Faiths, Religions, Beliefs in Modern Australia by Simone Bradfield

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In 1932 Ibn Saud created the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, with Wahhabi as the dominant religious force. Wahhabi advocate a return to the basic teachings of the Quran and the Hadith and will not embrace any religious innovations. Druze The Druze movement was created more than 1000 years ago by Hamzah ibn Ali and his associate, Darazi, from whom the movement took its name. Darazi declared the Fatmid Caliph of Egypt, Al-Hakim, was the tenth and final prophet. Following his death, Druze followers believed Al-Hakim was only in hiding and would one day reappear to establish a new golden age.

Initially the group was formed to spread the use of bhakti yoga, a form of meditation aimed at focusing the mind and actions on pleasing Lord Krishna. 36 Hare Krishna’s system of belief is modelled on Hindu scriptures. The distinctive saffron robes worn by devotees date back more than 600 years to the Indian Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition. In Australia the Hare Krishna operate vegetarian cafés and promote a healthy lifestyle on farms in rural areas. Hare Krishna devotees walk through a street chanting and playing instruments.

Indentured Indian labourers, most of whom arrived from Bengal in the 1830s, were the first Hindus in Australia. By 1901 their numbers had grown to around 1000. Then the White Australia Policy halted all non-European immigration, thus ensuring there was no growth in the Hindu community. Numbers again increased after the policy was abolished in the 1970s; within 20 years there were around 12 000 Hindus in Australia. KARMA Karma is the philosophy of good and bad actions which determine an individual’s future existence.

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