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About Reiki Symbols
"Instead of seeking many other medicines to cure their illness, I wish people would always honor their own body's healing ability and take good care of themselves." Meiji Emperor A symbol is a communication element intended to simply represent or...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
The Four Symbols of Usui Reiki Ryoho
" It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy." Immanuel Kant According to many traditional teachers the Reiki symbols are sacred and therefore secret and should only be seen by insiders, meaning...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Egyptian Temples, part VI: The House of Life
Library - Archive 'The House of Life' could well be called a library. It was that part of the temple where all records and texts were kept and stored. These papyrii encompassed many different fields of learning as well as the accountings on the daily and...
Religions >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part I: A Reflection of Heaven
Introduction The Egyptian religion can be seen as a system of thought, a means of structuring the world, and of maintaining it so as to make it possible for Creation to persist. It reflected both life on earth among the humans and life on a higher plane among...
Religions >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part III: God's Home
The cult temple in ancient Egypt was more than a place of worship. It was the home of the god, it was believed the deity took up residence in the building and used it more or less for all those various purposes as humans did. It was the place he was given...
Religions >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part IV: The Temple Building
Model of the Universe From at least the New Kingdom on the Egyptian cult temple building was a symbolic model of the universe. It was built along an east-west axis, following the sunĀ“s course through the day and surrounded by a brick wall built in alternating...
Religions >> Egyptian

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New exhibition chronicles meeting of ancient Israel and Egypt
A number of items in the exhibition have inscriptions in Egyptian hieroglyphics that show the Canaanite as a man kneeling with his hands tied behind his back. In other words, in the Egyptian language, Canaanite meant a captive or an enemy who has ...
Egyptian parliament drafts law to ban full face veils
The Egyptian parliament is considering banning full face veils, niqab veil and the burga, as according to MPs both veils are not religious symbols. Reuters reported that Egyptian parliamentarian, Amna Nosseir, professor of comparative jurisprudence at ...
Need for embodied faith concealed in 23rd Psalm
The unleavened bread is a symbol of the hasty departure to freedom from Egyptian bondage. The salt water and the bitter herbs are symbols of the tears and bitterness of slavery.

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