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On Learning And Knowledge - J. Krishnamurti

On Learning And Knowledge

By: J Krishnamurti on Jan 23, 2013

Is not fear also responsible for the accumulation of knowledge? Fear takes the form…

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What is Religion

 RELIGIONS OF THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN WORLD

Lecture Two - What is Religion?

(The Teaching…

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Hinduism as Ancient Form of Open-Source Faith?

 

The God Project

The God Project: Hinduism as Open-Source Faith

Posted: 03/ 4/10 02:59 PM ET - Huffington Post

Josh Schre

Strategist, Producer, Writer, Critic,…

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Don't Worry - Be Happy

 

"To be happy is to be free of sorrow, worry and fear.

With truth, courage and faith

there’s a lot of happiness.

Truth within brings courage

and then

you will then always experience happiness.

Happiness is not a…

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Belief Modules - Raja Yoga Meditation

Raja Yoga Meditation

These are beliefs I have used to navigate life for over 25 years.  These beliefs are conveyed via the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University.  These teachings do not support the notion of a personal savior or guru.  They start with understanding of the eternal self, then with God…

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Added by Kernel John on April 13, 2012 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

BK-00.00 Eternity

Eternity is the understanding that time/matter/energy has no beginning and or end. 

The idea that the universe, for example, is eternal would seem to be supported by the idea that the so-called physical Universe consists of multiple universes (Multiverses) that, over time, continually appear, reappear and disappear.  Scientists speculate that the multiverse or universe can be understood as eternal and…

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Added by Kernel John on March 25, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Principles To Be Observed for Religious Harmony and Emotional Integration



Principles To Be Observed for Religious Harmony

and Emotional Integration

From Science and Spirituality

by Raja Yogi B.K. Jagdish Chander:

1988

 

In order to have unity among people of various religions and faiths, the following code of conduct has been charted out. It is hoped that if this…

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The World Genealogical Tree (Kalpa Tree)

The story of of creation, sustenance and destruction, as told by the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, is according to the image of The World Genealogical Tree - often referred to as the Kalpa Tree.  The Image is a divine one revealed through Dada Lakhraj (Brahma Baba) by the direct revelation of God.  The following are materials pulled together by a student of the university Brahma Kumar Khem Jokhoo - who is not in any way a spokeperson for the university.  On the other hand, these…

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Added by Kernel John on March 7, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Awaken Your Potential

By:  B Sivakumar on Dec 03, 2011 - For: SPEAKING TREE

In Chennai on the occasion of the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Brahma Kumaris, DADI HRIDAYA MOHINI talks to B SIVAKUMAR on how to make the mind our best friend.



How do the Brahma Kumaris view the problems the world faces…

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New Beginnings - Table of Contents

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New Beginnings

by: Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University

Table of…

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THE 8 SPIRITUAL POWERS

THE 8 SPIRITUAL POWERS

 As the soul sits in silent remembrance of the Supreme, it fills with strength which manifests in spiritual powers.

 

The Power To Withdraw

With full awareness that I am an entity different from my body, I can withdraw from the senses whenever I wish and become a point. In the same way that a tortoise retreats into its shell in…

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WHAT GOD TEACHES US

What God…

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Added by Kernel John on February 16, 2012 at 8:00am — 234 Comments

Faith

Faith

Through maintaining the Raja Yoga principles, the soul starts to appreciate the benefits and powers gained. This becomes the foundation stone for a growing faith that leads to further and greater inner victories in the many tests that come on the way.

There are four types of faith:  

  1. Faith in God - As I become enriched with Shiv Baba's (God's) spiritual treasures and appreciate the value of each jewel…
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Difference Between Human Souls and the Supreme Soul God

 

HUMAN SOULS…



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Added by Kernel John on February 2, 2012 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

About The BKs

Perhaps few organisations have stimulated as much change and discussion at the time of their inception, or have undergone such expansion in succeeding decades, as the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU). Yet, throughout its growth and development, the BKWSU has managed to maintain its original principles and adhere to its original purpose.



When the University came into being under the name “Om Mandali” it…

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Added by Kernel John on January 25, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Who is Dadi Janki?

Rajyogini Dadi Janki

Everyone wants to be loved for who they are. When we appreciate others fully it boosts our self-esteem and helps us pass on a loving attitude to additional others. Even though I may not see the results immediately, love always works.



Also known as: Dadi

Nationality:…

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Added by Kernel John on September 17, 2011 at 9:00pm — 11 Comments

Is Bart D. Ehrman a Putz?

One of my esteemed colleagues here recently called Professor Bart D. Ehrman a putz. 

 

Until recently, I had never heard of Ehrman, however, because my colleague had been raving so much about the authenticity, historical accuracy and inerrancy of the bible, I thought I'd investigate it a little further own my own. 

 

Now, I'm not an academic type and reading is not my thing but after taking a few digital courses on science oriented topics a couple of years ago…

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Added by Kernel John on August 4, 2011 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

Notes on the Founding Fathers and the Separation of Church and State

Quartz Hill School of Theology offers a free and open educational resource for self-learners everywhere.  http://www.theology.edu/



Notes on the Founding Fathers and the Separation of Church and State

by

R.P.…

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Added by Kernel John on July 24, 2011 at 2:20pm — 5 Comments

Barnabas and the Opposition to the Jews

 

Lecture Thirteen

Barnabas and the Opposition to the Jews

from: The Teaching Company

 

 

Scope: The next writing of the Apostolic Fathers we consider, the Letter of Barnabas, was allegedly written by the traveling companion of Paul, Barnabas, but in…

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Added by Kernel John on July 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers - Professor Biography

Bart D. Ehrman, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



Bart Ehrman is the James A. Gray Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…

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Added by Kernel John on July 24, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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