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In continuation of exploring the amazing plants of the planet are acquainted with the equally amazing animals of our planet. Unfortunately, many of them have become extremely rare, and in…

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Japanese cuisine - Different - About Japan
who can compare gourmet? Perhaps, only with the traveler. And travellers and there are often foodies. After all it is impossible to know the country without tasting the national cuisine.…

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Atma Ananda – Sacred Asia: traditions and stories.

Sacred Asia: traditions and stories

Atma Ananda

Sacred Asia: traditions and stories

West is West, East is East

and with the place they will go,

until you see the Sky with the Earth

terrible on the Court of the Lord.

But there is no East and West no —

what tribe, country, race,

when a strong man strong face to face

at the edge of the earth rises?

(R. Kipling)

Introduction. East

Having lived in India for a total of five years, the last three years, leaving only for visas to Nepal and Sri Lanka, I essentially ran out for itself a space in the sense of “call to awareness”. Interaction with teachers of high level, many of which had world-wide fame, became a kind of everyday activity, and personal practice of yoga brought to “spiritual perfection” if such a combination is appropriate. But here we are not talking about my “personal achievements” but rather a more extended space in which I spent two years after he left India. My plans included quite deliberately to focus on Indochina, before I get in China. The center of travel was Thailand, around which were described several circles, covering neighboring countries: Indonesia – Malaysia – Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam – China and return to Thailand after each small circle. Continue reading

Packaging in Japan. A new reading tradition

Probably Japanese design is so popular nowadays because of its simplicity, elegance, originality of colors – all this is impossible without taking into account the traditions that permeate the daily life of each citizen. Japanese design packaging has its own deep history, quite different from the history of packaging in Europe, America and other developed countries. If the concept of packaging in Europe first meant a meaning of “close”, “sign”, “save”, then in Japan under the originally packaging was meant “wrap”, “wrapping”. Even the literal translation from Japanese into English sounds rather not package design and wrapping design.

Impossible, perhaps, to determine, when Japan began the process of “wrapping” . but he was linked, as in Europe, the necessity of the preservation and conservation of food. Unlike European countries with a relatively cold and harsh climate and, as a result, the meat diet, the first Japanese settlements emerged in places more conducive to gathering and fishing. There was no vital necessity to preserve meat for later, every time of the year pleased with their fresh products. Mild monsoon Continue reading

Program of the discipline of socio-cultural traditions of the studied country (Japan) for direction

Program discipline of socio-cultural traditions of the studied country (Japan) for referral/ specialty 032100. 62 “Oriental studies, African studies” bachelor

Discipline program

SOCIO-CULTURAL TRADITION OF THE STUDIED COUNTRY (JAPAN)

for directions/ 032100.62 the specialty “Oriental studies, African studies” bachelor

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The course “Socio-cultural tradition of the studied country (Japan)” is a basic course for students enrolled in the specialty “Oriental studies, African studies”, specializing in Japan, aims at instilling the basic skills, Continue reading

Iran and Central Asia in ancient times. Natural conditions and population
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Wedding customs in different parts of the world
Wedding is one of the most important holidays in a person's life, and each pair during this event tries to stick to wedding traditions and the customs of his people.…

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