Essays Tagged: "hindu family"

Traditional societies rejected romantic love.

t to the preservation of the family, it was considered a very important duty. Arranged marriages in Hindu family's will often cause debt in order to marry off the daughter. The bride's entire family p ...

(2 pages) 67 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Sikhism.

In the year 1469 a man namedGuru Nanak was born into a Punjabi-Hindu family. Hisname means "He who was born at the home of his mother'sparents", which was in Talwa ... se are beliefs that ouractions in this life determine how high or low we'll be in ournext life. The Hindus and Muslims believe it is best toworship, missionize, study and write the sacred scriptures,a ... 439 years from the birth of Nanak to the deathof Gobind Singh, the tenth guru, in the year 1708, ("Hindusand Sikhs" 11). Nanak appointed as his successor Lehna orLahina, who later changed his name to ...

(5 pages) 227 2 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Love for God - "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel

s. In Yann Martel's novel, "Life of Pi" the main character Piscine found God in all three religions Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. Even though Pi was born in a non-religious Hindu family he found g ... ndu family he found god in the rites and rituals. He found that the universe made sense through his Hindu eyes. He found that Shiva, Krishna, Shakti and Ganesha were all qualities of the god Brahman. ...

(3 pages) 82 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Discussion between a Hindu and a Buddhist.

(This was written as part of a take home final exam. The opening statement by the Hindu was given, and we had to respon to the rest. It is meant to compare and contrast the two pract ... e and contrast the two practices.)[Hindu] "Isn't it true that Buddhism comes from the same roots as Hinduism? Isn't Buddhism just a sub-set of Hinduism? I have now reached the age of 60 and am curious ... t you and I are really quite the same?"[Buddhist] "We are as similar as we are different. While the Hindu religion does not have prophets, the Buddhists believe in the enlightenment of the Buddha, who ...

(3 pages) 47 2 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The Sikhs

In the year 1469 a man named Guru Nanak was born into a Punjabi-Hindu family. His name means "He who was born at the home of his mother's parents", which was in Tal ... are beliefs that our actions in this life determine how high or low we'll be in our next life. The Hindus and Muslims believe it is best to worship, missionize, study and write the sacred scriptures, ... 439 years from the birth of Nanak to the death of Gobind Singh, the tenth guru, in the year 1708, ("Hindus and Sikhs" 11). Nanak appointed as his successor Lehna or Lahina, who later changed his name ...

(5 pages) 561 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jainism

ains make up around 1 percent of the Indian population. The relationship between the Jains, and the Hindus has grown throughout the year, and although Jains are very proud of their religion they seem ... ughout the year, and although Jains are very proud of their religion they seem to blend in with the Hindu society. Although the identity of the Jains has not been compromised, their legal and social i ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Nectar In A Sieve

Nectar in a Sieve Nectar in a Sieve is a story if a Hindu family in a rural village in India. The family members are Rukmani (mother), Nathan (father), ...        I've learned many interesting things from reading this book. I learned that in India, Hinduism is the dominant religion. Hindus have many festivals; one of the festivals is Deepavali or ...

(2 pages) 1251 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Music 129 Personal Essay

ieve the noblest of noble.        Bangalore city (India), where I was born into a Hindu family, is known as the citedel of art, culture, literature, science and technology. It has an ... nd women of letters, science, music and dance to settle down and make it a pleasent experience. All Hindu festivals are celebrated with music and dance round the year with gusto. Singing hymns and son ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies