Why Buddhism and Islam are always at Crossroads? Read Here!
http://www.newsgram.com/http://www.newsgram.com/ - Sep 24, 2016
Islam and Buddhism were founded more than thousand years apart in very different parts of the world. Buddhism was founded in fifth century B.C. in Nepal. Islam founded in the seventh century in Arabia. Buddhism affirms with incarnation in truth,there ...
There is a Lack of Christianity in the Church of Sweden
Breitbart NewsBreitbart News - Sep 24, 2016
Sweden isn't famous for being a religious country. In fact, it is considered one of the most secular countries in the world. Despite that, Christianity has been a defining factor in the development of the Western values and lifestyle we have today. In ...
Quebec and Catholicism
The Economist (blog)The Economist (blog) - Sep 23, 2016
The bishops of Quebec, the Canadian province which for centuries was the greatest bastion of French Catholic piety outside the motherland, have just published a booklet. It urges students of the faith to ponder the examples of six pioneering figures ...
Mormonism: A country club with a strict dress code
Religion News ServiceReligion News Service - Aug 27, 2016
Today's guest post from Mette Harrison hit home for me. I recently learned that a family in our ward that has stopped coming to church was turned off by, among other things, a judgmental comment from a ward member about what the family was wearing.
Haitilibre.comHaitilibre.com - Aug 19, 2016
The ceremony was attended by several hundred Christians from Protestant churches of Haiti, missions, organizations and Protestant leagues, under the initiative of the National Commission of Celebration of the Bicentennial of Protestantism in Haiti ...
Ex-Jehovah's witness reveals secrets of religious group
The IndependentThe Independent - Aug 29, 2016
A former Jehovah's Witness has offered a rare insight into the religious group, describing it as a cult that "tries to control emotions, thought, information and behavior of a person". The man, who did not want to be formally identified, shared his ...
India celebrates Vishwakarma Puja with religious Fervor: Know its significance in Hinduism!
http://www.newsgram.com/http://www.newsgram.com/ - Sep 17, 2016
Sept 17, 2016: Vishwakarma pooja or Vishwakarma Jayanti is a reverence shown to Vishwakarma, a Hindu God and also a divine architect. This year in India, the festival is celebrated on September 17. According to Hindu Mythology, Vishwakarma is believed ...
Sufism in New York: Defying prejudice, Islam's mystical, musical ...
The Economist (blog)The Economist (blog) - Sep 25, 2016
Every Thursday night, the music of a tanbour, a long-necked stringed instrument, resounds across the wooden floors of a Manhattan room, wrapped with warm ...
Ordaining Rabbis for Orthodox, Reform — and Everything in Between
ForwardForward - Sep 22, 2016
The new program, a joint project of the Shalom Hartman Institute and HaMidrasha at Oranim, two Jewish education centers, stands apart from most rabbinical schools which are run under a single stream of Judaism. The program's founders say that it is ...
Saudi Arabia's Yemen War Isn't About Sectarianism
The National Interest OnlineThe National Interest Online - Sep 7, 2016
Zaydism is theologically closer to Sunni Islam than the Twelver Shiism practiced in Iran, their supposed patron. Unlike their Twelver cousins; the Zaydis only believe in five imams, not twelve, reject the idea of the Mahdi and do not celebrate Ashura ...
International conclave urges Nitish to develop 'Mecca of Sikhism'
Sikh24 News & UpdatesTimes of India - Sep 22, 2016
Ex-Punjab CM S S Barnala's son G S Barnala described Bihar as the "Mecca of Sikhism" and said Nitish had already created history of sorts by organising this conclave. Union minister of state for agriculture S S Ahluwalia, who hails from Begusarai ...
Money has not diverted Saieen Zahoor's attention from Sufism
The Express TribuneThe Express Tribune - Sep 21, 2016
LAHORE: As a veteran of what is arguably Pakistan's most prolific music platform, Saieen Zahoor barely needs an introduction. The legendary Sufi singer recently marked his fourth stint on Coke Studio in the form of a duet with Sanam Marvi, titled Chal ...
A Catechism Of Ruism (Confucianism): 'Three Sacrifices' (三祭, sanji)
Huffington PostHuffington Post - Sep 20, 2016
In reading my previous essays, readers may already have recognized that there are major differences between Ruism and the three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. More careful readers may also have realized that there are perhaps ...
Long Beach Comedy Writer Finds His Way With Taoism Podcast
Everything Long Beach (press release)Everything Long Beach (press release) - Aug 29, 2016
He also co-hosts and produces What's This Tao All About?, a popular podcast in which he and Taoist Institute founder Dr. Carl Totton discuss the philosophy of Taoism, a traditional Chinese spiritual practice that goes back more than two thousand years.
Jainism's reach in Japan
Times of IndiaTimes of India - Sep 21, 2016
AHMEDABAD: They wear Indian traditional clothes, don tilaks and can also recite the Navkar mantra - when a group of such Japanese nationals visited Gachchanath Manoharpritisurishwar Maharaj at Paldi, other devotees were left stunned. However, for the ...
Hopes for Zoroastrianism revival in Kurdistan as first temple opens its doors
RudawRudaw - Sep 21, 2016
Awat Hussamaddin Tayib, the chief of the followers of the Zoroastrians in the Kurdistan Region—she calls it Bashur, Southern Kurdistan, in Kurdish—told Rudaw English that dozens of Kurdish people are returning to Zoroastrianism, but that some keep it ...
New Unitarian minister
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Sep 23, 2016
She teaches Religious Education for a Changing World at Meadville-Lombard Theological School and is a regular contributor to the Growing Unitarian Universalism blog. Other Pacific Northwest District Ministers will also be attending. Unitarian ...
Court strikes Rastafari boy's ban from school
The Daily Herald (press release)The Daily Herald (press release) - Sep 24, 2016
PHILIPSBURG--The Court of First Instance on Friday ordered Foundation Catholic Education St. Maarten (FCES) to give young Rastafarian pupil Immanuel Marica access to Sister Regina Primary School in Simpson Bay, and to provide him with education, ...
Japanese futon for your wallet lets it rest, claims to impart Shinto blessings
RocketNews24RocketNews24 - Sep 21, 2016
No matter how much you may love your money, you probably don't sleep with your wallet cradled gently against your chest. However, thanks to Nakategawa Futon, a futon maker in Kanagawa Prefecture that's been in business for 140 years, you can now give ...
'Atheist Delusion' Movie 'Destroys Atheism With One Question,' Says Evangelist Ray Comfort
Christian PostChristian Post - Sep 20, 2016
Evangelist Ray Comfort's "The Atheist Delusion" movie, which claims that it's able to "destroy atheism with one scientific question," is set to premiere at the Ark Encounter, a life-sized Noah's Ark theme park in Kentucky. "From the start, we were ...
Israel Inspired: An Epic Journey from Paganism to Judaism [audio]
The Jewish Press - Sep 15, 2016
An Expert on Chinese Medicine, but No New Age Healer
New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 23, 2016
One of the first Western scholars to tackle Chinese medicine in a systematic and serious way, Dr. Unschuld has seen his subject more as a way to interpret Chinese civilization than as a New Age answer to modern medicine. Respected and sometimes ...
The MetroSpiritual: Make meditation part of your daily journey
New York Daily NewsNew York Daily News - Sep 23, 2016
I'm always hearing about how meditation holds the key to unlocking one's full life potential. Therefore, like any good MetroSpiritual, I do meditate; but not every day, sometimes not even every week. Rumor has it the key won't turn unless meditation is ...
BBY director Glenn Rosewall 'used a psychic, astrology' in running failed stockbroker
ABC OnlineABC Online - Sep 16, 2016
Glenn Rosewall, son of tennis great Ken Rosewall, was a "tyrant" and a "master of manipulation" who used a psychic and astrological charts in running Sydney stockbroking firm BBY, a court has heard. The evidence is the latest in a liquidation hearing ...
The Reincarnation Of PT Barnum
The Moderate VoiceThe Moderate Voice - Sep 19, 2016
Yesterday, Donald Trump walked away from his claim that Barack Obama was not born in the United States and, thus, not qualified to be president. He then took no questions and walked out of the room. The vociferous lie which he has repeated for five ...
Cambridge Science Historian Contemplates Place of Parapsychology
The Epoch TimesThe Epoch Times - May 7, 2016
In Beyond Science, Epoch Times explores research and accounts related to phenomena and theories that challenge our current knowledge. We delve into ideas that stimulate the imagination and open up new possibilities. Share your thoughts with us on ...
Stop Fleeing Evil and Pursue Good Instead
Patheos (blog)Patheos (blog) - Sep 5, 2016
Eastern religion, yoga, freemasonry, illuminati groups, New Age Religion, church of Satan, scientology, Rosicrucianism, astrology, tarot cards, Ouija boards, remote viewing, palmistry, voodoo, earth worship, Wicca, cyberpunk culture, divination ...
Siberian Shamanism Invites You into a Trance at This Installation
The Creators Project (blog)The Creators Project (blog) - Sep 17, 2016
Despite forced Christianization and the introduction of Tibetan Buddhism, the indigenous Buryats are still a nation and culture that preserves its ancient traditions, one of which includes shamanism. Several years ago these Siberian shamanic rituals ...
New England Witchcraft, 1692, subject of talk
The Daily Courier - Sep 24, 2016
In 1692 Massachusetts widespread witchcraft hysteria resulted in many arrests, convictions, and eventual hanging of 19 over the span of a few months for their practices as witches. McCulley will present an overview of witchcraft from pre-medieval times ...
Fraud, and why it matters
Patheos (blog)Patheos (blog) - Sep 17, 2016
Examples include claims that a tradition calling itself Wicca, or possessing a Gardnerian book of shadows, is older than Gardner, or used the word Wicca before Gardner; these should be treated with extreme caution. (There are witchcraft traditions that ...
Bending over backwards for charity: Cambridge yogathon proves a huge success
Cambridge News - Sep 24, 2016
There was an impressive teaching line-up for the event, representing a diverse array of yoga styles from Hatha Yoga Flow to AcroYoga, Kundalini to Ashtanga. With most classes being open level, and a Tai Chi class thrown in, there was something for ...
Miley Cyrus Teaches Jimmy Fallon Ashtanga Yoga Pose On The 'Tonight Show'
Hollywood LifeHollywood Life - Sep 17, 2016
LOL! Miley Cyrus stopped by the 'Tonight Show' to catch up with Jimmy Fallon on Sept. 16, but things took a totally unexpected turn! She ended up utilizing her yogi guru skills to teach him a SUPER flexible pose! We've got all the hilarious details!
Jalandhar: 'Torn' pages of Guru Granth Sahib, Bhagavad Gita found in canal
The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express - Sep 24, 2016
Members of Sikh Talmel Committee and some Hindu organisations launched an indefinite protest at Kapurthala chowk in Jalandhar after several “torn” pages of Guru Granth Sahib, the religious book of Sikhs and Hindu religious text Bhagavad Gita were ...
Hunterdon library has photography show and concert coming up
NJ.com - Sep 12, 2016
The Hunterdon County Library has announced four special events coming up in late September and in October, including a photography show, a talk on daffodils, a country, folk and bluegrass concert and a reiki healing seminar. The main library is located ...
Chinese Rights Lawyers Explain Their Defense of Falun Gong Practitioners in Striking Court Case
The Epoch TimesThe Epoch Times - Sep 21, 2016
(2nd L-2nd R) Chinese human rights lawyers Zhang Zanning, Chang Boyang, Yu Wensheng, and Zhang Keke pose with the mothers of Falun Gong practitioners Zhou Xiangyang and Li Shanshan outside Tianjin Dongli People's Court in China on Sept.
My Scientology Movie: Louis Theroux documentary unlikely to get Ireland release due to blasphemy laws
The IndependentThe Independent - Sep 26, 2016
Louis Theroux fans hoping to watch My Scientology Movie in Ireland look set for disappointment as the country's blasphemy laws threaten to keep it from cinemas. The controversial film is directed by John Dower and sees Theroux “investigate and attempt ...
Roald Dahl Tarot Cards Should Actually Be a Thing
Signature ReadsSignature Reads - Sep 13, 2016
Menu. Culture Roald Dahl Tarot Cards Should Actually Be a Thing. Books · News · Culture · Writing · Interviews · Issues; Newsletter. SHARE. Share Share Tweet More. Books · News · Culture · Writing · Interviews · Issues; Newsletter ...
On 50th anniversary, Hare Krishna faith growing in the suburbs
Chicago Daily HeraldChicago Daily Herald - Sep 8, 2016
On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the faith in America, longtime Hare Krishna devotees also are smiling. The faith, known for its orange soda-colored garments and famous chant, became a ubiquitous part of the counterculture movement of the ...
History of Indo-Persian literature
Millennium PostMillennium Post - Sep 23, 2016
Then on, from Rumi's poetry being relished in Farsi and translated into Indian languages to the Bhagwat Gita and the Upanishads in Farsi, to Farsi Ash'aar and Farsi travelogues; and tomes like Baburnama and Akbarnama – the list is comprehensive.
Fulnecky draws fire from Satanism supporters
Springfield News-LeaderSpringfield News-Leader - Aug 25, 2016
Springfield Councilwoman Kristi Fulnecky said her phone started blowing up Tuesday afternoon — with hundreds of Twitter notifications from Satanists. Satanism sympathizers were firing back at Fulnecky who, during Monday night's council meeting ...
Handwriting analysis is used to determine validity of ballots
Kansas City StarKansas City Star - Aug 30, 2016
Metsker said several staff members have undergone handwriting analysis training with a forensic document examiner and handwriting expert. They have subsequently trained other Johnson County Election Office staff members in handwriting analysis.
Analysis: Ghosts of Netanyahu-Obama meetings past
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsJerusalem Post Israel News - Sep 21, 2016
PM, US president are set to meet Wednesday in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Obama. Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama against a backdrop of Israeli flags and American flags. (photo credit:KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS).
Webcomics in review: Kill 6 Billion Demons – Go Big
Comics BeatComics Beat - Sep 20, 2016
Allison is about to take the next step with her college boyfriend. It's an already awkward situation, but it is made more so when a horde of demons teleports into her bedroom, kidnaps said boyfriend, and jams a key of immense power into her forehead ...
Gucci Mane Chills With Vampires in New 'Bling Blaww Burr' Video ...
BillboardBillboard - Sep 23, 2016
Gucci Mane released the video for “Bling Blaww Burr,” the second single off of his upcoming album "Woptober."
Unwrap VR, co-op, and zombies in new Tomb Raider DLC for Lara's 20th
Ars TechnicaArs Technica - Sep 23, 2016
There are zombies (because zombies=£££), a new PlayStation VR mode, co-op, and even a new point-and-click adventure game mode. Xbox One players get everything, minus the VR support of course, as DLC. It would have been easy for Square Enix to ...
Solo home runs lead Astros to 4-1 win over Angels
Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Sep 25, 2016
Starter Daniel Wright gave up two home runs, and the Angels' bats fell flat in a 4-1 loss to the Houston Astros that ended a four-game winning streak. “Defensively, we played a very good game; that was good to see,” manager Mike Scioscia said ...
Stephen Hawking warning: If aliens call, should we answer?
Christian Science MonitorChristian Science Monitor - Sep 24, 2016
Such advanced aliens would perhaps become nomads, looking to conquer and colonize whatever planets they can reach.” Nevertheless, Hawking is an enthusiastic researcher, ever expressing curiosity in the possible worlds beyond our solar system.
Pro-life mother of six takes over as children's rights advocate in Russia
LifesiteLifesite - Sep 23, 2016
MOSCOW, Russia, September 23, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a pro-life activist, mother of six, and wife of a Christian priest as the head of the Russian Commission for the Protection of the Family and Children's ...
Catholic Priest Who Performed 160,000 Exorcisms Has Died
World Religion NewsWorld Religion News - Sep 21, 2016
The Catholic Church's world-renowned exorcist, Father Gabriele Amorth, passed away September 16, 2016. Father Amorth was battling pulmonary ...
Maine inmate sues Catholic bishop over alleged abuse
Press Herald - Sep 15, 2016
The lawsuit names the Roman Catholic bishop of Portland as a defendant. The suit alleges the diocese knew about prior alleged abuse by Lauzon and did not remove him from the priesthood. It also claims that the church was aware of Roy's conduct but did ...
Remembering the Protestant Reformation—with the Catholic pope ...
The Christian Century - Sep 6, 2016
On October 31 in Lund, Sweden, Pope Francis will take part in a commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation—a year before the ...
Former Protestant pastor's son shares conversion story
Sioux City Catholic GlobeSioux City Catholic Globe - Sep 8, 2016
WEST BEND – Son of a Protestant minister, Matthew Leonard told his conversion story Aug. 26 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. “I was a very, very zealous Protestant. I was not afraid to take people on,” described the speaker. “I lived in a very Protestant ...
Facebook Founder's Harvard Roommate is Now A Rabbi
World Religion NewsWorld Religion News - Sep 22, 2016
The fourth person to open a Facebook account is now a Jewish rabbi. Arie Hasit, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's college roommate took a career path very ...