...he was very touched by the destruction of shrines and the burning of ancient manuscripts of Timbuktu. He ends his address by this quote “the united nations will always be with Mali.
And the rolling anapaestic Curled, like vapour over shrines.1844 Poems,'Wine of Cyprus', stanza10.
The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants may remain in their present state of contented poverty.washington irving
Art must not be concentrated in dead shrines called museums. lt must be spread everywhere – on the streets, in the trams, factories, workshops, and in the workers' homes.vladimir mayakovsky
Art must not be concentrated in dead shrines called museums. lt must be spread everywhere – on the streets, in the trams, factories, workshops, and in the workers' homes.Vladimir Mayakovsky, "Shrine or Factory?" (1918); translation from Mikhail Anikst et al. (eds.) Soviet Commercial Design of the Twenties, New York: Abbeville Press, (1987) p. 15: Mayakovsky was one of the leading literary figures of the Futurist movement.
The old shrines, some of great age, are made of deodar , and the great Juma Masjid of Srinagar, with its lofty shafts of cedar, is said to have been constructed of timer cut from the Tashawan Forest. The Tashawan Forest.is now part of the city lying on the left bank of the river between the Fatteh and Zaina bridges.Sir Walter Roper Lawrence, in "The Valley of Kashmir", P.79
Srinagar has been declared as the first city among the list of seven heritage cities of India...the living heritage of the city [is] represented by its wooden buildings, Sufi shrines and the river front.INTACH, Saleem Beg in Srinagar is India's top heritage city, IBN live, 25 May 2006
It was practiced in the most important shrines of the region, like that of Puri, as part of the ritual ceremonies since the year 1000, although it is believed that it existed from as far back as 200 BC.In Clive Barker; Simon Trussler (November 1998). New Theatre Quarterly 55. Cambridge University Press. pp. 249–. ISBN 978-0-521-64851-6.
Such graves as his are pilgrim shrines, shrines to no code or creed confined, The Delphian vales, the Palestines, The Meccas of the mind.Fitz-Greene Halleck, Burns, Stanza 32.
As one of India ’s largest and most sacred pilgrimage centers, Benares (Varanasi) has been revered for centuries by Hindus , Muslims , Buddhists , and Jains , millions of whom come to visit its innumerable temples and shrines and come to bathe along a three-mile stretch of steps leading to the Holy Ganga (Ganges) River. Whether coming for salvation, prosperity, or healing, most of these pilgrims have sought some form of ritual purification – a means of unloading their troubles and sins upon stars and holy men, the river Ganga, and the many sacred tanks fed by her springs and tributaries.Ronald L. Barrett, in p.1 (Aghor Medicine: Pollution, Death, and Healing in Northern India (3 February 2008)])
For all of the creeds are false, and all of the creeds are true; And low at the shrines where my brothers bow, there will I bow too; For no form of a god, and no fashion Man has made in his desperate passion, But is worthy some worship of mine; Not too hot with a gross belief, Nor yet too cold with pride, I will bow me down where my brothers bow, Humble, but open eyed.don marquis
Art must not be concentrated in dead shrines called museums. lt must be spread everywhere – on the streets, in the trams, factories, workshops, and in the workers' homes.Vladimir Mayakovsky (1918) "Shrine or Factory?" ; translation from Mikhail Anikst et al. (eds.) Soviet Commercial Design of the Twenties (New York: Abbeville Press, 1987) p. 15.
Hindus offer devotion and offering to them Gods - Vishnu and Shiva at shrines in their homes and temples .Gurinder Singh Mann, in "Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs in America : A Short History", p.50
But a meek humble Man of modest Sense, Who, Preaching Peace, does practice Continence; Whose pious life’s a proof he does believe, Mysterious Truths, which no Man can conceive. If upon Earth there dwell such God-like Men, I'll here Recant my Paradox to them; Adore those shrines of Virtue, homage pay, And, with the rabble world, their Laws obey. If such there are, yet grant me This at least, Man differs more from Man, than Man from Beast.wilmot, john, 2nd earl of rochester
The whole mountain is covered with other shrines which the pilgrim, at some risk to life and limb , must visit. The rite is followed by adoration at the temple of Parsvanatha, and by the circuit (pradadsina) of the holy site, involving a journey of about 10 km.Subodh Kapoor (2002), in "Indian Encyclopaedia, Volume 1". p.5499
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