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The Nation.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:43:29 -0700

Christian monasticism began in earnest in the fourth century CE, just after Constantine made Jesus Christ the official god of Rome. No longer persecuted, believers who craved a holiness less compromised by empire fled to the desert and set up communes.
 
Financial Times
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:52:30 -0700

Yet while the more famous of the Deccan rock monasteries – Ajanta and Ellora – are on a few itineraries, these remarkable buildings, representing some of the deepest roots of Indian art, are now quite overlooked except for the occasional visit from ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:04:04 -0700

Past is alive in India's Ladakh Buddhist monasteries. Article by: HENRY WISMAYER , Washington Post; Updated: August 22, 2014 - 1:01 PM. In Ladakh, India, modernity has only grazed a Buddhist enclave high in the Himalayas. hide. Colors swirled during a ...
 
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:54:10 -0700

President Vladimir Putin, in a conversation with Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, has suggested demolishing a Kremlin administrative building and restoring two Orthodox monasteries. Would this demolition damage the Kremlin's architectural synthesis and ...

Indian Express

Enewspaper of India
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:30:00 -0700

Kawardha: Representatives from 13 monasteries on Sunday backed Shankaracharya Swaroopanand's protest against worshipping Sai Baba in Hindu temples at Dharma Sansad. A resolution was passed by all the representatives stating that Sai cannot be ...

Siliconindia.com

Siliconindia.com
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 03:52:30 -0700

Buddhist Monasteries specifically Hemis Monastery and Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh, Namgyal Monastery in Dharamsala, Phuktal Monastery in Zanskar, Mindrolling Monastery in Dehradun and many more are considered the most famous Buddhist ...
 
Syrian Radio & TV Online
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Homs, Nestled deep within the woods of Wadi al-Nadara area in Homs province, St. George Monastery is one of the most important cultural and religious landmarks in Homs and one of the oldest monasteries in Syria. The monastery is named after Saint ...
 
Techsonia
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:07:30 -0700

It was discovered because many wild animals are genetically altered, over time, in domesticated forms. From a scientific paper shows that several genes that monitor the development of the brain and nervous system were decisive for the domestication of ...
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