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  • The Beatles Impact Essay

    This frenzy overtook the media as the latest pop culture craze. Many of the young Beatles fans soon learned about the teachings of this type of meditation and what it had to offer. The Fab Four were quick to be pinned by the media as “The Beatles’ Guru.” While other stars looked into psychedelics and LSD to “open the doors to higher powers,” Harrison turned to meditation, spiritual literature and looked up to Ravi Shankar for guidance. Goldberg has estimated that during the 70s, the Beatles managed to introduce Transcendental Meditation to more than 2 million…

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  • Reflection Of The Kumare Documentary

    Kumare Documentary I found the Kumare documentary very entertaining and enlightening to watch. The clear message that everything each of us needs can be found inside of us was demonstrated in the ways that many of Kumare 's followers were able to improve and change their lives in spite of the fact that Kumare was not truly a guru or spiritual leader at the beginning. I also felt that Kumare learned as much from the process as his students did. While Vikram went into the process not believing…

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  • Hinduism: A Brief Summary And Analysis

    It is a festival put in place to give thanks, honour and praise to one’s teacher, guru, or mentor. These mentors show someone the way into the “light of knowledge” (Pattni, B. N., Joshi D., 2013). The term guru is split into two parts: “gu” meaning darkness and “ru” meaning the remedy or “antidote” to darkness (Pattni, B. N., Joshi D., 2013). This festival is not only to give thanks and reverence to a spiritual guru, but as well to a school teacher, etc. In several cities of India, Guru Poornima…

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  • Project Management Guru

    According to Project Management Guru (2012), three benefits of formally monitoring and controlling project risk include: It allows the team members to understand the current state of the project, including validating and controlling the scope of the project. It allows the team members to understand the budget and schedule of the project, including controlling the cost sand quality of the project. It allows the team members to consider changes (perform integrated change) that could improve the…

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  • Trash Guru Swot Analysis

    The Trash Guru is convenient in the sense that the purchaser no longer has to take the trash to the curb themselves. Customers can place the trash on the dock and program the device to take the trash to the cub at any day/time. This product does not release any harmful toxins into the air because it is battery power operated. The Trash Guru is very beneficial to the buyer because of its multiple uses. Homeowners can use it for the purpose of taking out the trash, as can business. But The Trash…

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  • The Guru Syndrome Essay

    The Guru Syndrome Every fitness expert, including myself, is going to tell you the secret to success. And they'll tell you everybody else except a few of their "friends" is leading you astray. It's common in any field full of experts. It's what we do. Tip: You should trust but verify. If you have questions, ask them! If they cannot provide answers, ask them who can or jump on this wonderful Internet and do a little old school, 6th grade homework type research. But rarely should you take…

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  • Sikhism In South Asia

    Moreover, the Sikh movement developed inside South Asia; whereas, Islam came from outside South Asia. The first Muslims came to South Asia as merchants and with time as a political power. On the other hand, Sufi mystic combined elements of Hinduism with other elements of Islam developed in Iran and central Asia. Whereas, Sikhism rejects Hindus traditions such as food taboos, and Brahamanism. Sikhs do not believe in the power of Brahamanists. Sikhism is not supposed to be about us, it is supposed…

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  • Sikhism Ethical Issues

    This deficit of women has resulted in a bride trafficking practice where women from villages are bought and sometimes kidnapped to be sold as brides to men. In regions like Punjab, the sex ratio is so skewed towards men that wives are often shared between brothers or cousins. In 1994, the Indian government implemented Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act, which only allows pre-conception tests to identify a deformity in the fetus. Although this law still continues to be broken, women’s rights…

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  • How Did Guru Nanak Made His Own Religion?

    upbringing, education and exposure to the world they may choose to follow their own path. There should be no restriction on people about what religion to follow. This is exactly what Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism believed in and preached. Even though he was born in a Hindu family and lived in a village with both Hindu and Muslim population he started a new religion. There are several questions that come to mind: what were the reasons Guru Nanak made his own religion? Why did he have a…

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  • The Beliefs Of Sikhism

    The fundamental beliefs of Sikhism, articulated in the sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib, include faith and meditation on the name of the one creator, unity and equality of all humankind, engaging in selfless service, striving for social justice for the benefit and prosperity of all, and honest conduct and livelihood while living a householder's life.Being one of the youngest amongst the major world religions, with 25-28 million adherents worldwide, Sikhism is the ninth-largest religion in the…

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