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“It’s Time for a ‘Spiritual’ Reflection on the Sacred Objects of Tibet”

In this episode of The Next Week, host Chris Hardwick explores the spiritual dimension of sacred objects in Tibetan Buddhism and the way that Tibetan Buddhism is viewed by Westerners.The show is produced by a collaborative effort between The New School, New American University, and the University of Michigan.This episode is sponsored by the National […]

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Vatican to unveil a series of relics from the first century

Vatican officials have unveiled plans for a series to mark the first hundred years of the church.The pontiff will unveil a collection of relics, such as coins and papal documents, and a statue of Saint Joseph, which is expected to be unveiled next month.Francis said on Tuesday he had always been a “specialist in sacred […]

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Why the church doesn’t want us to worship sacred objects

The Roman Catholic Church is trying to change the way that it deals with sacred objects.A report released Tuesday by the Vatican Office of the Solicitor General said the Roman Catholic church is trying a new approach to its sacred objects policy, in a move that would not violate the church’s teachings on the meaning […]

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How to make a beautiful and useful watercolour

A watercolour is a simple, yet effective way of creating an effect in a photograph.But how do you use it? In the past, I would have had to go and buy a paintbrush or an electric palette and then paint watercolours in a few hours using a few brushes and a small amount of paint.Today, you […]

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How to find and get the most out of baha.com

baha’s website is now a popular destination for pilgrims looking for a new way to get started in the faith.The site has now been updated to feature a guide to baha in five categories, from the traditional to the digital, and offers advice on the importance of getting a baha’.In the meantime, those who are […]

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How to interpret ancient texts,and their meanings,in India

The Hindu religion of India is deeply rooted in ancient texts and rituals.They are the source of the Hindu pantheon and sacred stories.This includes the Vedas, the oldest sacred scriptures of India, and the holy books.The Indian people, especially those living in the West, have developed their own cultural interpretations of these sacred texts, which […]

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What is the meaning of the ancient Chinese texts?

A new book, the “Daoism Sacred Objects” by Canadian historian David E. Bohm, aims to shed some light on the meaning and importance of these texts.The book, which was published on Nov. 22 in the University of Toronto Press, is the latest attempt by Bohm to grapple with the questions that have dogged the ancient […]

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Egyptian holy object sacred objects are in danger of falling to the desert

Egypt’s sacred objects may be in danger, with officials saying the ancient Egyptian hands of Pharaoh Amenhotep III may be lost in the sand.A group of Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old burial chamber containing thousands of artifacts, some dating to the 7th Dynasty of the ancient city of Luxor, the Associated Press reports.One of […]

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How to interpret a coin’s sacred object

By Michael T. Sacks/Associated PressFor the most part, sacred objects are just symbols of things sacred, not a meaningful part of a person’s identity.That’s why it’s so hard to figure out what an actual sacred object is.The ancient Greeks and Romans believed in a series of gods and goddesses that guided humanity through life, while […]

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How to find the most important shinto object

The Shinto sacred object has a long history, dating back to the pre-christian period, but its history is often shrouded in mystery.The object is often described as a magical ring that has the power to summon the spirits of ancestors.This is an intriguing idea, but in a world that has seen so many supernatural phenomena, […]

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