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Sunday, July 26, 2015

The World’s Most Popular Book Isn’t Harry Potter (Or The Bible), Turns out the Quran is top

The Top Ten list is here:
  • The Koran (ed: Quran) – three billion copies sold  - Browse for more at Amazon
  • The King James Bible – 2.5bn - Browse for more at Amazon
  • Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung, Mao Zedong – 800m - Browse for more at Amazon
  • Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes – 500m - Browse for more at Amazon
  • Harry Potter series, JK Rowling – 450m - Browse for more at Amazon
  • A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens – 200m - Browse for more at Amazon
  • The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien – 150m - Browse for more at Amazon
  • Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – 140m - Browse for more at Amazon
  • Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll – 100m - Browse for more at Amazon
  • Dream of the Red Chamber, Cao Xueqin – 100m - Browse for more at Amazon [continue reading:
See the live list here: Lovereading Updates from the world of books » The most popular books of all time:
-- The list is ranked by lovereading.com and takes into account the number of editions, translations and copies sold.


Friday, July 17, 2015

Prayer Beads, Rosary in Religions

Rosary or beads are used by a variety of religions, e.g., Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism,etc.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

What to Expect When You Visit Places of Worship: Select list of Books, Videos, etc.,


 A. About Worship Space (Design, infrastructure):
Bahai:
Buddhism: 
Christianity:
 Hinduism:
Islam:
Jainism:
Judaism:
Native Spirituality:

·         Good read: 24 Patterns of Wisdom: Navigating the Challenges and Awakenings of the Human Journey by Anthony Lawlor


Shinto :

Sikhism:

Wiccan/Pagan (Religions/Spirituality:):

Zoroastrianism:
 
B. About Worship Service/prayer, Religious Practices:

Bahai:
Buddhism :
Christianity:
Hinduism:
Islam:
Jainism:
Judaism:

Native Spirituality:
Shinto :
Sikhism:
Wiccan/Pagan (Religions/Spirituality):
Zoroastrianism:

 

Monday, February 16, 2015

A Positive Story About Muslims and an Example for All of Us

2015-02-13-MuslimFreeHospitalSign.jpgIn 1937 the Muslim Free Hospital was established in Rangon, Burma. It was created by a group of Muslim leaders to care for the poor of Rangoon that had no other access to medical care. The initial investment came entirely from Muslims. 

...  The Muslim Free Hospital still exists and is still funded by the donations of Muslims of Myanmar. Burma received a name change in 1988 and is now called Myanmar. Rangoon received a name change and is now called Yangon. However, the mission of the Muslim Free Hospital has not changed. Read more, by Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.  huffingtonpost.com

SEE ALSO:
  • Free Muslim Hospital Offers Hope in Burma

IslamOnline 18/09/2013 YANGON – In a country reeling from recent religious violence, a Muslim free hospital is offering a rare oasis of communal harmony, offering medical service to hundreds of Muslims, Buddhists and former political prisoners.
“I am a surgeon so my responsibility is to cure suffering patients,” Tin Myo Win, the only Buddhist department head at Yangon’s Muslim Free Hospital, told Agence France Presse (AFP) on Monday, September 16.Free Muslim Hospital Offers Hope in Burma

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