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Nazi-Acquired Buddha Statue Came From Space
LiveScience ^ | September 26, 2012 | Stephanie Pappas

Posted on 09/27/2012 6:21:53 PM PDT by EveningStar

It sounds like a mash-up of Indiana Jones' plots, but German researchers say a heavy Buddha statue brought to Europe by the Nazis was carved from a meteorite that likely fell 10,000 years ago along the Siberia-Mongolia border.

(Excerpt) Read more at livescience.com ...


TOPICS: History; Religion; Science
KEYWORDS: buddha; catastrophism; elmarbuchner; ernstschafer; germany; godsgravesglyphs; heinrichhimmler; meteorite; mongolia; nazis; siberia; space; statue; tibet

1 posted on 09/27/2012 6:22:01 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

maybe it was that way when it landed... didja ever think of that?

huh? didja?


2 posted on 09/27/2012 6:23:54 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: EveningStar; Revolting cat!

3 posted on 09/27/2012 6:29:07 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: EveningStar

Nothing new. Humans have made idols out of objects that “fell from heaven” for millennia. One of the most prominent of those that remain is the “black stone” in the ka’aba in Mecca . . .


4 posted on 09/27/2012 6:29:50 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: SunkenCiv

Religious meteorite art ping.

5 posted on 09/27/2012 6:31:43 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: EveningStar
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6 posted on 09/27/2012 6:34:28 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: EveningStar
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7 posted on 09/27/2012 6:39:04 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: a fool in paradise
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8 posted on 09/27/2012 6:41:13 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: EveningStar

It’s just a space turd.....


9 posted on 09/27/2012 6:44:42 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: Pollster1
What is he doing with his left hand?

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10 posted on 09/27/2012 6:45:29 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: EveningStar

I’m off to read the whole article, but THANKS for posting it.

Verrrrrryyyy Intewwwesting!


11 posted on 09/27/2012 6:48:37 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: Olog-hai
One of the most prominent of those that remain is the “black stone” in the ka’aba in Mecca . . .

Are you sure? That what is there now, is the original meteorite ?

12 posted on 09/27/2012 6:50:32 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: ETL
What is he doing with his left hand?

Elevating his lower Chakra.

13 posted on 09/27/2012 6:53:02 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: ETL

They say he’s either a God War or Wealth.

I can’t tell by the outfit (no weapons, though) but what does a god need with a weapon?

So your question becomes critical to helping figure it out. Just what is that in his hand?


14 posted on 09/27/2012 6:59:46 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: EveningStar
Nazis,

I hate them guys.

15 posted on 09/27/2012 7:00:49 PM PDT by jaz.357 ( *Luke 6:43-45* Twas Ever Thus!)
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To: Pollster1; NormsRevenge; a fool in paradise; DogByte6RER

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks Pollster1! Additional: To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


16 posted on 09/27/2012 7:07:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: UCANSEE2
so your question becomes critical to helping figure it out. Just what is that in his [left] hand?

I don't know. I can't find my glasses.

17 posted on 09/27/2012 7:09:00 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Renfield; 75thOVI; agrace; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; ...
Thanks NormsRevenge, a fool in paradise, DogByte6RER, and Pollster1 for this two-list pingworthy topic.



18 posted on 09/27/2012 7:10:23 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: jaz.357

19 posted on 09/27/2012 7:15:28 PM PDT by Lockbar (I promise to move fire-wood twice a day.)
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To: UCANSEE2

It’s the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch.


20 posted on 09/27/2012 7:21:30 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: UCANSEE2
Well, its authenticity matters less than the behavior surrounding the icon itself. The story in the Koran revolving around Abraham helping Ishmael set up this particular icon in Mecca in the first place is even more tenuous than the authenticity of the black stone.


21 posted on 09/27/2012 7:25:06 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Windflier; EveningStar

Space Statue PING!


22 posted on 09/27/2012 7:26:21 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

Pretty cool find. I hear that it’s a priceless artifact.


23 posted on 09/27/2012 7:28:01 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Olog-hai

Look at the brick work on that thing. The workmanship absolutely sucks.


24 posted on 09/27/2012 7:30:58 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Alas Babylon!

LOL!

Monty Python And The Holy Grail - The Holy Hand-grenade Of Antioch
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOrgLj9lOwk


25 posted on 09/27/2012 7:34:00 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Windflier
Look at the brick work on that thing. The workmanship absolutely sucks.

These are the folks responsible for higher level math and great architecture, don'cha know. (Does it really need a /sarc tag?)
26 posted on 09/27/2012 7:46:06 PM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: SunkenCiv

I keep forgetting to ping you to these types of threads (smacks self in head).


27 posted on 09/27/2012 8:05:13 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Renderofveils
These are the folks responsible for higher level math and great architecture, don'cha know.

Yeah, which they stopped producing right around the time a certain pedophile goat humper appointed himself as their messiah, and halted all further development of their culture.

28 posted on 09/27/2012 8:13:17 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: EveningStar

;’)


29 posted on 09/27/2012 8:38:37 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: EveningStar
The carving depicts a man, probably a Buddhist god, perched with his legs tucked in, holding something in his left hand.

That is Padmasambhava and he is holding a vase with a wish-fulfilling jewel on it.
There is no such thing as a Buddhist god.

30 posted on 09/27/2012 9:19:16 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: ETL

His left hand is in the ‘earth witness’ mudra. That is how Buddha Shakyamuni is usually depicted. This is Padmasambhava and I have never seen a representation of him using that mudra before. According to the article this was probably carved around the 8th to 10th centuries. Padmasambhava gave teachings in Tibet in the 8th century.


31 posted on 09/27/2012 9:33:21 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: ETL

Oops, I got that wrong. Mixed up his right and left hands.


32 posted on 09/27/2012 9:46:52 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: ETL

33 posted on 09/28/2012 12:26:23 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: UCANSEE2

I had heard that it is a bag of coins.


34 posted on 09/28/2012 4:23:10 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: ETL; Revolting cat!; JoeProBono
What is he doing with his left hand?

He has some bird seed in his left hand and with his right hand he's feeding the pigeons in the park, signage be damned.


35 posted on 09/28/2012 5:54:17 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: a fool in paradise
Looks more to me like he's doing something one might get arrested for doing in the park, or in a movie theater. But I'm probably wrong.


36 posted on 09/28/2012 7:30:20 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: EveningStar

One night in Bangkok...Siam’s gonna be the witness
To the ultimate test of cerebral fitness
This grips me more than would a
Muddy old river or reclining Buddha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9mwELXPGbA


37 posted on 09/29/2012 10:48:22 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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