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According to the Bahá ' í teachings the human purpose is to learn to know and love God through such methods as prayer, reflection and being of service to humankind.
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According to the Bahá ' í teachings the human purpose is to learn to know and love God through such methods as prayer, reflection, and being of service to humankind.
According to the census of 1998, the religious breakdown of the city was as follows: Muslim ( 96. 45 %); Christian ( 2. 42 %); Hindu ( 0. 86 %); Ahmadiyya ( 0. 17 %); Others ( 0. 10 %) ( Parsis, Sikhs, Bahá ' ís, Jews and Buddhists ).
According to its constitution, the Universal House of Justice itself states that " The provenance, the authority, the duties, the sphere of action of the Universal House of Justice all derive from the revealed Word of Bahá ' u ' lláh which, together with the interpretations and expositions of ` Abdu ' l-Bahá and of Shoghi Effendi ... constitute the binding terms of reference of the Universal House of Justice and are its bedrock foundation.
According to the 2010 U. S. Religious Census, Marion County had the highest concentration of followers of the Bahá ' í Faith of any county in the United States, at 5. 5 %.
According to the directive, the Supreme Revolutionary Council instructed government agencies to block the progress and development of the Bahá ' í community, expel Bahá ' í students from universities, cut Bahá ' í links with groups outside the country, restrict employment of Bahá ' ís, and deny Bahá ' ís " positions of influence ," including in education.
According to a US panel, attacks on Bahá ' ís in Iran have increased since Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became president as well as Sunni Muslims.
According to the Times Higher Education, Bahá ' í educators are required to renounce their faith in order to teach in Iranian universities.
According to one tradition This aspect of fulfillment corresponds with the Bahá ' í beliefs that end times prophesies of all the world's religions are to be interpreted mystically and metaphorically.
According to some interpretations, Muhammad ` Alí insisted that he should instead be regarded as the leader of the Bahá ' ís.
According to her daughter, Ásíyih would go the home of her aunt to find any news of Bahá ’ u ’ lláh.
According to Bahá ' í sources, her mother gladly accepted this request and the two became constant companions.
According to Bahá ’ ís the disconsolate Ásíyih was helped by Bahá ’ u ’ lláh who assured his wife their child was in heaven.
According to The Will and Testament of ` Abdu ' l-Bahá, they are to be nominated and appointed by the Guardian of the Cause of God and are to be under his direction and obey his command and a quote of Bahá ' u ' lláh's is also used as a prayer for them.
According to the official website of the Bahá ' ís of Pakistan, Sa ` íd Hindí was a native of Multan, in present day Pakistan.
According to Bahá ' í tradition, Mullá ' Alí met Mullá Husayn after the latter had discovered the Báb and realised that he had discovered something.
According to the 2005 Association of Religion Data Archives data there are close to some 1880000 Bahá ' ís.
According to Bahá ' u ' lláh, the founder of the Bahá ' í Faith, God has promised that he will send a succession of messengers that will instruct humankind.
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According to ` Abdu ' l-Bahá, the son and successor of the founder of the Bahá ' í Faith, the Manifestations of God must be distinguished above any other person in every aspect and qualification, in order that they can effectively train and educate people.
According to the Bahá ' í teachings, sexuality is a normal part of married life and is intended to enhance the relationship.
According to one first hand testimony, suspicions were spread and reputations compromised leading Bahá ' ís to treat inquirers badly who would then be recruited to the anti-Bahá ' í movement.
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According to the Buddhist tradition, the Buddha first taught the four noble truths in the very first teaching he gave after he attained enlightenment, as recorded in the discourse Setting in Motion the Wheel of the Dharma ( Dharmacakra Pravartana Sūtra ), and he further clarified their meaning in many subsequent teachings.
According to Samuel Angus ( 1920 ) gnosis in these early sects was distinct from the secret teachings revealed to initiates once they had reached a certain level of progression akin to arcanum.
According to Jewish esoteric teachings, the Hebrew letters are the lifeforce of all things created, determining their essence.
According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, " The evidence afforded by Egyptian and Greek texts support the view that Imhotep's reputation was very respected in early times ... His prestige increased with the lapse of centuries and his temples in Greek times were the centers of medical teachings.
" According to the BBC, Verity Linn's " diary mentioned the teachings of self-proclaimed prophet Jasmuheen who believes people can draw nourishment from the ' divine life force in the form of liquid light '.
According to Nichiren's interpretation of the teachings of the Lotus Sutra, persecutions which Nichiren Buddhists encountered should be perceived as a natural outcome of abiding by their beliefs, as predicted in various chapters of that Sutra: " There will be many ignorant people, who will curse and speak ill of us and will attack us with swords and staves, but we will endure all these things ”.
According to Pius, theologians, employed by the Church, are assistants, to teach the official teachings of the Church and not their own private thoughts.
According to Article I of the " Rehat Maryada " ( the Sikh code of conduct and conventions ), a Sikh is defined as " any human being who faithfully believes in One Immortal Being ; ten Gurus, from Guru Nanak Dev to Sri Guru Gobind Singh ; Sri Guru Granth Sahib ; the teachings of the ten Gurus and the baptism bequeathed by the tenth Guru ; and who does not owe allegiance to any other religion ".
According to religious tradition, all of the laws found in the Torah, both written and oral, were given by God to Moses, some of them at Mount Sinai and others at the Tabernacle, and all the teachings were written down by Moses, which resulted in the Torah we have today.
According to A. W. Barber of the University of Calgary, Chan Buddhism was introduced to the Nyingmapa in three principal streams: the teachings of Korean Master Kim, Kim Ho-shang, ( Chin ho shang ) 金和尚 transmitted by Sang Shi in ca.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, " This and other similar doctrines found in the Zohar are now known to be much older than Christianity, but the Christian scholars who were led by the similarity of these teachings to certain Christian dogmas deemed it their duty to propagate the Zohar.
According to most interpretations of Matthew 5: 17, 18, 19, and 20, and most Christian views of the Old Covenant, these new interpretations of the Law and Prophets are not opposed to the Old Testament, which was the position of Marcion, but form Jesus ' new teachings which bring about salvation, and hence must be adhered to, as emphasized in Matthew 7: 24-27 towards the end of the sermon.
According to the Theosophical teachings, the Mahatmas are not disembodied beings, but highly evolved people involved in overseeing the spiritual growth of individuals and the development of civilizations.
According to Schechter, the qigong society under which Li and other qigong masters belonged asked Li to hike his tuition, but again Li refused, and emphasised the need for the teachings to be free of charge.
According to Master Hsuan Hua, the most popular example of esoteric teachings still practiced in many Zen monasteries of East Asia, is the and its dhāraṇī (), along with the Great Compassion Dharani (), with its 42 Hands and Eyes Mantras.
According to The Times, about 900 of Britain's nearly 1, 500 masjids are run by Deobandi affiliated scholars, and 19 of the country's 25 Islamic seminaries follow Sunni Deobandi teachings, producing 80 % of all domestically trained Ulema.
According to the teachings of Messianic Judaism, in the earthly life of Jesus, the Holy Spirit was the dove at baptism ( Matt 3: 16 ) and the giver of tongues in Acts 2.
According to the ancient gnostics, this passage was to be interpreted as implying that the teachings of the son of man would automatically bring those who heard and fully understood them ( the elect ) together.
According to Mirza Tahir Ahmad, the fourth Caliph of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, all Chinese religions are derived from the teachings of Fu Xi.
According to SGI teachings, the power of the Object of Devotion is not found in an external mandala, but through one's inner faith :" First, the power of any Gohonzon, including the Dai-Gohonzon, can be tapped only through the power of faith.
According to the prophet Jack Wilson ( Wovoka )' s teachings, proper practice of the dance would reunite the living with the spirits of the dead and bring peace, prosperity, and unity to native peoples throughout the region.
According to LDS Church teachings, the true gospel will be taught in all parts of the world prior to the Second Coming.
According to Islamic teachings, it was Ishmael, not Isaac, whom God ordered Abraham to sacrifice to test him.