Each time, fulfilling the cherished wish of the next owner, this Wu-Lu temple gourd – comes back to me … No one remembers how old this carved Wu-Lu gourd is. I attracted her in one of the antiquarian monastic shops in Southeast Asia many years ago. Even then, the Keeper of the Shop said that […]
Cloudy fog moves in a swift stream, as if showing you the way. This is Lantau Peak. The Buddhist Path of Wisdom in the form of the Eight – a symbol of infinity. Along it are 38 large wooden pillars with ancient pillars of Buddhist texts – the Heart Sutras. And you, plunging into a […]
This beauty was washed ashore by the waves. Look – this is a living symbol of the five elements! The five elements exist everywhere. And the shape of a five-pointed star is often found in nature. There is also a pentagram in the middle of an ordinary apple.
What is this unusual Hongshan item 🐲🥚🗿 ? What are your guesses about the Hongshan item in this video? This my thing causes different assumptions of my friends. Some believe that this is the egg of the ancestor of Dragons 🐲🐽 with a pig nose. Others think it’s just an old weight to determine the […]
There is one more secret place in the northeast of China, about which there are a lot of legends. It is as famous as the Himalayas in Tibet. An ancient civilization engendered 6-7 thousand years ago in the Huanghe river basin is nowadays famous by its Hongshan Neolithic culture. Especially the place between Inner Mongolia […]
When I travelled in the Himalayas, I came across these unusual stone bowls with the pattern etched as on dZi-beads in one of Buddhist shops. I queried about these mysterious articles a lot. They appeared to be dZi-bowls. Such bowls were made for Tibetan monastery. The ritual bowls like dZi-beads are made of agate. […]
Among various magic and secret places which we learnt from books and stories there are such places which you can really visit and test their magic yourself. I am going to tell you about one of such places, which is located in full of secrets Tibet. This is Shangri-La. For the first time people learnt […]
I am a journalist and a traveler. I have been travelling around holy places of Eastern Asia for many years and I have been looking for interesting magic things and sacral amulets. I bring a lot of ancient and modern exotic things. Most of all I like Tibetan amulets and of course I like dZi […]