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  • Bath Water
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    Ofuro is a Japanese house bath. Most houses have it and it's included in daily Japanese family life. Usually family enjoys the bath every night and it's been prepared so that family members can enjoy it one after another. Ofuro is not a regular bathtub and should not even compare to one. The bath itself looks something like of a regular bathtub but it is usually built solid and it can not be moved. It's also often almost twice as larger than a normal bathtub. In the Japanese 'bathroom,' is a sep...
  • Hot Rooms
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    What is the "spa"? The word "spa" is rooted in the Latin language and means "salus per aqua m". For those of you who are not very polished on your Latin, that means "health from water."Spa" is also the name of a small village in Belgium where hot mineral springs were discovered by ancient Romans and used by soldiers to treat aching muscles and wounds from battle. When? It is unclear when the Romans used the first public bath, but during the reign of Caesar Augustus from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D., there...
  • Slow Down The Consumption Of Oxygen
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    Cellular Respiration Lab Report Wednesday 8: 00 a.m. Lab March 2nd, 2005 I. Introduction In this lab we are measuring the amount of oxygen used in both germinating and non germinating peas. We are measuring the oxygen consumption by taking a reading of a re spirometer submerged in two water baths. The first bath will be cold water and the second warm to determine the effect of temperatures on oxygen consumption. Our negative control will be glass beads to measure to increase or decrease in atmos...
  • Worship For Sanatana Dharmas
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    On an excavation of the Mohenjo-Dark and Dholavira, in modern day Pakistan, archeologist stumbled upon a civilization, thriving in the Indus Valley from 2500 BCE to 1500 BC. They named the civilization, Harappan. Though archeologists found little conclusive evidence of temples in the Harappan cities, the assumed advanced, ancient Sanatana Dharma (preferred term of people commonly referred to as Hindu, meaning "ageless way of moral order, duty, and natural law of cosmos". (Fisher 61) ) had plumbi...
  • Hindu Temple The Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple
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    Inside a Hindu Temple The Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple, located in Lanham, Maryland, is unique in that it houses both an icon to Shiva and an icon to Vishnu. Shiva is represented with a stone lingam and Vishnu is portrayed lying upon a bed of snakes. These two icons are the center of the temple and are housed in inner shrines. About twenty other gods are also represented in icons ringing the temple. These icons were dressed in saris and jewelry. Placed in front of many of these icons were offerings ...
  • Different Views On Practices Of Baptism
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    Religion 4/7/00 A Sacred Baptism Nick Hill Religion 4/7/00 A Sacred Bath, Baptism For hundreds of years baptism has been a large part of many different religions. Although throughout history, and throughout many religions, the practice might have differed, but the meaning and the symbolism has remained relatively the same. The word baptism came from the Greek noun bapt iona, meaning, ? the dipping or washing.? Less commonly used, baptiomo?'s, stemmed from the verb bapt w, meaning, ? to dip or im...

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