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Bahai temple and gardens, Haifa, Israel Featured Temples Print

Bahai temple and gardens, Haifa, Israel

BahA?'A? World Centre in Haifa, the spiritual and administrative centre of the BahA?'A? Faith. The Terraces of the BahA?'A? Faith, or Hanging Gardens of Haifa. In the foreground, the Baha'i Eagle. In the center, the golden-domed Shrine of the BA?b (Ali Muhammad Shirazi), the Prophet of the BahA?'i Faith. The terraces represent the first 18 disciples of the BA?b with 9 concentric circles from each side providing the main geometry of the 18 terraces conceived as generated from the Shrine of the BA?b. The 18 terraces plus the one terrace of the Shrine make 19 terraces, a significant number within both the BahA?'A? and BA?bA? religions. A Unesco World Heritage site. Architect: Fariborz Sahba from Iran

© rhkamen

Chiswick House, Red Velvet Room ceiling J970259 Featured Temples Print

Chiswick House, Red Velvet Room ceiling J970259

CHISWICK HOUSE, London. Interior. View of the ceiling in the Red Velvet Room.
The ceiling is inset with painted panels attributed to William Kent and has usually been interpreted as an allegory of the Arts. The panels around the edge, for example, incorporate musical instruments, portrait roundels of gods and goddesses (Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Mars, Diana and Apollo) and their appropriate Zodiac signs. In the central panel the messenger god Mercury hovers above a stone arch, below which is a group of figures with further emblems of the visual arts: Architecture is represented by a bare-chested woman with a set square and a cherub with a plan of a Roman temple, Sculpture by a fallen bust of Inigo Jones, and Painting by a woman unveiling a self-portrait of Kent.
The radical alternative interpretation of this symbolism is that it alludes to the ritual of the Royal Arch masonic lodge. Red is the Royal Arch colour, so the red velvet on the walls is symbolic, as is the red drape which is being removed to reveal Kent's portrait in the ceiling. The traditional implements of the architect and sculptor, depicted in the ceiling, are likewise masonic emblems, while the combination of an arch below a rainbow which occurs in the ceiling painting was apparently a common subject of early Royal Arch lodge banners. The suggestion, therefore, is that this room could have been designed by Burlington and Kent - both of whom were certainly freemasons - to function as a masonic meeting place

© Jeremy Young

Temple of Luxor, Ramesses II Statue, Luxor, Egypt Featured Temples Print

Temple of Luxor, Ramesses II Statue, Luxor, Egypt

Temple of Luxor, Ramesses II Statue, Luxor - Thebes, Luxor East Bank, Egypt. Statue, Ramesses II, Pharaoh, King, Temple, Male Likeness, Hieroglyphics, Carving, Ancient, International Landmark, History, Architecture, Travel Destinations, Place of Worship, Egyptian Culture, Building Exterior, Ancient Egyptian Culture, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Archaeology, Column, Stone Wall, Unesco, Old Ruin, Clear Sky

© Hisham Ibrahim