Monthly Archives: February 2019
Journey to places of power
Delhi. The famous minaret Qutub Minar with a column of damask steel is built on the site of the Vishnu temple destroyed by the conquerors. Once upon a time a sculpture of the sacred eagle Garuda crowned the top of the mysterious column. Steel, from which the figure was made, is attributed to an alien origin …
Yes, what to go far – Kiev tithe Church was also built on the site of an ancient pagan sanctuary.
In fact, there are many such places on our planet. Continue reading
Strange New Year traditions of the world
Despite the fact that the New Year is a traditional holiday and, in principle, one for all, each country has its own ways to meet the future with dignity and to attract luck to its side. Let’s take a look at the most unusual traditions.
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Pilgrimage, or travel with religious purposes – one of the oldest forms of tourism, which has deep historical roots. Medieval pilgrims were among the first tourists.Religious travel has three main objectives. Touch the holy places.
The first – and most common – is visiting iconic places for a given religion. Believers go or go to places where legendary, significant events took place or occur: many pilgrims from time immemorial come to Mecca, Jerusalem, Golgotha, Orthodox churches, the Vatican, major Buddhist temples. Continue reading