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The Canterbury Tales

By |2020-03-23T16:05:59+03:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Canterbury Tales is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between 1387 and 1400. The Canterbury Tales (mostly written in verse, although some are in prose) are presented as part of a story-telling [...]

Oneiromancy – A Form of Divination Based Upon Dreams

By |2020-02-02T03:20:40+03:00February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , |

Oneiromancy is a form of divination based upon dreams; it is a system of dream interpretation that uses dreams to predict the future. It is dismissed by the scientific community and skeptics as being superstition; experiments do not support the idea that dreams predict the [...]

Vastu Shastra: The Science of Architecture

By |2019-03-06T15:34:35+03:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vastu Shastra (vāstu śāstra) is a traditional Hindu system of architecture which literally translates to "science of architecture." These are texts found on the Indian subcontinent that describe principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement, and spatial geometry. Vastu Shastras incorporate traditional Hindu [...]