Blending Hinduism, Shamanism and Goddess Spirituality
By Berit Kjos - February 7, 2010
"We...need to reawaken something very old...our understanding of Earth wisdom. We need to accept the invitation to the dance -- the dance of unity of humans, plants, the Earth."Ã‚Â :"(Bill Devall and George Session, Deep Ecology, Salt Lake City- Gibbs Smith Publisher, 1985, p. ix.)":Ã‚Â Deep Ecology
"I propose that Cameron is alluding to that tenth avatar of Vishnu becoming manifest as the US marine in Pandora's universe. The deliberate choice of the blue skin instantly, magically and metaphorically relates our protagonist to two previous avatars namely Rama and Krishna."Ã‚Â :"(The religious backdrop to James Camerons ,Avatar at http://www.cnngo.com/mumbai/play/avatar-hindu-perspective-961455)":Ã‚Â Sita Wadhwani, Mumbai Editor
"When I woke up this morning after watching Avatar for the first time yesterday, the world seemed... gray. It was like my whole life, everything I've done and worked for, lost its meaning.... I live in a dying world."Ã‚Â :"( A comment by Hill at Avatar-forums.com)":Ã‚Â Avatar-forums.com
"...the whole world is under the sway of the evil one." 1 John 5:19
By David Warnock
The Hindu villagers ran for their lives. Wild elephants, on a rampage, were storming into their community. Later, when the villagers felt it was safe to return from the forest's fringe, they stood in shock. Their houses had been completely, apparently methodically, destroyed. Perhaps it was no coincidence. One year ago-to the very day-these same Hindus had methodically destroyed the homes of nearby Christians. The word quickly spread: "The elephants have become Christians!"
by Jackie Alnor
Below is an article written by an Emerging Church author by the name of Fred Peatross. He has written three books, one of which has a forward written by Emerging Church leader Leonard Sweet. They are: Tradition, Opinion, and Truth: The Emerging Church of Christ?, A Pixel in a Greater Picture: The Emerging Church of Christ , and A Mobile Church For E.P.I.C. Times: Moving Across Faith Community Borders," Foreword by Leonard Sweet. Consistent with other EC leaders, Peatross quotes Catholic writers such as Thomas Aquinas in his own books. He is also a writer for various Emergent Church magazines such as Wineskins Magazine and Next-Wave Magazine.
by Caryl Matrisciana
Indian, self proclaimed godman, Founder of the famous 60"s Transcendental Meditation movement, died of natural causes, in his sleep, at his 200-room mansion in the Netherlands on Tuesday, February 5th http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/7229597.stm