contact if I have problems with registration ?

A : Please email Convention2011@jaina.org or call 1 (832)447-8495 for assistance.



Q : Do I need to register for the convention if I plan to serve as a volunteer?

A : Yes, all volunteers have to register and pay registration fees for the convention.



Q : Is $99 price for one person or for a whole family?

A : $99 Price is per person for… Continue

Added by shree c k p swamiji on March 26, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Population never helps labour problem – why?

  

Growth of - population, modern technique, implementation of machinery, fastest media, vehicle, and so on never helps to solve labour problem. The growth of labour problem much faster than that of population – some corner or the other – we forced to leave the labour attention jobs – very bad situation before us – it is left to us to think and set right the problem at the earliest.

Whether it is scarcity or willingness to do labour work?

Good numbers of peoples are…

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Added by N.Shubhakara Jain on March 25, 2011 at 10:28am — No Comments

Individual worship vs. group worship

Individual worship has got its own defects – majority religion who follows this along with the group worship method has been suffering – they are of the opinion – god will help for their individual contribution – forced the society to amaze the wealth by hook or crook and contributing certain percentage to the god – it is nothing but looting the public in the name of god.

Group worship method following religion steadily improving their status in the society- no scope for individual…

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Added by N.Shubhakara Jain on March 25, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments

How I Learned to Pray with the help of Saint Ignatius and a Times Bestseller

I always felt self-conscious and wishful when I prayed. I couldn’t stay focused. I hoped that a class on personal prayer would help me, so I took a course in the spring of my first year at Union, The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, with a Jesuit professor, Roger Haight.

Embarking upon the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, I…

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Added by Jenn Lindsay on March 24, 2011 at 8:22pm — No Comments

What turns “the Other” into one of us?

From The Washington Post

The sympathetic coverage of the devastation wrought by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami has overwhelmed the nasty little story of Rep. Peter King’s loyalty hearings aimed at American Muslims. Both news events, however, raise the compelling question of what it takes to turn a group perceived as alien and threatening–whether across the ocean or down the block–into people Americans see as neighbors, fellow…

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Added by The Parliament of Religions on March 24, 2011 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr and Anand Krishna

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-577255

 

Anand Krishna’s law case rolls like a snowball. The sexual harassment allegation is merely used as an entry point because of its being highly sensitive value in this country. Now the dominating discourse is the judgment of the progressive thoughts of the founder of Anand Ashram Foundation from Indonesia.

 

Although the trial has been taking place for more than 5 months,…

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Added by Nugroho Angkasa on March 24, 2011 at 6:56am — No Comments

What turns “the Other” into one of us?

From The Washington Post

The sympathetic coverage of the devastation wrought by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami has overwhelmed the nasty little story of Rep. Peter King’s loyalty hearings aimed at American Muslims. Both news events, however, raise the compelling question of what it takes to turn a group perceived as alien and threatening–whether across the ocean or down the block–into people Americans see as neighbors, fellow…

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Added by The Parliament of Religions on March 24, 2011 at 6:01am — No Comments

Food problem

 

After air and water- food is the basic necessity to animals including human beings. What is the importance – we the people of the world has given to it and what will happen in near future is alarming one and all.

Good quality of air water and food what we are expecting – No concrete steps not taken so far may push the world bad to worst.

Point to consider-

1 No agriculture in this world is fast approaching – red signal convert it to green

2…

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Added by N.Shubhakara Jain on March 24, 2011 at 4:03am — No Comments

Making Sense of “God’s Love”

Summer 2010. I am in Indonesia.

None of my doctors are on the same page, but they all agree that something is wrong.

One Saturday my shoulder freezes at the joint and I can’t lift it more than four inches from my side without excruciating pain. A few days later a cold starts, exhaustion and sniffles and some thickness in my lungs. Monday I go in for a checkup and they…

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Added by Jenn Lindsay on March 23, 2011 at 7:05pm — No Comments

The Curious Case of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Among immigrants aspiring to brave futures in the land of the free, few are as publicly controversial or as mobile as Ayaan Hirsi Ali. In her most recent appearance on the Colbert Report, Stephen asked her if she left Islam and became a Christian. Her answer to the first, "yes." Her answer to the second, "No...I prefer John Locke to Jesus Christ. I prefer John Stuart Mill…

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Added by Benjamin B DeVan on March 23, 2011 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Muslims condemn today’s attack on the Bus in Jerusalem.

The world Muslim Congress strongly condemns the attack on the bus in Jerusalem as well as the resumption of the rocket attacks on the civilian population. We pray for God’s blessing for the victims and their families.

 

PRESS RELEASE

March 23, 2011, Dallas, Texas

 

Muslims condemn today’s attack on the Bus in Jerusalem.

 

The world Muslim Congress strongly condemns the attack on the bus in Jerusalem as well as…

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Added by Mike Ghouse on March 23, 2011 at 5:18pm — No Comments

brusseles is heart of europe now heart of world peace

dear parliment peace maker this is happy news for us

Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the administrative centre of the European Union. This has earned the city the title of the Capital of Europe. Brussels has been given its character by the coexistence of French and Flemish culture, and it is nowadays home to nationalities around the world, adding a cosmopolitan flavour to its atmosphere. The vibrant atmosphere of Brussels is further enhanced by picturesque medieval streets,…

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Added by shree c k p swamiji on March 23, 2011 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Upcoming event hosted by State of Formation

Personal Narrative in Interfaith Dialogue

Featuring Rabbi Or Rose and Pastor Samir Selmanovic

Or Rose is an Associate Dean at the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College and writer on Jewish mysticism, social justice, and inter-religious cooperation. Samir Selmanovic is author of the widely read book “It’s…

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Added by The Parliament of Religions on March 23, 2011 at 9:48am — No Comments

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