Saint
A saint is one who has been recognized for having an exceptional degree of holiness. While the English term "saint" originated in Christianity, historians of religion now use the term "in a more gener...
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Christie's - These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art
These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2BlBIMY
Photographing The Real Bodies Of Incorrupt Saints.
The Italian nun grimaced at my camera, reviewing the photo that she had just snapped of me. We had to take another, she explained. The shriveled corpse to my left was beautiful. My face had room for i...
25 Quotes From Buddha That Will Change Your Life
Between the 6th and 4th century BCE, a man named Siddhārtha Gautama began to turn heads in Eastern India with his profound spiritual wisdom. He was given the name “Buddha”, which literally means “The...
Mummified Monk Inside Buddha Statue Meditating Forever, CT Reveals
A mummified monk was found meditating inside a Buddha statue, according to Robs Webstek. Although it was already known that a skeleton was inside the relic, the
The Fo-sho-hing-tsan-king, a life of Buddha
The life of Buddha 1883, translated from Chinese by Samuel Beal
Saints in Anglicanism
The term "saint" is a context-specific translation of the latin "sanctus", meaning sacred, and originally referred to a sacred (extremely holy) person—however, since the 10th century, the Church...
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Glorification
Glorification may have several meanings in the Christian religion. From the Catholic canonization to the similar sainthood of the Eastern Orthodox Church to the salvation in Protestant beliefs, the g...
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Calendar of Saints (Lutheran)
The Lutheran Calendar of Saints is a listing which specifies the primary annual festivals and events that are celebrated liturgically by some Lutheran Churches in the United States. The calendars of t...
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Saints in Methodism
Methodism has historically followed the Protestant tradition of referring to sanctified members of the universal church as saints. However, as a title, Saint is usually used to refer to biblical peopl...
Saints in Protestantism
A saint is one who has been recognized for having an exceptional degree of holiness. While the English term "saint" originated in Christianity, historians of religion now use the term "in a more gener...
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Priesthood of all believers
The universal priesthood or the priesthood of all believers is a Lutheran doctrine stating that ordinary Christians share a common priesthood. The exact meaning of this belief and its implications va...
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Roman Catholic calendar of saints
The General Roman Calendar is the liturgical calendar that indicates the dates of celebrations of saints and "mysteries of the Lord" in the Roman Rite, wherever this liturgical rite is in use. These c...
Bodhisattva
In Buddhism, a bodhisattva (Sanskrit: बोधिसत्त्व bodhisattva; Pali: बोधिसत्त bodhisatta) is an enlightened (bodhi) being (sattva). Traditionally, a bodhisattva is anyone who, motivated by grea...
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Hindu saints
Hindu saints are those recognized by Hindus as showing a great degree of holiness and sanctity. Hinduism has a long tradition of stories and poetry about saints. There is no formal canonization proces...
Wali
Walī (Arabic: ولي‎, plural ʾawliyāʾ أولياء), is an Arabic word meaning "custodian", "protector", "helper", etc. "Wali" is someone who has "Walayah" (authority or guardianship) over somebody ...
Tzadik
Tzadik/Zadik/Sadiq [tsaˈdik] (Hebrew: צדיק‎, "righteous one", pl. tzadikim [tsadiˈkim] צדיקים ṣadiqim) is a title given to personalities in Jewish tradition considered righteous, such as Biblica...
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Bhagat
For the Sindhi performance art see Sindhi bhagatBhagat means devotee, and comes from the Sanskrit word Bhakti, which means devotion and love. In Hinduism and Sikhism, the Bhagats (Punjabi: ਭਗਤ, fr...
Equal-to-apostles
An equal-to-the-apostles (Greek: ἰσαπόστολος, isapóstolos; Latin: aequalis apostolis; Georgian: მოციქულთასწორი, motsikultastsori; Romanian: întocmai cu Apostolii; Russian: равноапо...
Gnostic saints (Christian)
Gnostic saints are a series of historical figures revered in Gnostic Christianity as celebrated in several Gnostic Christian churches. One such list of saints appears in the Collect of the Day of All ...
Sainthood
A saint is one who has been recognized for having an exceptional degree of holiness. While the English term "saint" originated in Christianity, historians of religion now use the term "in a more gener...
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