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
In the early 20th century, German Jesuit monk and scholar Anton Deimel published in Rome his study entitled "The Babylonian Pantheon." Reading Sumerian, Babylonian and Assyrian cuneiform tablets, Deimel had revealed the names of Mesopotamian deities, which you'll get acquainted with in our today's broadcast.