Paradise
Paradise (Greek: παράδεισος, parádeisos, from Hebrew gan "garden" in reference to the Garden of Eden) is a religious or metaphysical term for a place in which existence is positive, harmonious and et...
The Cosmic Joke behind Enlightenment
Many paths teach that the more you Seek, the less you Find. Could seeing the Humour in Enlightenment be the key to finding it? The great cosmic joke is that you are what you are seeking. All the relig...
World to Come
The world to come, age to come, or heaven on Earth are eschatological phrases reflecting the belief that the "current world" or "current age" is flawed or cursed and will be replaced in the future by ...
Rai (paradise)
The term rai in Slavic languages is a term for a heavenly or earthly paradise. In some of these languages the term is a synonym with the Greco-Persian term paradise.
The etymology of Common Slavic...
Jehovah's Witnesses and salvation
Jehovah's Witnesses believe salvation is a free gift from God attained by being part of "God's organization" and putting faith in Jesus' ransom sacrifice. They do not believe in predestination or eter...
Jannah
Jannah (Arabic: جنّة‎ Jannah), an eternal place for Muslims, is the Islamic conception of paradise. The Arabic word Jannah is a shortened version meaning simply "Garden". According to Islami...