Posts Tagged ‘pilgrimage’

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: A pilgrimage visit to Kavala

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived in Kavala on Saturday to make an official visit. In his visit to Thassos and Kavala, the Ecumenical Patriarch is flanked by the Archbishop of Athens Hieronymos and the Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Epiphanios. The Patriarchal Commissioner was appointed the Metropolitan of Geron Derko, Mr. Apostolos, who escorted […]

A Pilgrimage of Thought: the Politician, Poet, and Pilgrim called Dante Alighieri

Born in Florence in the late thirteenth century, Dante Alighieri would grow up to become one of the most famed and well-read authors of the Italian Middle Ages. The scope of his political and philosophical intellect would serve him well in his best-known work, The Divine Comedy, in both its depth and the nature of […]

19 Dead, 32 Injured After Mexico Pilgrimage Bus Crash

Saudi security forces monitor annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

Saudi security forces monitor the holy sites in Mecca during the annual hajj pilgrimage with cameras distributed in main areas of the holy city. The first group of pilgrims arrive today at the Grande Mosque of Mecca to perform the welcoming Tawaf (circling of the Kaaba) during the second downsized hajj staged amid the coronavirus […]

Hasidic pilgrimage worries Hungarian villagers under COVID strain

About a thousand Hasidic Jews from around the world made a pilgrimage to a small northern Hungarian village on Thursday, but their presence has made some locals nervous as Hungary fights a third, destructive wave of the pandemic. The village of Bodrogkeresztur has recently become a pilgrimage site for Hasidic Jews to commemorate a rabbi […]

Iranian miniature, pilgrimage, ritual, and stringed instrument closer to UNESCO tags

TEHRAN – UNESCO will soon be investigating the possible inscription of four Iranian elements, including the art of miniature and the ancient Mehregan Festival, on the world heritage list. Final decisions will be reached at the 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, deputy tourism minister Mohammad-Hassan Talebian […]

Tens of thousands mark Shi’ite Arbaeen pilgrimage in Iraq amid COVID fears

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Bhutan’s Burning Lake, Place of Legend and Pilgrimage

Bhutan’s sacred Burning Lake (known also as Membartsho or Mebar Tsho), in the Tang Valley, gets its name from a legend involving Pema Lingpa (or Padma Lingpa), a renowned Bhutanese saint. Today, the Burning Lake is not only visited by pilgrims, but also by tourists. In previous years, mishaps have occurred at the site, resulting […]

Mayor of Haredi settlement flies to Uman pilgrimage as residents prepare for full lockdown

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How an annual religious pilgrimage created a year-round Jewish community in Uman, Ukraine

(JTA) — Before deciding to stay permanently, Chaim Chazin would visit the small city of Uman, Ukraine, every year around Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. For Chazin, a religiously observant music producer from Israel, the brief annual visits were energizing spiritual experiences away from money troubles back home. “There’s a feeling of holiness in […]

A Pilgrimage of Thought: The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The most widely read work of Florentine politician and writer Dante Alighieri, the Divine Comedy dictates a tale of the three realms of the afterlife as believed by the Italians of the Middle Ages. Broken into three parts, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso are individual cantos—defined as a version of an epic poem that is usually sung—that […]

Haredi Orthodox Jews barred from entering Ukraine for annual Uman pilgrimage

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Anti-Netanyahu protests swell yet again, with Hasidic Uman pilgrimage hopefuls joining the crowds

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The anarchic ultra-Orthodox Jews prepared to die for their pilgrimage

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The anarchic ultra-Orthodox Jews prepared to die for their pilgrimage

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How a Hasidic pilgrimage to Ukraine could bring down Israel’s acclaimed COVID czar

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Ukraine temporarily bars foreigners after Israel asks to restrict Uman pilgrimage

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Netanyahu’s coalition whip blasts coronavirus czar over Ukraine pilgrimage

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Netanyahu’s coalition whip blasts coronavirus czar over Ukraine pilgrimage

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Coronavirus Israel live: Ukraine to restrict Jewish pilgrimage upon Israel’s request

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Ukraine to restrict Jewish pilgrimage in response to Israel plea

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Why the Hasidic pilgrimage to Uman must be stopped

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Ukraine blocks entry of foreigners to Uman ahead of Hasidic pilgrimage, citing coronavirus concerns

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Greece: Tinos pilgrimage overshadowed by virus

Greek Orthodox pilgrims have been arriving on the Aegean island of Tinos ahead of an August 15 religious holiday. The annual visit to the island’s renowned Church of the Panagia of Tinos – which houses an icon believed to perform miracles – usually attracts thousands of pilgrims marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The […]

Israel opposes Ukraine pilgrimage over coronavirus fears, but sect vows to follow strict rules

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No New Year pilgrimage to Ukraine for Israeli Jews this year

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Ukraine bans annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman over coronavirus pandemic

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Pilgrimage to heal your soul (Documentary film)

Abydos, the holiest place in Ancient Egypt Many times I walked up the stairway to its majestic temple, but this time, I’m in Abydos for another reason. I’m in the land of Osiris to attend and film an event, so intriguing and unique I couldn’t resist not to go and visually document. The first “House […]

VIDEO: The Catholic Restoration – Chartres Pilgrimage 2018

With the veil’s fabric tested by scientists in modern times and its movement meticulously tracked by historians down through the ages, there can be little doubt as to its authenticity. Chartres’s crypt—the first cathedral- was expanded specifically as a reliquary for the veil of the Mother of God. But atypically, there are no graves in that crypt—no tombs, no […]

The Big Picture – Homeland Security Facebook,’ the Great American Pilgrimage & 2017 Year in Review

The Big Picture – Homeland Security Facebook,’ the Great American Pilgrimage & 2017 Year in Review By The Big Pictureyoutube.com Smile for the camera. The Department of Homeland Security started scanning travellers faces leaving the country at major airports. The new policy leaves more questions about privacy and invasiveness than a sense of security for […]

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