A River Sutra

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  • Analysis : A River Sutra By Gita Mehta

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    however, rarely does an author try to show the reader how not to live his or her life. Authors try to encourage positive behaviors, but in the case of A River Sutra by Gita Mehta, the interactions between the narrator and other characters are used to show how living vicariously through others prevents personal growth. Early on in A River Sutra, the interaction between the narrator and the Jain Monk Ashok shows how the narrator feels entitled. Both character begin discussing how they renounced the

  • Sunflower Sutra And Sunflower Sutra

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    Poets in the 1950’s began writing about Asiatic poetics in an ancient style called a Sutra. This was different than the poets incorporating Eastern philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Zen Buddhism can be defined as the cohesive harmony of the mind and body through the practice of meditation and spiritual connection to nature (Britannica). A Sutra can be defined as a teaching that is part of an ancient religious tradition (Britannica). It is a Buddhist manuscript that teaches a moral. Allen Ginsberg and Gary

  • Hinduism : Introduction And Origin Of Hinduism

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    defined as the people who live near the Sindh River. Hinduism has no founder or founding event, no single text, and no universal creed. This makes the term “Hinduism” very misleading. Since there are many different forms of worship within this religion, it is more accurate to call this religion “Hinduisms” Contents: Main Sacred Texts Doctrine Social Constructs Kumbh Mela . Main Sacred Texts: The main sacred texts of Hinduism include the Vedas, the Sutras, the Upanishads, and a series of Epics. The

  • Nymph Of The Luo River

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    In the Nymph of the Luo River, along with the love story of Cao Zhi (曹植), Gu (顧愷之)was good at depicting characters’ expression and the relationship among them. The placement of people are arranging well; It is obvious to see that the woman on the left side of the hand scroll is the main character. This woman is called “fú fēi” (洛神), her expression suggest a sense of gloominess and sorrow, but at the same time, her waving drapery bring out her unique characteristic and her divine temperament. In the

  • Similarities Between Hinduism And Buddhism

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    thousands of years ago. Though these two religions are old, they are still practiced today by millions of followers within the continent of Asia and the West. First, I would like to introduce the religion of Hinduism. The term Hinduism was derived a river of South Asia, the Indus. This term was used by the ancient Persians to classify the people of that region of the North-West territory of the subcontinent. Indian religion, Hinduism, was the term given by the British in the nineteenth century to the

  • Bi Sheng Song Dynasty

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    villagers in Wuwei accidentally dug out a mysterious cave in the Gansu province, in the cave they found a perplexing brochure full with weird characters “even the most respected elders were confused but everyone treasured the booklet as an ancient sutra from their ancestors.”[2] Sun Shouling an archeologist

  • The Wild City Of Bangkok

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    When my family first arrived in the dirty city of Bangkok, one of the first things my little sister asked me was “Why are there so many dogs everywhere?” Being the dog lover that she is, she was extremely disappointed to learn that these dogs were not only nobody’s pets, but that she also couldn’t pet them unless she wanted to get some weird fungus or sickness on the first couple days of her vacation. As I explained to them that the reason for all the dogs was because Thailand is mainly Buddhist

  • The Human Social Relations Changed With The Emergence Of Sedentary And Surplus Accumulation

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    The human social relations changed with the emergence of sedentary and surplus accumulation. This happened because people are moving to a place where they can live year round. The types of political economies that emerged were pyramidal and acephalous. The conditions that caused these differences is how fertile the land is. If the land was not fertile then they would have an acephalous political economy, where if the land was fertile then they would have a pyramidal political economy. The biggest

  • Hinduism Is The Major Religion Of India And Is Monism Essay

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    the 5 principles; 1. God Exists: One Absolute OM. One Trinity: Brahma, Vishnu, Maheshwara (Shiva) Several divine forms, 2. All human beings are divine, 3. Unity of existence through love, 4. Religious harmony, and 5. Knowledge of 3 Gs: Ganga (sacred river), Gita (sacred script), Gayatri (sacred mantra). And the 10 disciplines 1. Satya (Truth), 2. Ahimsa (Non-violence), 3. Brahmacharya (Celibacy, non-adultery), 4. Asteya (No desire to possess or steal), 5. Aparighara (Non-corrupt), 6. Shaucha (Cleanliness)

  • How A Story Changes During Recycling

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    How a Story Changes During Recycling Dôjôji in setsuwa, illustrated scroll and Noh play 9N135551 MaoYing Devastated by a young monk who refused to have a relationship with and ran away from her, a woman turned into serpent, chased the monk into a temple and finally destroyed him even though he hid himself carefully under the big temple bell . This is the summary of the Dōjōji legend, a story which has been recycled many times through history. Being one of the most popular themes in Japanese arts