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400-year-old baroque restaurant Three Roses receives a sensitive facelift

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#monastery #restaurant #architecture #preservation
These microscopic robots swim through the ocean and dissolve microplastics

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#MicroscopicRobots #MicroplasticDegradation #OceanCleanup
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The Buddha Park of #Ravangla, also known as Tathagata Tsal, is situated near Rabong (Ravangla) in South #Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. It was constructed between 2006 and 2013 and features a 130-foot (40 m) high statue of the Buddha as its centerpiece. The site was
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chosen within the larger religious complex of the #RabongGompa (#Monastery), itself a centuries-old place of pilgrimage. Also nearby is #RalangMonastery, a key monastery in Tibetan Buddhism.

The statue was consecrated on 25 March 2013 by the 14th Dalai Lama, and became a
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stop on the 'Himalayan Buddhist Circuit'. The statue of the Buddha marks the occasion of the 2550th birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha. This statue was built and installed in the place through the joint efforts of the Sikkim government and its people.
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22nd JUNE: ST PAULINUS OF NOLA

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1. Paulinus was born in the year of salvation 353, of a most illustrious family of Roman citizens at Bordeaux and he later attained senatorial dignity. He was made consul of Nola but
#StPaulinusOfNola #Jun22 #CatholicTwitter #EarlyChurch Image
2. struck by a ray of the divine light, he resigned the consulship and returning to Bordeaux, he was baptised by St Delphinus.

HE DISTRIBUTED HIS MONEY TO THE POOR

Then he sold his abundant property,

#conversion #JesusChrist #FollowMe
3. distributed the money to the poor and retired to Spain, where he was ordained a priest. When he returned to Nola, he built a monastery near the tomb of St Felix and entered upon a most strict monastic life with some companions.

#RomanEmpire #History #monastery #Christianity
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18th JUNE: ST ELIZABETH OF SCONAUGE

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1. Three monasteries in Germany bear the name of Sconauge: one of Cistercian monks near Heidelberg, founded by Buggo, bishop of Worms in 1135; another of nuns of the same Order in Franconia;
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2. a third of monks of the Order of St Bennet in the diocess of Triers, four German miles from Bingen, was founded by Hildelin, a nobleman, who, in 1125, took himself the monastic habit, and was chosen first abbot. Not far distant he built a great nunnery of the same Order
3. and name which is now extinct, though the three former remain to this day.

Soon after the foundation of this house, when regular discipline flourished there with great edification to the church, St Elizabeth, who from her infancy had been a vessel of election,
#June18th
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16th JUNE: ST LUTGARDE

1. St Lutgarde's parents first wished her to be betrothed to a merchant; and when, through the loss of her fortune, her marriage became impossible, they urged her to take the veil. She entered the Benedictine convent at Tongres in Brabant
#StLutgarde Image
2. but lived in a discontented state, secretly sighing for a worldly life. One day when she had gone to gossip, as was her wont, in the parlours, our Lord Himself stood before her.

Pointing to His still bleeding Heart, He bade her seek in Him alone the joys of Divine love.
3. From that hour St Lutgarde renounced the world and its follies, and began a new life of prayer and penance. During the bloody struggle with the Albigenses she offered herself a victim for the Church, and suffered most fearful tortures of mind and body. #CatholicTwitter
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Received a fantastic message from my brother @soodparivar captioned The Empty Boat and found the #PearlsOfWisdom #TooGoodNotToShare

#TheEmptyBoat
#Anger
#SelfCareSunday
A #monk decides to #meditate alone, away from his #monastery.

He takes his boat out to the middle of the lake, moors it there, closes his eyes and begins his meditation.

After a few hours of undisturbed silence, he suddenly feels the bump of another boat colliding with his own
With his eyes still closed, he senses his anger rising & by the time he opens his eyes, he is ready to scream at the boatman who dared disturb his meditation.But when he opens his eyes,he sees it’s an empty boat that had probably got untethered & floated to the middle of the lake
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