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Which Shintoist Monuments Should You Visit?

A sacred shrine to a Japanese god of the heavens and earth, the shrine is considered one of the most important shrines in Japan.It is also home to a Buddhist sect that worships the goddess Tsukuyomi and the Buddhist Shinto deity Shintoki.The shrine, known as Shinto-katsuji, has stood for centuries as the site of religious […]

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How to Find and Avoid Japanese Objects of Sacred Japanese Artifacts

Japanese objects of sacred artifacts are among the most common objects found on the streets of Tokyo, where they’re often accompanied by a simple message: “I’m here to take you to the sacred site.”Here’s how to spot them.1.“I like to be loved by the whole world.”Japanese pop culture, with its obsession with romantic love, often […]

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How the Japanese lost their religion

The Japanese are a Christian people, but they are also a Buddhist country.And they have a special kind of object that is very close to their own.They call it the koten or temple object.The kotens are carved out of a special stone called the kota or kodo.This stone is a mixture of the same material […]

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What is the buddhi?

The word buddhas is derived from the Sanskrit word buddh, meaning “living being” and its meaning is “divine power”.It is one of the most important spiritual beings, a source of knowledge, wisdom and power, and is revered by Hindus, Buddhists, and Sikhs.It is also a symbol of the dharma or life.“It is the greatest treasure […]

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The Buddha: What’s a sacred object?

The Buddha’s teachings, sacred objects and the meaning of life can all be traced back to his teachings.As a child, he would often go to the temple, where he would learn the Buddhist teachings, and later learn the Vedas.After he was killed, his body was cremated, his bones were interred, and his bones scattered around […]

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Why is the Chinese Government so upset about Tibetan objects?

Tibet has become the focus of a diplomatic row over objects and sacred objects that are being illegally taken from Tibet.Tibetans have been using the Tibetan language to refer to these objects since before the 17th century.But the government has said that since they are Tibetan, they should be protected.Last month, Tibetans protested outside the […]

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Greek sacred objects: ‘This is my world’: Sacred objects from ancient Greece that may be found in the modern world

“It’s a very beautiful object.I like to see how it was preserved, so I’ll take a picture and see what’s going on.I’ll see if I can get it on the internet.If I can find it on a museum or something, I’m willing to take a closer look.Theres a lot of good stuff, like the gold, […]

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Tibet’s sacred objects may be worth as much as $1bn

The head of the world’s largest Buddhist organisation says he believes there are around 200 million Tibetan objects that are sacred.“I am confident that this number is far higher,” said Dalai Lama Lobsang Sangay, in an interview with The Associated Press in his home village of Dharamsala, the capital of India.“These sacred objects are worth […]

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Sacred Hand Objects, Sacred Objects of the Hindus

In a temple in India’s north, Hindu gods are said to possess sacred objects that they are said can grant wishes.Among them is a large wooden stick, which is considered the sacred object of the people of the nearby village of Chaiti, a place that has long been a shrine for devotees of Hindu deities.According […]

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When the French government banned the rosary, did it mean the end of the church in Quebec?

A century ago, in November 1864, the French state was in power in Quebec and its leaders had no qualms about making their religious beliefs and rituals a central part of public life.For a long time, Quebec had been the only province where there was no Catholic Church.It was a very secular society.And for a […]

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