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Prayer for the Second Sunday after Epiphany

O Lord God,
you always hear those who cry to you,
and you show your tender mercy to those who are distressed.
Help us to despise the emptiness of this world, 117 more words

Christ

Jihad

Moment on twitter (collected tweets)

It seems today that the problem of the world with jihad is being firstly in the lack of understanding why jihadists do what they do. 648 more words

Suiko, 554-628

Empress of Japan, 592-628

The first female ruler of Japan, her long and stable reign included the Empire’s first official recognition of Buddhism.

The daughter of Emperor Kinmei, she was the official consort of her half-brother Emperor Bidatsu with whom she had seven children. 126 more words

Monarchy

New Year's Day: Name of Jesus

O Jesus, our Savior and our Lord,
by the proclamation of your grace,
you took the yoke of the law from our necks,
and removed the burden from our shoulders to your own; 80 more words

Christian Prayer

Prayer for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

O God,
author of peace,
may we be so held in the bonds of love,
that those who are peaceful may remain in peace,
and that those who differ may be reconciled by your mercy; 37 more words

God

India, Shakyamuni steles

The historical buddha stands on a lotus, holding a piece of his garment in the left hand, the other displaying the gesture of supreme generosity, a small  figure kneeling next to him. 82 more words

Buddhist Sculpture

India, Trailokyavijaya

This rare sculpture depicts Trailokyavijaya with 4 heads and 8 hands. Each face has 3 eyes and displays a different feeling (amorous fury, disgust, anger, grace). 113 more words

Asian Art