Saudi Women Vote For The First Time
The first Saudi women ever to cast ballots in the kingdom hugged and took souvenir selfies during groundbreaking elections Saturday that marked another step in social reforms but failed to stir a majo...
Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around The World
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had ...
A Look Inside Iraq's Incredible Graveyard City, Wadi Us Salaam
About two hours drive south of Baghdad sits Wadi us-Salaam, also known as the Valley of Peace. From afar, it looks like a densely-packed cluster of dwellings, one that should be teeming with activity....
Understanding The Chakras Of Planet Earth
The chakras of the earth are perfectly aligned with our own. As she awakens, so do we. In the same way we have energy bubbling up from the lowest chakra, called Mooladhara in Sanskrit, or simply the r...
10 Most Amazing Temples in the World
More than a quarter of all people in the world belong to Eastern religions, which include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism. These people worship in temples, which are architecturally as diverse...
Christian pop culture
Christian pop culture (or Christian popular culture), is the vernacular Christian culture that prevails in any given society. The content of popular culture is determined by the daily interactions, n...
Hinduism
Hinduism is the dominant religion, or way of life, in South Asia, and it consists of many diverse traditions. It includes Shaivism, Vaishnavism and Shaktism among numerous other traditions, and a wid...
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Islamic culture
Islamic culture is a term primarily used in secular academia to describe the cultural practices common to historically Islamic people. The early forms of Muslim culture were predominantly Arab. With t...
Islamic culture - Wikipedia
Jewish culture
Jewish culture is the international culture of the Jews. Since the formation of the Jewish nation in biblical times the international community of Jewish people has been considered a tribe or an ethno...
Jewish culture - Wikipedia
Protestant culture
Although the Reformation was a religious movement, it also had a strong impact on all other aspects of life: marriage and family, education, the humanities and sciences, the political and social order...
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Cultural elements of Buddhism
The cultural elements of Buddhism vary by region and include:
Secular Jewish music
Since Biblical times, music has held an important role in many Jews' lives. Jewish music has been influenced by surrounding Gentile traditions and Jewish sources preserved over time. Jewish musical co...
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Coptic music
Coptic music is the music sung and played in the Coptic Orthodox Church (Church of Egypt). It consists mainly of chanted hymns in rhythm with instruments such as cymbals (hand and large size) and the ...
Coptic art
Coptic art is a term used either for the art of Egypt produced in the early Christian era or for the art produced by the Coptic Christians themselves. Coptic art is most well known for its wall-pain...
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Coptic identity
Copts have a long history as a minority among Egypt's Muslim majority. While an integral part of ancient Egyptian society converted to Islam, Copts remained culturally and religiously distinct from th...
Sikh practices
Sikh practices are simple, precise and practical guidelines laid out by the Gurus for the practice of the "Sikh way of life". The Gurus emphasise that a Sikh should lead a disciplined life engaged in ...
Honorifics in Judaism
There are a number of honorifics in Judaism that vary depending on the status of and the relationship to the person to whom one is referring.
"Rabbi" which means a religious 'teacher' is commonly ...
The Joys of Yiddish
The Joys of Yiddish is a book containing the lexicon of common words and phrases in the Yiddish language, primarily focusing on those words that had become known to speakers of American English due to...
The Joys of Yiddish - Wikipedia