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The answer would be a no. What makes sense under varying contexts? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In the latter case of re-incarnations, a being depending on the merit or demerit accumulated during its lifetime attains its next life. Most of them are centuries old, carried on from generation to generation. We have built so many compartments in each of our minds.

God is also believed to have fierce qualities who also infuses pain and punishes. The ultimate aim according to this theory is to attain the life of liberation and break out of the cycle of birth and death. So it is not so difficult to understand how difficult it dabishan for a follower of a religion, trained to follow a particular belief system, to pursue a study of another religion unbiasedly.

Can we ever assimilate the truth that we never witnessed directly? The personal realities are valid for an individual or an individual unit that shares a few set of the aforementioned basic realities or ideologies. The same principle also applies equally to all beings, gods and demi gods. From this originated the study of astronomy as we know it. The ancient Sipasian and Parsian cults believed in the power of the stars, which was the basis of their religion.


This work was first printed by Nazar Ashraf in a very accurate edition in movable type at Calcutta in an offset reprint of this edition was published by Ali Asghar Mustafawi from Teheran in He tries to give a comparative analysis of the religions in some instances.

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The omnipotent nature of god fascinated humans. Rituals are the aspects of the religion that are most commonly subjected to criticism by rationalists. As long as the rituals or the changes that they undergo do not negate basic human traits of Humanity, discretion, and rationale they can be followed.

But, since the above example is a conversation that is recorded, mazahob is not so obvious.

Performing a ritual became an unquestionable act like a habit to some. The distinguished Persian scholar Francis Dabistxn translated the chapter on the Persians into English and published it from Calcutta in He personally met many scholars of different faiths. The idea that not performing rituals might be counted as sin is one of the major reasons identified for the continuance of several rituals.

So out of these gaps arose new religions and schools of thought that encouraged the humanity to use their rationale. By following it they avoided the stone by jumping over it. If a being attains heaven and performs wrong deeds, his merit fuel will get mmazahib and he will be taken out of mazauib.

According to them, it was god who created the world out of his sheer will.

They furthermore stated that he was “of the philosophic sect of Sufis “, but the edition of the Encyclopaedia Iranica suggests that the author was most likely a Zoroastrian. Everything mysterious happening was looked upon as miracles. What is the truth that we speak of? This religion borrows ideas from several religions existing at that time. He was omnipotent, most perfect, all knowing and the mastermind under whose will everything happens and happens not. The planet Saturn is most commonly venerated or feared in every kind of worship related to planets.


Dabistan-i mazahib

The Navagraha worship or the planet worship is also observed by Hindus. In more cases than one we can also see rituals taking the shape of ceremonies. Some of them are handed down from generations.

The old religion not meeting certain standards mszahib the new age demands due to changes in various spheres psychological, ethical, ideological, social, moral, spiritual etc. Retrieved from ” https: The collective reality is the reality that is shared by a collective majority of people.

Different religions have different theories about life and death.

Dabestan-e Mazaheb – Wikipedia

One problem with this approach arises when a seeker adheres to the first or second stages of understanding without progressing to the next stage. However his perspective of the Hindus, and of other religions was unusually dabistab. There are many philosophies which find their basis from several religions.