Aramazd

Aramazd

Aramazd Արամազդ - The chief and creator god, father of the other gods in ancient Armenian mythology.

Vahagn

Vahagn

Vahagn Vishapakagh Vahagn the Dragon Reaper or the Dragon Slayer, or Vahakn Վահագն – A god of fire,...

Tahu’a

Tahu’a

Tahu’a - A man of religion in Polynesian societies in charge of ritual ceremonies, having a broad knowledge...

Umayyads

Umayyads

Umayyads الأمويون or The Banu Umayya بَنُو أُمَيَّة‎ – The first hereditary and ruling family of the caliphate...

Bastet

Bastet

Bastet – A goddess of ancient Egyptian religion, originally a fierce lioness warrior goddess of the sun, later...

Cemevi

Cemevi

Cemevi - A place where Alevi-Bektashiyyah populations gather around their traditions featuring music and dancing, and where both...

Marabout

Marabout

Marabout مُرابِط‎ - A Muslim religious leader and teacher in North and West Africa – The term may...

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, located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan...

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia Αγία Σοφία – Located in present Istanbul, Turkey – A Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, built...

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji 永平寺 “temple of eternal peace” - One of two main temples of the Sōtō school of Zen...

Sadhu

Sadhu

Sadhu साधु "straight, right, leading straight to goal" – A religious ascetic person in India who has renounced...

Inipi

Inipi

Inipi - A type of sweat lodge, a Lakota purification ceremony. Stones are heated and placed in the...

Chakras

Chakras

Chakras चक्र “wheel, circle” – Energetic points in the subtle body in old Indian traditions – Although variable,...

Tengu

Tengu

Tengu 天狗 ("heavenly dog") – A Japanese legendary creature taking their name from a dog-like Chinese demon and...

Daruma

Daruma

Daruma だるま (doll) – A Japanese traditional doll (generally painted red but not only) modeled after Bodhidharma, the...

Bes

Bes

Bes - an ancient Egyptian deity, protector of households, mothers and children, defender of everything good, enemy of...

Trimurti

Trimurti

Trimurti त्रिमूर्ति - the Triple deity of supreme divinity in Hinduism with Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver,...

Abbasids

Abbasids

Abbasids ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلْعَبَّاسِيَّة‎ - Dynasty of caliphs which owes its name to Abbas, uncle of the prophet Mohammed....

Solomon Temple

Solomon Temple

Solomon's Temple (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ‬: Beit HaMikdash) - The Holy (and First) Temple in ancient Jerusalem - Destroyed in 587...

Vahana

Vahana

Vahana वाहन "that which carries" - An animal or mythical entity as a vehicle of a Hindu deity.

Torii

Torii

Torii 鳥居 "bird abode" - A traditional Japanese gate at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine.

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar (1936-) - Indian activist and editor - Creator of the Schumacher College international centre for ecological...

Mahamastakabhisheka

Mahamastakabhisheka

Mahamastakabhisheka महामस्तकाभिषेक - The anointment of the Bahubali Gommateshwara Statue at Shravanabelagola once in every 12 years (Jainism).

Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah חֲנֻכָּה‬ - A Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.

Amitabha

Amitabha

Amitābha अमिताभ - "The Buddha of Immeasurable Light and Life", representing longevity, discernment, perception and deep awareness.

god

How do we represent "a god" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do...

believe

How do we represent "believing" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do languages...

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