Ancient tradition

Why the marriage register must evolve after marriages

Placeholder while loading article actions In March, Jé Judson was about to complete her doctorate in public health and sent her friends a link to a registry to celebrate. Compiled on Zola, a popular wedding registry website, it was full of random and practical things: gardening supplies, new luggage, a “funds” option for friends to help her attend college lectures. …

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Iconic Peruvian Foods You Must Try Before You Die

Ceviche, the national dish of Peru, consists of cubed white fish (e.g. sea bass, redfish) that have been marinated in lime or lemon juice and seasoned with chili peppers and cilantro. While this iconic dish is made with the freshest seafood possible and isn’t cooked in the traditional sense, it isn’t technically raw either. Interestingly, the acid in lime juice …

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Carrying on the tradition: the manufacture of felt in the spotlight

Felt is a fabric made by rolling and pressing woolen fibers while applying heat or moisture. This textile, used in the production of a diverse range of items from blankets to clothing, is one of the oldest products and perhaps the oldest fabric known to man. It’s no surprise that felt has had a long and significant history in the …

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What Samuel Alito is wrong about English common law

And for the court’s Catholic judges, it makes even less sense to deny rights based on what pre-revolutionary English jurists once thought. For about a century and a half before American independence, the English legal system imposed a wide range of civil and religious restrictions on English Catholics who had refused to convert to the Anglican faith. Catholics were repeatedly …

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krishna kunj: Cg to promote planting through Krishna Kunj | Raipur News

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has announced the development of ‘Krishna Kunj’ in all municipalities in the state on a plot of at least one acre which would have trees like peepul, neem and the banyan tree and would signify the cultural importance in people’s lives. The Chief Minister has ordered all District Collectors to initiate the allocation of …

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Sean from the South: Fried Glory

By Sean Dietrich, Sean of the South Remark In my family, there was really no difference between religion and fried chicken. The two elements went hand in hand. When you attended religious events, you ate fried chicken. Any other dish bordered on paganism. Sean Dietrich (Photo courtesy of seandietrich.com) We did not meet, for example, at covered Baptist suppers to …

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The Dangers of Holocaust Denial: Chronicle

We are in a climate where the truth can be threatened. Too often this is a partisan issue and our highly charged political environment is ripe for distortions and inaccuracies about the past. It’s dangerous. We can’t learn from history if we don’t know the facts about what really happened. It is in this political milieu that the veracity of …

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SAR Academy makes matzoh | The Riverdale Press

BY STACY DRIKS The SAR Academy hosted its fourth annual matzoh-making factory two weeks ago. Students and families have created a momentous occasion for themselves to produce an 18-minute kosher Shmurah matzoh by hand. This matzoh is wheat kept in its harvest and is meant to be eaten only on the first day of Passover, fulfilling a religious duty. Baking …

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Indian educational institutions must regain their old reputation and make them world-class: Vice President Naidu

Bilaspur: Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday stressed the need to make educational institutions world-class and promote research and innovation to restore India’s ancient reputation. Addressing the third convocation of Atal Bihari Vajpayee University (ABVU) Bilaspur through a pre-recorded video message, the Vice President said that he expects the university to undertake research on popular culture, traditions, arts and …

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PM Modi lays foundation stone of WHO Traditional Medicine Center in Jamnagar

Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday laid the cornerstone of the WHO World Center for Traditional Medicine in Jamnagar, Gujarat. World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth were present at the event. The Indian-led center will be the first and only global outpost of traditional medicine across the globe, aiming to become an …

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Pandav Lari: rediscovering ancient architecture

Even when entering these crumbling complexes. These great remains with their porches and pediments have remained more from Greece than from India, and it is hard to believe that a style of architecture which differs so much from all Indian examples and has so much in common with those of Greece, may have been due to chance only this striking …

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Osterhase, Eostre or pysanky – it’s always Easter

As Easter approaches, religious and non-religious American families prepare to celebrate. In a way, it’s about his mixed background. A minister once told me that Easter is the holiest of all Christian holidays – the day Christians celebrate the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven, and a story almost every American is already very familiar with. Like other major Christian …

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French brewers return beer to its feminine roots

When Vero and Vero started making beer, they thought they were part of a new trend of women asserting themselves in an industry traditionally dominated by men, only to discover that beer actually had ancient roots. feminine. “We were just two women who loved beer and wanted to do something on their own,” says Véro Lanceron, 44, co-founder of Y’a …

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Yitziyat Mitzrayim and the Pedagogy of Passover

“You will observe the [Feast of] Unleavened bread, for this very day I brought out your ranks out of the land of Egypt; you will observe this day down through the ages as an institution for all time. (Exodus 12:17) Itsiyat Mitzrayim—the Exodus from Egypt – was a monumental milestone in the history of the Jewish people. Rabbi Irving Greenberg …

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Palestinians overcome hurdles to unearth ancient treasures in Gaza

A few meters from the Mediterranean coast, archaeologists from Gaza unearth ancient wonders in the Palestinian enclave. “There is a saying that Gaza is above the treasure,” said Nemaa El Sawarka, a guide and archaeologist working at Saint Hilarion Monastery. The monastery south of Gaza City is considered one of the largest finds in the Middle East. As students stroll …

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Happy Gangaur Teej 2022 Wishes and Greetings: Maa Gauri Images, HD Wallpapers, WhatsApp Status, Telegram Quotes and Goddess Parvati Photos for Gauri Tritiya Celebration

India, land of celebrations, is a mixture of different cultures. Different states have their own cultural impact and this gives us the opportunity to celebrate several festivals at once. Rajasthan celebrates Gangaur in a grand way, with great enthusiasm. Not only Rajasthan, but all states where Marwaris live, celebrate this festival with traditional customs and happiness. According to the Hindu …

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Ivy League makes its presence felt in the men’s NCAAs

2022 NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS The Ivy League has a long tradition of swimming, with former US Olympians like Bobby Hackett, David Berkoff and Nelson Diebel, among others, all having called the Ivy League home. At the team level, Yale was a historic powerhouse under legendary coach Robert Kiphuth, winning four NCAA tag team titles between …

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MPs expected to contribute Rs 5 crore each to MPLADS funds to help rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits: AAP member

On Friday, AAP member Sanjay Singh suggested that all MPs contribute Rs 5 crore each from their MPLADS funds to help rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits. Participating in a discussion in Rajya Sabha on a resolution proposed by BJP MP Rakesh Sinha urging the government to establish research foundations at state and district levels to revive the glorious tradition of ancient Indian …

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Kauaʻi taro farmers defend measure that could change Hawaiʻi’s water leasing process

Taro cultivation in Hawaiʻi is an ancient native Hawaiian tradition with modern challenges ranging from invasive species and predators to land loss and water loss. In the Waiʻoli Valley on Kauaʻi’s North Shore, a group of taro growers are pushing for potentially game-changing legislation for taro growers across the islands. Every day you’ll find 86-year-old Clarence Kaona, also known as …

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SRM University signs MoU with HET

To facilitate staff training, in-depth faculty training and other workshops on inner wellbeing, SRM University Andhra Pradesh Campus on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Heartfulness Education Trust (HET) . The collaboration aims to promote preventive health care and mindfulness practices. HET advocates the integration of ancient tradition with modern scientific understanding through workshops, student internships, Heartfulness leadership conclaves/panels, …

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The “Nowruz Caravan” rings the Persian New Year before the festivities

Yusef JalaliTV press, Hamadan Tunes of happiness ring out as Iranians prepare to usher in the Persian New Year, known as Nowruz. A few days before the occasion, the Iranian city of Hamadan hosted folk music groups from different provinces to sing, dance and celebrate the ancient tradition of Nowruz, each ethnicity in its own style. Nowruz marks the beginning …

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Israelis produce biblical-inspired bourbon-style whiskey

Kentucky Slingshot Style Whiskey Legends Distillery created Israel’s first bourbon on the site where David fought Goliath. An ancient land of legends. It is almost impossible to walk for long without retracing the footsteps of one legend or another. And that is certainly the case in the Valley of Ella, where David slew Goliath, creating an image that has been …

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Akshay Kumar joins Vidyut Jammwal on ‘India’s Ultimate Warrior’

Focus, Control, Determination, Balance, Discipline – these characteristics are what truly define a warrior! As a nation, India owes its rich heritage to the might of many selfless warriors who fought for the honor of this country. In an ode to true yoddhas and the ancient tradition of Indian fighting forms, Discovery Network is set to bring a one-of-a-kind reality …

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Mamak Khadem – Remembrance / The RootsWorld Review

Rmemory begins with the sound of a solitary high harmonica, more akin to the sonic image of the American West than one would expect from Iranian-born artist Mamak Khadem. But then the rhythm section slips under the keyboards and the words of 13th-century Persian poet Saadi Shirazi slowly reach your ears. When you dance the whirlwind dance,you are a cypress;when …

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Tee Mamou and Iota Folklife Festival full of fun and mischief

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – One of the most traditional Mardi Gras celebrations is the Tee Mamou Mardi Gras celebration. They have a chicken coop, lots of dancing and all kinds of gastronomic delights. But, phew, baby. These Mardi Gras-ers from Tee Mamou – they are one of a kind. And you have to be on your guard because you …

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Amid pandemic restrictions, free statewide Mahashivratri celebration takes place 2 years later

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The people of Madhya Pradesh will celebrate Mahashivratri, the wedding anniversary of Lord Shiva, without any Covid-19 restrictions after a gap of two years. The culture department also announced the holding of programs at four temples in the state, including the Mahakal Temple in Ujjain. About 12 popular Shiva temples in the state including Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (Ujjain), …

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Why do we toast before drinking?

But the clink of glasses didn’t stop with ancient civilizations. According to The Daily Meal, in the Middle Ages, aggressively clinking glasses together was almost a means of survival. People were toasting their glasses so that the drink inside the two glasses spilled into each other. It was done to ensure one person was not trying to poison the other …

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Haines Annual Winterfest Runs February 25-27 | KHNS Radio

Winners of the Olympic Games (Photo courtesy of Amanda Randles) The annual Haines Winterfest is happening this weekend with winter races, games, food and more. KHNS Corinne Smith has an overview of the weekend’s events. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/23Winterfest.mp3 Now in its sixth year, Haines Winterfest has become a welcome mid-winter tradition – whether for new or long-time competitors, spectators, or anyone ready …

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Netflix’s Vikings: Valhalla – why we got Vikings wrong

At Miklagaard – which some claim to have provided the visual landmarks of Asgard, the home of the Norse gods – it was possible for the Vikings to acquire wealth and employment. Indeed, the Vikings made up the vast majority of the Varangian Guard, protectors of the Byzantine emperors between the 10th and 14th centuries. In the early 11th century, …

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The Royal Irish lay down their old regimental colors at Fermanagh

The colors were laid down at the Inniskillings Museum in Enniskillen Castle on Sunday evening The colors were laid in a ceremony at the Inniskillings Museum in the grounds of Enniskillen Castle on Sunday evening. They officially left the parade for the last time when 2 Royal Irish received their new colors at the Titanic Slipway in Belfast in September …

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Yerevan Brandy Company Book Donation Day

Yerevan /Mediamax/. In the year of the 135th anniversary of brandy production in Armenia, Yerevan Brandy Company reinvents the tradition of book donation and celebrates Book Day in a warm and friendly way. On February 18, on the eve of Book Day, a special event was held at the ARARAT Museum of the Yerevan Brandy Company. As part of the …

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The indescribable truth of gnocchi

Though frequently slotted into the “pasta” section of restaurant menus, gnocchi deserves its own category — not least because, according to Saveur, gnocchi predates pasta by centuries. Comparisons are natural. The South China Morning Post points to Alan Davidson the Oxford Companion to Food, in which he writes that due to the similar dough of water and flour, as well …

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Dissecting the liberal dilemma over the hijab

Muslim women need equality, no doubt. But for the necessary process of social change to take place, Muslims first need security to live and conduct their lives as equal citizens, especially when their rights are under threat during BJP rule. Representative photo: iStock The hijab ban in schools in Karnataka has thrown some liberals into a dilemma. The religious control …

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8 Unique Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World

In Japan, women are expected to give chocolate to their boyfriends or husbands on Valentine’s Day. YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP via Getty Images While chocolates, candies and cards are quite ubiquitous on Valentine’s daythe holiday has taken on unique traditions in different parts of the globe. Discover Japan’s “true feelings” chocolates, South Africa’s mass weddings, Denmark’s “love spoons” and other ways humans …

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Suzy Peltier’s book “Ancient Wisdom for Modern Needs” shows Taoist Wicca as a seasonal self-coaching ritual calendar system that makes healing and growth fun and effective

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) February 09, 2022 Suzy Peltier, massage therapist, hypnotherapist, Reiki master-teacher and Third Degree Wiccan High Priestess dedicated to the principle of holism, brings her thirty years of clinical experience to her new book “Ancient Wisdom for Modern Needs”. It’s a life-changing combination of wit and wisdom that guides readers to find balance between themselves, the Universe, …

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Why Ukraine’s Religious Conflict Reflects Historical Russian-Ukrainian Tensions

Eds: This story was provided by The Conversation for AP customers. The Associated Press does not guarantee the content. J. Eugene Clay, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) As Russia amass troops on the Ukrainian border in preparation for a possible invasion, tensions between the two countries are also manifesting in conflict within the Orthodox Church. Two different Orthodox churches claim …

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Myths and legends of Alexander the Great

THIS DRAWING FROM THE MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT OF PENIARTH 481 shows Alexander the Great defeating the Indian king Porus in single combat before their armies. By Anastasia Kaliabakos Every summer, I have to rearrange my shelves. During the school year, I acquire a large number of new texts; and it became more and more difficult to find space for all of …

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How many Assassin’s Creed games are there

the Assassin’s Creed The series started in 2007 and has since grown into one of the biggest gaming franchises with 24 games in total. Developed by Ubisoft and its many subsidiary studios, modern Assassin’s Creed the mainline installments are gargantuan games with expansive worlds and ambitious scope. Relatively, Assassin’s CreedThe original game looks rather quaint, but was an escapist title …

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How Ireland used to celebrate St Brigid’s Day in the past

Analysis: From Biddy and Brat Bríde boys to Holy Wells and Brigid’s Crosses, February 1st was marked with much excitement in old Ireland St Brigid’s Day, or La Fheile Bride, was once a major turning point in the ancient Irish calendar and was widely celebrated. Taking place at the same time as Imbolc, an ancestral festival that ushered in the …

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NON-FICTION: INDIA’S SOCIAL TUMULT – Journal

The Indian government’s war against what it calls “anti-national” elements continues to take increasingly absurd forms. Some recent incidents have turned from tragedy to farce – such as the case of Nafeesa Attari, the Muslim schoolteacher from the Indian state of Rajasthan who was forced to quit her job for supporting the Pakistan cricket team during the last T20 tournament …

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After 600 years, a Swiss town finally has a woman on night watch

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Late at night from the top of Lausanne Cathedral, Cassandre Berdoz cries out, loud and on time, for women’s rights in Switzerland, a country that has lagged behind in gender equality. sexes. Mrs. Berdoz, 28, is the first woman ever appointed to the position of night watchman in Lausanne, while the city has had plenty of time …

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Force majeure—Luke wakes up | Pacific Sun

We often talk about spiritual awakening here, including how it feels – terrifying; why it is necessary—to know what we really are; and how it goes. So let’s take a look at a character we all know and see how he becomes enlightened, empowered, and reborn. George Lucas drew heavily on the work of mythologist Joseph Campbell when creating the …

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WDET 101.9FM WDET is Detroit’s public radio station

Nargis Rahman Cathy Manna launched Taste of Aden a few years before the pandemic. While she feared COVID-19 would bankrupt her, it became an opportunity for her. “Communities of Hope” features Detroiters from communities of color who have sought ways to persevere during the pandemic. Cathy Manna is the owner of Taste of Aden, a restaurant business serving Yemeni dishes …

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What about Prince Andrew’s excommunication? | Opinions

Queen Elizabeth, who has spent her life hiding the brutality and violence of the monarchy, is now doing the same with her disgraced son. Kenyan academic, activist and public intellectual Dr Wandia Njoya recently described the Kenyan government as “spectacularly British”. She was referring to how the corrupt Kenyan state is in many ways re-creating the feudalism that gave birth …

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Persian Immortals | What made them immortal?

Who were the Persian Immortals? The Persian Immortals were an elite military unit in operation for approximately two centuries, nearly the entire lifespan of the Achaemenid Empire, which ran from 550 BC to 330 BC. Ten thousand strong, the Immortals represented the absolute cream of the Empire’s troops and operated as both the Emperor’s guard and part of the standing …

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Diatribe: Summer Peninsula Malaise – Neos Kosmos

The Twelve Days of Christmas are well and truly over, although yet another year their denouement has not been marked by a mass migration to Princess Pier, for the ritual blessing of the waters and the consumption of souvlaki. The Christmas goblins, the kallikantzaroi, are now safe again beneath the bowels of the earth and have once again begun to …

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Oriental Thoughts in Maltese Language

The book Ekam Sat (truth is one) written by Charles J. Muscat is an anthology of writings and reflections on the ancient metaphysical doctrine of the Veda Dharma in the Maltese language, written with the intention of sharing an experience of Sanātana Dharma (eternal order) with Maltese Readers. In the spirit of the tradition of illustrations on Hindu philosophy and …

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‘Spencer’ and the ties that bind – The Daily Aztec

*CW: This film contains depictions of bulimia and self-harm.* “Poor strangers, they have so much to fear.” -Shirley Jackson, “We’ve Always Lived in the Castle” Sandringham Estate, 1991: Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, is late for Christmas. Not that she wants to come; the holidays can be hell, but when your in-laws are royals (and your royal husband is blatantly …

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Sulli Deals group abused 30 Twitter pseudonyms to target Muslim women: police

Ongoing investigation into “Sulli Deals” case has revealed that around 30 Twitter accounts were misused to upload transformed photos of Muslim women for their alleged “auction”, Delhi police said on Monday. . Delhi police are trying to identify members of the group which also included 26-year-old Indore Aumkareshwar Thakur, an official said. They said Thakur deleted content from his laptop, …

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When debts become unpayable, they must be forgiven

Debt is a reality, even though it has turned out to be one of the most enduring problems plaguing our world. Your home, your consumer goods, your degree and, if you live in the United States, your medical care – more than likely, it was all made possible by debt. Periodic economic crises have been among the results. Whenever such …

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Catholic women wearing a veil: a misguided practice

During our Christmas vacation, we attended a Catholic church where a notable number of women wore chapel veils. The reasons for this practice are, I think, wrong. While browsing the literature on this subject, I found several tusks of women wearing a veil or a mantilla. They claim it is not a misogynistic practice, and pious apologies are given, but …

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The ancient Indraprastha

The history of the capital of India is so closely linked to the history of Bharat, Hindustan and India that it is indeed difficult to speak of one without the other. The formidable challenge is not the dearth of sources or reference materials: on the contrary, it is how to sift the “salient” from the plethora of information about a …

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NASA and priests preparing for ETI contact?

NASA and religion? Oh good? Yes really. “NASA Hires Priests to Prepare Humans for Contact with Aliens,” the headline read. “NASA paid priests to know how to deal with aliens,” reads another. [Alien in spiritual triangle by Thomas Larch] Is NASA really teaming up with the clergy to better prepare Earth society for an extraterrestrial encounter? Yes. And no. Sorta. …

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palazzo pianca translates the ambiance of venice into a contemporary retreat

pianca explores the meaning of hospitality in Venice in an elegant 16th century palace in the historic center of Venice, specialist in furnishing accessories pianca has created a hotel that combines contemporary and heritage elements. Nicknamed “palazzo pianca”, the boutique project is located near the iconic Piazza San Marco and offers a “factory of ideas for lifestyles”. a continuous study …

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Bringing the Latin American Las Posadas Christmas Tradition to Watertown

The Grace Lutheran Church and Glacial Lakes Multicultural Center recreated Mary and Joseph’s journey and the birth of Jesus in Las Posadas on Sunday. And the production was right: it is wise to treat foreigners well. Las Posadas celebrations are seen throughout Latin America and by Hispanics in the United States. Translated from Spanish, Las Posadas means “inns”. It was …

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How do Hungarians celebrate Christmas? – History and traditions

In most English speaking countries and many other parts of the world where Christmas is celebrated, Santa Claus is believed to give gifts to people – especially children – on Christmas Eve. However, Hungarians celebrate Christmas a little differently. In Hungary, as in many European countries, Jezuska (Christkind) is the traditional gift on Christmas, and in Hungary it is usually …

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The “golden apples” from Greece have a high nutritional value

The quince, known to the ancient Greeks as the “golden apples”. Credit: Frédérique Voisin-Demery / Wikimedia Commons The ancient Greeks called the quince “the golden apple”; this fruit, which has a high nutritional value and medicinal qualities, also symbolized love in ancient times. December is the month of the quince, a season in Greece when the yellow fruit that resembles …

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More Orthodox Jewish women are ordained; change is uneven

At the South Philadelphia Shtiebel, a 5 foot high partition, called a “mechitza”, separates the men from the women in accordance with … At the South Philadelphia Shtiebel, a 5 foot high partition, called a “mechitza”, separates the men from the women in accordance with ancient tradition. But when it comes time for the sermon, Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter, the leader …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls for joint efforts to shape global standards for social media and cryptocurrencies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for united efforts to shape global standards for emerging technologies such as social media and cryptocurrencies to be used to “strengthen” democracy, not “undermine” it. “. In a virtual speech at the Democracy Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden, Modi said India would be happy to share its expertise in holding free …

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Meet the woman looking to attend every wonderful UK festival

The evening of Midsummer’s Day, the power station Square in Whalton, a small village in the north of England, lights up fiery red. Baal’s fire tradition – locals build a bonfire and light it – is meant to bless the harvest of the season and has continued uninterrupted for centuries. The Mari Lwyd tradition in South Wales is so old …

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Churches must evolve thoughtfully over time

Young people would just say “this is what it is”. Elderly people would say “it is not what it used to be”. We are talking about the church, of course … this rock of the ages, bearer of tradition through the ages. But if you’ve been careful over the last half century or so, you’ve seen tradition erode at times, …

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IO Saturnalia! Latin students announce ancient Roman festival of peace and harmony – Mainline Media News

During the dark days of December, in many mainline schools, students will be heard exclaiming the celebration “IO SATURNALIA!” », A bugle call throughout the centuries of the Roman feast of Saturnalia. The commemoration originated in ancient Rome in honor of an early god-king named Saturn who was renowned for the goodwill and prosperity of his reign. According to tradition, …

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How to buy the perfect Christmas present

“It’s also important to pay attention to their interests and conversation flow. Did they mention a concert they are going to attend or a motorbike they have watched? These are all clues that could help you find the perfect gift. Step two: track down your recipient Fear not, it has less to do with sitting in a car parked outside …

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Clark appointed to the Board of Directors of Dry Stone Conservancy

Dane R. Clark of West Union has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Dry Stone Conservancy. (Photo provided) Press release Dane R. Clark of West Union has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Dry Stone Conservancy. Located in Lexington, Ky., Dry Stone Conservancy is a non-profit organization established in 1996. Today, Dry Stone Conservancy is leading …

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Hanukkah offers a lesson in addiction management

The eight-day Festival of Lights that begins Sunday night is a celebration of spiritual freedom that marks the triumph of a small group of the oppressed over a mighty army. But for Rabbi Michael Perice, the Hanukkah message strikes more deeply than that of an unlikely military victory over 2,000 years ago in the Land of Israel. The holiday commemorates …

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An ancient tradition revived when the city’s Christmas lights come on

Redruth Wassail braved his traditional city pub crawl despite high wind and rain from Storm Arwen Despite very strong winds and persistent rain from Storm Arwen, knocking down trees, causing power cuts and creating travel chaos through Cornwall, a town was filled with music and color thanks to the revival of a ancient tradition. Redruth Wassail was first resurrected in …

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Rare and highly anticipated Native American restaurant debuts in Oakland

Inside Wahpepah’s Kitchen, the new Native American restaurant in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood, bright yellow shelves are stocked with jars of sumac berries, blue cornmeal, black beans, and other Indigenous ingredients. These shelves are “chef-owner Crystal Wahpepah’s interpretation of an Aboriginal pantry,” she says. All you see is what we harvest and cook. Despite its historical heritage, Native American cuisine is …

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Paleozoic plymouths

This fall marks the 400th anniversary of a gathering in 1621 of members of the Wampanoag Nation and European settlers near Plymouth, Massachusetts. Historians are still debating the exact circumstances of the gathering, but the story inspired the modern American tradition of Thanksgiving, which was designated a national holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863. For many Native Americans, however, it …

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