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Bird of Peace

Doves, usually white in color, are used in many settings as symbols of love, peace or as messengers. Doves appear in the symbolism of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Paganism, and of both military and pacifist groups.

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Theyyam – Folk art from Kerala, India

Theyyam (Theyyattam) is a popular ritual form of worship in Kerala, India, predominantly in the Kolathunadu area (consisting of present-day Kasargod, Kannur Districts, Mananthavady Taluk of Wayanad and Vadakara and Koyilandy Taluks of Kozhikode of Kerala) and also in South Canara and Kodagu of Karnataka as a living cult with several thousand-year-old traditions, rituals […]

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Wishbone flower

The wishbone flower, is an annual plant in the Linderniaceae, with blue, white, or pink flowers that have yellow markings. It is typically grown as a landscape annual, reaching 12–15 in. tall. […]

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Purslanes

Portulaca (purslane) is the type genus of the flowering plant family Portulacaceae, comprising about 40-100 species found in the tropics and warm temperate regions. They are also known as purslanes. Common purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is widely considered an edible plant, and […]

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Smiling Buddha

Gautama Buddha was one of the most prominent figures in Buddhism. Buddhists around the world consider him as devine or enlightened teacher who had attained full Buddhahood. Buddhist believe that […]

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