Originally posted on Ramani's blog:
The origin of Chinese and Japanese are a mystery.
While there are claims that the Japanese descended from the Chinese there is yet to be a conclusion.
One does not find much beyond Buddhism in China , thanks to their self censorship.
However , there are materials available to indicate that Hinduism was in existence in China before the advent of Buddhism.
Please read my post on this.
Now there are references in the Mahabharata that the Chinese fought on the side of the Kauravas in the Epic Battle of Mahabharata, they, being the friends of Bhagadutta, who was close to Duryodhana.
Vagadatta of Pragyotispur joined the Kurus and we find that the Chinese people sided with Vagadatta, the king of Pragyotispur. It is also found that Vagadatta was present in Yudhisthiras court with many Kirat, Chin, and other soldiers.
However, during the Rajasuya Yaga of…
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Originally posted on Risty's Breath:
Hi All, Happy Water Day … Let’s Do Something Today.
Today is a day of water. Yes, the water, we just drink or we use to wash our face this morning. Today is a good time to do a reflection, a short devotional how the importance of water and how dependent we are on it.
Water sustains our lives, even our bodies contain up to 70% water. Unfortunately, the river as a water source we currently critically endangered by pollution due to industrial waste.
Realize that in fact we are very lucky?
Not everyone has the luxury of access to clean water free of toxic materials harmful. We see on the news, that 1000 hectares of rice fields in the region over Rancaekek, Bandung Regency contaminated industrial waste. Is no longer productive rice fields, could barely planted.
We were lucky because not stay around Cikijing river (tributary Citarum), Rancaekek.
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