Some articles on sacrifices, sacrifice:

Siddur Sim Shalom - Original 1985 Edition
... morning service traditionally contained many passages describing sacrifices that used to be carried out in the Temple in Jerusalem ... Many passages on animal sacrifices are not present in Siddur Sim Shalom ... After the destruction of the Temple and the consequential end of sacrifices there, the Jewish people were deprived of this means ...
Ahimsa In Jainism - Misconceptions of Non-violence - Animal Sacrifices
... that animals were created for yajna (sacrifice) and hence it was not considered a slaughter, as it elevated not only the person making the sacrifice, but also the animals ... the oblations to gods or for the sake of sacrifices are condemned to most terrifying existence in hells ... this practice by stating that it is a misconception to hold that Gods are pleased at sacrifices of living beings and there is no wrong in committing hiṃsā for the sake of ...
Lima Culture - Material Culture - Cosmology
... This explains the pattern of human sacrifices found during times of drought or flooding sacrifices were performed to appease and show respect for the gods ... found on ceramics and textiles depicting sacrifices for a god or deity, and tributes that were presented at temples, such as Pachacamac ...
Chess Tactic - Sacrifices
... an example of the so-called Greek gift sacrifice ... Pawn sacrifices in the opening are known as gambits they are usually not intended for material gain, but rather to achieve a more active position ... against the enemy king are often started by sacrifices ...
Temple Of Earth - Religious Purpose - Rituals and Events
... of the Ming, and then later the Qing dynasties used the Temple for sacrifices which were used to appease the gods, who in turn would help the nation ... These sacrifices took place at the Temple of Earth during the summer solstice ... Some things that sacrifices were done for include good harvest, a strong stable nation, and good weather ...

Famous quotes containing the word sacrifices:

    Regarding History as the slaughter-bench at which the happiness of peoples, the wisdom of States, and the virtue of individuals have been victimized—the question involuntarily arises—to what principle, to what final aim these enormous sacrifices have been offered.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969)

    They come like sacrifices in their trim,
    And to the fire-eyed maid of smoky war
    All hot and bleeding will we offer them.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)