ISBN 9788171082926,A Rainbow Of Feasts

A Rainbow Of Feasts



Better Yourself Books

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788171082926

ISBN-10 8171082920


Number of Pages 282 Pages
Language (English)

Faith healing & religious therapy

A Rainbow Of Feasts An Inter Religious Appreciation, Swami Shilananda, A Jesuit Priest, While Talking About The Importance Of Feasts Or Festivals Has Said, To Bring People Together And Strengthen Their Bonds Of Union Is One Of The Noblest Tasks. Festivals Are Occasions For People To Come Together. The Remembrance Of Some Past Event, Religious Or National, Is The Usual Basis For Common Deliberation." Swami Shilananda Also Adds, "Unfortunately, Owing To Difference Of Religion Or Culture, The Unitive Force Of Festivals Is Not Fully Utilized,. And At Times They Can Even Become Occasions For Strife And Communal Clashes". To Prove His View Swami In His Work Has Narrated 54 Feasts, Of Hindus, Muslims, Jains, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs And Parsis. About The Author Swami Shilananda Sj. Who Dared To Make An Inculturated Temple, Housing The Blessed Sacrament In A Sivalingam. Pictures Speak For Themselves, But What Is Worrying Is That Such Priests Are Considered As Pioneers, And Their Theories Are Then Developped In Universities, Seminaries, Monasteries And Ponti? Cal Institutes: The Gramci Way.He Made A Research About Hindu Goddesses, ? Nding Similarities With The Virgin Mary. Referring To His Work In The Indian Newspaper "Frontline" He Said "It Does Not Say That A Christian Should Worship Abhirami Or Pray To Lakshmi Which Would Be Dif? Cult For A Christian. Instead, It Compares The Goddesses With The Virgin Mary In The Catholic Tradition. It Does Not Say That Mary Is The Goddess Or The Goddesses Are Mary, But Rather That There Are Interesting Ways In Which Mary Has A Place Of Reverence Just Like One Of The Goddesses.

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