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Namsan: Hermitage of the Seven Buddhas

As I descended to conclude my Grand Namsan Hike (in Gyeongju), I passed by Chibulam, the ‘hermitage of the seven Buddhas’, which is right next to an ancient Silla rock carving of seven Buddhas. 543 more words

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Rudyard Kipling :IF

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, 276 more words

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More Reclaimed History

Reclaiming the ancient history of Goddess religions and women’s roles in society has positive relevance for all of us, not just women! As Winston Churchill said, “History is written by the victors.” I disagree with the idea that in order to move forward, we must not look back. 88 more words

Offering to goddess reveals reach of late 15th century Aztec empire

In May 2008 a team of researchers forming part of the Templo Mayor project of the historic centre of Mexico City, discovered a large offering which had been placed underneath an enormous statue of the goddess Tlaltecuhtli. 569 more words

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Egyptian mummification started much earlier than previously thought, say researchers

Research results push back origins of mummification in ancient Egypt by 1,500 years.

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Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought. 753 more words

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Offerings found in Temple of the Feathered Serpent tunnel at Teotihuacan

At a recent INAH press conference on the Tlalocan project, it was announced that a substantial offering and three chambers have been discovered at the far end of a tunnel discovered under the… 396 more words

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About the Black-Headed People

The Sumerians are considered to be the most ancient civilized people in history.

They settled in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) from the Early Bronze Age, ca. 440 more words

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