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  1. Tibetan art (2932 bytes)
    6: ==Greek influence brought by Alexander the Great==
    7: ...standardized statuary representation, the Greek models inspired both bronze and stone statues of the B...
    10: ...sattva depicted in Tibetan art is the [[Gelugpa]] deity [[Chenrezig]] (Avalokitesvara), often portraye...
    13: ...ts common motif of the ''vajra'', the diamond thunderbolt (known in [[Tibetan language|Tibetan]] as th...
    15: ...he protection of the specific tantric practices underway in the monastery to prevent corruption of the...
  2. Religion (72319 bytes)
    1: ...onship with the universe. In the course of the [[development of religion]], it has taken a huge numbe...
    2: ...is used to designate what should be more properly described as a "religious organization" – that...
    5: ...ht|Fishers of men; Oil on panel by [[Adriaen van de Venne]] ([[1614]])]]
    10: ...e. The second interpretation, favoured by more modern scholars such as [[Tom Harpur]], is ''re + ligi...
    12: ===Defining "religion"===
  3. Bodhisattva (7734 bytes)
    1: ...e becoming a [[Buddha]]. He is characteristically depicted as an Indian nobleman, posing with left han...
    2: ...erm is applied to hypothetical beings with a high degree of [[bodhi|enlightenment]] and power. ''Bodh...
    6: ...dhisattva". The only currently active bodhisattva described in the [[Pali Canon]] is the future Buddha...
    10: ...taken the bodhisattva [[vow]]s not to pass into [[nirvana]] until all other beings have likewise achieved e...
    14: ...an]] [[Kagyu]] school. Other schools give variant descriptions.
  4. Buddhist philosophy (14386 bytes)
    2: ... [[563 BC]] - c. [[483 BC]]). Buddhist philosophy deals extensively with problems in [[metaphysics]], ...
    6: ...a strong philosophical component. Buddhism is founded on the rejection of certain [[Hindu philosophy|o...
    8: ...istemological debates over the proper modes of evidence have always been lively in Buddhism.
    10: Readers should note that theory for its own sake is not...
    16: ...erence of saints, etc.), to Buddhism's thoroughly developed hierarchies of clergy (not usually charact...
  5. Hinduism (49198 bytes)
    6: ...th approximately 940 [[million]] followers worldwide, 96 percent of whom live in the [[Indian subconti...
    15: ...not claim sole understanding of the one [[transcendental]] Truth.
    17: ... the Hindu, this idea has been an active force in defining the 'Eternal Dharma.'[http://www.ramakrishn...
    19: ...n [[Moksha]], the end of the cycle of rebirth and death.
    23: ...nu]] (the Preserver of worlds) and [[Shiva]] (the Destroyer of worlds).
  6. Music history of the United States (35788 bytes)
    4: ...people to populate [[North America]]. These included a number of [[tribe]]s, like the [[Choctaw]], [[...
    6: ...tian]] [[choir]]s, [[musical notation]], [[broadside]]s, as well as large numbers of [[West Africa]]n ...
    12: ...] began performing spoken lyrics over a beat provided by an [[emcee]]; this became known as [[hip hop ...
    17: ...nct, though some remain relatively vibrant in a modern form, such as [[music of Hawaii|Hawaiian music]...
    19: ...an]], [[Ireland|Irish]], [[Mexico|Mexican]], [[Sweden|Swedish]], [[Ukraine|Ukrainian]] and [[Armenia]]...
  7. Social justice (17329 bytes)
    1: ...ould rest on four [[virtues]]: wisdom, courage, moderation, and justice.
    3: ...its divisions and distributions of rewards and burdens and, as such, the phrase has been adopted by po...
    6: ...is or her own benefit, why should that person decide to be "moral" and so act in a correspondingly "ju...
    9: ...st attack. The achievement of community aims will depend upon the co-ordination of many functional spe...
    11: ...thin the society and that the rewards compensate adequately for any loss of freedom. Hence, true socia...

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