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On a wing and a prayer: The extraordinary hanging monasteries that cling to the sides of cliffs

By Daily Mail Reporter

When you’re trying to connect with your god, it helps to find some peace and quiet, if you can.
But that was, indeed, no such problem for the architects of these impossibly built monasteries.
Constructed at dizzying heights on the sides of mountains, they ensured only the most devoted – and vertigo-free – followers would join them for prayer.
Gripping: This gravity-defying hanging monastery clings to the side of Mt Huashan in China and is only accessible via steep and dangerous paths

Gripping: This gravity-defying hanging monastery clings to the side of Mt Huashan in China and is only accessible via steep and dangerous paths
Closer to their god: The Taktshang Tiger's Nest monastery clings to a cliff 2,300ft above the Paro Valley floor in Bhutan at such a height it looks down on the clouds

Closer to their god: The Taktshang Tiger’s Nest monastery clings to a cliff 2,300ft above the Paro Valley floor in Bhutan at such a height it looks down on the clouds
Complete isolation: According to legend, the Tiger's Nest takes its name from the 'second Buddha', Precious Guru Padmasambhava, who travelled to the site on a tiger
Complete isolation: According to legend, the Tiger’s Nest takes its name from the ‘second Buddha’, Precious Guru Padmasambhava, who travelled to the site on a tiger
Between a rock and a hard place: The Holy Trinity is part of the Meteora - which translates as 'suspended in the air' - complex of monasteries in Greece, one of the largest collections of such buildings in the country

Between a rock and a hard place: The Holy Trinity is part of the Meteora – which translates as ‘suspended in the air’ – complex of monasteries in Greece, one of the largest collections of such buildings in the country
Many were only accessible by steep and secret paths in order to provide the most seclusion as they sought uninterrupted spiritual awakening.
By far the most precarious is a monastery that dangles seemingly in defiance of the laws of physics on the side of Mt Huashan in China.
Located around 75 miles east from Xi’an City of Shaanxi Province, Mt Huashan is known as ‘The number one precipitous mountain under Heaven’. It is one of the five sacred mountains in China.
It is home to several influential Taoist temples where emperors of past dynasties made pilgrimages, making Mt Huashan the holy land of Taoism.
Vertigo-inducing: The Sumela monastery in Turkey was created 386AD apparently after two priests discovered a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary in a cave on the mountain

Vertigo-inducing: The Sumela monastery in Turkey was created 386AD apparently after two priests discovered a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary in a cave on the mountain
Prayers at 3,900ft: Visitors survey the incredible buildings of the Sumela monastery which was built, on southern shore of the Black Sea, during the reign of Emporer Theodosius I

Prayers at 3,900ft: Visitors survey the incredible buildings of the Sumela monastery which was built, on southern shore of the Black Sea, during the reign of Emporer Theodosius I
Don't look down! The monasteries of Agios Nikolaos Anapafsas (left) and Agia Roussanou (right) in Greece, which form part of the Meteora complex of precariously placed buildings

Don’t look down! The monasteries of Agios Nikolaos Anapafsas (left) and Agia Roussanou (right) in Greece, which form part of the Meteora complex of precariously placed buildings
Head for heights: French mountain climber Catherine Destivelle during her ascension of the Rocher Saint Esprit, in the Meteora, with the Monastery of Roussanou located on a parallel summit (right)

Head for heights: French mountain climber Catherine Destivelle during her ascension of the Rocher Saint Esprit, in the Meteora, with the Monastery of Roussanou located on a parallel summit (right)
Path to enlightenment: A stunning scene showing the Monastery of Roussanou in what must one of the most serene places in the world

Path to enlightenment: A stunning scene showing the Monastery of Roussanou in what must one of the most serene places in the world
Balancing act: The monastery of Roussanou at the base of a stone tower in Meteora, Greece in a picture taken in 1985

Balancing act: The monastery of Roussanou at the base of a stone tower in Meteora, Greece in a picture taken in 1985
A man is hoisted up 250ft in a cargo net to the Monastery of St Barlaam, which is the only way to access the building
The Monastery of St Barlaam
Nerve-wracking: A man is hoisted 250ft in a net, the only way to access the Monastery of St Barlaam (right), which also forms part of the Meteora complex in Greece
In Bhutan, the Taktshang Tiger’s Nest monastery clings to a cliff 2,300ft above the Paro Valley floor.
According to legend, it takes its name from the ‘second Buddha’, Precious Guru Padmasambhava, who travelled to the site on a tiger.
Some visitors have reportedly fallen to their death on the way up after apparently losing their footing.
But the desire to build in such vertigo-inducing places isn’t just confined to Asia. Turkey has its own, the monastery of Sumela, perched at an altitude of 3,900ft.
Rich heritage: The ruins of the Sigiriya, or Lion's Rock, in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, which was used as a monastery from around the 5th Century BC

Rich heritage: The ruins of the Sigiriya, or Lion’s Rock, in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, which was used as a monastery from around the 5th Century BC
Magnificent: Visitors ascend the stairway to the ancient structure, which contains caves prepared by devotees of the Buddhist Sangha

Magnificent: Visitors ascend the stairway to the ancient structure, which contains caves prepared by devotees of the Buddhist Sangha
Steeped in history: The legs and paws of a lion still remain either side of the entrance to the fortress, but the head fell down years ago

Steeped in history: The legs and paws of a lion still remain either side of the entrance to the fortress, but the head fell down years ago
Idyllic: The rock, pictured here at dawn, upon which the temple and monastery were built is a 'magma plug'

Idyllic: The rock, pictured here at dawn, upon which the temple and monastery were built is a ‘magma plug’
Easy does it: A visitor navigates the stone stairs leading up to the temple and fortress of Sigiriya, but this path is by no means the most perilous compared to those approaching other monasteries
Easy does it: A visitor navigates the stone stairs leading up to the temple and fortress of Sigiriya, but this path is by no means the most perilous compared to those approaching other monasteries
Beautiful: Sigiriya is framed by symmetrical water gardens which extend to the foot of the rock. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

Beautiful: Sigiriya is framed by symmetrical water gardens which extend to the foot of the rock. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka
It was created in 386AD during the reign of Emporer Theodosius I apparently after two priests discovered a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary in a cave on the mountain.
As with most of these great buildings, they aren’t the easiest to access. In Greece, the Roussanou Monastery could only be accessed by baskets lifted by pulleys, until roads, steps and bridges were contructed in the 1920s.
It is one of six active monasteries in the Meteora complex, one the largest and most important developments of its kind, only behind Mount Athos.
The monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pinnacles near the Pinios.
Panoramic: The monastery of St Stephen, part of the Meteora complex in Greece, was built in the middle of 16th and decorated in or around 1545

Panoramic: The monastery of St Stephen, part of the Meteora complex in Greece, was built in the middle of 16th and decorated in or around 1545
A cut above: Rather than clinging to it, this temple was carved into the rock in the region of Cappadocia in Turkey. Frescoes can be seen around the entrance

A cut above: Rather than clinging to it, this temple was carved into the rock in the region of Cappadocia in Turkey. Frescoes can be seen around the entrance
Another stunning piece of architecture, which also places a rock at the heart of its construction, is Sigiriya, or Lion’s Rock, in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka.
Built on a ‘magma plug’, the sacred city contains the ruins of the original temple, which dates back to 500AD.
The legs and paws of a lion still remain either side of the entrance, but the head fell down years ago. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.
Up on high: The Holy Holy Monastery of Saint Nicholas Anapausas in Meteora, Greece, which was built in the 16th Century and decorated by the Cretan painter Theophanis Strelitzas in 1527

Up on high: The Holy Holy Monastery of Saint Nicholas Anapausas in Meteora, Greece, which was built in the 16th Century and decorated by the Cretan painter Theophanis Strelitzas in 1527
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 Trebuie sa fii temerar ca sa te duci pe varfurile acelea,sa te rogi sa iti gasesti linistea…
locuri izolate…departe de ochii lumii…
legende…
Eu de aici ,ma intreb cum oare au fost construite …
am fost la multe manastiri situate prin poieni linistite,,altele in paduri,dar inca nu am ajuns la vreuna asemanatoare celor din imagini…
chiar parca nu ai cuvinte privindu-le…

INCEPUT DE SAPTAMANA

E luni dimineata,ora 7.20…ma uit pe stirile primite in mail, inainte sa plec la treburile mele…ca e inceput de saptamana si mai punem la punct unele lucruri…

-nunta princiara -printul Albert de Monaco et Charlene(trei zile de petrecere?)

-Minessota-primul stat american care a dat faliment

-Scandalul lui Dominique Strauss Kahn

-O stire mai interesanta pentru tinerii  care  vor sa faca afaceri la tara…

Autor: Ana Bâtca

Vezi câti bani europeni pot lua tinerii care fac afaceri la tara

Tinerii fermieri care vor sa faca afaceri la tara vor putea primi de la sfârsitul acestui an o suma de 40.000 de euro din fonduri europene, cu 60% mai mult decât în prezent, a declarat, astazi, directorul general adjunct al Agentiei de Plati pentru Dezvoltare Rurala si Pescuit (APDRP), Ciprian Alic.

agricultura

„Comitetul de monitorizare pentru Programul National de Dezvoltare Rurala 2007-2013 (PNDR) a decis majorarea sumei alocate pentru proiectele depuse pe masura 112 Instalarea tinerilor fermieri în mediul rural, de la 25.000 de euro în prezent, la 40.000 de euro. Asteptam în momentul de fata consfiintirea din partea Bruxelles-ului. Estimam ca în doua sesiune de depunere de proiecte, de la sfârsitul anului (1-30 noiembrie 2011 – n.r.), fermierii vor primi deja o suma mai mare”, a spus Alic, citat de Agerpres.

De asemenea, Comitetul de monitorizare a majorat si limita minima pe proiectele pe masura 112 de la 10.000 la 12.000 de euro, dar a aprobat si anumite realocari pe masurile de mare impact pe PNDR precum 121 Modernizarea exploatatiilor agricole, 312 – Sprijin pentru crearea si dezvoltarea de microîntreprinderi 313 – Incurajarea activitatilor turistice.

70% din valoarea proiectului, finantata de UE

„Pe masura dedicata microîntreprinderilor pentru activitatile de servicii din mediul rural este eligibila 70% din valoarea proiectului, adica cel mult 200.000 euro. Numai în ultima sesiune am avut depuse 2.500 de proiecte pe masura 312. De asemenea, vor fi bani în continuare si pentru dezvoltarea turismului rural, respectiv pe 313”, a mai adaugat seful APDRP.

Potrivit datelor APDRP, în luna iulie din acest an vor fi deschise doua sesiuni pentru depunerea proiectelor pe masura 112. Este alocata suma de 50 de milioane de euro.

Pe masura 322 componenta de investitii privind lucrari de refacere si modernizare a infrastructurii rutiere afectate de inundatii în anul 2010 sunt alocati 155,9 milioane euro.

http://www.evz.ro

-daca tot sunt incurajati tinerii sa faca afaceri la tara ,sa indrazneasca…asa nu se mai vand pamanturile la strainii care se apuca sa faca ei afaceri in Romania

-pe aici ,greu poti cumpara o bucata de pamant…

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Si pentru ca e 4 iulie ,azi,

Americanii sarbatoresc ZIUA INDEPENDENTEI

Americanii celebrează azi adoptarea oficială, pe 4 iulie 1776, de Congresul Continental de la Philadelphia, a Declaraţiei de Independenţă, actul de naştere al SUA.

DIMINEATA DE SAMBATA

sambata 25 iunie 2011

La cafeaua de dimineata citesc stirile primite in mail…nu sunt deloc optimiste…

-Amman-Iordanienii vor trebui sa stranga centurile lor dupa deschiderea facturilor de energie electrica de luna viitoare(Jordan Time).

-Sub presiunea cresterii preturilor internationale de titei si gaze naturale din Egipt -mai scumpe-,s-au modificat tarifele la energie electrica cu impact la facturi…incepand cu luna iulie…Importurile de 97%au nevoie de un cost care reprezinta o cincime din produsul intern brut…

-Vineri dupa rugaciuni iordanienii au demonstrat pe strazi…

-In Siria continua sa moara oameni…

-Senatorul Mc Cain da vina pe imigrantii ilegali pentru incendierea din Arizona si New Mexico(Sierra Vista)

-In Spania somajul a ajuns la 21%

Grecia si Portugalia scufundate in datorii

-Escaladarea preturilor au aruncat in saracie si foamete  1 miliard de suflete

-Povara fiscala creste continuu

-Trei sferturi dintre romani au salarii mici

-atentionare cod galben-averse si descarcari electrice(pericole de inundatii in Nordul tarii)

-Amanarea reorganizarii teritoriale

-1300 de politisti vor fi disponibilizati

-consumul de droguri la nivel national este in crestere

-New York-Senatul a aprobat legea care priveste casatoria de acelasi sex

-A murit Peter Falk– actorul care l-a interpretat pe locotenentul Columbo din serialul cu acelasi nume

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Cu asa niste stiri ,mai ales aceea de la New York…dezamagita de uratenia si slutenia celor care dau legi …ma duc la treburile mele …o noua zi…

-PS.Dupa ce am terminat de scris dar inca nu plecase postul, mi s-a dus reteaua de internet timp de 5 ore…da nu mai vreau sa stiu ce si cum…(sambata cu cele trei ceasuri rele)

TREBUIE SA STII

Daca ai nimerit dintr-un motiv sau altul pe site-ul meu ,si nu esti la curent cu aceasta stire pe care eu am primit-o in mail ,citeste aici!…este important sa fii informat depre lucrurile care ne pericliteaza sanatatea…

CELE MAI PERICULOASE TELEFOANE MOBILE

Cele mai nocive telefoane, in functie de radiatiile pe care le emit, sunt de la Sony Ericsson si Blackberry.

Indicele radiatiilor emise de cele mai vandute telefoane reprezinta nivelul maxim de radiofrecvente emise de catre telefon atunci cand este folosit la capacitate maxima, in cele mai proaste conditii. Aceasta valoare este exprimata in wati / kilogram de tesut organic.

Topul celor mai nocive telefoane:

1. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro 1,61 W/kg

2. Sony Ericsson Satio 1,58 W/kg

3. BlackBerry Curve 9300 1,45 W/kg

4. BlackBerry Bold 9780 1,11 W/kg

5. Sony Ericsson Yendo 1,07 W/kg

6. Nokia C6 1,05 W/kg

7. Sony-Ericsson Vivaz 1,04 W/kg

8. Nokia N8 1,02 W/kg

9. BlackBerry Curve 8520 1,02 W/kg

10. Nokia 7230 0,97 W/kg

Topul celor mai putin nocive telefoane:

1. Samsung Galaxy S 0,23 W/kg

2. Samsung Galaxy S 2 0,33 W/kg

3. HTC Desire S 0,35 W/kg

4. Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 0,36 W/kg

5. Samsung Nexus S 0,50 W/kg

6. HTC 7 Mozart 0,53 W/kg

7. LG Optimus 2X P990 0,54 W/kg

8. Apple iPhone 4 0,59 W/kg

9. Samsung Wave 2 0,62 W/kg

10. Samsung Player 5 0,63 W/kg

10 bis. HTC HD2 0,63 W/kg

Vezi topul complet…CITESTE StiriROL.ro

Organizatia Mondiala a Sanatatii a anuntat ca radiatiile emise de telefoanele mobile ar putea cauza cancerul .

Un grup de 31 de experti a ajuns la aceasta concluzie socanta dupa ce a analizat detalii ale mai multor studii pe tema influentei radiatiilor provenite de la telefoanele mobile.

Exista semne ca o forma maligna de cancer al creierului poate fi provocat de telefoanele celulare. Desi nu exista o dovada clara, expertii nu exlud legatura dintre mobil si cancer.

sursa

Stiri ROL.ro

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STIRE PESIMISTA…

Din stirile primite in mail una este nespus de trista…

„MANCAREA VA DEVENI UN LUX.ALIMENTELE SE SCUMPESC DIN NOU”  autor:ProTV/Mediafax

FNPAR anunta o majorare a preturilor produselor alimentare,in perioada urmatoare,invocand atat conditiile meteo,cat si lipsa unui sprijin pentru acest sector din partea din partea Ministerului Agriculturii si Dezvoltarii Rurale” ( -cititi si continuarea  in Mediafax)

Cei mai expusi si fara aparare vor fi batranii cu pensiile lor micibolnavi si uitati …(si multi altii)

E trist ca alaturi de aceste stiri ,apar si altele din extrema cealalta:cu ce se mai lauda unii…bogatie…abunda…

Suntem foarte departe de realitate,indepartati unii de altii…

ca in versurile :

Flamanzilor,cand vreti sa cereti de la satui nitica paine,

Cum a cerut sarmanul caine,

Acelui ce gusta din poame,-

Sa cereti numai de la omul care a-ndurat candva de foame,

Caci ,altfel,nu e vorba goala proverbul care-mi vine-n gand

Si care spune ca:”Satulul nu crede bietului flamand”.

 Satulul si flamandul

de V.Militaru

Viitorul vad ca se anunta destul de trist pentru unii, si de fiecare data parca balanta se inclina in aceeasi parte…


O alta zi cu ganduri ,cu sentimente contradictorii,cu intrebari si cautari de solutii…




SPECTACOL COSMIC

Laguna – Messier 8 – este unul dintre cele mai uimitoare exemple de pepiniere stelare din regiunea în care se află Pământul în galaxia noastră. Un nor difuz strălucitor dezvăluie cum arată locul unde se nasc noi stele.

Nebuloasa se află în categoria obiectelor relativ apropiate de Pământ, ea putând fi văzută chiar şi cu un telescop modest sau doar cu un binoclu.

Julia Arias şi Rodolfo Barba, doi astronomi din Argentina, au reconstituit această superbă nouă imagine a nebuloasei Messier 8, folosind Telescopul Gemini South din Chile, informează Daily Mail.

Nebuloasa Laguna se află la o depărtare de aproximativ 5.000 de ani lumină de Pământ, în direcţia constelaţiei Săgetătorului, în sudul Căii Lactee.

Cei doi astronomi au obţinut aceste fotgrafii pentru a explora o eventuală relaţie între stelele nou-născute şi ce anume se ştie despre aşa numitele obiecte Herbig-Haro (HH).

Un obiect Herbig-Haro este format din gaze şi praf eliberate în spaţiu de către stelele tinere. Gazul se află într-o rapidă mişcare de rotaţie în jurul stelei nou-născute.

Cercetătorii au găsit în această imagine o mulţime de astfel de obiecte HH, care se întind în spaţiu pe o distanţă de la câteva mii de unităţi astronomice (o unitate astronomică are aproximativ 150 de milioane de km) până la 4,6 ani lumină, ceea ce înseamnă doar puţin mai mult decât distanţa de la Pământ până la cea mai apropiată stea, Proxima Centauri.

Fotografia este compusă din imagini individuale obţinute cu două filtre optice de bandă îngustă, sesibile la emisiile de hidrogen (roşu) şi sulf ionizat (verde) şi un alt filtru pentru roşu îndepărtat (spre infraroşu) care se vede albastru în fotografie.

Imaginea dezvăluie în detaliu caracteristicile fantasticului nor de gaze şi praf din jurul acestei pepiniere de stele.

sursa

din stirile primite pe mail

 stiri din Romania

Adevarat spectacol…

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