Wat Rong Khun is also known as the White Temple, is a contemporary unconventional buddhist and Hindu temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Thailand’s chief artist took ten years for the design and supervise the construction of the temple, is a gift to design and construct the temple dedicated to Thai Queen Sirilit. The shape of the building is the classic lanna temple
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Similarity between Cernunnos of the Celtic tribes (left) and of Pashupatinath of Sanatan Dharma (Indian image of Shiva deity) is uncanny ...giving rise to a great deal of speculation about the connections
At Taposiris Magna, where the ruins of the Osiris Temple and few Graeco-Roman tombs emerge from the sand during the latest search
Within the Vatican necropolis under the via Triumphalis, a child a little less than a year old was also found buried with an egg. This burial dates to around the same time as the Castellaccio child, about 50-150 AD, although this child was buried facing up and had additional grave goods. Excavators write that the egg is most likely “a symbol of rebirth, a new life balancing the injustice of a premature end” (Liverani et al., 2010; 229 [translation mine]). [Or maybe food for the afterlife?]
Augustus And The Tiburtine Sibyl by Caron, Antoine - Wall Art Giclee Print or Canvas
Lorsch Abbey, Germany. The abbey, together with its monumental entrance, the famous 'Torhall', are rare architectural vestiges of the Carolingian era. The sculptures and paintings from this period are still in remarkably good condition.
Hymn in Rig Veda is spoken to Surya, the Hindu sun god: The rays that are his banners ..shining over mankind like blazing fires/O Sun You cross heaven & the vast realm of space, O Sun/ Seven bay mares carry you in the chariot/The Sun has yoked the seven splendid daughters of the chariot."" As is found in the Greco-Roman Calendar the days of the week in the modern Hindu calendar are named for the 7 visible planets& they are ordered exactly as they are in the Greco-Roman Calendar
Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox Church. His ascetic dwelling and tomb became a holy site and were transformed into a monastic complex which played an important role in the spiritual and social life of medieval Bulgaria. Destroyed by fire at the beginning of the 19th century, the complex was rebuilt between 1834 and 1862.