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Tombstone Carvings Symbols and Icons - Genealogy - About.com
Tombstone Symbolism and Iconography Guide picks. Learn the meanings of the various carvings, symbols, icons and other funerary art found on gravestones, ...
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Draped Urn - Gallery of Cemetery Symbolism - Genealogy - About.com
This draped urn was popular in the late Victorian period. Learn more about tombstones decorated with this symbol in this photo gallery of common tombstone ...
http://genealogy.about.com/od/cemetery_records/ig/tombstone_symbols/draped_urn.htm
The Meaning of Mudras in Buddhist Art and Iconography - Buddhism
Buddhas and bodhisattvas often are depicted in Buddhist art with stylized hand gestures called mudras. The word "mudra" is Sanskrit for "seal" or "sign," and ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/eightauspicioussymbols/tp/mudras.htm
Iconography in Greek Religion: Images of Ancient Greek Religion ...
Iconography in Greek Religion. Ancient Greek Mythology, Religion, Art. Back to Last Page | Rituals and Festivals of Ancient Greek Religion . Geometric Style ...
http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/religion/blgrk_rituals04.htm
Harvest Festival for Demeter: Images of Ancient Greek Mythology ...
Most of the iconography of Demeter depicts her as a mature woman, usually sitting and smiling, often with corn or wheat. It's not unusual to see her with a torch, ...
http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/religion/blgrk_demeter05.htm
Buddhist Symbols and Iconography -- Glossary of ... - Buddhism
A glossary of symbols, creatures and sacred beings from Buddhist art and scriptures. Click on the term for more explanation of its meaning.
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Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva - Mahayana Buddhism
The Bodhisattva's Appearance. There are more than 30 iconographic representations of Avalokiteshvara in Buddhist art. These are distinguished by the number ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/thetriyaka/a/avalokiteshvara.htm
Studies in Mithraism - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
In support of this he points out that all the figures represented in the iconography have a place in the constellations (Taurus, Canis Minor, Hydra, Corvus, and ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/mithraism/a/aa120699a.htm
Akshobhya Buddha - Akshobhya is one of the Five Dhyani Buddhas
In Buddhist iconography, Akshobhya usually is blue, sometimes gold. He is most often pictured touching the earth with his right hand. This is the earth-touching ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/thetriyaka/ig/Five-Dhyani-Buddhas/Akshobhya-Buddha.htm
Atheism and Devotion in Buddhism - About.com
Yet throughout Asia it is common to find people praying to the Buddha or to the many clearly mythical figures that populate Buddhist iconography. Pilgrims flock ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/basicbuddhistteachings/a/buddhaatheism.htm
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