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The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 1

Ancient Egypt - Philae

The temple devoted to the goddess Isis was located on Philae, an island, but in the 1960s, was threatened (like a few other temples) when the British proposed to develop a dam to control the flow of water in the Nile. To save…
Ancient egypt

Ancient Egypt

Some 5000 years ago a civilization was just awakening that would still leave us mesmerized by it's beauty, it's knowledge, it`s culture, it's love of life and their preparation and belief in a better life to come in the "afterlife". This civilization…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 2
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 3

Dinosaur hunters and the earliest discoveries

Megalosaurus as depicted by Richard Owen in 1854, who came up with the name dinosaur.[/caption]The first dinosaur fossils were probably found in China as early as the fourth century - only they were referred to as dragon bones. It wasn't until…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 4

Cultural features of Neanderthals and moderns

The Neanderthal culture is generally called the Mousterian, after the cave location (Le Moustier) where the first tools were found in association with Neanderthal remains. It is regarded as Middle Paleolithic because the later tools were of…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 9

Models of the origin and dispersal of modern humans

The oldest modern humans are found in Africa, and are dated about 130 kya. They clearly evolved from local African populations of Homo erectus.All paleoanthropologists agree that such local evolution had to occur in at least one place, but the…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 5

Buddhist sculpture

Bddhist sculpture was introduced to from China and Korea, and from the 6th through the 8th century Japanese Buddhist sculpture closely followed continental prototypes.A more native style did not evolve until the 9th century. Most early sculpture…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 6

Buddhist iconography

In Japanese Buddhism, Buddhist deities are divided into four principal gropes:NYORAI,BOSATSU,TEMBU,AND MYOO.Each group has a specific vocabulary of costume, stance, and symbolic gesture represented in paintings and sculpture, and individual…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 7

Buddhist art: Esoteric Buddhism

In part as a reaction to the state Buddhism symbolized by Todaiji and the Nara Daibutu, a new regime moved the capital to Heiankyou(Kyoto)in 794.Largely coincidental with this move was the emergence into prominence of mikkyo"the secret teaching"…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 8

Buddhist art: The BUDDHIST MAINSTREAM

Like Japanese Bbuddhism itself,Japanese Buddhist art was a national variant of an international tradition.In Japan the Buddhist art forms that were periodically introduced from China and Korea were tempered in the crucible of local custom and…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 9

The Astrological Chart Natal Hexagram or I Ching

The astrological chart Natal Hexagram is one of my major interests in the study of the mysteries is the investigation of parallels between various disciplines. Whether these parallels are the result of independent orgin or by communication…
The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction 9

The I Ching or the Book of Changes - Introduction

One of the most prominent books in the history of Oriental culture is the I Ching, usually called the Book of Changes. Since the time of Confucius it has never lost its importance, either as a book of divination or as one of Oriental philosophy.…