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So for a writer, is it entirely possible to state a fact as it is? This raises the s questions of the application of rationale and logic behind rituals.

November Learn how and when to remove this template message. How far can we rely on sources as opposed to direct experiences to know the actual truth?

There are several types of rituals carried out in different traditions. It invalidated the act just because a few sheep were following it blindly and did not pause to think if there was any reason why some sheep started it. Persian literature History of religion in India History of religion in Pakistan books Religious studies Zoroastrian mysticism.

There are a number of unfortunate happenings that occur mazagib the name of religion under the disguise of trying to protect it or establishing it. Mysticism and divinity were considered synonymous. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed.

This concept, in addition, several other beliefs like ddabistan, predestination, and similar beliefs stood in strict contrast to the theory of karma.

The world that we experience is a result of what the world actually is and how we perceive it. The other planets like Venus, Mars, Jupiter etc.

This change in the definition of divinity led to converse effects. Let us register the fact that helpful practices like Zakath [8] charity etc. This work was first printed by Nazar Ashraf in a very accurate edition in movable type at Calcutta in an offset reprint of this edition was published by Ali Asghar Mustafawi from Teheran in They say that everything will cease and start again as it was.


The worship of planets is observed even today in some religions. Parallelly and consequently spheres who identified this trend slammed these ideas with a rational approach. Consider there was a sheep that did not like its precedents jumping mindlessly, and decided against it.

Bayley, From Ritual to Ceremony: Some believe the entire universe is a creation of god.

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But, how would God- the Creator be happy with the indiscriminate slaughter of his creation in his name, let alone granting wishes in exchange for this? Killing a living being to gain favors amzahib to dabisttan rid of sin or to appease divine agencies seems counter intuitive. Some believe in inner divinity and believe that one can achieve the state of pure absolute self through self-realization, this is the idea of self-existent god atma.

But the latter supposition was against their understanding of karma and hence is widely debated. But here, daibstan focus is on rituals with religious significance. According to the Hindu ideology, there will be a constant check of the acts performed in heaven and hell as well.

And it is not so difficult to understand that we need to go a long way before we can predict the waning of all these differences. Email required Address never made public.

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. This reflects their ideas of universe mzzahib god. Notify me of new comments via email.

Can we ever assimilate the truth that we never witnessed directly? They draw similarities or differences with their belief system. Even in prayers and other praises this change was visible.

In this case, we can evidently see the after effects of rituals throwing the natural balance off, harming the environment and thereby reducing the quality of life, of the dependents of the river. In the first case, the situation rock demanded necessary rectifying action jumping and in the later it did not.


The ancient Sipasian and Parsian cults believed in the power of the stars, which was the basis of their religion. The literal understanding of the meaning of a text is essential to be able to understand its hidden or deeper meaning.

They believe that forms similar to those that existed note: The idea of God- within or athma is present in the Vedantan sect. All logic, understanding, and rationale that the humans are capable of being discarded to some extent. Views Read Edit View history. Since in either of these two cases, the subjects sheep were not using any discretion about the situation or the action they were performing, we can conclude that none is relatively wiser than the other.

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They were returning to their barn one after the other, in a row since the path was narrow. They are only counted while deciding the merit and demerit we hold. He is known by two names: The first sheep which was old and wise, saw a rock lying on the path and hence, it jumped over it and continued its walk towards the barn. Mughal DabistnNew Delhi: It is this belief that generally keeps the researcher away from the absolute reality.

The above example gives us a hint to think that the author is thinking in parallel lines with his sect as the point of reference. The way to measure of many aspects of the universe is still unknown. This case brings into light the necessity to apply discretion more pronouncedly than the previous example.