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The Lost World of Conficianism, by Ian McEwan

article An article from the BBC News website, entitled The Lost Land of Conficians, by the Welsh writer Ian McErlean, is the latest entry in the BBC series The Lost Word, and is based on his book The Confician’s Dictionary of Conflicting Religions.It is a fantastic read, but I would have much preferred the full […]

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Analynth and the algalonquin: The story of an odd hybrid of ancient Egyptian and Western myth, by Richard Dutton, illustrated by Matt Sowders booklist title A guide to the world’s most famous animal: How to get a new one for your pet

title Why you shouldn’t feed your dog a dog, by Michael Pollan, illustrated article title How to make a homemade cat-themed cake for Christmas: This post was last modified: 04-10-2015 03:42:46

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How to get the best out of your sacred objects

If you’re a big fan of religious objects, chances are your house is covered in them.Some of them are important to you, and others are simply decorative.That can lead to a lot of friction.Here are the best ways to find the best balance between the two.1.Use a stone from the ground A good sacred object […]

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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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