Does Science Explain All?
In the beginning there was darkness. Then there was light. Then there
was consciousness. Then there were questions and then there was religion.
Religions sprouted up all over the world as a response to some of humanity's
most troubling questions and fears. Why are we...
similar to why the Native Americans during the earlier centuries used myths. Before the discovery of science, subconscious morals and the government were established; myths functioned as a form of “science “by providing answers to facts, which are commonly available to us in modern society today. Some examples...
is the “act of producing or the cause to exist” (Dictionary, 2012, pg.1). How the world is created is the big mystery that surrounds the minds of science. Cultures around the world each have interpretations on how the world was created. Creation myths show what represents the sky, earth, and underworld...
Hindus is as the “Trimurti”. This is three different Gods who represent the great gods and they are Brahma, the creator, Vishnu, the Preserver and Shiva, the destroyer and re-creator. Of all three, Vishnu and Shiva are mostly worshiped of all Hindus. Vishnu is referred in scriptures to be the luckiest...
liberated souls who have attained Moksha. Vaikuntha is situated beyond the material universe and hence, cannot be perceived or measured by material science or logic. Vishnu's other abode within the material universe is Ksheera Sagara (the ocean of milk), where he reclines and rests on Ananta Shesha...
are believed to be preeminent, and are widely recognized. Four in particular are of major importance:
Brahma-- the creator
Vishnu-- the preserver
Shiva-- the destroyer
Kali/Durga/Parvati-- the goddess in three incarnations: death and destruction, maiden, and mother.
The sacred writings of Hinduism - the...
makes us the reader, aware that he is addressing more than a pile of decaying leaves. In the closing of section 1, Shelly makes the claim of “Destroyer and Preserver; hear, O hear” (14) which we know from the footnotes he is speaking of Hindu gods, one could perceive this as when the human race realizes...
the one God named Brahman is revealed in the world. These Gods below represent what Brahman is like: Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver and Shiva the destroyer.
Brahman is the ultimate infinite reality both impersonal and personal. Brahman is sometime described as the essence that lives within...
autumn breezes scatter dead leaves and seeds on the forest soil, where they eventually fertilize the earth and take root as new growth. Both "Destroyer and Preserver" (line 14), the wind ensures the cyclical regularity of the seasons. These themes of regeneration and the interconnectedness of death and life...
Good morning Honourable Judges, Respected Teachers and my dear friends,
Science and Technology today, are a synonym for life, every aspect of it is governed by science. The mechanization has reduced human beings to robots. Our activities, our action, even our thoughts are scientific now.
Oppenheimer exclaimed from the Bhagavad-gita, after the explosion of the atom bomb, “Time I am, the great destroyer.” Albert Einstein says, “Science without religion is blind and religion without science is lame.” Similarly the great Indian mathematician Srinivas Ramanujan exclaimed, “An equation for me has...
Fahrenheit 451, as an indictment against the censorship evident during the McCarthy era of America, and it has since become one of the few modern science fiction books that can be considered a classic. The adulation of this novel is due to its plethora of symbols, metaphors, and character development...
in 1961 (science fiction's highest award). It is brilliant, dense with significance, and provocative.
In Canticle, one of the continuing threads is provided by a monastic order, the Albertian Order of Leibowitz, so there is an irony in the fact that the author also had been a destroyer of the most...
the poet seems to view the wind as a reviver, a spirit that blows life back into things. This has been suggested before in the first canto “destroyer AND preserver”. In this case the wind woke up the Mediterranean, possibly by creating waves.
itself into the
universe, or assumes it's appearance. Brahman is in all things and is the Self
(atman) of all living beings. Brahman is the creator, preserver, or transformer
and reabsorber of everything. Although it is Being in itself, without attributes
and qualities and hence impersonal, it may also be...
wind into a revolutionary force.
The 'Ode to the West Wind' by Shelley is a poem addressed to the west wind, personifying it as both a 'Destroyer' and 'Preserver'. It is seen as a great power of nature that destroys in order to create, that kills the unhealthy and the decaying to make way for the new...
water and milk. Brahma is often depicted as having long white beard, with each of his heads reciting the four Vedas.
Shiva: Shiva is known as the destroyer he is the bringer of death and disease and is also known as the man slayer. Hindus believe his powers of destruction and recreation are used even...
a result of his training in abstract thinking.
Of course high achievements in all fields require hours of training. This refers to music, chess, sciences, sports and what not. I wholeheartedly subscribe to the famous statement by Edison:"Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration". Training can have...
trimurti. He is the protector of the Universe.
Brahma and Shiva are the two other Gods. Brahma is the creator of the universe and
Shiva is the destroyer. Vishnu's worshippers consider him the greatest of all the Gods.
and regard the other gods as lesser or demi gods.
Vishnu is represented blue...
Although Hinduism is more ancient religion than Islam but it is Islam which spreading in more ratio and it is Islam who unrevealed many hidden secrets of science many hundred years ago.
There are various factors of comparison and contrast among Islam and Hinduism. A few is discussed below
Among all, major...
detailed description about diet, daily routine, life-style, actions and activities to be followed. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) It is a science that teaches how to live life in a true and natural balance.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) It also teaches how to live in society and...
possible, The ode to the West Wind was mainly conceived in a wood on the edge of Arno, near Florence.
The poet speaks of the West Winds a 'destroyer' and a 'preserver'. The wing ensures the regular cycle of seasons and the poem brings out, through this, the theme of regeneration. Shelley believes that death...
laws, and formulas that characterized Classicism in general. The movement glorified imagination over reason, emotions over logic, and intuition over science. This gave way to a vast body of literature of great sensibility and passion. There were several major poets whose works embodied the themes of the...
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each author has expressed the sentiment that heart is the root of all human and natural goodness, and that the mind or the head is the inevitable destroyer of human kind's fundamental goodness and God's natural creations.
In Cooper's works this dichotomy is most clearly expressed. Looking to his novel...
there was one divine force in the world. Many Hindus only started believing in Brahma, who was the creator, Vishnu, known as the preserver, and Shiva, who was the destroyer. As these three gods became more prominent, the religion grew and became more popular.
2. What advances did Scientists and Mathematicians...
he deprecated every approach to violence.
In 1793, while the French Revolution was in full swing, Godwin published his great work on political science, Enquiry concerning Political Justice, and its Influence on General Virtue and Happiness. The first part of this book was largely a recap of Edmund...
Collection of 20,000 mantras: Divine in Origin
(sacred—revealed by God to rishis)
Organized in 4 groups
1. Rg Veda (Knowledge) oldest
2. Atharva Veda (Science)
3. Saam Veda (Devotion)
4. Yajur Veda (Action)
Philosophical commentaries on the Vedas
Commentaries were taught by spiritual teachers...
through meditation and self-realization. The Jains thus consider these “perfect supreme beings” as God. The concept of God as a creator, protector, and destroyer of the universe does not exist in Jainism. Also the idea of God's reincarnation as a human being to destroy the demons is not accepted in Jainism...
the predominant religion of the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism includes, Shivaism means to believe in Shiva is all, and in all, the creator, preserver, destroyer, revealer and concealer of all that is. Śrauta is traditions that are conservative ritualistic traditions of the historical Vedic religion in...