Monthly Archives: September 2017

28Sep, 2017

From Deities to Magical Helpers: The Religious Significance of Cats

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Religious Significance of Cats in ancient Egypt is often shown in the depiction of the Goddess Bastet.

Religious Significance of Cats in ancient Egypt is often shown in the depiction of the Goddess Bastet.
Domesticated felines have shared our lives and homes for most of human history. Of course, there’s the popular joke that they were worshipped as deities in Egyp…

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19Sep, 2017

The Cultural and Religious Stories Behind Henna Body Art

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Intricate henna body art is applied to the bride in a prenuptial ceremony with her closest female friends.

Intricate henna body art is applied to the bride in a prenuptial ceremony with her closest female friends.
You might have seen henna body art before and were enamored with its gorgeous, intricate designs. However, you might not be aware of the cultural and religiou…

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14Sep, 2017

Creation and Destruction: The Story of Goddess Kali

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Additional arms of the Hindu goddess Kali help to represent her many facets as destroyer and life-giver.

Additional arms of the Hindu goddess Kali help to represent her many facets as destroyer and life-giver.
Most religions offer an interesting look at how cultures view the divine. The gods, goddesses, deities, spirits, and elementals of the many religions of the wor…

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