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    In Buddhism, prayers, chants and mantras are often counted using prayer beads called mala. Many religions utilize beads to keep tally of their religious practices: Catholics call it rosary, Hindu call it japa mala, Islam know it as misbaha or subha, and to the Buddhists, it is known as mala. The use of beads in prayer may have originated from the Hindu practices in India around the eighth century. The Buddhist mala, like the Hindu, usually consists of 108 beads traditionally made from the wood or seeds of the scared Bodhi tree. A number significant to both Hindu and Buddhist practices, the 108 beads found on a Buddhist mala are said to represent the vices or impurities one must overcome to reach Nirvana. Malas with differing numbers of beads…

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    A Call to Prayer What are some reasons we pray? Today we are going to discuss our call to pray. Praying is something that we all need to do more of. How we spend our time is an indicator of what we see as valuable. If we put private time into prayer, we are saying to God that we think our relationship with God is important. As a church we need to be people who pray privately, but we also need to pray together. Matthew 18:20 says, “Where two or more are gathered in my name, I am with them. There…

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    outcomes are great. More importantly I feel great too! Since I heard more time today, I decided to listen to the audio playing of my mantra. I began by concentrating on my breathing then listening to the mantra. I found myself more easily being able to…

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    Prayer Beads In Buddhism

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    In Buddhism, repetitions of prayers, chants and mantras are often counted using prayer beads called mala. Many religions utilize beads to keep tally of their religious practices: Catholics call it rosary, Hindu call it japa mala, Islam know it as misbaha or subha, and to the Buddhists, it is known as mala. The use of beads in prayer may have originated from the Hindu practices in India around the eighth century. The Buddhist mala, like the Hindu, usually consists of 108 beads traditionally made…

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    You have now completed your session of meditation. Meditation is a way to free your mind, to relax you, especially when you feel extremely overwhelmed and stressed, but for buddhists and hindu's, meditation is a religious experience. For the Hindu's, the most well-known mantra is The Gayatri. This mantra is said to gain the power of illumination, purifying, and healing. For the Buddhists, there are quite a few mantra's that pop out, but one that caught my eye is the Om Mani Padme Hum. This…

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    Riverdale, Georgia. Upon arrival, I noticed the beautiful, intricate architecture of the white building. This building is a replica of a traditional Hindu Temple in Southern India, built by artisans from India. This location has two different temples, the Balaji Temple, and the Shiva Temple. I originally planned to attend Nitya Pooja at the Balaji temple, but when I arrived they informed me that during the week not many people attend; but there may be a ceremony at the Shiva Temple if I…

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    Have you ever read the song “Praying” by Kesha and wondering what the connotation could be? When you are looking at the denotation do you ever try to figure out the figurative language, then you are beginning to understand what the author it's trying to convey. The format of the song helps us understand the tone shift and the songs meaning. The song “Praying” by Kesha is about a girl confessing her love about a guy and getting hurt. The first stanza talks about her thanking him because he…

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    Hinduism Sacred Texts

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    In Hinduism there are two different types of sacred texts; the Smrti texts and the Sruti texts. Smrti. The Sruti are the stories heard and passed along verbally, usually by sages. The Smrti are the stories who have a specific author, whether it is a god or an actual person; they’re the physical retellings of a story. The Manas is a compilations of epics that express the morals and cultural values of people in Hinduism. It is sacred to the people of Northern India and is interpreted in as both a…

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    Daniel's Beliefs

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    A Man of Prayer Daniel was born in Jerusalem. His early life was blessed from the start from God. His life was filled with fervent prayer towards God. He viewed prayer time as a special and accessible time that he could use to talk with God. He knew God was ready to talk with him at any time of the day or night, so Daniel prayed constantly. He not only prayed in times of misfortune, but he also prayed when things were very good. He would not only pray for his own well-being, but also with…

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    Scripture In Counseling

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    The uses of prayer and scripture have their place in counseling. Both serve the same purpose, which is to help clients grow in their relationship with the Lord and to recognize their need for a Savior who is able to help them overcome all their problems. Counselors must understand the backgrounds of their clients before incorporating prayer and scripture into counseling. Incorporating them right away is potentially disastrous since you could lose the trust of your client. As a result, counselors…

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