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The German philosopher Karl Jaspers has characterized the period of the 6th to the 2nd century BCE (before the common era) as the Axial Age. This is a period of the establishment and flourishing of new worldviews that began to replace the polytheistic religious views that were dominant before that time. Continue reading The Basics of Hinduism
(The above symbol for the sound Aum or Om is one of the most sacred in Hinduism. Hindus consider Aum to be the universal name of the Lord and that it surrounds all of creation. Continue reading Summary of Hinduism in One Page
The festival of lights, Diwali, is celebrated by Hindus all over the world.*
Part One: The main practical elements of Hinduism Continue reading The Basics Hinduism in One Page
One of my first encounters with philosophy came when I was about 15 years old and was watching a PBS video featuring Alan Watts Continue reading Alan Watts: Who Am I?
Buddhism: In The Footsteps of the Buddha
(This is a summary of and commentary on a chapter in a book I often used in university classes: Thirteen Theories of Human Nature) Continue reading Summary of Buddhism on Human Nature