Religion in Nepal Religion in Nepal is a secular and religious harmony amidst Hindu (81.3%), Buddhist (9%), Muslim (4.4%), Kirat (3.0%), and Christianity (1.4) with Sheikh and Bon. It is a belief system related to god and goddess. Devotees spend daily times to a shrine with worship for satisfaction. The ultimate goal is liberation. Katmandu is said a city of the temple.
It can be a doyen of good fortune or a harbinger of evil. The customs and traditions make the people to show respect towards their culture and ancestry. It is the custom of the Igbo clan to offer prayer to their deity. Ezeulu, as the Chief priest of the God, Ulu prays on behalf of the clan; “Ulu, I thank you for making me see another new moon. May I see it again and again.
It’s predominant in the Kolathunadu area, in Kodagu and Tulu Nadu of Karnataka as a living cult with several thousand-year-old traditions, rituals and customs. Theyyam or theyyattam means 'dance of the gods'; (deyvam means god and attam means dance). It invokes the presence of the deity in the body of the dancer.It is a native cult of spirit and hero worship that has survived and coexisted with more recent Aryan/Brahminical rituals. The Bhagavathy or the Goddess cult is an ancient tradition in this region and practically every village has a Bhagavathy shrine or kavu. Each such shrine along with shrines devoted to a variety of major and minor deities has its own theyyams which are conducted as annual festivals in which the entire community of the village participates.
Hinduism is practiced by around 1.1 billion worldwide (Christians Remain), mainly in India and Nepal (Religion; Hinduism). There are 2.23 million Hindus in the U.S (Religioustolerance.org), and Hinduism originated in India in 1500 BC (Religion; Hinduism). Christianity and Hinduism may be compared and contrasted in terms of significant figures, major god or gods, basic beliefs and important practices, and major holidays or feast days. Both Hinduism and Christianity have origins and significant figures that go back thousands of years. Christianity first started in Israel, when Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary.
On my Altar I would have a feather that represents air, I would have a stature or a picture of a god or goddess that I am honoring or a picture of a cloud from the sky if I couldn’t get a feather. I would also get a pentacle necklace and wear it everyday. If I was casting a circle I would include Akasha as by way of it being my sacred space of the circle. The term Akasha is important to know because we all use all of the elements in our daily life rather it being in spells, rituals, casting circles, doing yoga, meditating and even just bonding with nature. We all breath air to live, we look up at the sky and see clouds, sun and even see birds.
Religion and science seem entwined in Bacon’s novel. Bacon writes that scientists at Salomon’s House say, We have certain hymns and services, which we say daily, of Lord and thanks to God for his marvellous works: and forms of prayers, imploring his aid and blessing for the illumination of our labours, and the turning of them into good and holy uses. (Bacon, ⁋91) He also writes
Its civilization can be traced back to thousand of years before the birth of Christ. For centuries, the erstwhile kingdom of Nepal was divided into many principalities (Chaubise states). Kirantas ruled in the east, the Newars in the Kathmandu Valley, While Gurungs and Magars had their domain the mid-west. The Kirantas were said to have ruled their territories from 300 B.C. The country took its present modern shape only after the introduction of Federal Democratic System replacing autocratic regime brought by historic people's
BRIEF HISTORY OF BHUTAN Bhutan, small mountainous Buddhist kingdom, at eastern Himalaya sandwiched between China and India. Bhutan is also called “The Land of the Thunder Dragon” or “Shangri La”. Bhutanese has called this nation as “Druk Yul”. Archaeological artifacts unearthed so far suggests nomad inhabited early as 1500–2000 BC. They lived in the cluster of fragmented territory at odds with each other who ruled.
Gandhara is the name of a historic nation (Mahajanapada), located in northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. It changed into located especially in the valley of Peshawar, the Potohar plateau, Taxila and on the Kabul River. Its foremost cities have been Peshawar, Taxila and Charsadda. The dominion of Gandhara lasted from the early 1st millennium BC to the eleventh century advert. Gandhara is the vicinity that now encompass of Peshawar valley, Mardan, Swat, Dir, Malakand, and Bajuaur businesses in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Taxila in the Punjab, and as much as Jalalabad in Afghanistan.
In 90 AD Vedishri, son of the Satavahana king, Satakarni, the "Lord of Dakshinapatha, wielder of the unchecked wheel of Sovereignty", made Junnar, thirty miles north of Pune, the capital of his kingdom.The land of Maharashtra was also ruled by Kharavela, Western Satraps, Gupta Empire, Gurjara-Pratihara, Vakataka, Kadambas, Chalukya Empire, Rashtrakuta Dynasty, and Western Chalukya before Yadava rule In the early 14th century the Yadava dynasty, which ruled most of present-day Maharashtra, was overthrown by the Delhi Sultanate ruler, Ala-ud-din Khilji. Then Muhammad bin Tughluq occupied some parts of the Deccan, and he shifted capital from Delhi to Daulatabad in Maharashtra. He ruled this region up to 1347, later the local Bahmani Sultanate of Gulbarga took over this region under his control for next 150 years. Bahmani Sultanate was ended. And the religion of Bahamani Sultanate was run up to 1518.