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The fact that the Vedantan sect not having the concept of a prophet that concretizes our theory of Confirmation bias that the author had.

The study of any field requires understanding and analyzing facts as they are.

Anyone who could convince people about their divinity through miracles, magic etc. God is also believed to have fierce qualities who mazxhib infuses pain and punishes. The objectives, ideologies, and philosophies of several religions show various diversities and similarities. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. Mazahjb a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In India, an annual festival called Chhat pooja is celebrated in his honor and there are temples dedicated to him like the Konark Surya devaalay.

This can be rectified to some extent by following a scientific method of rational approach to reality supported by sound reason.

Dabistan-i mazahib

Even in prayers and other praises mazahbi change was visible. There are many emerging practices relating to meditations, healing techniques etc. He tries to give a comparative analysis of the religions in some instances.

The three understandings according to them must be followed in succession.

Mostly he tries to establish his School of thought as the point of reference. When we start engaging in rational thought about the various practices carried out in the name of religion, we can classify them in a twofold manner.


Some believe the entire creation is a part of god. This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat And it is not so difficult to understand that we need to go a long way before we can predict the waning of all these differences. This is expressed by Abu Ali, a member of the Parsee cult, who is known as the prince of physicians.

There are some religions that appear to be opposing each other at several levels but share the same basic ideologies and vice-versa.

Such forms of sacrifice are practiced within many religions and cultures around the world like Hindus, Sumerians, Hebrews, Greeks, Romans, Celts, Aztecs and Mayans. Some believe in inner divinity and believe that one can achieve the state of pure absolute self through self-realization, this is the idea of self-existent god atma. What is the truth that we speak of? In this way conflicting ideologies about the merit system are present.

The above passage from the Dabistan explains about the temple dedicated to Mercury. Religion has some set of rules: Every religion has the potential to help mankind and serve humanity. They furthermore stated that he was “of the philosophic sect of Sufis “, but the edition of the Encyclopaedia Iranica suggests that the author was most likely a Zoroastrian.

Dabistan E Mazahib

The editors, who were not certain of the identity of the author, suggest a certain Muhsin Fani and propose as his date of death. This resulted in inaction and an easy going attitude among some spheres.

Nation states are divided in the name of religion but the political motives lie elsewhere. So for a writer, is it entirely possible to state a fact as it is?

Through the medium of the Dabistan Sarmad thus became the channel through which Jewish ideas, though with a Sufic blending, penetrated into the religious fabric of the India of xabistan time. In what ways are the two cases different?


Next time, when the sheep was walking, it applied discretion and jumped whenever it was necessary. Killing a living being to gain favors or to get rid of sin or to appease divine agencies seems counter intuitive.

There are some sects dabistqn the Vedantis who believe the entire world is a mere illusion or maya. By using this site, you mazahlb to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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In more cases than one we can also see rituals taking the shape of ceremonies. The intention behind doing charity does not affect those who are at the receiving end of it, as much as it affects those who are at the giving end. Every star, according to them had a characteristic peculiar intellect and spirit.

If a being attains heaven and performs wrong deeds, his merit fuel will get exhausted and he will be taken out of heaven. The answer would be a no.

Views Read Edit View history. It failed to identify that the main problem is not about the jumping or walking off the sheep; but about the lack of understanding of why they were jumping.

Let us register the fact that helpful practices like Zakath [8] charity etc. Egyptians, Aztecs, Buddhists, Hindus, Indonesians, Baltics and Africans have beliefs and mythologies relating to the sun god.

Understanding the applied meaning. The act is against the natural process of life and death, it opposes the laws of nature.