Tags » Religious Symbols

Face Coverings (Prohibition) Bill – Notes from the Second Reading

Anna Jobe is a third year PhD student at Durham Law School. Her thesis research concerns the regulation of religious symbols.

“I do not know what the definition of ‘draconian’ is, but it certainly does not sound very good, and I am sure that it does not apply to my Bill.” 1,862 more words

Human Rights

“Culture” or “religion”? Understanding the popularity of the Passion

The Passion comes to Groningen in 2014. A hugely popular event, it raises many questions at the same time. Is it a form of religion reasserting itself in the public sphere? 1,516 more words


Shamballa bracelets in many different colour combinations [140321]

In Tibetan Buddhist and Indian Hindu/Buddhist traditions, Shamballa is a place of peace, tranquillity and happiness. It is a kingdom where all inhabitants are enlightened; a Buddhist Pure Land whose reality is visionary or spiritual as much as physical or geographic. 322 more words

Conceptual Crafts

Twist knot rosary with black onyx and hematite

Just finished another twist knot rosary today. This one was made with 8mm black onyx beads and octagonal hematite for the six Our Fathers. The cord is a black waxed cotton. 26 more words

Conceptual Crafts

786 Is Sanskrit Flipped Arabic Numerals

There is a view that the Number 786 is Sanskrit numerals and Arabic Flipped over.

786, considered sacred in Islam, believed to indicate Allah… 133 more words