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History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
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Astrological Emphasis: Aquarius, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Aquarius: January, 21st- February, 19th. This article applies to Aquarians during 2001. General Those born under the sign of Aquarius are characterised by their great passion for mystery and prove to have a fighting spirit in...
Astrology >> Aquarius
Astrological Emphasis: Pisces, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Pisces: February, 21st - March, 20th. This article applies to Pisceans during 2001. General Pisces is the twelfth sign of the Zodiac, astrologically dominated by Jupiter and Neptune, exalted by the Moon and with Mercury in exile....
Astrology >> Pisces
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Astrological Emphasis: Gemini, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Gemini: May, 21st- June, 21st. This article applies to Geminis during 2001. An Air sign. The Gemini person is blessed with a great intelligence General An Air sign. The Gemini person is blessed with a great intelligence and has...
Astrology >> Gemini

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Devdutt Pattanaik: A political Durga
Her icons are also traced to the same period. Some scholars are of the opinion that the idea of a lion-riding goddess probably came with the Kushana kings as the Goddess Nanna, a variant of the Mesopotamian Ishtar, or the Persian Anahita.
Why we still don't know what to make of Kipling
Indeed, what I remember of Edward Said's approach to books like Kim is one that I've found very useful for reading books from the colonial period: the idea that Kipling, et al.
Cultural sequence of Sarnath identified: ASI
The first is Pre-Mauryan (4th Century B.C. to 3rd Century B.
In the Kushana period, especially during King Kanishka's reign, the cult of Bodhisattva and the worship of Buddha images became quite popular. Under the patronage of the King, numerous Buddha and Bodhisatva images were constructed. A large statue of ...
Glimpses of Indian Buddhist art
The latest exhibition at India's National Museum gives the impression of an art gallery turned into a Buddhist shrine, one soaked in spiritual asceticism, devotion and artistic ornamentation.

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