Kanji: 宗. Radical: 宀. Number of strokes: 8. Meaning: “ religion”. Pronunciation: シュウ、ソウshū, sō.

Tokyo Wan Kannon

Tokyo Wan Kannon

Tokyo Wan Kannon 東京湾観音 - A Kannon Statue located in Chiba - 56m high, it was built in 1961 for the world peace by Masae Usami. The statue face the entrance of Tokyo Bay that you can see at the observation stand.


Tokyo Wan Kannon 音 観 音 - Une statue de Kannon située à Chiba - Haute de 56 m, elle a été construite en 1961 pour la paix mondiale par Masae Usami. La statue fait face à l'entrée de la baie de Tokyo que l’on peut voir à partir du poste d'observation.

stupa

stupa

Stupa स्तूप (Sanskrit: "heap") – A mound-like or hemispherical structure containing relics or place of meditation, in different Indian religions (Jainism, Buddhism).


stupa

Stupa स्तूप (sanskrit) - Structure hémisphérique ou en forme de monticule contenant des reliques ou lieu de méditation, dans différentes religions indiennes (notamment le bouddhisme, mais aussi le jaïnisme).

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marriage

Union of two or more persons entering into an alliance under the law or/and religion, with the aim of founding a family (reproduction, adoption) or/and consolidating a mutual attachment and affection, or/and acquiring a social status, or/and benefiting from specific advantages (e.g. taxation), etc. - The resulting commitment confers on the protagonists of the union variable rights and duties according to culture, gender, rank in society, etc. - From love marriages to arranged or even forced marriages (e.g. kidnapping), the conditions that accompany the beginning of this union may or may not augur for the well-being that each person will find there - Finally, depending on the civic or spiritual codes in force, marriage may or may not be considered inalienable.


mariage

Union de deux personnes, parfois plus, contractant une alliance au regard de la loi ou/et de la religion, dans le but de fonder une famille (se reproduire, adopter) ou/et de consolider un attachement et une affection mutuelle, ou/et d’acquérir un statut social, ou/et de bénéficier d’avantages spécifiques (fiscalité par ex.), etc. – L’engagement qui en résulte confère aux protagonistes de l’union des droits et devoirs variables selon la culture, le sexe, le rang dans la société, etc. – Du mariage d’amour au mariage arrangé, voire forcé (pouvant procéder du kidnapping par ex.), les conditions qui accompagnent les débuts de cette union, augurent ou non du bien-être que chacun y trouvera – Enfin, selon les codes civiques ou spirituels en vigueur, le mariage peut être considéré inaliénable (ou non).

Marriage Pantopic Scheme

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torii

torii

Torii 鳥居 "bird abode"
A traditional Japanese gate
At the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine
Transition from the mundane to the sacred

Kumano Hongū Taisha 熊野本宮大社 in Tanabe
Marked by the largest Torii shrine gate in the world

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Umrah

(عُمْرَة) An Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca that can be undertaken at any time of the year. Sometimes considered the “lesser pilgrimage” compared to the Hajj, because not compulsory, but still highly recommended. Etym. lit. “to visit a populated place”.

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Kotohira-gû

Kotohira-gû

Kotohira-gû 金刀比羅宮
A Shinto shrine
Also known as Konpira-dai-gongen 金比羅大権現 or Konpira-san
Patron of sea ship transport and sailors

Famous for its 1368 steps
Up to the inner shrine

Amish

Amish

The Amish - Traditionalist Christian church mainly in North America which stems in 1693 from Jakob Ammann (1644-1730), a Swiss German Anabaptist. After migration to the United States, they particularly settled in Pennsylvania where they could implement their reluctance to many conveniences of modern technology. In the 19th century, they divided into Old Order Amish and Amish Mennonites.


Amish

Amish - Église chrétienne traditionaliste principalement en Amérique du Nord, issue en 1693 de Jakob Ammann (1644-1730), un anabaptiste suisse allemand. Après avoir émigré aux États-Unis, ils se sont particulièrement installés en Pennsylvanie, où ils ont pu mettre en œuvre leur réticence face aux nombreuses commodités de la technologie moderne. Au 19ème siècle, ils se sont divisés en Old Order Amish et Amish Mennonites.

Xuanzang

Xuanzang

Xuanzang 玄奘 (c. 602 – 664) - A Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar known for his decisive seventeen-year travel to India when he visited many sacred Buddhist sites in present Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. The record of his journey later inspired the novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en (c. 1500–1582).


Xuanzang 玄奘 (c. 602 - 664) - Moine bouddhiste et érudit chinois, connu pour ses dix-sept années de voyage en Inde durant lesquelles il visita de nombreux sites bouddhistes au Pakistan, en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh. Le récit de son voyage inspira plus tard le roman La Pérégrination vers l'Ouest de Wu Cheng'en (vers 1500 - 1582).

moksha

Moksha मोक्ष - The utmost aim to be attained in Indian religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism) refering to emancipation, enlightenment, freedom from saṃsāra. It may also designate freedom from ignorance.

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