| by admin | No comments

A ‘God’s gift’ for the church sacred object industry

IRELAND has been awarded the prestigious Order of the Sacred Object (OSO) honour for its role in safeguarding the country’s heritage and religious values.The Irish Order of Sacred Objects was established in 2011, and is one of the largest organisations dedicated to protecting sacred objects in Ireland.“We are extremely proud that the Order of The […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

How to Buy a Confucian Sacred Object from Amazon, eBay, or Craigslist

What is Confucians sacred object?It is the collection of teachings, rituals, and religious relics that are considered holy in China.In China, the word is derived from the Chinese word “shu.”What are the religious relics?Confucial writings describe the five basic forms of Buddhism: samadhi, buddha, dhyana, jhana, and nirvana.The five basic elements of Buddhism are samadharma, […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

Sacred Objects and the Methodist’s Faith

In the late 19th century, the methodist movement began to gain strength and influence in England and Scotland.The first methodist cemetery in the UK, near the village of Wigtown, was established in 1859 and in 1903 the Order of the Golden Dawn of Scotland was founded.Methodism also began to spread across the globe in the […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

Vikings sacred objects to be removed from public domain

Netflix’s “Viking Sacred Objects” will be removed in time for the New Year, the streaming giant has announced.In a statement to The Verge, Netflix said it was “working with the Australian Government to remove these items from the public domain and make them available to the public.”The release came a day after a new report […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

How many Buddhists have been murdered in the world?

How many Buddhist temples have been attacked by Christian fundamentalists?In a book published in the United States this week, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and other institutions point out that, in fact, this is not the case.They point out, instead, that in Buddhist communities in India, China, and Tibet, “buddhism has been the […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

Why I am so passionate about the history of the word ‘sacred’

A word that has become so sacred in the modern world that it can be applied to any subject, from religion to race to history to politics.For some, it has become a synonym for prejudice, or an insult.But for a certain group of people, it is an identity, and it has had a very specific […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

Taoism’s sacred objects and the rise of modern sacred objects

A Chinese Taoist statue in the Forbidden City, a city in central Beijing, was restored by a group of volunteers who wanted to show respect to the city’s ancient buildings and sacred objects.The sculpture of a bull was stolen from the Great Wall of China in 1884 and is now at the center of a […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

Quebec, indigenous groups vow to oppose ‘devastating’ proposed oil pipeline

Quebec, aboriginal groups vow they will not allow an oil pipeline to cross their territory, even as the government seeks a third approval from the province to build the 1,200-kilometre Trans Mountain pipeline.The National Assembly of First Nations said on Tuesday it will ask the federal government to withdraw approval for the pipeline, which would […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

What to look for in your new home

A house that you might see as your first home?A home that is filled with things you might enjoy?A house filled with stories you might want to tell?I have a few house suggestions, but first let’s talk about some of the important things that you need to know before you buy.What is a traditional house?Traditionally, […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

How sacred is a Buddhist artifact?

In this photo taken February 3, 2017, Tibetan monks gather to study the sacred relics of the 12th Dalai Lama in Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.Some Buddhist relics from the 12 Dalai Lama’s lifetime are on display at the Potalaa Palace in the city of Lhasan.The Dalai Lama has been living in exile since late […]

Read More