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168 results for “Reincarnation”.


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Mythology - Religion

Reincarnation a Key to Understanding Hindu Reincarnation

Words: 805
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

eincarnation A Key to Understanding Hindu eincarnation When one thinks of the concept of a divine trinity, the first thing that most Americans would think of would be the…

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Biology

Reincarnation as a Believer in

Words: 676
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

In a world that is concerned with only the here and coupled along with instant gratification, it should not be a surprise that reincarnation is understood by few. What…

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Biology

Buddhist Notions of Reincarnation What

Words: 617
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

At the end of the arduous cycle is the ultimate reward. Full enlightenment comes with the end of the cycle of birth and death -- Nirvana, where the individual…

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Research Proposal

Mythology - Religion

Hindu Belief in Reincarnation One

Words: 2236
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

e can easily see how this belief would not just set the Druze apart from fundamentalist Muslims, but could possibly be interpreted as a heresy by the more strict…

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Mythology - Religion

Origen Remains One of the

Words: 4907
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Thesis

260). This cosmological discussion is one reason Origen is said to have "created, indeed embodied, the first model of a scientific theology;" his approach to the notion of metempsychosis,…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Unmasking the New Age the

Words: 2526
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

25. How does New Age spirituality differ from that of Eastern mysticism? Although the New Age readily embraces Eastern mysticism, it diverges from the old Eastern traditions because the…

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Essay

Plays

What Does Ligeia Represent for the Reader

Words: 1448
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Ligeia and the Theme of Reincarnation That the narrator of "Ligeia" is one who is frequently called "unreliable" by critics is nothing new (Sweet, Blythe), as he is an…

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Term Paper

History - Asian

Cracking India by Bapsi Sidhwa

Words: 2056
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thus, these castes being born twice in Hinduism, the principles behind Karma and Reincarnation applies to them. Karma refers to the corresponding reaction to an action or deed that…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism Is Distinct From Most

Words: 1036
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Instead, the practice bhakti-style devotion to various Buddhas and other supramundane figures (Protehero, 2010, p. 177). These are not manifestations of one God, as might be understood by practitioners…

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Mythology - Religion

Religion Specific Comparison and Contrast

Words: 531
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Buddhism and Jainism Based on Michael Molloy's three patterns for comparing and contrasting religions, there seems to be a great deal of similarity between Buddhism and Jainism and marked…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

What Am I According to the Hindus

Words: 1389
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Hindus? hat Am I? My Atman is so subtle that I am unable to perceive it. I know, therefore, that I am not in danger of experiencing the undifferentiated…

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Religion

Understanding Hinduism and Buddhism

Words: 1750
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Maya In the reading, Maya has been given different meanings by the Upanishads. From my understanding, the world contains both magic and matter. Therefore, the world is real because…

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Mythology - Religion

Religion of Buddhism First Just

Words: 1490
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Dharma is related to "karma," another basic Buddhist principle that governs reincarnation and rebirth. Karma is the idea that a person must perform moral deeds throughout his life to…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Karma Is One of the

Words: 640
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The people of scheduled castes who are given very lowly status in Hindu society are considered untouchables. This is justified by the term Karma which says that these people…

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Mythology - Religion

Death the Four Categories of

Words: 2676
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

As one performs their dharma, they earn karma, which is the cause and effect aspect of Hinduism. Karma explains good actions bring good results, and by obeying this principle…

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Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

History of the Resurrection Tradition

Words: 3003
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

History Resurrection The History of Resurrection Tradition According to Merriam-ebster dictionary, the word 'resurrection' stands for "the state of one risen from the dead." Generally, resurrection refers to restoration…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Religious Reasons Why Purity and

Words: 1649
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Therefore, the Pentateuch plays a very important formal role in the Jewish faith. However, the oral Torah may be as important to the Jewish people. One of the underlying…

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Essay

Architecture

Buddhist Versus Hindu Architecture

Words: 1635
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Buddhist vs. Hindu Religious Ideals in Art and Architecture Although Buddhist and Hindu art may appear to be the same to the eyes of an untrained observer, they are…

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Psychiatry

Death Anxiety and Fear

Words: 526
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The definition of resistance is “he critical objections which the patient raised in order to avoid communicating the ideas which occurred to him, and against which the fundamental rule…

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Book Review

Mythology - Religion

Sacred Texts of the Hindu

Words: 1717
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Book Review

If there was a weakness, it was the repetitiveness of the many different hymns and chants. Many of them seemed to repeat themselves throughout the book, such as the…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Sharing the Gospel This Is

Words: 396
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

If, in witnessing to a Hindu, such efforts can be directed towards them and their people, then their own personal love can be brought out and they may be…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism and Christianity Complementary Worldviews According to

Words: 2006
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

uddhism and Christianity: Complementary Worldviews According to the Gospel of Matthew, when a wealthy young man came to Jesus, and asked him how he might be made perfect, Jesus…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Familiar With the Religions of Buddhism and

Words: 684
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

familiar with the religions of Buddhism and Hinduism but the religion of Jainism, although enjoying nearly as many members, is not as well-known. Similarly, most know something about the…

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Term Paper

Film

Studies in Film

Words: 1142
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ALFRED HITCHCOCK: A Master of Duality For many, the name Alfred Hitchcock conjures hazy and disconnected memories of Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman in Rio, Tippi Hedren being chased…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Jim Jones Jonestown Massacre

Words: 1184
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Jim Jones and the Jonestown Massacre Book: Suicide Cult by Marshall Kilduff In 1978 the suicide-massacre of 900 people in South America shocked the world as Reverend Jim Jones'…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Ancient India the Bhavagad-Gita in the Beginning

Words: 1835
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ancient India The havagad-Gita In the beginning of "The hagavad-Gita," two groups of opponents prepare for battle. On one side, the one hundred sons of Dhritarashtra stand and on…

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2 Pages
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Theology

Beliefs in Sikhism and Jainism

Words: 1066
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Jainism Beliefs Three tier universe According to Jainism, the universe assumes three levels: lower, middle and upper. Jains regard the universe to be imperishable, unending, and with no Creator.…

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Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Jainism Began in the 7th

Words: 1101
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

According to Aiken, this liberation is only achieved after twelve years as a monk and eight rebirths. Souls who do not achieve liberation are either reborn as another life…

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12 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Religions Religion Has Always Been

Words: 3762
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

The Japanese myth partly resembles that of Adam and Eve present in the Bible and in the Quran. However, the first beings in Japan are considered to hold much…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Eternal Recurrence in the Unbearable

Words: 5087
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Essay

Despite Kundera's own assertion that Nietzsche's eternal recurrence can only be interpreted metaphorically, he manifests four different forms of this philosophy by means of the lives he describes. These…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Religion Comparison Religions in Ancient

Words: 2389
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

According to Bass, "Hinduism is the only major religion lacking an adequate explanation as to its origin," as no definitive Hindu text exist that that date before 1000 B.C.…

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Mythology - Religion

Religions Similarities and Differences Among

Words: 1427
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

While the similarities in ethical and theological concepts are great, some differences emerge. For instance, Islam seems to be the more fundamental or faith-based of the two religions, as…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Islam Christianity the Distinctions Between

Words: 1692
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

" (Koran, 2:36) A punishment dealt herein concerns man's occupation of earth as a home, with God endowing it only a finite capacity to host mortal life. Again, the…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Religion Is One of the

Words: 960
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

Tradition says that a dying person should be put on the floor in order for them to be closer to the earth. After the ailing person dies, the body…

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6 Pages
Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Christianity to Hinduism Dear Hindu

Words: 1765
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

Salvation will come based on one's deeds rather than on his capacity to achieve a high spiritual level, as in the Hindu faith and others. Christianity does not necessarily…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Philosophy in Defense of Free

Words: 1355
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Buddhists, who similarly believe in the concept of Karma, also have a strong commitment to the belief that their actions have consequences. hile Buddhists have a much different value…

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Mythology - Religion

Ahimsa in Buddhism Though the Buddhist Concept

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Ahimsa in Buddhism Though the Buddhist concept of ahimsa may often be misinterpreted as being purely concerned with physical pacification, in reality the ideal encompasses both a peaceful attitude…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Nation of Islam

Words: 1136
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nation of Islam was originally a group known as the Black Muslims (Nation pp). This splinter group is faithful to the Black Muslims' original principles led by Louis Farrakhan…

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Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Various Culture Belief About Dying

Words: 760
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nursing Death and Dying in Other Cultures Death and dying are never easy for family, friends, loved ones, and the ill persons themselves. These issues are further complicated by…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

River - By Shusaku Endo

Words: 1086
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For example, readers know Isobe's wife believed in reincarnation and that Isobe is looking for her reincarnated soul; and there he is in a gift shop, believing that he…

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12 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Buddhist Concept of Nirvana

Words: 4368
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Nirvana Religious doctrine usually includes some form of salvation as a reward for good behavior and for keeping to the tenets of the religion. Each religion treats this general…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism and Christianity Buddhism Religion

Words: 1868
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

They both emphasize on the teaching of doing good and following rules to live right and happily. They both have vigorous missionary programs, in which they convert people to…

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Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Judaism and Islam

Words: 512
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Eastern Religion Elements Matrix Buddhism Confucianism Daoism Countries of origin In Historical figures and events Origin: India Founded: 1500 BC Origin": India Founded 2,500 years ago by Indian Prince…

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Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Pilgrimages in India

Words: 2948
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Pilgrimages in India Pilgrimage: A Quest for Finding Oneself in India: Introduction Humans are born with an incredible amount of mental capacity to learn and grow, yet we are…

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12 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Buddhism vs Quine vs Crowley

Words: 3208
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Buddhism vs. Quine vs. Crowley The research intends to compare Buddhism, vs. Quine vs. Crowley by examining some of the philosophy put across by the two Buddhist and other…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Theosophy New Age

Words: 653
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

New Age Crystals, witchcraft, ESP, tarot cards, tai chi, yoga, and the I Ching, which are seemingly disparate tools, practices, and beliefs, come under one spiritual rubric: the New…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Salinger Is an American Literary Treasure Best

Words: 1680
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Salinger is an American literary treasure, best known for his novella Catcher in the ye. However, Catcher in the ye is but one of many in the canon of…

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2 Pages
Essay

Aging

Comparing Different Cultural Views on Aging

Words: 714
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Sociocultural Differences in Perspectives on Aging The Hindu Indian cultural perspective on aging is that life is part of a great cycle in which life, death and rebirth are…

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Psychology

spirituality and humanistic psychology individual

Words: 704
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Question 1 The individual’s experience and the personal construction of meaning are central to humanistic psychology. Theorists like Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow initially promoted this humanistic view of…

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Article

Business - Miscellaneous

Endospores Evolution Has Gifted Some

Words: 543
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article

This protein protective coating known as the spore coat provides the bacteria with greater strength and durability. Depending on the bacterial species, the bacterial endospore diameter can either be…

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6 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Haught Empty Spirits in the

Words: 1640
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Rather than preaching or even attempting to define what the righteous path is, simply living the righteous path is better and more righteous. Silence, in other words, is a…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Longstanding Tradition of Hindu and

Words: 3703
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Maharshtrian cuisine comprises of hot, aromatic meat and fish curries and subtle flavoring of vegetarian cuisine. Peanuts and cashew nuts are widely used in vegetables and the main cooking…

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80 Pages
Essay

Literature

Ben Jonson Intertextualities The Influence

Words: 22973
Length: 80 Pages
Type: Essay

" James a.S. McPeek further blames Jonson for this corruption: "No one can read this dainty song to Celia without feeling that Jonson is indecorous in putting it in…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Roots and Principles Socrates Was

Words: 902
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Euthyphro then offers the third definition, derived from the second one: I should say that what all the gods love is pious and holy, and the opposite which they…

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Mythology - Religion

Sikh and Christianity Faith Is

Words: 641
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

hile it is commanded to do good, this is not a requirement for salvation. Essentially, the Sikh religion believes that after death, the soul returns to God. This God…

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Mythology - Religion

Superior Man Both Confucianism and

Words: 1536
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

From this point-of-view, it could be stated that the reward for his attempt is to be found in this life. The adept of Taoism, in his attempt to become…

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Drama - World

Howard Zinn 1922-2010 Was One

Words: 870
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

A new "revisionist" movement, sometimes epitomized by historians like Howard Zinn, seeks to correct these historical errors and treat the Amerindian cultures in a more balanced, less Eurocentric, fashion…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Beliefs and Tenets That Comprise

Words: 1039
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

It is likely that in order to achieve this "release" from the tedium of one's worldly conception of one's self will only be achieved with the guidance of a…

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5 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism and Hinduism Both the

Words: 1820
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Emptiness, as we also find in some Hindu philosophies like Advaita, is the eternal emptiness that is beyond dualism and which is rich with possibilities that far exceed the…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism in the Films Little

Words: 1172
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Similar to how Keanu Reaves's character in Little Buddha is determined to achieve his goal, so are all Buddhists devoted to achieving enlightenment through intense meditation. Buddhists are constantly…

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