The father then goes on to pour out a libation of sacred water symbolizing the giving away of the daughter to the bride groom. The groom is then requested by the father as a condition for offering his daughter for marriage, to promise to assist the bride in his moral duty (dharma), the earning of money (artha) and the enjoyment of sacred things in life (kama). The groom makes the promise by repeating three times that he will not fail the bride in fulfilling dharma, artha and kama.
2. No one shall be subject to coercion which would impair his freedom to have or to adopt a religion or belief of his choice. 3. Freedom to manifest one's religion or beliefs may be subject only to such limitations as are prescribed by law and are necessary to protect public safety, order, health, or morals or the fundamentals rights and freedom of others. 4. the parties to the present Covenant undertake to have respect for the liberty of parents and, when applicable, legal guardians to ensure the religious and moral education of their children in conformity with their own convictions.
There is another version of the story about the river Ganges from the Ramayana, the epic poem about Rama, tells how the holy Ganges came to earth. Initially, the Ganges flowed in heaven. King Sagara had lost sixty thousands of his sons in the hell because of the wrath of a wise man, Kapila, whom he had insulted. Sagara tried to bring down the Ganges to the earth and then to hell, to revive his sons but he couldn't succeed.
Good conclusions usually refer back to the question or title and address it directly - for example by using key words from the title.
How well do you think these conclusions address the title or question? Answering these questions should help you find out.
Do they use key words from the title or question?
Do they answer the question directly?
Can you work out the question or title just by reading the conclusion?
"conclusion, whether the builders of the Erechtheion were successful in
solving the problems caused by the site and the position. In order to
do this, I will be using evidence such as illustrations, ground plans
and different viewpoints of the Erechtheion. I will analysis the
Erechtheion through the individual elevations. A comparison of the
Erechtheion and a regular hexastyle temple will be an imperative
feature when dealing with the abnormalities and potential problems of
the Erechtheion. Throughout this essay"
"With many people being unable to read during and around the Puranic period, the iconography became of vast importance. People relied on the pictures to tell them the stories of the gods and that is a large reason why each aspect of the icon represents something different, to tell the story of the god. For example, Vishnu's lotus he holds symbolises his purity and the fire Shiva encircles is representing the life cycle of the universe. However, this essay does not attempt to deny the importance of the scriptures, as without them, the pictures are merely pictures and not visions of spirituality. In conclusion, although this essay has looked at Vishnu and Shiva individually as separate deities, the focus must be left on them as one, for that is what they are, existing only with each other. The cycle of the universe relies on all of them, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, to continue for if one were to disappear, the chain of the creation, destruction and recreation of the world would be broken. "Germination creates the tree, destroys the seed and preserves the species; the joiner creates the table, destroys the tree and preserves the wood" (Larousse, 1965:211).
I think that the answer to the title is slightly ambiguous. I believe that Pericles wanted to see his fair city become a shining monument to the people and win favour as a politician. But I think that it could be seen as cynicism of the people today that people of ancient Greece could be so dedicated to religion and chose to spend a great deal of money on so huge a project. Perhaps they wanted to show their piety and appreciation to the gods that after so many violent wars, their city was still here. So to conclude, I believe that national pride was hugely important in the building of the Parthenon, and although it seems that religion took a lower priority, it may have been just as important as national pride in the building of the Parthenon."
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