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The goal of spiritual practice within the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions is to become a Bodhisattva ( i. e. attainment of a state in which one will subsequently become a Buddha -- after some further reincarnation ), whereas the goal for Theravada practice is specific to become an arahant ( i. e. attain enlightenment with no intention of returning, not even as a Buddha ).
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A rich nation can for a time, without noticeable damage to itself, pursue a course of self-indulgence, making its single goal the material ease and comfort of its own citizens -- thus repudiating its own spiritual and material stake in a peaceful and prosperous society of nations.
Its goal is to effect enough change in the alcoholic's thinking " to bring about recovery from alcoholism " through a spiritual awakening.
*" The higher goal of spiritual living is not to amass a wealth of information, but to face sacred moments.
Where the goal of Dianetics is to rid the individual of his reactive mind engrams, the stated goal of Scientology is to rehabilitate the individual's spiritual nature so that he may reach his full potential.
Later, Valentinius ( Valentinus ), taught that gnosis was the privileged Gnosis kardias " knowledge of the heart " or " insight " about the spiritual nature of the cosmos, that brought about salvation to the pneumatics — the name given to those believed to have reached the final goal of sanctity.
In their quest to attain the spiritual goal of life, some Hindus choose the path of monasticism ( Sannyasa ).
It also plays an important role in modeling the spiritual journey, where the adept begins in Malkuth, which is the every-day material world of phenomena, with the ultimate goal being at Kether, the sphere of Unity with the All.
In his writings, Nichiren refers to his identity in a variety of ways, nevertheless always related to the Lotus Sutra, for example: " I, Nichiren, am the foremost votary of the Lotus Sutra ".. Of the many figures appearing in the Lotus Sutra, Nichiren chose his spiritual identity as that of Bodhisattva Superior Practices, and identified his goal as attaining Buddhahood: " From the beginning … I wanted to master Buddhism and attain Buddhahood ".
Dvaita schools perform worship with the goal of spending eternity in a spiritual world or heaven ( loka ) in the blessed company of the Supreme Being.
# To complete one's unfinished sadhana: When an aspirant making spiritual efforts for liberation from maya dies without attaining his or her goal, the jiva gets as a natural cause-effect another human body to complete its sadhana.
Just as the eye perceives colours and the ear sounds, so thinking perceives ideas .” A consistent thread that runs from his earliest philosophical phase through his later spiritual orientation is the goal of demonstrating that there are no essential limits to human knowledge.
The Mahāyāna goal of spiritual development is to achieve the enlightenment of Buddhahood in order to most efficiently help all other sentient beings attain this state.
The Hindu tradition of Brahmacharya places great emphasis on abstinence as a way of harnessing the energy of body and mind towards the goal of spiritual realization.
The goal of Akhenaton's music is to represent the spiritual Islam which is tolerant and mystical in order to loosen the high tension in France due to the prejudice against Muslim immigrants.
The ultimate goal of the practice is enlightenment or spiritual perfection ( yuanman ), and release from the cycle of reincarnation, known in Buddhist tradition as samsara.
The goal of spiritual enlightenment ought to be to see Brahman and māyā and distinguish between them.
Fukuoka saw farming not just as a means of producing food but as an aesthetic and spiritual approach to life, the ultimate goal of which was " the cultivation and perfection of human beings ".
Instead, the Übermensch " seems to be the ideal aim of spiritual development more than a biological goal .".
The exploration of novel topics in modern art ceased to be Rothko ’ s goal ; from this point on, his art would bear the ultimate aim of relieving modern man ’ s spiritual emptiness.
Catholic missionaries are reminded that their goal is a spiritual one, which must be carried out in a self-less way.
To give oneself completely to the shooting is the spiritual goal, achieved by perfection of both the spirit and shooting technique leading to munen musō, " no thoughts, no illusions ".
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In practice, this means rejecting " proprietary software ", which imposes such restrictions, and promoting free software, with the ultimate goal of liberating everyone " in cyberspace " – that is, every computer user.
# Dukkha Nirodha Gamini Patipada-Gamini: leading to, making for-Patipada: road, path, way ; the means of reaching a goal or destination-The way of practice leading to the cessation of Dukkha.
The goal at this stage is a practice of the Jesus Prayer with the mind in the heart, which practice is free of images ( see Pros Theodoulon ).
Barlaam took exception to the doctrine entertained by the Hesychasts as to the nature of the light, the experience of which was said to be the goal of Hesychast practice, regarding it as heretical and blasphemous.
The American Vision for Space Exploration, originally introduced by President George W. Bush and put into practice through the Constellation program, had as a long term goal to eventually send human astronauts to Mars.
Various adaptations of job-analytic methods include competency modeling, which examines large groups of duties and tasks related to a common goal or process, and practice analysis, which examines the way work is performed in an occupation across jobs.
Karenga said his goal was to " give Blacks an alternative to the existing holiday and give Blacks an opportunity to celebrate themselves and history, rather than simply imitate the practice of the dominant society.
Gretzky would prod next-door neighbour Brian Rizzetto to play in goal after sundown in order to practice his backhand.
Evidence suggests the goal of this practice was to ensure the continuity of cultural and religious practices ; in contrast to the Western idea of extending family lines.
Thus, in each of these realms ( economic, scientific and political practice ), contradictions ( principle and secondary ) must be identified, explored and put to function to achieve the communist goal.
Theurgy ( from Greek θεουργία ) describes the practice of rituals, sometimes seen as magical in nature, performed with the intention of invoking the action or evoking the presence of one or more gods, especially with the goal of uniting with the divine, achieving henosis, and perfecting oneself.
The Temple Mount and Eretz Yisrael ( Land of Israel ) Faithful Movement is an Orthodox Jewish movement, based in Jerusalem, Israel whose goal is to rebuild the Third Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and re-institute the practice of ritual sacrifice.
According to its supporters, Livets Ord's primary goal is to help believers put into practice what the Bible says.
This is the practice of changing a person's handwriting with the goal of changing features of his or her personality.
In some instances both Advaita and Dvaita schools may accommodate the others's belief as a distinct form of worship or practice towards the same ultimate goal.
Removing the " walls that contain human consciousness " to create a “ union ” of the individual self ( jivatman ) with the supreme self ( paramatman ), is now commonly held to be the goal of yoga practice.
The practice can be regressive, in which the goal is to re-experience childhood, or sexual, recreating a sexual relationship with people of the pretend and / or true ages.
Barlaam also took exception to the doctrine held by the Hesychasts as to the uncreated nature of the light, the experience of which was said to be the goal of Hesychast practice, regarding it as heretical and blasphemous.
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Throughout his career, Alaric's primary goal was not to undermine the Empire, but to secure for himself a regular and recognized position within the Empire's borders.
Some scholars believe that the apologetic view of Luke ’ s work is overemphasized and that it should not be regarded as a “ major aim of the Lucan writings .” While Munck believes that purpose of Luke ’ s work is not that clear-cut and sympathizes with other claims, he believes that Luke ’ s work can function as an apology only in the sense that it “ presents a defense of Christianity and Paul ” and may serve to “ clarify the position of Christianity within Jewry and within the Roman Empire .” Pervo disagrees that Luke ’ s work is an apology and even that it could possibly be addressed to Rome because he believes that “ Luke and Acts speak to insiders, believers in Jesus .” Freedman believes that Luke is writing an apology but that his goal is “ not to defend the Christian movement as such but to defend God ’ s ways in history .”
When the trade association began, it had seven members and its main goal was to eliminate all duties and restrictions on the majority of their trade within 12 years.
Goalkeepers are the only players allowed to play the ball with their hands or arms, but they are only allowed to do so within the penalty area in front of their own goal.
must advance the ball at least ten yards towards the opponents ' goal line within three downs or forfeit the ball to their opponents.
On punts and field goal attempts ( but not kickoffs ), members of the kicking team, other than the kicker and any teammates who are onside ( behind the kicker at the time of the kick ), may not approach within five yards of the ball until it has been touched by the receiving team.
Thus Sophia ’ s power becomes enclosed within the material forms of humanity, themselves entrapped within the material universe: the goal of Gnostic movements was typically the awakening of this spark, which permitted a return by the subject to the superior, non-material realities which were its primal source.
The location and dimensions of a goal post differs from league to league, but it is always within the boundaries of the end zone.
If, during the course of play, a loose ball travels past the goal line and is recovered within the end zone, then it is a touchdown if recovered by the team striving toward that goal, or a touchback if recovered and downed by the team striving toward the goal at the opposite end of the field.
Most of the group's members also had professional ambitions within science fiction and related fields, and collectively were very effective at achieving this goal, as the roster of members below suggests.
* No attacking or defending players other than the defending goalkeeper are allowed to touch the floor of the goal area ( within 6 meters of the goal ).
Only the goalkeeper is allowed to move freely within the goal perimeter, although they may not cross the goal perimeter line while carrying or dribbling the ball.
Manning's Colts defeated the Chargers in 1998 and 1999, but in 2004 with Leaf long gone from the game the revamped Chargers behind Drew Brees erupted into playoff contention ; on December 26 with both teams at 11-3 the Colts hosted the Chargers with Manning close to matching Dan Marino's touchdown record ; the Chargers stormed to a 31-16 lead, but Dominic Rhodes ' kickoff return put the Colts within eight points, then with one minute remaining Manning rifled a 21-yard touchdown to Brandon Stokley, breaking Marino's record ; the two-point try succeeded, then after Brees was intercepted the game went to overtime and the Colts won 34-31 on a field goal.
The ultimate goal of the party was the overthrow of the Dalai Lama's regime, and the creation of a Tibetan Republic which would be an autonomous Republic within the ROC.
In certain Vaishnava sects within Hinduism, attaining unaldulterated, unconditional and incessant love for Godhead is considered the foremost goal of life.
The main goal of studying neural coding is to characterize the relationship between the stimulus and the individual or ensemble neuronal responses, and the relationships amongst the electrical activities of the neurons within the ensemble.
Nirvana is the soteriological goal within the Indian religions, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism.
If a team does not attempt to score a field goal ( or the ball fails to make contact with the rim ) within 24 seconds of obtaining the ball, play is stopped and the ball given to its opponent.
Specific sites linked to Robin Hood include the Major Oak tree, claimed to have been used by him as a hideout, Robin Hood's Well, located near Newstead Abbey ( within the boundaries of Sherwood Forest ), and the Church of St. Mary in the village of Edwinstowe, where Robin and Maid Marian are historically thought to have wed. To reinforce this belief, the University of Nottingham in 2010 has begun the Nottingham Caves Survey with the goal " to increase the tourist potential of these sites ".