Essays Tagged: "hindus"

Meditation. Article form.

on whose followers believe that the soul is eternal and maintains an eternal relationship with God. Hindus believe that because the soul is eternal, it must reincarnate in various forms to retain this ...

(4 pages) 149 0 3.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


migrated from India to other parts of the world. Statistically there are over seven hundred million Hindus, mainly in Bharat, India and Nepal. Eighty five percent of the population in India is Hindu.T ... s has given it a character of social and doctrinal system that extends to every aspect of life. The Hindus own definition of their community is 'those who believe in Vedas.'History/OriginThe practices ...

(5 pages) 516 2 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Satanism, Is it really a threat to you?

stian denominations other than their own are forms ofSatanism. This would imply that all Buddhists, Hindus, Moslems,and Jews. In fact at least 75% of the world's population would beSatanists.Others fe ...

(6 pages) 129 5 4.2 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An Informative Essay on the life and accomplishments of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Discusses also Civil Disobedience.

ovement. Some observers called him a master politician. Others believed him a saint. To millions of Hindus he was their beloved Mahatma, meaning 'great soul.'Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on Oct ... aign for swaraj, or 'home rule.' He worked to reconcile all classes and religious sects, especially Hindus and Muslims. In 1919 he became a leader in the newly formed Indian National Congress politica ...

(3 pages) 106 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Religious Wars of India" looks at the wars in Kashmir and Ayodhya between India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. It is written in an argumentative style with an emphasis on new compromises.

eads with each other? Is it because Pakistan is an Islamic nation and India predominantly a land of Hindus? No, the reasons are more political than religious!It's hard to imagine that Kashmir, one of ... iliations of its people present an ideal recipe for bitterness and animosity. But it is not so. The Hindus and Muslims of Kashmir have lived in harmony since the 13th century when Islam emerged as a m ...

(9 pages) 473 9 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Walden and the Art of Zen. Speaks of Henry David Thoreau

declare it to be Henry David Thoreau. Although he knew in translationthe religious writings of the Hindus, it may be unlikely that Henry David Thoreau everstudied the teachings of the Zen Masters. Ev ...

(7 pages) 152 0 5.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hinduism and It's Gods

h many Gods and Goddesses worship varies from person to person. This is accepted in Hinduism as all Hindus show great respect for another own personal beliefs in which ever deity they choose to worshi ...

(3 pages) 147 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism


The term Hinduism refers to the civilization of the Hindus (originally, the inhabitants of the land of the Indus River).Introduced in about 1830 by Brit ... a ever dies or is superseded-it is merely combined with the new ideas that arise in response to it. Hindus are inclined to revere the divine in every manifestation, whatever it may be, and are doctrin ... y manifestation, whatever it may be, and are doctrinally tolerant, allowing others - including both Hindus and non-Hindus - whatever beliefs suit them best. A Hindu may embrace a non-Hindu religion wi ...

(13 pages) 379 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Looking in Depth. On Culture.

or example in Pakistan, there are only four states, but many different cultures. There are Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, and many more. But when we come to see the similarities in those culture ...

(4 pages) 128 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a story about Racism

llow Arab children playing time was commonplace. Snide remarks by hosts in restaurants about "dirty Hindus" was the norm. It was almost as if contempt for Indians was expected of Arabs. Children are t ...

(3 pages) 117 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Buddhism and Hinduism

ular person, but a group of people who used the Vedas as a primary source. Another contrast is that Hindus are a polytheistic society, meaning they believe in many gods. However, in truth, the Hindus ... that created all the others and the universe. Besides Brahman, there were other important Gods the Hindus served. Siva was viewed as the second most powerful, as he was the god of destruction. Vishnu ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Socrates Perfect Forms.

rfect Forms.Socrates, when discussing the Soul, gives a very similar theory to that believed by the Hindus, namely "Reincarnation". He believes that the Soul travels from one body to the next, until i ...

(7 pages) 131 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Improvements to Aircraft Security.

ny religions, the use of terror and destruction is explicidly forbidden. Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Buddists and many other religions aspire towards peace not acts of destruction. Knowing thes ...

(6 pages) 154 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The History of Toilet Paper.

he Vikings used discarded wool. On Hawaiian islands, people used shells from coconuts. In Asia, the Hindus and Muslims used their left hand, which was washed by water from a jug afterwards. The custom ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Economic Impact On Pakistan Due To Ongoing Conflicts With India.

ration of these two countries was a very painful process for both sides as much bloodshed followed. Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs killed one another in their respective strongholds. This ethnic strife res ...

(8 pages) 145 2 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

This essay is about the ganges river,its history, and how it is sacred to the hindus.

The Ganges RiverThe Ganges River is very sacred to the Hindus. This river starts in the Himalayas and flows across the northern part of India and into Bang ... northern India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. This is a very important river for everyone, especially the Hindus, but f we do not take care of it will be destroyed by pollution.The Hindus use the Ganges Riv ... e to earth in the form of a river, and if they bathe in it their sins will be cleansed. Millions of Hindus come long ways to cleanse themselves in the river each year.The Hindus believe that if you di ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The importance of Dharma and Karma in Hindu Literature.

Dharma is the moral law that Hindus follow throughout life. Through the teachings of Bhagavad Gita, one can find the right way of ... a is the purpose of life.Hindu Dharma, popularly called Hinduism, is the religion of over a billion Hindus, who mostly live in India, but have large populations in many other countries. Hindu Dharma i ... have a better academic experience if they follow the Dharma and apply it to their student life.The Hindus believe in karma more than any other belief. "Kar" means organs of action and "karma" is that ...

(7 pages) 177 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Hinduism and Buddhism"- Short essay comparing two old religions.

widely practiced. Many people in India and Nepal practice Hinduism, and there are over 700 million Hindus. There are 200 to 300 million Buddhist in several countries including: India, Thailand, Cambo ... an, and China. Since Buddhism is a reformed version of Hinduism, their beliefs are closely related. Hindus have six main beliefs that one should follow, such as the good karma rule that is also taught ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism


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

This is a full report on elemental Mercury.

eans "liquid silver". It is named after the planet Mercury.Mercury was known to ancient Chinese and Hindus before 2000 BC, and was found in tubes in Egyptian tombs dating from 1500 BC. The Greeks used ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry