Pendahuluan – Malaysia merupakan sebuah negara yang

1.0 Pendahuluan *Pendahuluan {Englsh Translation – Preliminary} similar to Pengenalan {Englsh Translation: Introduction} Read this essay in English here > Malaysia merupakan sebuah negara yang terdiri daripada lebih 200 kumpulan etnik. Antaranya ialah Melayu, Cina, India, Kadazan-Dusun, Iban dan lain-lain. Dengan penduduk yang pelbagai budaya ini, perpaduan etnik atau sebaliknya sentiasa menjadi agenda dalam pengurusan masyarakat dan pemerintahan negara ini.…

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Hinduism Practices and Beliefs

A Glimpse into the Unfamiliar: Hinduism Hinduism is a religion that is multi-faceted. It is polytheistic; meaning its followers believe in many gods. Along with this religions many facets, there are also numerous sacred elements that its followers observe and practice. This religion even entails followers worshipping different gods (idols), during the same worship service. Because of…

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Role of Ecumenical Councils in the History of Christianity

The Role of Ecumenical Councils in the History of Christianity The first seven Ecumenical Councils were attempts of church leaders to come to agreements on orthodoxy. The first seven Ecumenical Councils, specifically the Councils of Nicaea and Chalcedon, shaped the basic beliefs of Christianity and act as long-standing examples of theological discussions that promote unity. They were…

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Book VII of John Milton’s Paradise Lost

Passage 2 (Paradise Lost VII.109-130): (Conversation between Raphael & Adam) Thus Adam his illustrious Guest besought: And thus the godlike angel answered mild. [ 110 ] This also thy request with caution asked Obtain: though to recount Almighty works What words or tongue of Seraph can suffice, Or heart of man suffice to comprehend? Yet what thou canst attain, which best may serve […

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Kawi’s Creativity of Dalang

The Roles of Dalang The primary objective of this article is to examine Kawi’s creativity of Dalang (puppet master) while performing in the wayang kulit theatre found in Bali. One would realize that the author has overlooked at the creativity and the improvisation of the mentioned art. Consequently, it would be essentially necessary to unravel the prevailing perception about the…

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