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Bindi: A Colored Dot Worn With Multiple Meanings

By |2019-09-08T01:23:36+03:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

A bindi is a colored dot worn on the center of the forehead, originally by Hindus and Jains from the Indian subcontinent. The word Bindu dates back to the hymn of creation known as Nasadiya Sukta in the Rigveda. Bindu is considered the point at [...]

What is Visual Memory?

By |2019-08-25T01:34:00+03:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Visual memory describes the relationship between perceptual processing and the encoding, storage, and retrieval of the resulting neural representations. Visual memory occurs over a broad time range spanning from eye movements to years in order to visually navigate to a previously visited location. Visual memory [...]

The Doctrine of Signatures

By |2019-05-27T17:10:14+03:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The doctrine of signatures, dating from the time of Dioscorides and Galen, states that herbs resembling various parts of the body can be used by herbalists to treat ailments of those body parts. A theological justification, as stated by botanists such as William Coles, was [...]

Holi: The Festival of Colors and Love

By |2019-05-10T16:26:19+03:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holi is a popular ancient Hindu festival, originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is celebrated predominantly in India and Nepal but has also spread to other areas of Asia and parts of the Western world through the diaspora from the Indian subcontinent. Holi is popularly [...]

An Introduction to Op Art (Optical Art)

By |2019-04-30T03:32:36+03:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Op art, short for optical art, is a style of visual art that uses optical illusions. Op art works are abstract, with many better-known pieces created in black and white. Typically, they give the viewer the impression of movement, hidden images, flashing and vibrating patterns, [...]

Purple Color Meanings and Symbolism

By |2018-10-16T10:07:08+03:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Ever felt like you have a particular attraction towards a color? Your clothes are in the color, accessories, and many other objects you choose are predominant for that color. Colors depict states of mind and personalities. Even if we claim to have a favorite color, [...]

What is Chromotherapy?

By |2018-08-25T20:44:46+03:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Chromotherapy, sometimes called color therapy, colorology or cromatherapy, is an alternative medicine method, which is considered pseudoscience. Chromotherapists claim to be able to use light in the form of color to balance "energy" lacking from a person's body, whether it be on physical, emotional, spiritual, [...]

Color Orange Meanings

By |2018-07-15T16:39:50+03:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The color orange is a power color. Although the color red is associated with fiery, burning heat, the orange color is softer and is more connected to the warmth of the sun. Orange is still an active, vibrant color and associated with movement, but it [...]

Color Red Symbolism and Cultural Associations

By |2018-07-01T15:43:57+03:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

The color red is frequently used as a symbol of guilt, sin, and anger, often as connected with blood or sex. A biblical example is found in Isaiah: "Though your sins are as scarlet, they shall be white as snow." Also, The Scarlet Letter, an [...]