Around the World in 80 Faiths
Around the World in 80 Faiths is a British television series which was first broadcast by the BBC on 2 January 2009. The series was presented by Anglican vicar Pete Owen-Jones, who was researching the...
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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.
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 ...
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
Holy places
Holy places, (Loca sancta) generally refers to the sites that a religion considers to be of special religious significance. They are usually places visited by pilgrims.
Located in Bahji near Acre,...
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Abkhaz neopaganism
Abkhaz Neopaganism, or the Abkhaz native religion, is the contemporary re-emergence of the ethnic religion of the Abkhaz people in Abkhazia, a revitalisation which started in the 1980s. The most impor...
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Adyghe Habze
Adyghe Habze, also Circassian Habze or Habza (Adyghe: Адыгэ Хабзэ /adəɣa xaːbza/ ; derived from хы khy, meaning "order", plus бзэ bze, meaning "speech"), also spelled Khabze, Khabza or Xabze, als...
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Ætsæg Din
Ætsæg Din or Etseg Din (Ossetian: Æцæг Дин, literally "Exact Faith", "Right Faith") is the modern organised revival of Ossetian ethnic religion (see Ossetian mythology), emerging since the 1980s....
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Traditional African religion
The traditional beliefs and practices of African peoples include various traditional religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief...
Ājīvika
Ājīvika (also written Ajivika or Ajivaka, literally means "living" in Sanskrit) was a system of ancient Indian philosophy and an ascetic movement of the Mahajanapada period in the Indian subcontinent....
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Ali-Illahism
Ali Illahism is a syncretic religion which has been practiced in parts of Iranian Luristan which combines elements of Shia Islam with older religions. It centers on the belief that there have been suc...
Anacalypsis
Anacalypsis (full title: Anacalypsis: An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil of the Saitic Isis or an Inquiry into the Origin of Languages, Nations and Religions) is a lengthy two-volume treatise written ...
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Armenian neopaganism
Armenian Neopaganism, or Hetanism (Armenian: Հեթանոսութիւն Hetanosutiwn; a cognate word of "Heathenism"), is a Neopagan religion of reconstructionist kind, constituting an ethnic religion of the Armen...
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Astati
The Astati were a Paulician sect in the 9th century, the followers of Sergius, who renewed the beliefs of Manichaeism. They prevailed much under Emperor Nicephorus I, but later, under Michael I Rhang...
Bocheon-gyo
Bocheonism (Korean: 보천교 Bocheongyo or Pochonkyo, "religion of the vault of heaven/firmament") is a religion of Korea, rooted in Korean shamanism. It was founded by Cha Gyeong-seok on Ibam Mountain in ...
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Buddhism
Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or dharma, "right way of living", that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, common...
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Bussho Gonenkai Kyōdan
Bussho Gonenkai Kyōdan (佛所護念会教団) is an offshoot of Reiyūkai and branch of Nichiren Buddhism. It was founded in 1950 in Japan by Kaichi Sekiguchi and his wife Tomino Sekiguchi.Its teachings are based...
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Bwiti
Bwiti is a spiritual discipline of the forest-dwelling Babongo and Mitsogo peoples of Gabon (where it is recognized as one of three official religions) and by the Fang people of Gabon and Cameroon. Mo...