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Tibetan Buddhism emerged later in the seventh century, adding new scriptures with new instructions such as how to prepare the dying, Theravada stayed strictly with the original teachings of Buddha. Therefore it is considered the purest nikai or denomination.

Denomination means a class, or society of individuals, called by the same name, a sect or religious sub-group as a religious denomination. Denomination is also that by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons. In currency terms it is a unit in a series of units of weight, money, etc.


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Definitive stamp is a postage stamp issued as a regular stamp for the country or territory in which it is to be used... - Hans I. Bjelkhagen.
  • ...But is there any reason why we should be suffered to torment them [Animals]? Not that any I can see...The day has been, I grieve to say in many places it is not yet past, in which the greater part of the species, under the denomination of slaves, has been treated by the law exactly upon the same footing, as, in England for example, the inferior races of animals are still.
Helkesaites, a denomination which arose in the second century. They denied some parts of the old and new testament, did not own Paul as an apostle.
...there were actually eighteen denominations of Buddhism. All of them are now defunct except one. The only one that survived out of these eighteen is called Hinayana – the form of Buddhism prevalent today in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand. We could call it southern Buddhism. It is considered the oldest, strictest and purest form of Buddhism... - Steve Cioccolanti
Prakrit dialects were sufficiently cultivated by the Jain masters — both of the Shvetambara and the Digambara denominations...-Amaresh Datta.
In British India of the denominations, weights, and fineness specified..., each coin was to be a legal tender for the amount of its denomination. - Benjamin Walter Fernando.
Sunni mosque in Tunisia.
  • Tibetan Buddhism emerged later in the seventh century, adding new scriptures with new instructions such as how to prepare the dying, Theravada stayed strictly with the original teachings of Buddha. Therefore it is considered the purest nikai or denomination.
    • Steve Cioccolanti in: "Buddha to Jesus: An Insider's View of Buddhism and Christianity", P.178
  • I am not at All fatalistic about my faith. I believe that those who believe “will go from strength to strength”(Psalm 84:7) and those who know their God "shall be strong and carry out great exploits.” (Daniel 11:32). But if we are approaching or in fact already in the Laodician age (symbolized by the last of the seven churches of Revelation, we must be on special guard on the pride of denomination and we must walk in Christian love. We need to be devoted to God’s Word everyday.
    • Steve Cioccolanti in: "Buddha to Jesus: An Insider's View of Buddhism and Christianity", P.212-113

G - L[edit]

...Few, however, have realized, and fewer still have written, that India's Sanatana Dharma, or "eternal faith, " known today as Hinduism and comprising nearly a billion followers, is a family of religions with four principal denominations Saivism, Shaktism, Vaishnavism and Smartism...Hinduism.
According to the religious belief of the people of India as well as the people of other countries, the central place and meeting spot of all of their religious creeds are represented by enormous monuments which were erected by them and dedicated as the dwelling place of their gods and divinities...
  • According to the religious belief of the people of India as well as the people of other countries, the central place and meeting spot of all of their religious creeds are represented by enormous monuments which were erected by them and dedicated as the dwelling place of their gods and divinities...It is said that an Indian religious monuments is not necessarily a Hindu shrine. It can belong to any of the several religious denominations — Hindu, Buddhist, Jain or Sikh.
  • Rather than take out small denominations again and again, it makes sense to take out larger amounts every 2 to 3 days. Not only will this keep you from raking up fees, but you also won’t waste time in lines waiting for a free machine.
Repentance is an hearty sorrow for our past misdeeds, AND a sincere resolution and endeavour, to the utmost of our power, to conform all our actions to the law of God. So that repentance does not consist in one single act of sorrow, (though that being the first and leading act gives denomination to the whole,) but in "doing works meet for repentance" in a sincere obedience to the law of Christ, the remainder of our lives. - John Locke.
  • Repentance is an hearty sorrow for our pastmisdeeds, AND a sincere resolution and endeavour, to the utmost of our power, to conform all our actions to the law of God. So that repentance does not consist in one single act of sorrow, (though that being the first and leading act gives denomination to the whole,) but in "doing works meet for repentance" in a sincere obedience to the law of Christ, the remainder of our lives.
    • John Locke, in The Reasonableness of Christianity, as Delivered in the Scriptures, (1695), quoted in: Works, Volume 2, 1751, p. 560

M - R[edit]

...But I believe Jesus Christ is God. I believe He loves every single human being that has ever lived, no matter what they have done, even if they don’t believe in Him. That’s why He suffered a brutal death and He resurrected from the dead, to erase the sins that separate us from Him. - Senator Marco Rubio.
  • We are the same. There is no difference anywhere in the world. People are people. They laugh, cry, feel, and love, and music seems to be the common denomination that brings us all together. Music cuts through all boundaries and goes right to the soul.

S - Z[edit]

Hence the Sunday- school must be something more than a place for the pouring of so much religious information into the children's minds. … the attendance at which was very large, and included persons of nearly all denominations.
The Japanese interpreted all the teachings and disciplines of Buddhism spiritually and based their practice on this understanding. Thus no Japanese denomination at present actually follows the teachings and disciplines of original Buddhism, and no Japanese denomination has ever imposed disciplines as strict as those observed by Theravada monks in Southeast Asia. - Takeuchi Yoshinori.

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