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The Shinto religious outlook of Japan embodies a unique concept as it emphasizes man’s relationship with nature. Mountains and forests are regarded as objects of spiritual worship and accordingly temples have been constructed in nature’s background. From very early days, the Nikko mountain has been worshipped in the country. During the late 8th century, Shodo, a Buddhist monk constructed the first temples on the slopes of the Nikko mountain. The Nikko temples gained further importance as a sacred shrine in the Kanto region during the end of the 12th century when the Kamakura Shogunate was established in the same region. Gradually, the temples and Shrines of Nicco became a symbol of national sovereignty. In 1871, the Meiji Government decided to divide the Nikko religious buildings site into three divisions representing three different religious groups. These were the Futarasan-jinja and the Toshogu of the Shinto faith and the Rinno-ji belonging to the Buddhist ideology. This decision involved the movement and restoration of certain buildings at the Nikko shrine1.
The Imperial Palace of the Forbidden City in Beijing is almost like a statement of the power and grandeur of the Ming dynasty. The formal structure of the Palace is a reflection of the strong authority of the rulers of this lineage. The Chinese civilization is one of the oldest civilizations of the world and the Imperial Palaces of both Beijing and Shenyang are a testimony to that grand cultural heritage. The Forbidden City is located at the centre of Beijing, to the north of the Tiananmen Square. The Imperial Palace is now known as the Palace Museum, since UNESCO has converted into a world heritage site. The Forbidden City bears the look of a formal place. Most of the important buildings in the palace complex are symmetrically arranged and are built down the centre, north and south of the City. In
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This brief survey is then used to identify some typical architectural features in part B,a description of three distinct architectural styles,and a discussion of the impact of the introduction of Buddhism in China.The main part C then describes the phenomenological study of a particular temple,namely the Bao Shan Chan Si after first justifying the method and introducing the temple.
Within the resort which is divided into two sections (palace zone and garden zone), there are over 100 buildings. Chengde’s older name, Rehe (or Jehol) came from the name of the local river, Rehe, which is translated as “hot river”. This river was named this way because it didn’t freeze in winter.
Ceilings of the gas chambers were used for discharging the gas inside the chambers. After World War II, changes were made, as the gas chambers are not in its original form. They are reconstructed. They are not fully representing the extremity of their homicide capability, The doors at the time of killing were made airtight while after World War II, there were new doors placed, which were not airtight.
Why did the Greeks build Temples? Greek temples are still the most historic sites in the world. The list of surviving Greek temples is more then what one can imagine. This speaks of fine construction work by the Greeks. Greek temples not only exist in Greece only but they can also be seen along Mediterranean.
These architects might not have had the same religion, but have exhibited the equal dedication to their cause.
The Etruscan Belvedere Temple at Orvieto, Italy was built in the fifth century B.C. (Brenders). Francis Brenders also states on his website that
f their perception, thus comes the influx, pilgrimage, of Christians seemingly on a mission to express their piety, religious faith, or experience a renewal of faith. Perhaps, for some, it is for the first time ever the experience of faith to begin with; but what remains
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