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Chinese Zodiac Signs: An Overview
Chinese zodiac presented the character of persons born under each sign in twelve consecutive years. Each year are represented by the twelve animals, as follows
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Egyptian Afterlife
Ancient Egyptian's have left us several texts concerning the immortal part of a human that continues to exist through all time, independent of the material body. Because of the overwhelming pervasiveness of Christianity in modern American society we tend to...
Religions >> Egyptian
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Experiences of a Pagan Practicing Pranic Healing
My exposure to the Old Religion and to the Earth-based Religion also exposed me to tried and true healing techniques involving herbs, oils and some other shamanic rites. Most of these techniques did not ritualize a systematic division of bodies and/or energy...
Body Mysteries >> Pranic Healing
What is Reiki?
A Brief Overview The knowledge that an unseen energy flows through all living things and is connected directly to the quality of health has been part of the wisdom of many cultures since ancient times. The existence of this "life force energy" has...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism

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Emperor Qin in the Afterlife
there were a lot of them. I wanted to learn who the army was created for, why it was made, and what it could tell us of ancient Chinese beliefs in the afterlife.
New Evidence on the Early Chinese Conception of Afterlife--A
Review: New Evidence on the Early Chinese Conception of Afterlife--A Review Article. Author(s): Ying-shih Yü.
Wolf argues here that the Chinese afterlife operates on the same principles as the mundane world is understood to operate. Why would that be?
Larissa N. Heinrich, The Afterlife of Images: Translating the
Larissa N. Heinrich, The Afterlife of Images: Translating the Pathological Body between China and the West. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008.
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China Institute Gallery to present Theater, Life, and the Afterlife: Tomb
A new exhibition at China Institute Gallery will explore how theater and art intersected in the realm of the Chinese afterlife.

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Chinese Ideas of Heaven and the Afterlife (Pre-Buddhist)
Dec 19, 2001 Chinese Ideas of Heaven and the Afterlife (Pre-Buddhist). Roleplaying In Asian Settings 3. by Taina Nieminen.
The Afterlife in Chinese Religion - ReligionFacts
Jan 18, 2005 The Chinese conception of the afterlife is based on a combination of Chinese folk religions, Taoism and Mahayana Buddhism.
Restless Spirits — National Geographic Magazine
In modern-day China, the dead still make demands.
Chinese Beliefs - rituals, world, burial, body, funeral, life, customs
Apple iPad 2 part of Chinese afterlife ritual
Apr 4, 2011 Apple's immensely popular iPad 2 tablet has become part of an afterlife ritual for Chinese families in Malaysia.

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