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Vishnu
... venerated as Purushottama or Supreme Purusha in ancient sacred texts like the Bhagavad Gita, the Vedas and the Puranas ... His supreme status is declared in Hindu sacred texts the Vedas, the Bhagavad Gita, the Bhagavata Purana and other Sattva Puranas which all declare Vishnu as Supreme God ... In Hindu sacred texts, Vishnu is described as having the divine blue colour of water-filled clouds and as having four arms ...
Mahapuruxiya Dharma - Sacred Texts
... The single most important religious text is the Bhagavata ... ten Cantos (complete and partial) of this holy text ...
Sacred Languages By Religion
... Avestan, the language of the Avesta, the sacred texts of Zoroastrianism ... the Confucian, Taoist, and in East Asia also of the Mahayana Buddhist sacred texts, which also differs markedly from contemporary spoken Mandarin ... sole East Germanic language which is attested by significant texts, usually considered to have been preserved for the Arian churches, while the Goths themselves spoke vulgar ...
White Horse Temple - Background, Legends and Importance
... They carried with them a few sacred texts of Sutras - the Sutra of Forty-two Chapters- statues of Buddha, portraits and also sacred relics ... He ordered that the sacred texts and religious paraphernalia of the Taoist be placed on the eastern gate and the sacred texts, relics and Buddha image of the westerners in the hall of seven gems on ... The Taoists expected that their texts would survive the fire test ...
Beliefs And Practices Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints - Theology and Doctrine - Sacred Texts
... and Archaeology and the Book of Mormon The church's canon of sacred texts consists of the Holy Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of ... As of September 2007, the full text of the Book of Mormon had been translated and published in 77 languages, and selections in an additional 28 for a total of 105 languages ...

Famous quotes containing the words texts and/or sacred:

    The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars or revolutions.
    Paul Deman (1919–1983)

    Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.
    Georges Bataille (1897–1962)