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district are known as ‘Aliya Santana’ or ‘Aliya Kattu’. As the name itself implies, Aliya
Santana is a system of inheritance in which succession is traced through the ‘female line’.
Here the property descends through the mother, from uncle to nephews-children of the sister.
The term is the exact Kannada translation of the Malayalam term Marumakkathayom.
The story behind Aliya Santana…Continue
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Compassion is a marvel of human nature
Compassion is a marvel of human nature, a precious inner resource, and the foundation of our well-being and the harmony of our societies
Compassion is one of the greatest gifts that the Netjar have given us all
It is something that lives in side us all no matter who or what we are
But it is up to us to bring up forth from in side and show it to the world
To show compassion for others is one of the…Continue
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Tanjore paintings are a traditional Tamil art works that dates back to 1600 C.E. Nayaks of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu of the bygone era were the chief patrons of this art. Tanjore paintings have a rich gold work with semiprecious / precious stones, vibrant colors, and a devotional composition. The themes of these paintings are usually limited to Hindu gods and goddesses, and saints. Bigger composition of these art works habitually includes a central figure for the core theme and episodes from…Continue
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by Austin Almaguer
Contrary to the collective nostalgia of news coverage as daring reporting focused on truth telling, the final news coverage (whether printed newspaper, television broadcast, etc) is the product of the different forces within a news organization. Indeed, each of these forces decides the newsworthiness of a particular report. Newspaper owners want news coverage that encourages newspaper purchases and extends…Continue
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What the emphasis of spiritual practice should aim to be
The whole emphasis of our spiritual practice should be aimed at creating positive and healthy thoughts and actions.
In our world there are many who tell their followers what their spiritual practices have to be
This in itself is not wrong and the …Continue
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We're not talking about a text message... LOL - we're talking about a text of scripture. This Sunday we'll dive in a little deeper and show you how to better understand the context of who it was written to and how it applies to us…Continue
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The terms "nirvana," "moksa," and "mukti" are employed synonymously in all Jaina texts, and all have the meaning of total liberation or emancipation of the soul from all forms of karmic bondage leading immediately to the status of the Siddha as described in Chatper I (n. 3). The term "nirvana" is additionally employed by the Jainas to indicate the death of a Jina-comparable to the use of the term "parinirvana " among the Buddhists-an event regarded as a kalyanaka (an auspicious occasion,…Continue
know about death
Death in Jainism consist of a variety of concepts and reactions for the soul. Jainism considers death to be a mysterious event that can be experienced by ordinary souls and higher types of souls.
 Types of DeathsAccording to Jainism, there are 17 different types of death:
Bala-marana or Akama marana
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Dr. Anantanand Rambachan (a CPWR trustee) will speak with Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian (also a CPWR trustee!) online this Thursday.
from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment:
Awaken Love and Compassion through Discovering the Atman, the True Self
Dr. Anantanand Rambachan
on the Yoga…
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Article first published as "I Am George Zimmerman (Sometimes)" on Blogcritics.com
Agony and outrage have swept the nation in the wake of the killing of Trayvon Martin. African-American…
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In Holy Terrors: Thinking about Religion after September 11, Bruce Lincoln writes:
“The religion [of the September 11 hijackers] was not a monolithic entity that can be labeled ‘Islam.’ Rather, these men embraced an extremely militant reformulation of maximalist currents within Islam. To be sure, there are those who consider this style of Islam…to be Islam proper…But we need not repeat that error, any more…Continue
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What if you were equipped to mobilize a movement for interfaith cooperation on your campus? Join us at one of our Interfaith Leadership Institutes (ILIs) for students, faculty, and staff. You’ll return to campus with the core skills of interfaith leadership, ready to organize Better Together.
Join us from June 18-21 in Chicago or July 16-19 in Philadelphia for an ILI. …Continue
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On the afternoon of Saturday, March 25, 1911, at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory located at the Ash building (today the Brown building) in lower Manhattan, one of the worst industrial accidents ever in American and New York State history took place when a fire was begun on the ninth floor of the factory.
It is believed that the fire was caused by a cigarette which had been dropped into a bucket containing garment scraps. The fire took the lives of 146 individuals, the vast majority of…Continue
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by Katherine Marshall
from Huffington Post
March 22 is World Water Day, and today events the world over focus on water’s importance, for life in every form, and for the human spirit.
Few would disagree that WASH — the acronym that links water, sanitation and hygiene — is a…
Zarmeena, one of the poets who presented at the 2011 MSA Coffeehouse at Virginia Commonwealth University
(Photo: Nathan Elmore)
On the last night of Osama bin Laden’s earthly sojourn, unbeknownst to him, in the Student Commons at…Continue
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Two brothers loved to visit the quiet pasture with their goats and sheep. However, they were unaware that this enjoyable hobby would be fatal for them. Suddenly, they slipped in the mud and were trapped and a hidden landmine went off with a deadly bang. They were killed on the spot.
The incident occurred when the world celebrated the 20th anniversary of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. The victims were playing in a remote village across the line of control (LoC), the…
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from Huffington Post
Pew Forum Releases New 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains: Study Provides Rare Window into Religion Behind Bars
Washington, D.C. — From the perspective of the nation’s professional prison chaplains, America’s state penitentiaries are a bustle of religious activity. According to “…Continue
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In a classic rabbinic tale about human ingenuity and Divine mystery (Menachot 29b in the Babylonian Talmud), God transports Moses forward in time to the study house of the renowned second-century sage, Rabbi Akiva.
Moses sits at the back of the classroom and listens carefully to the…Continue
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Lian Gogali, from Indonesia, is the first recipient of the Coexist Prize. She was honored for her outstanding and courageous work establishing Institute Mosintuwu educating Muslim and Christian women and children in post-conflict Poso. The runners up were Mustafa Ali, the Secretary General of the African Council of Religious Leaders and Dishani Jayweera the founder of the Centre for Peace Building and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka. The ceremony took place at the Skirball Auditorium…Continue
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