World Heritage in Danger - The old city of Jerusalem. Among its 220 historic monuments, the Dome of the Rock stands out: built in the 7th century, it is decorated with beautiful geometric and floral motifs. It is recognized by all three religions as the site of Abraham's sacrifice.
Mauritius (pronounced Mar-ish-us). A small island country off the east coast of Africa. This rich island seems comparable to a Caribbean island getaway... except a large amount of the locals in Mauritius are of Indian descent with either a Hindu or Islamic background and so the food served at restaurants often follow the rules of these religions. Cool! This map shows some popular tourist attractions. Hopefully I can use this one day.
African "Juju costume". Cross River Egbo Society. Image taken from a lecture given by Carl Meinhof on African Religion in Hamburg, 1912. Shaman, ritual, costume
Muslim Organisations in South Africa #donate #old #tv http://donate.nef2.com/muslim-organisations-in-south-africa-donate-old-tv/ #muslim charity # Muslim Organisations in South Africa – Relief / Charity Africa Muslims Agency – Africa Muslims Agency vision is to uplift the standard of life, morality and education of the most deserving and needy in the continent of Africa Al Imdaad Foundation – The Al-Imdaad Foundation is a non-profit humanitarian aid relief organisation (NGO) registered in…
Voodoo is an animist religion that consecrates a cult to Loas (gods) and to the ancestors. Voodoo originated in Africa, specifically with the Fon, Yoruba, and Ewe tribes. Geographically, those ethnic groups can be found throughout Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. More than a religion or a cult of death, voodoo plays a major role in everyday life through the symbolization of the African traditions for the Haitian people. Read more…
Jacob Zuma was nominated Honorary Guide on December 23, 2011 ( 66 a.H. ) for having berated Christianity for bringing on the existence of orphans and old age homes. Jacob Zuma has been the President of South Africa since 2009, and made this statement at the launch of a road safety and crime awareness campaign. He also told in his speech, that Africans, long before the arrival of religion and gospel, had their own ways of doing things.
Most Muslims are of one of two denominations: Sunni (75–90%) or Shia (10–20%). About 13% of Muslims live in Indonesia, the largest Muslim-majority country, 31% in South Asia, the largest population of Muslims in the world, 23% in the Middle East-North Africa, where it is the dominant religion, and 15% in Sub-Saharan Africa. Sizable Muslim communities are also found in the Americas, Caucasus, China, Europe, Mainland Southeast Asia, Philippines and Russia.(Wikipedia)