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A brief history of the Mandala

The Tibetan mandala literally means ‘circle’ or ‘disk’ and resembles cubist paintings to those ignorant of ancient practices.

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History

Who was Saladin

Saladin was a Sunni Muslim Kurd who founded the Ayyubid dynasty and was the first sultan of both Egypt and…

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History

Capitoline Triad: What gods did ancient Rome worship and believe in?

The Capitoline Triad was a group of three deities who were worshipped in ancient Roman religion. It comprised Jupiter, Juno…

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History

Datong: Hanging Temple in China defies gravity

The Hanging Temple is a temple built into a cliff near Mount Heng in Hunyuan County, Datong City, Shanxi Province,…

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Top 5 weird religious practice that is disturbing

Most religions have one or two weird practices or features, but sometimes you find one that is just plain strange.

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Tonsure: why did monks shave their heads

Tonsure is the practice of shaving or cutting part or all of one's scalp hair as a symbol of religious…

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History

Why do Sikhs wear turbans

Sikhs do not cut their hair, as a religious observance. The turban protects the hair and keeps it clean.

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Africa

African spirituality and what do Africans believe?

Even though today’s Africa is almost equally divided between Christians and Muslims, neither one nor the other has ever lost…

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What is a cult of personality and why does it work?

Why can millions of people completely and absolutely follow one person without propaganda and hypocrisy?

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July 20: terrible extraterrestrial prophecy that alarms the internet

Prophecies about the end of the world, extraterrestrial contacts or catastrophic events attributed to paranormal situations have paraded on social…

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History

The Salem witch trials

Salem witch trials were a series of prosecutions for witchcraft starting in 1692 in Salem Village, Massachusetts.

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Why is tattoo forbidden in Islam?

The majority of Muslims consider permanent tattoos to be forbidden, based on(hadith) oral traditions of the prophet Muhammad.

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