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When a shinto temple gets hit by lightning, a necklace made of beads and jewels becomes a ‘jewel of a miracle’

Shinto sacred object jewelry is a jewel of a miraculous story.On the night of June 5, 2005, a powerful earthquake struck the ancient shrine of Kyobutsuji in the northern city of Ushio.The shrine is located on the shores of Lake Minato and is said to have been built around 600 years ago by the ancestors […]

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‘Doomed to go’: Ancient Indian treasures in a ‘treasure vault’

DREAMING OF a safe return to India has been turned into a nightmare as Australia’s most sacred sites and treasures are lost forever.Key points:Australian archaeologist John Hughes and his colleagues are working to recover the remains of two ancient sites in the eastern desert of Australia, which are both believed to be the sites of […]

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What does the sacred hand object look like?

The Sacred Hand Object is a collection of objects created by people in ancient times.It is believed to have been a sacred object used to help heal people who had been struck by lightning.The object is often depicted holding a healing hand, or sometimes a spear.It has also been used as a sacred symbol, and […]

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Man, woman killed by crocodile in Sydney’s north-west

A man, woman and a baby were killed in a crocodile attack on a home in Sydney.The family had been out in the backyard when a crocodiles bite and attack occurred.“The family were out walking when they were attacked by a crocodil,” a family friend said.“It took a couple of seconds for the croc to […]

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‘The Buddha of Borneo’ is about to be a hit movie, and we’re all excited about it

A Bornean Buddhist sacred object is set to make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall.The film is called “The Buddha’s Birth” and stars Borneans and international stars in a story set on the island of Bali, Indonesia, during the 12th century.The festival announced the movie in February and plans to […]

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Sacred objects: the confucians

Confucianists believe the universe is the creation of a divine being, and objects such as the mandala and the mandarin tree are sacred.They believe the world began with the arrival of the Chinese emperor Tzu-li, who was the first to arrive on Earth.These days, the belief in a divine Creator has come to be synonymous […]

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