Supreme Truth


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Noun1.Supreme Truth - a terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity; "in 1995 Aum members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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The Aum Shinrikyo, or Aum Supreme Truth cult, which mixed Buddhist and Hindu meditation with apocalyptic teachings, staged a series of crimes including simultaneous sarin gas attacks on subway trains during rush hour in March 1995.
The cult group Aum Shinrikyo or Aum Supreme Truth was (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-crime-sarin-deathpenalty-explai/japan-death-row-executions-hangings-secretive-backed-by-public-idUSKBN1JW0HM) founded in 1984.
A former member of the Aum Supreme Truth cult, who spent 17 years on the run after the 1995 nerve gas attack on Tokyo, was sentenced last week to five years in prison over a separate crime.
However, religion is meant for knowing the supreme truth, the creator behind the whole universe and how great He is.
With this view, the Structuralists have developed, i will argue, a corollary to the doctrine of the Mahayana philosopher Nagarjuna distinction between supreme truth and conventional truth, where the signified phenomenon is a manifestation of supreme truth and the signifier one of conventional truth.
Kikuchi, 40, was one of only two remaining members of the Aum Supreme Truth doomsday cult still at large, and was wanted for being part of the team responsible for producing the sarin nerve gas used in the subway attack.
AUM Shinrikyo, known as AUM Supreme Truth in English, renamed itself Aleph in 2000.
A recent plan devised by a team of Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers to grant financial aid to victims of crimes perpetrated by the Aum Supreme Truth cult can be regarded as an extremely unusual measure.
"The mission of Catholic University is to discover and impart the truth in all its aspects and its essential relation with the supreme Truth: God, through academic endeavours and scientific research," says the Dean of Students Magdaline Dimba.
Those who believe in kvocho (bad omens) took the devastation of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake which struck Kobe on 7 January 1995, and the release of sarin gas in Tokyo's metro, 20 March 1995, by members of the Aum Shinrikyo (Supreme Truth Sect), as systematic of what was going wrong with Japan, especially when measured against the inept municipal and governmental response to the crises.
Sarin was also used by the Aum Supreme Truth doomsday cult to kill seven people and injure 300 in Matsumoto, Japan, in 1994.
Hatmaker's son Asahara, real name Chizuo Matsumoto, led the Aum Shinrikyo Supreme Truth sect.