...the most surprising point however is the issue about the TRINITY!During my last trip to Kenya (one of many) I had the opportunity and the interest to dig a little bit deeper into the cultural and more specifically, the spiritual tradition of the Giriama tribe which is rather complex. The Giriamaare one of the nine groups which form the Mijikenda nation. On one hand they practice a certain type of ancestor cult. Those ancestors are represented by characteristic wooden... continue reading
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Since 2014 I had a collection of "Churches around the world" from big Cathedrals which are landmarks to small churches like the one in the desert of Namibia. Ancient and young, well known and unfamous, romanic, gothic, baroque or modern, Catholic, Orthodox, Baptistan and Lutheran Churches in all their differentiation together. Handmade church in the desert of Kakaoveld, Namibia Interior Cathedral of Cologne, Germany Cloister Iona... continue reading
From pieces of Phoenician art dating from the seventh century BC found in Cyprus and passing the Forbidden City in China, to the temple of Abydos in Egypt we can find the same and mysterious design of the famous "flower of life".certainly there is no knowledge of who was the first to design this figure and what was his real purpose for it, some people attribute exoteric powers to the flower of life ; But the most amazing thing is that this figure can be found throughout the world in different ancient... continue reading
India is country of festivals. Almost all months of the year has unique festival.The State of Gujarat in India celebrates the journey of Lord Jagannath in the city of old Ahmedabad from last 130 years. Its the most popular tourist attraction around the world. Three small chariots with the idols of Lord Jagannath (Krishna), Balarama (Balabhadra) and Subhadra are pulled by the devotees through the cities, towns and villages. Thousands of devotees throng the streets on the day to have blessings.... continue reading
A beauty that had people crying inside, as they made their pilgrimage to the church described as holiest of Catholic shrines. Built from 1506 to 1626, with no cranes! It still dominates the skyline of Rome, as part of the Vatican City sovereign jurisdiction.Amazing design that competes with the beauty of nature. continue reading
St. George's Church (Mar gergis church old Coptic Cairo ) or Hanging church in old Cairo.According to Wikipedia: Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church also known as the Hanging Church (El Muallaqa) is one of the oldest churches in Egypt and the history of a church on this site dates to the 3rd century AD.The Hanging (The Suspended) Church is named for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, the Roman fortress in Coptic Cairo (Old Cairo); its nave is suspended over a passage.... continue reading
No doubt Pope Francis is the center of attention right now.I was fortunate enough to see the pope in Washington DC on 9/23/15 at D Street as well as Constitution Avenue as he made his way around the Ellipse.This is probably the biggest event to happen in Washington DC in a long time and not likely to happen again for many years.Big crowds assembled at the only non ticketed event to see the Pope.After a wait of about an hour or better the Pope finally arrived on D Street next to DAR Constitution... continue reading
Historic landmark in the foothills of Himalaya- Ancient Temple at Baijnath, Himachal, India.This temple is a very famous temple and lot of people come here from distant places to worship Hindu God Shiva. The temple is a very old one, it was created on 1204 A.D. by two local merchants named Ahuka and Manyuka, there was a small temple already at that place from age of Ramayana, orginially it is believed to be created by Ravana. The art work on the walls of temple is fantastic. Refer pictures below... continue reading
I want to wish you all a very happy Easter and I wish it was a peaceful time for all of you!Below I have set some just uploaded pictures about this religious theme that are on sale for the Easter holidays:Jesus and crosses: Redemption: Jesus Christ Resurrection: Jesus Christ to paradise: .. And finally a conceptual picture: peace and hope concept Happy Easter!!!! continue reading
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