Shield, Arikara, North Dakota, ca. 1850. Buffalo rawhide, native leather, and native pigment, diameter: 20", An 1850 shield, a masterpiece of Plains Indian visionary painting. This shield and cover (shown on front) from the Arikara is embellished with the image of a buffalo bull, the owner’s guardian spirit, which would have been revealed to him in a vision during a prolonged period of fasting and prayer.
Yoga and Christianity Dr. Christine Mangala was raised in India and brought up a devout Hindu. Her family was close to one of India's leading Hindu gurus and teachers. Now an Orthodox Christian writer and teacher, she and Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen speak about whether various aspects of Hindu Yoga are compatible with Christian faith and practice, or whether Yoga should be shunned entirely.
In a clear violation of church & state: Several administration officials said the president would mark National Day of Prayer on Thursday by issuing an executive order easing the risk of religious groups losing their tax-exempt status.
Florida: Mosque to broadcast Islamic call to prayer, Councilman says potential noise ‘nuisance’
Florida: Mosque to broadcast Islamic call to prayer, Councilman says potential noise ‘nuisance’ | Creeping Sharia
One Dead and 22 Injured as Car Rams Into Pedestrians in Times Square
Life is fragile: Prayers to the family of the young lady (only 18 years old), Alyssa Elsman, who lost her life and all those who were injured in the horrific event in Times Square yesterday. Sending love, light & prayers. #prayers #comfort #TimesSquare #nyc #lifeisfragile