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Buddhism and Meditation

Sensation and Awareness, the Yin/Yang of Consciousness Awareness is permanent but the sensation is temporary. This is a recent conclusion of mine after many years of meditation practice. And it …

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A Hindu Kingdom in India

Something very frightening is going on in Narendra Modi’s Gujarat. The Constitution of India is being systematically and insidiously chipped away. It is being made increasingly apparent that if you …

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How to Rectify Karma through Grace

Everyone has his or her own unique perspective on life, and no two can be exactly alike. Perspective depends so much that can’t be replicated in another person (family, upbringing, friends, faith, …

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Signs that Christ Embraces Everyone

In the Catholic faith, there are seven Sacraments: Baptism, the Eucharist, Reconciliation and Penance, Confirmation, Marriage, Holy Orders and Anointing of the Sick.  The Sacraments are reminders that Jesus is …

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Christian concepts of salvation

There’s a variety of Christian concepts of what it takes to achieve salvation, and someplace an emphasis on works (such as water baptism for infants or anyone else) while others don’t. Salvation …

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Self and No self in Buddhism

Buddha realized that in order to explain and guide people out of suffering and toward enlightenment he must rely upon explaining common human truths in our world that could be …

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The Happy Atheist

Why should we believe that there is some omnipotent power in the universe to guide us and prevent serious catastrophe? As a diehard existentialist fan, finding solace in Kafka’s metamorphosis …

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Buddhism and other Religions

Some of the more notable aspects of most religions are that they compete with each other for believers, they dispute one another’s truths, they each claim to be the only …

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A brief History of Jewish Music

“Make a joyful noise unto the Lord” The Jewish people have always taken this phrase very seriously. While there are not typically choirs found in a Jewish service – only …

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