A temple (from the Latin word templum) is a structure reserved for religious or spiritual activities, such as prayer and sacrifice, or analogous rites. A templum constituted a sacred precinct as defin...
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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: ...
Angkor Wat looks absolutely majestic!
Angkor Wat looks absolutely majestic! 😍
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LIDAR sends out a million laser points to create a digital outline of the land's surface. Scientists are using these high-tech renderings to uncover the secr...
Egyptian Hieroglyphs Are In Bloom At The Met's New Projected Light Exhibit
You might be aware that the Classical world’s marble statues were once painted. The Greek figures that museum-goers find plenty admirable in unadorned white were once much more colorful. The same is t...
BBC Travel - India’s temples of sex
This extremely conservative country was once home to the world’s first sex treatise and the erotic art on display is perhaps more shocking now than when it was created.
History Of Khmer Empire
The Khmer empire was a powerful state in South East Asia, formed by people of the same name, lasting from 802 CE to 1431 CE. At its peak, the empire covered much of what today is Cambodia, Thailand, L...
Kailasa Temple in Ellora Caves - Built with Alien Technology?
This is the world famous Kailasa temple at Ellora and let's look objectively into who could have built this amazing structure.
Doors Open Toronto Event at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto
Doors Open Toronto Event BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto May 23-24, 2009
Breathtaking Images Of Shaolin Monks Training
These breathtaking images will leave you speechless... Shaolin monks believe that strength comes only from the mind, because of this there are almost no limits to what they can do with their bodies du...
Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques
It's a side of Iran the rest of the world doesn't normally get to see -- the kaleidoscopically brilliant interiors of the country's intricately designed mosques. With beautiful mosaics and stained gla...
Kodandarama Swamy Temple in Vontimitta at Kadapa District | Gudi Gantalu | Studio N
Gudi Gantalu is a program on the sacred shrines and holy deities situated all over India. Watch this program to know more astonishing facts about the Spiritual India. Watch Studio N, the 24-hour Telu...
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...
Two US women accused of taking naked photos at Angkor temple complex
Cambodian authorities say US sisters were arrested after being discovered taking ‘nude pictures’ inside Preah Khan temple at the world heritage site
Egyptian temple
Egyptian temples were built for the official worship of the gods and commemoration of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt and in regions under Egyptian control. Temples were seen as houses for the gods or kings...
Egyptian temple - Wikipedia
Greek temple
Greek temples (Ancient Greek: ὁ ναός, ho naós "dwelling", semantically distinct from Latin templum "temple") were structures built to house deity statues within Greek sanctuaries in ancient Greek re...
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Roman temple
Ancient Roman temples are among the most visible archaeological remains of Roman culture, and are a significant source for Roman architecture. Their construction and maintenance was a major part of a...
Roman temple - Wikipedia
Hindu temple
A Hindu temple (Sanskrit: मन्दिर - Mandir, प्रासाद - Prasada) is a house of god(s). It is a space and structure designed to bring human beings and gods together, infused with symbolism to express the ...
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Buddhist temple
This is a list of Buddhist temples, monasteries, stupas, and pagodas for which there are Wikipedia articles, sorted by location.
Buddhist temple - Wikipedia
List of Buddhist temples
This is a list of Buddhist temples, monasteries, stupas, and pagodas for which there are Wikipedia articles, sorted by location.
List of Buddhist temples - Wikipedia
Fire temple
A fire temple in Zoroastrianism is the place of worship for Zoroastrians, often called dar-e mehr (Persian) or agiyari (Gujarati). In the Zoroastrian religion, fire (see Atar), together with clean wat...
Fire temple - Wikipedia