Wu Zetian's Bold Move at the Spectacular Longmen Grottoes
The Longmen Grottoes remain one of the most sacred places in China. Which is why they were a perfect place for Wu Zetian, the country's first female ruler, to make a statement about her power. From: ...
Fethullah Gulen: The Islamic scholar Turkey blames for the failed coup - The Washington Post
The Islamic scholar lives in seclusion in Pennsylvania. Learn about the international charter school network said to be inspired by him.
Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
Astonishing Pictures Of 21st Century Pagan Ritual Garb From All Over Europe
You might not know it, but we’re in the middle of pagan ritual season! Every year from December until Easter, people from every country in Europe partake in pagan rituals in order to honor the planet’...
Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
Neuroscience Backs Up The Buddhist Belief  That “The Self” Isn’t Constant, But Ever-Changing
While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today. Buddhists, though, suggest that this is ju...
Bwiti Harp music. Iboga ceremony, Gabon
Captivating music from initiation. Ngombi! Bwakaye! Bassé!!!
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...
The symbol of the Swastika and its 12,000-year-old history
The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on Earth, a symbol that represents the slaughter of millions of people and one of the most destructive wars on Earth. But Adolf Hitler wa...
China accuses Dalai Lama of 'profaning' Buddhism by signalling end to reincarnation
A bizarre dispute involving the Dalai Lama and the Chinese Communist Party has broken out at China's annual meeting of parliament.
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...
Mummified Monk Inside Buddha Statue Meditating Forever, CT Reveals
A mummified monk was found meditating inside a Buddha statue, according to Robs Webstek. Although it was already known that a skeleton was inside the relic, the
Our Lady of the Holy Death Is the World's Fastest Growing Religious Movement
Our Lady of the Holy Death devotees compose the fastest growing religion in the world. "She has between 10 and 12 million devotees, and she's only been public for 12 years," said Andrew Chesnut, autho...
The Triptych Enigma by Richard Cassaro
An unprecedented new archaeological discovery has been made that ties the world's ancient pyramid-building civilizations together and shows they all practiced the same advanced "Universal Religion."
Fethullah Gulen: The Islamic scholar Turkey blames for the failed coup - The Washington Post
The Islamic scholar lives in seclusion in Pennsylvania. Learn about the international charter school network said to be inspired by him.
Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao do Vegetal
Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao do Vegetal, 546 U.S. 418 (2006), is a case decided by the United States Supreme Court involving the Federal Government's seizure of a sacramental te...
Kenelm Burridge
Kenelm Oswald Lancelot Burridge (born October 31, 1922 in Malta) is an anthropologist.
Kenelm Burridge was born in 1922 in Malta. After a childhood in Lucknow, India, he attended school in Great B...
Astonishing Pictures Of 21st Century Pagan Ritual Garb From All Over Europe
You might not know it, but we’re in the middle of pagan ritual season! Every year from December until Easter, people from every country in Europe partake in pagan rituals in order to honor the planet’...
Inka (beverage)
Inka is a Polish roasted grain beverage. Developed in the late 1960s during the communist era, Inka has been produced in Skawina since 1971, a centre of coffee production since the early 20th century....
Donyi-Polo
Donyi-Polo (also Donyi-Poloism) is the designation given to the indigenous religions, of animistic and shamanic type, of the Tani and other Tibeto-Burman peoples of Arunachal Pradesh, in north-eastern...
Luo religion
Luoism (simplified Chinese: 罗教; traditional Chinese: 羅教; pinyin: Luōjiào, Luójiào; literally: "Luo's teaching") or Luozuism (simplified Chinese: 罗祖教; traditional Chinese: 羅祖教; ...
Māori religion
Māori religion is the religious beliefs and practice of the Māori, the Polynesian indigenous people of New Zealand.
Traditional Māori religion, that is, the pre-European belief system of the Māori...