Egyptian home appliances. Household utensils. The amphora, vases, vessels. Boxes of ointments and perfumes. The styles of the shovels.
The close costume of the 14th century. Knights and squires habit of dressing. The footwear. The main piece of clothing for women at that time was the cotte hardie, a close-fitting, short-sleeved skirt, which made the body shapes stand out plastically.
The Illuminati and the Freemasons. Freemasonry and the French Revolution. The Order of Perfectibilists. The Rosicrucians, the Asiatic Brethren, the African Masterbuilders, the Swedish Rite.
Omens and superstitions of southern India by Edgar Thurston. Magic and Magicians. Exorcists and devil – dancers. The practice of magic.
Female religious habit at the end of the eighteenth century. Nuns who live according to the Rule of St. Augustine, St. Dominic, St. Benedict and of Saint Angela Merici.
THERE is, however, the living vampire, distinct and separate from the dead species.
The annexed is a Buddhist prayer-charm.
When the country has suffered from prolonged drought, Buddhist priests offer prayer, and perform the ceremony
These charms are employed by Taoist priests, Tao-shi, who use them for the purpose of informing “Yen-li” the God of Fire, that such a family has suffered from a conflagration.
In almost all Buddhist monasteries, may be seen a bell, which is tolled by the monks morning and evening. These regular tollings comprise a series of 108 strokes. This number 108 represents:
In ancient times, a small flag was erected beside the grave, in order to distinguish it from others by means of this special mark.