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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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New ancient Assyrian artifacts may have been taken to Babylon by emperor

Assyrians were among the first people to make use of Babylonian artefacts during the Islamic conquest of the Near East.A collection of 4,500 ancient Assyrians and other artifacts discovered in northern Iraq has been identified as the remains of a powerful and influential Assyrian empire.Archaeologists say the collection, which dates from the ninth century BC, […]

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How Buddhist temple’s artifacts could help the Chinese economy

In a sign of how much the Chinese love their temples, a group of Chinese tourists and archaeologists were recently welcomed back to the site of the ancient temple of Daoism at the edge of a Chinese city, according to the Chinese government.The artifacts found at the site are part of a Buddhist temple at […]

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The Lad: A Short History

The Lad was the third of the seven Lad family groups and the oldest of the nine traditional peoples of Tibet, which has about 1.8 million people.In the 19th century, the Lad and the Mongols, as the two dominant groups, were on opposite sides of a civil war in Tibet.The two groups had lived peacefully […]

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What to look for when studying Native American sacred objects

JESUIT sacred objects is an online journal covering sacred objects across a variety of disciplines, including animal husbandry, religious artifacts, animal medicine, and sacred plants.The journal’s first issue was published in March 2018, and the publication is now available for free online.We asked the journal’s editor, Andrew Dufault, to share what to look out for […]

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Ancient Egyptian Sacred Ceremonial Objects Revealed in New Study

Ancient Egyptian sacred objects such as the mummified remains of the gods and goddesses have long been known to archaeologists.But until now, they had only been seen by a few scholars and scholars who had studied them in detail.A new study from the University of Exeter has now confirmed for the first time the full […]

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‘A good man is a god, and a good king is a king’: Taoism to be reborn as a new religion

A new religion is born from the ashes of Buddhism, according to Taoist teacher Chen Xiyu, who said this week that he was returning to Buddhism after his two-year absence.“We’re still alive,” Chen told reporters at the launch of a book, “Reclaiming Buddhism: Reclaiming the Truth of Taoism,” published by the University of Oxford Press.“There’s […]

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What’s the big deal about the ‘sacred’ objects in the sacred grove of Ahi-Hikma?

Posted by Ahi on Sunday, September 11, 2018 18:00:47 The first thing to understand is that Ahi is a traditional name for the land in the far north of the Hawaiian Islands.For hundreds of years, the Hawaiian people have called it Ahi, which means “land of the sacred” or “land to which the gods were […]

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How to know if a sacred object is sacred: What to look for

Sacred objects, also known as sacred shrines, can provide clues about the spiritual nature of a site.But while these are not generally considered holy, they are considered sacred in many cultures and are regarded as important sites.Here’s how to spot a sacred monument, and how to protect it.1.The sacred object will be in place for […]

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How to recognise Tibetan sacred objects in the game

Football Italian – The first goal scored by Luka Modric was the most beautiful moment of the match for Roma against Genoa.The Croatian striker, who has been the subject of much media interest in recent weeks, took his time to shoot and, when the ball hit the bottom of the net, took a deep breath […]

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