What are the sacred writings held by the hindus called?
They have many writings. Among them are the Vedas, the Bhagad Gita, etc.
Traditionally cows/cattle are held sacred by Hindus and are neither harmed nor eaten.
its varanasi well its sacred for hindus because a very important river (Ganga) flows through the city, which bears extreme importance in the Hindu mythology and is worshiped by many devotees. over the years, Varanasi has become a major city for the Hindus from the religious point of view. a number of festivals in the honour of the Ganges are held, which is one of the major reasons for Varanasi's evolution as a sacred place… Read More
Cow, in Hinduism, is considered the most sacred animal and is called 'Mata' (Mother) - the one who gives birth to all life. Killing and/or any sort of torture to the Cow is prohibited in Hinduism. Its milk is considered as 'Amrit' - the water of life. Even the Cow Urine and defecation is held sacred and is believed to have healing medicinal properties. Eating cow meat, beef or gelatin is strictly prohibited in Hinduism.
The chest that was used to hold and transport the original 10 commandments, and possibly other important Christian objects was called the Arc of the Covenant.
This room is called the Vestry or Sacristry. vestry: a room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held. or it is called a sanctuary.
The main sacred place for the Amish is in their homes, where church service is held.
Mount Kailash is held sacred for Jains, Hindus and tantric Buddhists. Many beleive that circling the mountain will bring good fortune. So if you beleive that the mountain is holy, making the pilgrimage shows that you believe in your religion.
Jerusalem is a city in Israel, which is a country that allows Hindus to practice their religion freely. Jerusalem is also a city that held a Sai meeting. The worship of Sai Baba is a practice that has divided Hindus.
The premires of Indian films is held on Friday. It can be said as a random day. It is a devotional day for Hindu's too.
Desecration is the act of depriving something of its sacred character -- or the disrespectful or contemptuous treatment of that which is held to be sacred by a group or individual.
A dog isn't held to be very sacred in Judaism. It is often looked down upon and despised.
The Olympic games are loosely based on the ancient Olympic Games of ancient Greece. These were called the Olympic Games because they were held in Olympia, which was a plain in the district of Elis, in southern Greece that was regarded as a sacred region.
very simple answer is that Hinduism was never a religion but a philosophy, a way of life and thus a Hindu can take up any religion of choice!!! Gautam Buddha, who was a Hindu by birth had preached on a more enforced form of Hinduism which was fasinating for hindus and thus the conversion in the old times, in the recent past, mass conversion was held for the so called lower caste hindus to escape… Read More
The Ganges (GANGA) is held the purest of all rivers, by the Hindus. It is believed to be ascending from Heaven and known to wash away all sins.
Ka'ba which held the Black Stone in Mecca. Qur'an sacred text of prophets revelations. The Thousand and One Nights
in a mandapam with all the family members close by
The Hasinai, Hasiinay or Tejas tribe certainly had chiefs (called Caddi) but overall control was held by a chief priest called "Sir Moon", Chinesi or Xinesi in the Hasinai language. He was assisted by other priests and two sacred boys known as Coninisi.
The ancient games were held on the plain of Olympia in Peloponnesos, Greece.
The word 'sacred' is used to mean something that is holy. Used in a sentence: "John wanted to touch the relic when the priest held him back and informed him that it was sacred, and therefore isn't supposed to be touched."
The scarab beetle was one insect held to be sacred.
it is a sacred hall in the marae in which special maori events are held.
She only helped him once, because he held her sacred to him.
nO ACTUALLY THE HINDUS BELIEVED THIS. tHEY BELIEVED THAT 8 MIGHTY ELEPHANTS HELD UP THE LAND. wHEN ONE OF THEM GREW WEARY, IT LOWERED AND SHOOK ITS HEAD, CAUSEING A EARTHQUAKE
Sporting contests were held in Olympia,the sanctuary in the W.Peloponnese,ancient Greece as a sacred truce every four years in Greece.
Secret is something you don't want anyone to know about and sacred is about a person, place, thing or idea, that is somehow held in reverence, usually by a religious group but not always.
The ark is used for holding Sifrei Torah, the scroll held sacred by the Jews.
Plain of Olympia in Peloponnesos, Greece.
Confucius was (and still is) famous primarily because of the virtue and wisdom demonstrated in his life and, even more, held out in writings that have been attributed to him. Combining philosophical and religious insight, his writings offer guidelines to ordinary individuals and leaders on how to live the good life.
Being gay is not acceptable in the Muslim religion and is a sin. The same views are held by practicing Christians, Hindus and other religions.
Sacred is usually meant to mean "important to, or related to a deity". Buddhism has no deity so nothing is sacred. Objects, sites, books, relics can be held in high esteem or revered as an aide-mÃ©moire to Buddhists in remembering or feeling connected to significant events or people.
Muslims and Hindus have lived peacefully for decades in the Indian subcontinent. They don't dislike Muslims or any other religious people. The only issue is that Hinduism is mainly a polytheistic religion where as Islam is a monotheistic one. Hence the major differences are held there and sometimes misconceptions arise.
As far as what is Britain's most revered, important and symbolic plant. That would be the "Rose." Mixed color, specifically. Today it is England's official symbol of it's government. But that might not be the kind of "sacred" you're asking about. Ancient England held many plants up as sacred. However of the long list the most important and widespread plants considered sacred were the "Poppy" and "Mistletoe Plant"' were probably among the most accepted as… Read More
There are many animals related to Artemis, deer were the only animals held sacred to Artemis herself.
The philosophy of Judaism is that this world is a purposeful creation by God, in which all people are tested concerning their use of free-will. We possess a soul which lives on after the body dies and is held responsible for the person's actions. Anyone who is worthy, Jewish or not, can merit reward in the afterlife. The sacred text of Judaism is the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), containing the Torah and the prophetic books. "Tanakh"… Read More
The Ramayana and The Mahabharatha were two epic poems from the Indus Civilization. Both are family stories which fire-test relationships of family and friendship against the background of dire social necessities. Both are held as sacred holy books by the Hindus. They were evolved at a time when the present day India-Bharatham, Ceylon-Rathnadweepam, Nepal-Nepaalam, Afganistan-Apaghanasdhaanam, Burma-Brahmadesam and Siam-Syaamaraajyam shared the same civilization.
Actually its called Bejing, and it was held there
Complete power held by a single person is called a dictatorship.
Nothing, there is no such word as "sacralige", though it's interestingly close to an actual word "sacrilege" which means profanity against that which is held sacred.
the gupta were famous for their scrambled eggs and bacon. even today in the united states, their famous recipe is held sacred.
People should study worldly subjects as well as sacred matters.
Troy is loosely based on the writings of Homer, the greek philosopher. Troy's director was Wolfgang Petersen, and the main role was held by Brad Pitt.
Christianity doesn't really have sacred places. The concept of a sacred place is foreign to Christianity. However, Christianity does have places that are held in special regard but only because of the events that happened there in the past, not because of anything unique about that place. These places include but are not limited to: Jerusalem, Rome, Mount Sinai, Mount Ararat, Galilee, Constantinople, and Antioch.
Sacred ash is an item held by Ho-oh that revives all of the Pokemon in your party that are fainted and their Hp is completely restored. It is very useful if you save it until the Pokemon league. WARNING: only works once. Once you use it it disappears.
It was called the stadion. The stadion was the location of a foot race. It was built to hold twenty foot racers. The race was a 200-yard sprint. Although the race took up 180 meters, it was held on a 190-meter track. That race was the only competition in the first Olympic games. The games were so called, because they were first held in a sacred place in Olympia, Greece. That place was known as… Read More
The Incas were polytheists (they had more than one god). The Incas also had used sacred objects, had held rituals on sacred locations. The Incas believed in afterlife. They cared deeply for their dead, whom they had embalmed before burial, mummified and had placed into tombs. That's it! : )
A heart with a cross in it is often called a "sacred heart." Though I don't fully know the answer for the true meaning in the piece, I do know that it is a common icon in a lot of religious art, mostly Catholic. You will find the heart most often being held in the arms of the Virgin Mary or Jesus.
Frigga, (also called Frigg or Fricka) is the wife of Odin (also called Woden, Wotan, and Odhinn). Frigga is the Norse "Mother of All." She is the protector of children and families, and is usually pictured with the sacred distaff of life. A distaff is a single, hand-held spindle used to spin wool into yarn. Frigga is also said to know the futures of all, but refuses to tell it.
It is called a fief.
Canon Law specifies that Mass must be held in a sacred place, i.e. a consecrated Church or oratory. It it is has not been consecrated, Mass may not be celebrated until it is. If for some reason a Mass needs to be held outside a Church or oratory, then the Bishop's permission must be received- for each single instance.
The mummification process was held intemporary tent called "per nefers"