Many Paths, One Destination: Love, Peace, Compassion, Tolerance, and Understanding Through World Religions

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Wheatmark, Inc., 2010 - Buddhism - 352 pages
"Many Paths, One Destination" takes an in-depth look at the religions of the world. From Christianity to Sufism, from Buddhism to Sikhism, Ram Ramakrishnan examines the ideas that shape our views on life, in the hopes that by understanding one another we can find common ground, and eventually, peace.
 

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Contents

Religions of the World
1
Love Peace Compassion Tolerance and Understanding Through World Religions
10
Christianity
19
Christianity
20
The Sermon on the Mount
27
God and His Attributes
28
Joy
30
Peace
31
Types of Devotion Bharti
192
Self Atman or Brahman
193
Hindu View of Religion of Philosophy
195
OM or AUM in Hinduism
196
Love the Way to God
198
PerseveranceSelfEffort
199
SelfSurrender
200
The Vedas The Upanishads and Vedanta
202

Love
33
Prayer
34
Faith
35
Forgiveness and Forgiving
36
Forgiveness of Sins
37
Words of Wisdom
38
Gods Love
39
Love Your Neighbor
40
Parable of the Prodigal Son
41
The Good Samaritan
43
Opening Our Heart to God
44
Christian Healing
45
Hard Work Brings Prosperity
46
Show Me the Right Path
48
Rich and Poor
49
Moral Principles
51
Miracles of Christ
52
Miracles of Saints
54
Love Your Enemies
55
Islam
59
Islam
60
IslamWhat It Means
67
The Five Pillars of Islam
69
Basic Practices and Customs
71
The Concept of Faith
72
Fundamentals Articles of Faith
73
Righteousness
75
Responsibilities and Duties
76
Freedom and Equality
78
Justice Brotherhood and Peace
79
Morality
80
Personal Conduct
82
Service to Humanity
83
Moral Obligations
84
Prayer and Worship
85
God
86
Sayings of Muhammad
88
Death and Afterlife
89
Judaism
91
Judaism
92
Basic Teachings of Judaism
96
What Jews Believe
97
Human Existence
98
Justice
99
Gods Revelation
100
Hallowing Life
101
God in Judaism
102
JudaismSignificance of Moshiach Messiah
104
Charity
105
Love and Serve God
106
Love Your Neighbor
107
Jewish Ritual
108
Dignity and Responsibilities of Man
109
Rules of Conduct
110
On Right and Wrong
112
Covenant
113
Path of Discernment
115
Sufism and Bahaism
117
History of Sufism
118
What is Sufism?
119
Early Sufi Orders
120
The Lower Self
121
Virtues
122
The Religion of Love
124
Wisdom
125
Prayer
126
Remembrance of God
127
Some Gems from Sufism
128
SufismThe Path of Islamic Mysticism
129
Love Harmony and Beauty
130
An Introduction to Bahaism
131
Bahaism
132
Bahaism as a Religion
135
Vision of Baha Ullah
136
A New World Faith
137
Precepts and Beliefs
138
Human Conduct
140
Economic Justice
141
Human Nature
142
Some Spiritual Gems
143
Humility and Honesty
144
Prayer
145
Future World Order
146
World Peace
148
Devotion and Love of God
149
Zoroastrianism
151
Zoroastrianism
152
The Message of Zarathustra
154
What is Zoroastrianism
155
Basic Observances
156
Basic Principles of Zoroastrianism
157
Teachings of Zarathustra
158
Feelings and Imagination
160
Ahura Mazda
161
Fire
162
Death
163
Love and Ecstasy
164
Knowledge and Wisdom
165
Rituals and Rites of Passage
166
Zoroastrian Worship and Fire
167
Meditation of Zoroastrian
168
Willpower
169
Faith and Prayer
170
Hinduism
173
Hinduism
175
Motherhood
179
The Bhagavad GitaThe Song Celestial
180
Peace
182
Benefits of Prayer
183
Types of Prayer
184
Union with God
186
Sanatana Dharma and Hinduism
187
SelfControl
188
The Eternal Law of Karma Or Causation
190
Concepts of God
191
Lasting and Real Happiness Through Vedanta
203
Sikhism
205
Sikhism
206
Sikh Philosophy
208
Teachings of Sikhism
211
His Will
212
Glory of God
213
Sabad or Word
214
Guru
215
Prayers
216
Spiritual Gems
217
The Guru Granth
218
Sikh Thought
219
Sikh Ethics
220
Khalsa and the Five Ks
221
GuruNankMiracles
222
Mystic Poems of Nanak
223
Guru Nanaks Tapas Meditation and Wanderings
225
Nanaks Message of One Reality
226
Buddhism
229
Buddhism
230
Truths and Precepts
233
Eightfold Path and Acts of Merit
234
Setting the Wheel of Dharma in Motion
235
Compassion
236
Meditation
237
Mind
238
Sermon at Sarnath
239
The Four Noble Truths
240
Permanent Treasure
241
Right Speech
243
LovingKindness
244
The Enlightenment
245
The Wheel of Dhamma
246
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
248
Methods of Meditation
249
Understanding Death
250
Wisdom
251
Karma
253
The Mind and the Nature of Mind
254
Facing Death
255
Healing in Tibetan Buddhism
256
Zen Buddhism
257
Zen Buddhism
258
What Is Zen?
259
Essence of Zen Buddhism
260
Peace and Enlightenment
261
Work and Awareness
262
Perfection of Character
263
Acquiring a New Viewpoint Satori
264
Dhyana Zazen
265
Jainism
269
Jainism
270
Dharma Religion
272
Precepts on the Three Jewels
273
The World
274
Basic Teachings
275
Prayer
276
SelfControl and Vigilance
277
Jain Practice
278
Precepts of Nonviolence
279
Precepts on Carefulness and SelfControl
280
Precepts on Right Knowledge
281
Precepts on Right Faith
282
Precepts on Right Conduct
283
Meditation in Jainism
284
Nirvana or Emancipation
285
Taoism Confucianism and Shintoism
287
Taoism
288
Beliefs of Taoism
290
Gems from Taoism
291
Taoism and Life
292
Harmony and Balance Yin and Yang
293
Scriptures and Beliefs
294
Humility
295
An Introduction to Shintoism
296
Shintoism
297
ConfucianismMajor Aspects
299
Teachings of Confucius
300
Confucian Beliefs
301
Confucius the Great Teacher
302
Famous Savings of Confucius
303
An Introduction to Shintoism
305
Shintoism
306
Essence of Shintoism
307
Shinto as a State Religion
308
Shinto Religious Beliefs
309
African Religions North American Indian Religions The New Age Movement Secularism Animism and Humanism
311
Traditional African Religion
312
The Supreme Being
314
The Spirit World
315
African ReligionBasic Beliefs
316
Rites and Rituals
317
Magic Witchcraft and Sorcery
319
The Oral Tradition
320
North American Indian Religions
321
SouthwestPueblos and Navajos
322
Native American ReligionsBackground
323
The Path of Life
324
Health and Healing
325
Ceremonies and Rituals
327
The World of Spirits
328
Summary of Native American Religions
329
Native American Spirituality
330
New ReligionThe New Age Movement
331
Beliefs in New Age Movement
332
Secularism
333
Beliefs of Secularism
335
Animism
336
AnimismBeliefs and Practices
337
HumanismAims and Objectives
339
John Paul II An Apostle of Peace Love and Compassion Unifier of World Religions
341
Bibliography of Some Major Works Consulted
351
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