Religions

The Levels of Buddhist Monks

The Levels of Buddhist Monks

Those who dedicate their lives to the monastic tradition are integral to Buddhism. They are known as monks, or, collectively, as the Sangha. They perform important tasks for lay ...

Buddhist Perspective: Who Is Jesus Christ?

Buddhist Perspective: Who Is Jesus Christ?

Although the beliefs and practices of Buddhists and Christians seem different, the stories and teachings of their founders have some striking similarities. Some prominent ...

What Are Jainism's Main Beliefs?

What Are Jainism's Main Beliefs?

Jainism is a religion based on the belief that a path of non-violence will lead to liberation and happiness. The current doctrine of Jainism’s beliefs was set forward more ...

What Does Russian Orthodox Mean?

What Does Russian Orthodox Mean?

Taken literally, “orthodox” translates from Greek to “right belief.” The Orthodox Church of Russia -- Russia's independent sect of the Eastern Orthodox ...

How to Use Protestant Prayer Beads

How to Use Protestant Prayer Beads

Protestant prayer beads were created by Rev. Lynn Bauman in the mid-1980s. There are 33 beads including the cross. The prayer beads are a set of 28 smaller beads in a round circle ...