Ancient tradition

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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Gilten Market returns to Isle of Wight – Isle of Wight Observer News

A historic agricultural tradition returned to the island this week, after moving to the mainland for two years due to the Covid pandemic. Gilten’s market was first held at Tapnell Farm on Monday and drew large numbers from the island’s farming community with plenty of cattle entries. The Isle of Wight is the only place in Britain to host a …

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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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