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vahana

vahana

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


vahana

Vahana वाहन "ce qui porte" - Un animal ou une entité mythique en tant que véhicule d'une divinité hindoue.

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drua

drua

Drua, the sacred canoe
Up to 30 metres (98 ft),
Able to carry 200 people
At speeds of up to 15 knots

One example of this amazing vessel
Remaining at the Fiji Museum in Suva
Name: the Ratu Finau
As it was built in 1913 at the command of Ratu Alifereti Finau
(from druaexperience.com)


drua

Drua, le canoë sacré
Jusqu'à 30 mètres de long (98 ft),
Capable de transporter 200 personnes
À des vitesses allant jusqu'à 15 nœuds

Un exemple de cette étonnante embarcation
Se trouve au musée des Fidji à Suva
Son nom : le Ratu Finau
Car il a été construit en 1913 sous le commandement de Ratu Alifereti Finau
(source: druaexperience.com)

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Kuomboka


Kuomboka

Kuomboka - A traditional ceremony in Zambia taking place at the end of the rain season.


Kuomboka Ceremony - Zambia
“The Lozi people of Barotse Land escape the rising flood waters of the upper Zambezi each year in a spectacular ceremonial procession. Hundreds of dugout canoes (mokoros) accompany the Litunga - Barotse King from the royal establishment, Lealui Palace, in the flood plains to dry land. The Kuomboka is one of the attractions on Open Africa's traveller routes in South Africa. Details of which are available on our website www.openafrica.org. Video produced by Charl Pauw.”

Teru teru bôzu

Teru teru bôzu

Teru teru bôzu てるてる坊主
"Shine shine monk"
A small traditional handmade doll
For bringing good weather or stopping the rain

There is a warabe uta 童歌 (1921)
A traditional Japanese song
Written by Kyoson Asahara
And composed by Shinpei Nakayama中山 晋平 (1887 – 1952)
Born in Nagano 中野市

てるてるぼうず、てるぼうず(Teru-teru-bōzu, teru bōzu)
明日天気にしておくれ (Ashita tenki ni shite o-kure)
いつかの夢の空のように(tsuka no yume no sora no yō ni)
晴れたら金の鈴あげよ (Haretara kin no suzu ageyo)

Teru teru bozu, teru bozu
Tomorrow, make a sunny day
Like the sky in a dream sometime
If it’s sunny I’ll give you a golden bell

Sámi people

Sámi people

Sámi people - a Finno-Ugric people present in northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Speaking the Sámi languages. Best known for their semi-nomadic reindeer herding.


Sami - Peuple finno-ougrien présent principalement dans le nord de la Norvège et de la Suède, ainsi que de la Finlande et de la Russie. Parler les langues same. Bien connus pour leur élevage semi-nomade de rennes.

Oxherding in Costa Rica

Oxherding in Costa Rica

Oxherding and oxcart traditions in Costa Rica - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2008 "...dating from the mid-nineteenth century, used to transport coffee beans from Costa Rica’s central valley over the mountains to Puntarenas on the Pacific coast"


Les traditions de char à bœufs au Costa Rica - Patrimoine culturel immatériel de l'humanité 2008 "... datant du milieu du XIXe siècle, transport des grains de café à partir de la vallée centrale du Costa Rica par les montagnes, jusqu'à Puntarenas et la côte pacifique"

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

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji 永平寺 “temple of eternal peace” - One of two main temples of the Sōtō school of Zen Buddhism, in Fukui Prefecture, Japan – Founded by Eihei Dōgen 永平道元 during the 13th century.


Eihei-ji 永平寺 « temple de la paix éternelle » - L'un des deux principaux temples de l'école Sōtō du bouddhisme zen, dans la préfecture de Fukui au Japon - Fondé par Eihei Dōgen 永平道元 au XIIIe siècle.

Diamond Sûtra

Diamond Sûtra

Diamond Sûtra - A Mahâyâna sutra, found among the Dunhuang manuscripts, claiming non-abiding and non-attachment.


Sûtra du diamant

Le Sûtra du diamant - Un texte du bouddhisme Mahâyâna, trouvé parmi les manuscrits de Dunhuang, prônant le non-attachement.