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What is religion means?

Asked by venkat mani, 08 May '09 12:14 pm
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Religion means that binds ones heart to the origin
Answered by sandhyavenkat, 08 May '09 12:26 pm

 
  
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Practicsing love
Answered by Ramesh sundar, 08 May '09 12:20 pm

 
  
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Religion means belief in the existence of a God or Gods, who has/have created the universe and given man a spiritual nature which continues to exist after the death of the body. Or particular system of faith and worship based on such a belief.
Answered by Srijith KP, 08 May '09 12:18 pm

 
  
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Belief same God , religious activities to a large number of people.
Answered by sanjoy karmakar, 08 May '09 12:16 pm

 
  
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Adi Shankaracharya has divided Mankind into four broad types depending upon the nature of work/duty assigned to them. By that idea, Kshatriyas - the rulers, Brahmanas - the learned and the teachers, Vaishyas - Traders, Businessman, or persons generally dealing with Money and Sudras - Persons doing other kinds of jobs which have not been covered by the first three groups. Religion\'s concept came from this theory. In fact, the roots for the BACKWARD / FORWARD COMMUNITY came from this theory. Of course, Religion basically depends upon the type of faith that one has, i.e. Hindus / Buddhists / Christians, etc. Route may be different but the destination is same. This is the essence of RELIGION.
Answered by gurumurthy srinivasan, 19 May '09 02:01 pm

 
  
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The ultimate aim of all religions is to make humans enjoy the Ultimate Aananda.That was tried by Buddha , Sankara ,Raamanuja, Madhwa, Chaitanya, Naanak and the like. But followers of all these sects glorified their Gurus and started forcing others that their faith is the ultimate and all should follow them. Acaharya Raamanuja tried to civilise the society and preached a very catholic thoughts among the people.He was the first one to fight for the entry of oppressed class into the temples. Later in the 12th century Basavanna the revolutionery social reformer of Karnataka tried to wipe out the caste differences and preached humanism. But the followers of Basavanna formed their own sect and it became a caste by itself. If one can understand the preachings of any religious leader and become non-dogmatic there will be happines. Otherwise these petty fights will continue
Answered by venkatachar, 08 May '09 01:13 pm

 
  
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An attempt to systematise spiritual search, which has degenerated into many other things !
Answered by Shunmugham, 08 May '09 01:04 pm

 
  
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