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India"s religious quest

Young Oon Kim

India"s religious quest

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Published by Golden Gate Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism.,
  • Jainism.,
  • Sikhism.,
  • Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementYoung Oon Kim.
    SeriesWorld religions ;, v. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1202 .K47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4916887M
    LC Control Number76151925

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But you don't fear nature or God. Decorations on the pipe symbolize the earth and everything in it. Art Craft-work and Art-work was never exclusive from function. Not everyone gets a vision quest the first time that they go for a vision.

In some traditions the participant would watch for an animal that behaved in a significant or unusual way; in others the participant discovered an object often a stone that resembled some animal. Afterwards he jumped into a pool of cold water, and then was led into the forest where he fasted for a few days, while seeking a vision.

It's performed by you and it's for yourself. In those days, believe Indias religious quest book or not, when you went to Bear View Mountain, there was nobody there. In the hands of another novelist, this debt to reality television might lead to a biting indictment of the shallowness of the culture.

Over time however, priests have become more commonplace. The U. Permission to practice it again was only given in the midth century. But once you do have a successful quest, you have your strength for life.

The techniques of the vision quest were fundamental to every visionary experience in Native American culturewhether undertaken by ordinary people seeking contact with and advice from a guardian or by great prophets and shamans.

Paintings on tipis often depicted the earthly world and the spiritual world with paintings of animals, and celestial symbols. The fact that it's been translated into more than languages from the original French is proof that its message resonates worldwide. The most important thing is being clear in your heart as to what you are seeking for yourself and the people of the world.

He loved to go out on long solitary walks when he was not nursing his by then ailing father who died soon thereafter or helping his mother with her household chores.

Some people can take two to three times before they get their first vision. An eagle will hover right over you knowing that you're in ceremony. Although the point of this is to finish the quest without the convenience of camping gear people should take their medications and drink water if it is a necessity.

The helplessness of family love to sustain, let alone heal, the wounds of marriage, of parenthood, and of sonship, have never been so remorselessly and so pathetically portrayed, and with a force of gesture too painful ever to be forgotten by any of us.

The poem is written from the point of view of a practitioner and provides an extraordinary insight into the process of inner transformation one goes through while traversing the Bodhisattva path.

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They just took me up on the hill and placed me. So, I'd walk way up there and I'd fast. Mohandas grew up in a home steeped in Vaishnavism —worship of the Hindu god Vishnu —with a strong tinge of Jainisma morally rigorous Indian religion whose chief tenets are nonviolence and the belief that everything in the universe is eternal.

The Great Spirit is not going to take your life up there while you are vision questing. If the intent isn't clear, the spirits will not give the vision.

There are an estimatedSikhs in the United States having first arrived in the late 19th century. Now it's quite crowded because Native spirituality has become so popular.

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Usually an individual’s first vision quest was preceded by a period of preparation with a religious specialist. The quest itself typically involved going to an isolated location and engaging in prayer while forgoing food and drink for a period of up to several days; some cultures augmented fasting and prayer with hallucinogens.