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Flower Japanese tradition

 

Japan – one of the most mysterious and beautiful countries existing on the Earth. She is shrouded in myths and legends; rich beliefs and customs. Japan has an amazing story that to this day causes many lively interest.

The language of flowers in Japan

The country has its own symbols of plants, based on ancient traditions, – Hanakotoba.

The preparation of bouquets. ikebana, the selection of greeting cards – each process are calculated from the color values. According Hanakotoba, Sakura symbolizes courtesy and kindness; Daisy ” sincerity, honesty; Lotus – chastity; iris ” happy news; Narcissus – respect.

The symbol of Japan – the chrysanthemum flower

Everyone knows about the love of the inhabitants of the land of the rising sun to the cherry blossoms, even after which celebrations are held. However, the national flower of Japan, the chrysanthemum. It has become a symbol of the Japanese emperors, her image can be found on coins, stamps and official documents. The Chrysanthemum is considered the highest award.

On 9 September, the country celebrates the feast Continue reading

Peoples of Central, Western Asia

The peoples of Central Asia

In Central Asia in the first Millennium BC were rich region located along the river valleys of Syr-Darya, the Zerafshan, Kashka Darya, Amu Darya, Murgab, Tejan. These were agricultural oases, cultural life which rested on an artificial irrigation based on removing channels from the rivers originating in the mountains. In the neighbourhood of the oases in the steppes the nomads lived in different tribes.

Here lived a population of Iranian origin — the Sogdians along the rivers Zerafshan and Kashka-Darya, Khorezm — in the lower reaches of the Amu-Darya, Bactrians to the South from the Amu-Darya, — belonged to the people, mentioned since antiquity.

Depending on the farmers was agricultural population, hardworking farming oases, where along with the wheat and barley were cultivated cotton, rice, grapes, mulberry and fruit trees.

There was a writing (many of the documents in the Sogdian language came to our time). Transit trade was strengthened cultural links with Western Asia, the Caucasus, Iran, India, China, which resulted in the distribution in the cities of Central Asia, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism, Buddhism. In 60-ies of VI century BC in the steppes of today’s Kazakhstan has developed a powerful Empire of nomads-Turks, Continue reading

Sexual traditions of different peoples

Sexual traditions of different peoples

How often it happens that you are in another country or even another continent and am amazed at how different traditions people have. This applies to literally everything: manners to greet, to talk, to eat, to take care of loved ones. But even more interesting to learn about their traditions in terms of sexual relations.

In Micronesia, in many tribes women, before having sex with a man should arouse himself. For this they need the stinging ants. They release on a few dozen ants, and when the girl’s body crying out in pain, it is believed that it is the right time to have sex.

For example, if in Australia you will see that the two guys at the meeting touching sex members from each other, do not worry. In this way they Express the cheer and joy that met.

Very strange tradition originated in South Africa . Here it is tested the groom. Before taking to wife his beloved, he should have sex with her mother. And, not once, but as long as you need to prove that he is quite independent and will be able to create a family. Quite a strange tradition, isn’t it? In addition, before “meet the mother” the groom undergoes a complete body check from his future father-in-law. It checks healthy teeth, skin, Continue reading

Flower Japanese tradition
  Japan – one of the most mysterious and beautiful countries existing on the Earth. She is shrouded in myths and legends; rich beliefs and customs. Japan has an amazing…

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In Japan they celebrate the girls
On March 3, Japan celebrates the popular annual celebration of "Hina Matsuri", which in translation is called "girls Holiday". "Hina Matsuri " — literally "doll Festival" ("Hina" " doll, "Matsuri"…

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Holidays and traditions of South Korea
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