Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Not ioned. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. DABESTĀN-E MAḎĀHEB (School of religious doctrines), an important text of the . Contained in the Dabistan,” Transactions of the Literary Society of Bengal 2.

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The perspective of Intellectual history: It stubbornly opposed the act of jumping instead. He describes the disputations in Akbar ‘s Ibadat Mazahin in detail, as if he had been there:. Killing a living being to gain favors or to get rid of sin or to appease divine agencies seems counter intuitive.

Although the author spent most of life in South Asia, he regarded himself as a Persian. In these places, the main source of income is attained from the tourist industry. Since humans perceive reality depending on their interpretation of it this case of absolute reality is difficult to re-create it in any form in writing, as memory or speech etc. To understand this, consider that the rock somehow rolled over and was no longer sitting in the path of the sheep but the sheep continued jumping.

The collective reality is the reality that is shared by a collective majority of people. According to the Hindu ideology, there will be a constant check of the acts performed in heaven and hell as well. This is clearly reflected in his Dabistan. Directly or indirectly all living systems depend on the sun for their food requirements. Are they aware of why they are performing that particular ritual and what purpose it is supposed to serve?

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There are still some optimists who believe in the concept of a universal religion. They believe that the universe is an empty appearance which is dreamt by the perceiver as the real truth.


What makes sense under varying contexts? So out of these gaps arose new religions and schools of thought that encouraged the humanity to use their rationale.

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The work in question is Dabistan-i-Mazahib, the author has a dual identity. When man started to understand nature and its various uses, his admiration for nature took the shape of devotion to express gratitude. Mostly he tries to establish his School of thought as the point of reference. God the creator, is the dominant idea among the Muhammedans, Hindu cults, Zoroastrianism, the Nanac sect or Sikhs, Ilaliahs.

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Some believe in monotheism and some practice polytheism belief in several gods and cabistan. This religion can be adopted by anyone through choice. Both of these concepts have the same measure: There is no mention of your prophet in the Gospel.

There are rituals relating to nation- states, empires, sports etc. This adoration of stars became the starting point of all religions, [9] the concept of heaven and hell, the starry path that lead to them: They missed a chance to gain wisdom about how to par a path when an obstacle is ahead of them. When the practice stops making sense or, when it is being harmful we clearly understand why following these guidelines is not recommended.

The intention behind doing charity does not affect those who are at the receiving end of it, as much as it affects those who are at the giving end. They draw similarities or differences with their belief system. Worshipping of nature included worship of moon, sun, rivers, fire, snakes, trees etc. In a similar way, he states that the Sikhs derive their mythological materials from the sources such as Yoga-Vasishta.

The Navagraha worship or the planet worship is also observed by Hindus. He was omnipotent, most perfect, all knowing and the mastermind under whose will everything happens and happens not. For centuries Varanasi became a common place where several cremations and burials take place.

This sect has an interesting set of beliefs.

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Another example from Dabistan, taken from the section on the Vendantan sect serves as a better example. He also In the chapters that discuss Christianity, the author records a conversation between a Muselman and a Christian, showing that it is a comparative study.


The way to measure of many aspects of the universe is still unknown. There are different kinds of realities like absolute reality, relative reality, personal reality, collective reality etc.

It is to be known that they hold sleep to be stow a prophetic sight of events, and the vision is called ruya in Arabic; in this third state however, which they call sleep by excellence, no events are seen, but it is being plunged in a profound sleep, and these people do not take it simply for sleep, but they distinguish it as a sort of lethargy, which they call su svapna.

The Hindu funerary ideologies and practices were never entirely consistent. They argue that the new cycle that starts is not another new cycle, as it will be a continuance of the past cycle.

But now, whence can we know that your prophet is true? The chapter on the Raushanyas was translated into English by J. This karma is a result of all actions performed by the living beings.

If charity or any good practice is made with an intention of getting a good afterlife, a better next life, to enunciate sins or gaining positive karma instead of a zeal to help the needy, it will make us people who perform good deeds in this case the act that we do is good instead of making us good people who perform good deeds.

Interpretation of pollution and waste in Benares. The editors, who were not certain of the dwbistan of the author, suggest a certain Muhsin Fani and propose as his date of death.