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  • Three Books Written by India's Author, Anand Neelakantan Essay

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    Devayani - A divine demonic love story Devayani is the only daughter of the Asura Guru Shukracharya and her father dotes on the motherless child. A spirited and sprightly girl, Devayani thinks that she is the most beautiful girl in the Asura kingdom. At eighteen, she is not short of suitors in her country. Asura civilization is at its peak and her father, Guru Shukracharya is the most important man in her country. He has discovered the secret to immortality with his tapasya and King Vruvpaksha

  • Character Analysis Of Ravana

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    caring brother. Ravana ceaselessly fights for the much deserved freedom and glory for the Asura race and his motherland. He overthrows the yoke of Deva ruling and carves out a big part of land from under the reign of the Deva, he leads the Asuras to a better future. Ravana looks upon the great God Indra with contempt. Through Ravana's eyes, one can see Indra as “ruthless and savage”. Indra laid waste to Asura towns and set fire to beautiful villages. He captured cities, butchered all living things

  • The Chuorning Of The Ocean Summary

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    the dark side of religion, that being Hinduism involves Asuras, and Christianity involved with Satin. While many Hindus think that the Asuras are associated with darkness, and at times are known to cooperate with gods, unlike Christians who see satin as the darkness of the world would never cooperate with God. To support that the Asuras cooperate with the gods, I will use the reading The Churning of the Ocean, which describes how the Asuras are cooperating with the gods even though they’re filled

  • Lord Vishnu: The Formation Of Greek Myth

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    with the demons to jointly churn the ocean for the Amrita (nectar of immortality). The demigods promised to share the nectar with the Asuras.. But The demigods agreed to join with Asuras only because Lord Vishnu told them that He would make sure they alone would obtain the nectar and recover their strength and power to defeat the demons. Both the demigods and Asuras proceeded to churn the ocean of milk with the help of the mandara mountain as the rod and the king of serpents vasuki as the cord to

  • The Story Of Greek Myth

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    When the gods were pondering how to win the amrita, the elixir of immortally, Vishnu suggested that they let the Devas and Asuras churn the ocean so that the elixir, along with all the herms and jewels, would emerge. They unrooted Mount Mandara and set it on the back of a tortoise and used Vasuki, the snake, as the rope. Taking each side of the rope, the Asuras and Devas began twirling Mount Madara. The friction of the churning caused fire, which Indra put out using water from his clouds. Finally

  • Death And The Elimination Of Narcissism

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    hell, animal, human life, asura and hungry ghost. Heaven is the highest realm one can achieve, in Buddhism, there are 37 levels of heaven where beings experience peace and lasting happiness without suffering. The Human life is the second highest realm one can enter. In buddhism, humans can be reborn into human life repetitively being attractive or unattractive, wealthy or poor, every state is a result of the Karma a person has brought with them from previous experiences. Asura is a spiritual state of

  • The Buddha Is Staying On Indasala Cave

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    The Buddha is staying in Indasala Cave. The sutta identifies the exact location of this cave on Mount Vediya, near a village called Ambasanda, east of Rajagaha, in the country of Magadha. I can do no better than to quote the description on the Buddhanet website: This remote and beautiful cave is the place where the Buddha delivered one of his most profound discourses, the Sakkapanha Sutta. He also uttered verses 206, 207 and 208 of the Dhammapada while staying here. Followers of Tibetan Buddhism

  • The Role Of Janus In The Roman Pantheon

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    In the Roman pantheon, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, limits, doors, gateways, and departure. Unlike the other Greco-Roman deities, Janus was not imported from Greece to Rome. How he arrived in the Roman pantheon is unclear: some scholars believe that he was originally a gatekeeping deity of the near East while others argue he was an original Latin deity who was worshipped in Italy before Rome rose to power. Similarly there are different myths concerning his origin. The most dramatic

  • Ideology In Tuesdays With Morrie

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    Though born Jewish, Morrie was a religious mutt; therefore, he enjoyed and appreciated various religions, such as Christianity and Buddhism. In the book Tuesdays with Morrie, we can find several examples showing that Morrie abided by Buddhism ideology substantially. The examples include, but not limited to, not being greedy, giving, caring about the world, detachment, learning how to die and live, and reincarnation. Unusually, Morrie lived a frugal life. In America, people desire material things

  • Messor: A Narrative Fiction

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    “The taboo?” Asura questioned. Her expression became unreadable, “Human experimentation. Also known as The Seraph Of The End.” “Explain,” He demanded. “According to some leaked information, Messor is the first race to undergo such harsh experimentation. Creating an angel within a human.” Celia paused before speaking again, “I want to erase the existence of the Seraph Of The End before it destroys living creatures. I want to make sure no one ever messes with The Seraph." Asura could see the