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Interactive Sky Map. Planet Tozer. Creative Review commissioned photographer Jason Tozer to shoot these pictures on behalf of Sony using its new Alpha 350 digital camera.

Planet Tozer

They are, in fact, all common-or-garden soap bubbles, shot in-camera. We'll be revealing more on how Tozer obtained these stunning images later in the week. The full series is shown below and to see them at a larger size simply click on each image. Ancients. Calendar Holy Days World Religions. Geographic Distribution of Religious Centers in the U.S. These maps were generated from the listings in the Pluralism Project's Directory of Religious Centers and reflect the distributions as of August 2006.

Geographic Distribution of Religious Centers in the U.S.

Click on the thumbnail to view a printable, full-size map in a new window. Interfaith: 604 Centers Jainism: 94 Centers Sikhism: 244 Centers Hinduism: 714 Centers Buddhism: 2150 Centers Islam: 1583 Centers. The Association of Religion Data Archives - Religion Statistics and Data - ARDA. Hartford Institute for Religion Research. ReligiousTolerance.org by the Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. The Parts of The Soul: A Greek System of Chakras, by John Opsopaus. Kos01.jpg (JPEG Image, 601 × 800 pixels) Celestial Phenomena. Ogdoad. Psychic Color Test, Psychic Symbol Test, Psychic Card Test, Psychic Number Test, Learn Yoga, Reflexology, Learn Runes, Hypnosis, Astrology Quiz, Tarot Reader And Tutor Software, Tarot Tutor And Glossary Software, Tarot Learn And Share, Psychic Test Softwa. Peering Behind the Veil. Scorpio Tales.

Arabic phrasebook. The following phrasebook deals mostly with Modern Standard Arabic.

Arabic phrasebook

See the Lebanese Arabic phrasebook, Jordanian Arabic phrasebook or the Egyptian Arabic phrasebook for Arabic dialects relating to those regions/countries. Arabic is the fourth most widely-spoken language in the world and is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. It is spoken in many popular destinations in North Africa and the Middle East. There are many regional dialects, but a standard Arabic language is maintained due to religious needs and region-wide media. Arabic is written from right to left. For communication purposes while travelling and using this guide, it is very important to note that Arabic is divided into Classical Arabic (mostly used in print) and Colloquial Arabic.

Pronunciation guide[edit] Arabic pronunciation varies widely from place to place, almost to the extent of making it unintelligible even for native Arabic speakers. As a general rule: Histomap-jpg.jpeg (JPEG Image, 1280 × 3486 pixels) Animal Totems and Animal Symbolism. Animal totems play huge roles in our lives.

Animal Totems and Animal Symbolism

They aid in self-discovery and capture our imagination, giving us incredible avenues of self-expression and awareness. Additionally, they assist in understanding our past, and if we are attentive, our animal totems can reveal glimpses of our future. Webster's Dictionary defines a totem as: "A natural object, usually an animal that serves as a distinctive, often venerated emblem or symbol.

A means of personal or spiritual identity. " Native American animal totems most commonly come to mind when discussing this topic. Evidence for God from Science. Edgar Cayce on human origins. People usually demand a beginning, so in the beginning there was a sea of spirit and it filled all of space.

Edgar Cayce on human origins

The spirit was static, content, and aware of itself. It was a giant resting on the bosom of its thought and contemplating what it is. Then the spirit moved into action. It withdrew into itself until all of space was empty. In the center, the restless mind of the spirit shone. God desired self-expression and desired companionship; therefore, God projected the cosmos and souls.

Each design carried within it the plan for its evolution - both physical and spiritual. All things are a part of God and an expression of God's thought. The Multidimensional Human. There is evidence to suggest that other worlds or dimensions exist just beyond the range of our normal perception, but we remain unaware of them because our minds are not objectively conscious at these higher levels.

The Multidimensional Human

Our normal level of consciousness is restricted in some way, preventing us from tuning in to these subtler realms. If you have young children you might have noticed them looking a things that don't appear to be there or talking to "imaginary friends". Very young children can actually see into these hidden worlds, but they lose the ability as they grow older. In altered states of consciousness the censorship of the physical mind ceases. The Official Web Site of Zecharia Sitchin. Bridget of Sweden.

Bridget of Sweden (1303 – 23 July 1373; also Birgitta of Vadstena, Saint Birgitta (Swedish: den heliga Birgitta or Birgitta Birgersdotter), was a mystic and saint, and founder of the Bridgettines nuns and monks after the death of her husband of twenty years.

Bridget of Sweden

She was also the mother of Catherine of Vadstena. She is one of the six patron saints of Europe, together with Benedict of Nursia, Saints Cyril and Methodius, Catherine of Siena and Edith Stein. Life[edit] Maya. LEMEGETON, Part 1: Goetia. The 9th spirit in order is Paimon; a great king, & very Obedient to Lucifer, he appeareth in ye forme of a man, sitting one a dromedary, wh a Crowne most glorious on his head.

LEMEGETON, Part 1: Goetia

Three [There] goeth before him a host of spirits like men with Trumpets and well sounding Cymballs, and all other sorts of musicall Instruments &c. he hath a great voice, and roareth at his first comming, and his speech [voice] is such as ye Magician cannot well understand, unless he compelleth him. . [102r] The 10th spirit is Buer, a great president and appereth in that is his shape when ye. CelestineVision.com. Sikhism Religion of the Sikh People. Forbidden Knowledge TV. The strange star that has serious scientists talking about an alien megastructure. A long exposure image showing an airplane passing in the sky during the Perseids meteor shower over the remains of a centuries old Christian basilica near the town of Pirdop, Bulgaria, early on Aug. 12.

The strange star that has serious scientists talking about an alien megastructure

(Nikolay Doychinov/AFP/Getty Images) “It was kind of unbelievable that it was real data,” said Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian. “We were scratching our heads. For any idea that came up there was always something that would argue against it.” Dreamy Lunar Eclipse. + Play Audio | + Download Audio | + Join mailing list August 3, 2007: Close your eyes, breathe deeply, let your mind wander to a distant seashore: It's late in the day, and the western sun is sinking into the glittering waves. At your feet, damp sand reflects the twilight, while overhead, the deep blue sky fades into a cloudy mélange of sunset copper and gold, so vivid it almost takes your breath away.

A breeze touches the back of your neck, and you turn to see a pale full Moon rising into the night. The Archaeology of the Stars. Space. This Year’s Finest Conjunction: Venus and Jupiter. Two brightest planets Venus and Jupiter come as close as a third of a degree apart as seen from North America.

This Year’s Finest Conjunction: Venus and Jupiter

It will be easy to spot them in the western sky as no other celestial body will outshine the beautiful tandem when the sun and the moon are down. “To the eye they’ll look like a double star,” said Kelly Beatty, a senior editor at Sky & Telescope magazine.

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Astronomy. An Integral Astronomical Complex of Earthworks at Wandlebury and Hatfield Forest from the Third Millenium BC. Giant Asteroid Eclipses Star Tonight in Rare Celestial Event: How to Watch Live. An asteroid the size of Rhode Island will briefly blot out one of the brightest stars in the sky overnight tonight (March 19-20), and you can watch the rare celestial event live online, weather permitting. At around 2:05 a.m.

EDT (0605 GMT) Thursday morning (March 20), a 45-mile-wide (72 kilometers) asteroid 163 Erigone will eclipse Regulus, as seen from a swath of North America, making the 22nd-brightest star in the sky disappear for a few seconds.