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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Abrahamic contemplative traditions, general comparisons
Topic: Rumi
Replies: 2
Views: 3

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Name He is most commonly called Rumi in English. His full name is Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى‎) or Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī (جلال‌الدین محمد رومی). Jalal ad-Din is an Arabic name meaning "Glory of the Faith". Balkhī and Rūmī are his nisbas, meaning "from Balkh" and ...
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Abrahamic contemplative traditions, general comparisons
Topic: Rumi
Replies: 2
Views: 3

Re: Rumi

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد رومی‎), also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī (جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى), Mevlânâ/Mawlānā (مولانا, "our master"), Mevlevî/Mawlawī (مولوی, "my master"), and more popularly simply as Rumi (30 September 1207 – 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century P...
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Abrahamic contemplative traditions, general comparisons
Topic: Rumi
Replies: 2
Views: 3

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Statue of Rumi in Buca, Turkey
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Taoism
Topic: Confucianism
Replies: 5
Views: 16

Re: Confucianism

Tiān and the gods Like other symbols such as the swastika,[26] wàn 卍 ("all things") in Chinese, the Mesopotamian 𒀭 Dingir/An ("Heaven"),[27] and also the Chinese 巫 wū ("shaman"; in Shang script represented by the cross potent ☩),[28] Tiān refers to the northern celestial pole (北極 Běijí), the pivot a...
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Taoism
Topic: Confucianism
Replies: 5
Views: 16

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Theory and theology Confucianism revolves around the pursuit of the unity of the individual self and the God of Heaven (Tiān 天), or, otherwise said, around the relationship between humanity and Heaven.[9][23] The principle of Heaven (Lǐ 理 or Dào 道), is the order of the creation and the source of div...
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Taoism
Topic: Confucianism
Replies: 5
Views: 16

Re: Confucianism

Five Classics (五经, Wǔjīng) and the Confucian vision Confucius in a fresco from a Western Han tomb in Dongping, Shandong Traditionally, Confucius was thought to be the author or editor of the Five Classics which were the basic texts of Confucianism. The scholar Yao Xinzhong allows that there are good...
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Jain Temple, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, UK
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Jain Temple complex, Deogarh
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Kulpakji Temple at Nalgonda, Telangana
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Taoism
Topic: Confucianism
Replies: 5
Views: 16

Re: Confucianism

Terminology: Strictly speaking, there is no term in Chinese which directly corresponds to "Confucianism". In the Chinese language, the character rú 儒 meaning "scholar" or "learned" or "refined man" is generally used both in the past and the present to refer to things related to Confucianism. The cha...
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Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Taoism
Topic: Confucianism
Replies: 5
Views: 16

Re: Confucianism

A Confucian revival began during the Tang dynasty (618–907). In the late Tang, Confucianism developed in response to Buddhism and Taoism and was reformulated as Neo-Confucianism. This reinvigorated form was adopted as the basis of the imperial exams and the core philosophy of the scholar official cl...
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Taoism
Topic: Confucianism
Replies: 5
Views: 16

Confucianism

We don't have a separate Confucianism sub-forum here as we don't have enough interest yet; actually not much interest in any of the sub-forums so far. But just in case this forum picks up some time in the future, I'll continue putting out some seeds, mostly in non-Buddhist areas since we already hav...
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

Re: Jain Temples

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f8/Gateway_-_Chandraprabhu_Temple_-_38_Badridas_Temple_Street_-_Kolkata_2014-02-23_9526-9539_Archive.tif/lossy-page1-1024px-Gateway_-_Chandraprabhu_Temple_-_38_Badridas_Temple_Street_-_Kolkata_2014-02-23_9526-9539_Archive.tif.jpg Chandraprabhu ...
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Dadabadi
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Shitalnath Bhagwan Temple
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Calcutta Jain Temple
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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Jain Temple, Lakkundi
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Jain Dharma
Topic: Jain Temples
Replies: 44
Views: 374

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