5 Iconic Great Buddha Statues in Japan

A trip to Japan isn’t complete without at least one trip to a temple, which is ji or tera in Japanese. While you’ll likely find that temples are quite a common sight, not every temple has a Buddha statue with a hand the size of your body. These large, divine statues are known as Daibutsu, […]

History of the Swastika: 6 Facts

The state of Victoria in Australia has made it illegal to display swastikas. After racist incidents increased 750% over the past year and a half, Victorian legislators moved to ban the Nazi-linked image. “Victoria has now become the first (state) in Australia to ban the public display of the Nazi symbol, recognizing its role in […]