Religions all united in peace. Headcoverings span across time, culture, and place. Though many associate them exclusively with one group or another, the truth is that there are many, many ladies from all traditions who choose to wear them!
The Kalava Project is a participatory artwork that aims to raise awareness about deforestation. The artist Vikram Arora writes KALAVA is usually tied on wrists or holy banyan trees as a religious ritual in Hinduism. In lot of Indian temples one can see Banyan trees with red thread on [them]. Similarly many Muslims tie threads of Mannat (hope) in Dargahs... Tie the Kalava/Mauli on a tree nearby. Check out the Kalava Project at the Kala Ghoda Festival @htkgafest starting this coming weekend…
Just when you think you've seen all there is to see of global religion and culture, Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you how far the faithful are willing to go (think extreme body-piercing, and wearing gloves with venomous ants inside).
Unique (And Sometimes Dangerous) Religious Rituals Around the World
From rites of passage to rituals for luck and prosperity, here’s a look at some unusual religious rituals from around the world.
Hindu Dharma contains a broad range of philosophies. It is unique with its many and varied rites and rituals. The most notable feature in religious ritual
The Naga Sadhus and aghoris in particular devour these drugs since they consider them as a fundamental aspect of their religious ceremonies and practices. Sadhus claim that use of hallucinatory drugs brings them closer to God and thus closer to salvation. The use of the hemp plant in the religious rituals of the worship of Lord Shiva is noteworthy. According to religious beliefs it is said that bhang is capable of cleansing ones soul of all forms of sin. The religious significance of…
Ganges Puja Varanasi, India - Varanasi Ganga or Ganges River, India - The pictures capture the sights of Hindu religious rituals performed by pilgrims at various ghats on the Ganges river banks. The ghat during early morning is buzz of activity - the holy bathing by men and women, religious chanting, worship, head shaving, et al - by thousands of visiting pilgrims. - #photo #camera #travel photography #travel #photographer
And we are not going to go to the Vatican, you know what I mean? Like, who cares?
With its aromatic smell, Chandan face pack has cosmetic and medicinal properties. Indians use this natural mask in traditional and religious rituals. You can get rid of skin ailments like dry skin, oily skin, acne and dark spots with this home available face pack recipe. These cosmetic issues disappoint teenagers, who desire to have the alluring look like media promoted models. Their quest for the best product leaves them with more skin disorders. Natural home remedies like sandalwood face…