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Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Tantric Mystery Dances
An endless row of small figures zigzags up the mountain in a snow-white Indian winter landscape. The Buddhist monastery of Likir in northern India lies on a Himalayan top and forms a colorful mandala in the midst of a virginal white world. I feel like a...
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Truth, Lies and the Holocaust
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. -Samuel Butler Over the years, I have heard many tales of tragedy and persecution committed against Neo-Pagans around the country. From folks losing jobs, losing...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Art during the Age of Faith
The Age of Faith is the one thousand medieval years from 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. It must be noted though that faith was not a uniquely medieval phenomenon as medieval pursuits were not purely geared towards faith only.
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Poetry & Fable >> Short Stories

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Information about Meditation Centers, Forest Monasteries, and other
The place where the monastery is gives a good indication about its climate.
Martial Arts Myths of Shaolin Monastery-06
Most of these myths are related to the role of Shaolin Monastery and they have exaggerated the monastery's image out of all proportion to its actual significance.
Cumberland Monastery History
If any of this interest you, the Cumberland Monastery is a great place to volunteer.
From Monastery to Hospital
Crislip, Andrew T. (Andrew Todd). From monastery to hospital : Christian monasticism & the transformation of health care in late antiquity / Andrew T.

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China: Two Tibetan Monks Receive Lengthy Prison Terms
The court sentenced Tsering Tenzin and Tenchum of the Kirt Monastery in the Tibetan area of Sichuan Province to 13 and 10 years in prison, respectively.
Keck's Exclusives: Modern Family Actor's Meaty Award
Construction of Restaurant at Kecharis Monastery Halted Pending Church Approval
Artavazd Nazaretyan, Chief Architect at the Holy See of Etchmiadzin, told Hetq that construction of a restaurant on the grounds of the Kecharis Monastery has been halted, pending approval of the Church's Architectural Council.
I had a beautiful wedding: Celina Jaitley
Says Celina, "We had a beautiful court ceremony at a spectacular 1000-year-old monastery in Austria. Peter selected the venue; It's one of the oldest monasteries in the world.
Poland pilgrims' annual trek to honor Black Madonna
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland — Each August for the last 300 years, thousands of Poles have made a spiritual journey to the country's most revered monastery, home to an ancient Catholic icon believed to work miracles.

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Monastery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monastery (plural: monasteries) denotes the building, or complex of buildings, that houses a room reserved for prayer (e.g.
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
1246). The ordinary routine of life in a nunnery has always corresponded approximately with that of a monastery.
The Monastery Bar Home Page
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Zen Mountain Monastery
Zen Mountain Monastery is one of the WestÂ's most respected Zen Buddhist monasteries and training centers.

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