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    Although, a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the definition of the word dharam or dharma is not within the scope of this work, a brief exploration of the meaning of this word, in conjunction with the meaning of Islam and the Arabic word for religion, dīn, is fitting and…

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    This is because of the fact that the ways of enlightenment were different for each. After achieving enlightenment, “Buddha traveled, preaching the Dharma in an effort to lead others to and along the path of enlightenment. When he died, it is said that he told his disciples that they should follow no leader” (Hesse 127). The idea was that everyone’s path is their own and simply following a leader who has already achieved enlightenment does not guarantee one’s own path. It is that everyone has…

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    Unity in diversity’ is the motto of our nation. India is a diversified country with many languages with many cultures and the people also different from one state to another. India’s is called as ‘Hindustan’ as it was full of Hindus once upon a time. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni employs myth in her novels to show the people how culture, tradition, religion and ecology play an important role in the lives of man. Myths are the stories that are based on tradition, culture and religion. They are not…

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    Ramayana Paper Hinduism dates back to 2000 B.C.E, where its roots where established in India. Hinduism does not necessarily have a time of origin or founder, but is referred to as timeless, known to have always existed (“Library”). It consists of a compilation of sacred texts known as Santana Dharma, also referred to as “The eternal teaching” (“Library”). In the Indian religion of Hinduism, an extremely important term known as Dharma refers to the moral order of the universe and a code of…

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    Ramayana gives examples of upstanding characters who are exemplary models remaining faithful to one’s dharma. This story essentially gives those reading it a template to follow in order to become good people. This notion of keeping faithful to one’s dharma is a means of sustaining peace in a society. Striving to be faithful to one’s dharma means striving to live a fully good life, caring for other people, being selfless, etc. Theoretically, if everyone strove to live in this way, peace would be…

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    Once in Lal Mahal, Tukoba was engaged in Kirtan and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj came to listen to him. At that time two thousand Pathans had come to kill him. But all the pathans were confused as they came to seemany Shivajis at that place. They returned empty-handed. Jijabai also used to believe in Tukaram. In this way, Tukaram prepared many brave warkaries. By quoting thisin his Kirtana, Gadge Baba carved a place in the heart of the people. XVI Sacred Duties(Dharma) and…

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    their dharma. Dharma is the responsibility that one has for society, and one of your…

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    In “Dharma”, we are introduced to Major General Jehangir Antia or Jago Antia, a man “Famous for his stare, for the cold blackness of his anger, for his tactical skill and his ability to read ground, his whole career from the gold medal at Kharak vasla to the combat and medals in Leh and NEFA” (1997:5), but with a missing leg. He was forced to save his life through a terrible act of self- mutilation: SHAKTHI Subramaniam’s second story is titled “Shakti”, the basic premise of which seems to be,…

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    The power of silence can cut through anything, but who says this? Our family members, friends, society? Is this what is best for us? To keep quiet and not speak our minds in fear of the consequences? Our reputation could be at stake if we say the wrong thing at the wrong moment. If our curiosity is not aloud to get the best of us how are we to learn? When society gets ahold of you it is difficult to escape its grasp. In “Alone on a Mountaintop,” by Jack Kerouac, it explains how he tries to…

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    Hinduism believe in the relationship between people and Dharma. A place that we call our world is the ‘conventional world’, where we experience and observe different phenomena; interact and encounter different objects through our senses. This is the reality we easily understand because we can sense it. Objects and ourselves are carried through by the senses. Touching, seeing and feeling prove its existence. However, these senses have the potential to develop anger and desire, which can lead us…

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