There is no country, no civilization where religion hasn’t left its visible and beautiful traces. It's Egyptian pyramids and sphinxes storing the former grandeur, Gothic cathedrals of Europe, Armenian monasteries and cross-stones, many kilometers of stunning Indian “images” of American deserts, dainty Chinese painting, amazing Japanese art of ikebana and the shapes of rock gardens and, finally, the significant part of world literature, music, dance, art. Plunging into sacred traditions and legends, strange rituals and customs, you can, together with the Radio Vem, penetrate the arches of the majestic temples, be in the ancient shrines of different nations and under the shadows of sacred trees, find out what religion they practice, what kind of life they live, how they perceive the world and themselves, what and how they
Since the days of the Old Kingdom there have been known three major cosmogonic schools that are related with the cities of Heliopolis, Hermopolis and Memphis. According to the Egyptian tradition, the Heliopolis school became the main among them, which taught that in the beginning of times there was a chaotic primordial ocean Nun, which hid in itself the possibility of origin of all that would be in the world. The shining stone "Ben-Ben", the first hill or mountain, came out from the primordial ocean. With it are associated the images of the cosmic egg and Phoenix, the solar bird that gave birth to the world.