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An Un-Corrupted Look At Buddhism

Buddhism is a way of life, a philosophy. However, the practice is often described as a religion, which it has ultimately become – albeit a pragmatic one. 1,397 more words

Ancient History

The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism

The Simple Way To End Suffering

Legend says that when Gautama Buddha meditated under a Peepal Tree and reached nirvana in Bodh Gaya, east India, he realised “four noble truths.” 1,050 more words

Ancient History

Unique Writings Found in Georgia May Change World History

Commuters on Georgia’s main highway could scarcely have imagined that they were driving past something that may change the history of scripts as we know it. 496 more words

Ancient History

THE HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR, by Thucydides (2.8.94 – 4.12.5 of 8.26.109)

Two things that make a nation weak and vulnerable to attack and defeat by an enemy are DIVISION and DISORDER.

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Book Extract: Lake Titicaca, Boliva

From La Paz to Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

At 3,812 metres (12,507ft) above sea level, Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. Within easy-reaching distance and shrouded in Inca legend, is Isla del Sol, the highest island in the world, said to have been the birthplace of the first Inca King, Manco Capac. 1,058 more words

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What Is Gematria? Sacred Numbers of the Secret Universe!

Pythagoras, the father of modern mathematics, said “numbers are the language of the Universe.” And once you understand gematria and numerology, you recognise the importance of the sage’s words. 1,454 more words

Alchemical Symbolism