Category: Art

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What Is a Kachina?

Heard of the Kachina dolls of the Hopi/Pueblo indians? Here is a great description of what they are and how they fit in to the religious system of the indians written by Harold Colton...

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The Shroud Of Turin: Real Or Fake?

What exactly is The Shroud of Turin? Well, if you’re a devout Catholic, it’s the sheet the Jesus Christ was buried in; if you’re anyone else, then well, the shroud is a mystery that...

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Mandalas – Creativity and Complexity

Mandalas have been used around the world in religious and spiritual contexts to express beauty, creativity, complexity and things about the nature of life that are not easily put into words. Sometimes they seem...

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Masks Around the World

Masks are a very interesting topic. They can be used to mask our real physical faces for fun but can also been used to reveal our inner selves. In rituals, shamans or role players...

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The Mysteries of Easter Island

  On Easter Sunday, 1722, the Dutch Admiral Jacob Roggeveen led his tiny fleet of three sailing ships into the shelter of a small and unknown island deep in the southern Pacific Ocean. The...

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The Mona Lisa Mystery Code

The curiosity generally focuses on the lazy, sly smile of the famous shadowy work. But now, the Mona Lisa is at the center of another mystery after curators had a new, closer look at...

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