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Shrines and Temples of Nikkō

Shrines and Temples of Nikkō is the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nikkō in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The site covers 103 buildings or structures and the natural area around them. Two Shinto shrines and one Buddhist temple are included in the site.

                                               

Watatsu-jinja

The shrine was established before the 10th century. This place is special to the kami named Isonotakeru no mikoto 五十猛命. Isonotakeru is said to have taught people shipbuilding and how to use ships. Each year in late-April, horseback archery ya ...

                                               

Yusuhara Hachiman-gū

Yusuhara was established in the early 9th century. Yusuhara was the chief Shinto shrine ichinomiya of the old Bungo Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Ōita Prefecture. This place is special to the kami of Emperor Ōjin 応神天皇 ...

                                               

Synagogue

A synagogue is a place where Jews meet to worship and pray to God. In Hebrew, a synagogue is called beit knesset, which means, a "house of gathering". The word "synagogue" comes from sunagoge, which is a Greek word. In a synagogue, Jews carry out ...

                                               

Maghen Abraham Synagogue

The Maghen Abraham Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in Beirut, capital of Lebanon. A synagogue is where Jews go to pray. But, this synagogue is old, and no one used it for long. But, people in Beirut can still see it in Wadi Abu Jamil, the place ...

                                               

Old Synagogue (Erfurt)

The Old Synagogue in Erfurt, in central Germany, is one of the best preserved medieval synagogues in Europe. The oldest parts were built in the late 11th century. Most parts of the building are from around 1250 to 1320. In 2015 it was proposed as ...

                                               

Temple

A temple is a building where people go to practice their religion. In a temple people may perform religious rituals, ceremonies, and pray. Thus, a temple is a general term for a house of worship. Christians usually call their religious buildings ...

                                               

Brihadeshwara Temple

Brihadeshwara Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, also called Rajarajesvaram temple or Peruvudaiyār Kōvil temple. It is located on the south side of Kaveri river in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Periya ...

                                               

Golden Temple

The Golden Temple, or Golden Gurudwara is the holiest shrine of Sikhs. It was built in late 16th century by Sri Guru Arjan Dev ji, and a copy of the Sikh scripture was placed inside the Gurudwara in 1604. Its sanctum walls were covered in marble ...

                                               

Hiyangthang Lairembi Temple

The "Temple of Hiyangthang Lairembi" is an ancient pantheon dedicated to Goddess Hiyangthang Lairembi, who is a divine form of Irai Leima, in Sanamahism, the Meitei religion. The sacred building is situated on the top of a hillock, in the Hiyangt ...

                                               

Kataragama temple

The Kataragamam temple complex dedicated to Skanda-Kumara is one of the few religious sites in Sri Lanka that is venerated by the majority Sinhala Buddhists, Hindu minority Sri Lankan Tamil people, Sri Lankan Moors and the Vedda people. It is a c ...

                                               

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is an Ancient Egyptian temple, located in modern-day Luxor, which was known as Thebes at the time. The temple was dedicated to the god Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Chons. The temple was built during the time of the New Kingdom. ...

                                               

Meitei temples

"Meitei temples" or "Manipuri temples" are the structures built to house deities within sanctuaries in Sanamahism, the ancient Meitei religion. They are designed to bring humans and gods together, using symbolism to express the ideas and beliefs ...

                                               

Sikh temple

A Sikh temple or Gurdwara is a place of worship in the Sikh religion. In the temple, the Sikh scriptures are recited or sung, and sermons are given. Festivals are celebrated there. Sikh congregations also take part in birth, death, baptism, and m ...

                                               

Thirunallar Saniswaran temple

Thirunallar Saniswaran Temple is a famous Hindu temple that is dedicated to Lord Shani or Lord Saturn. It is located in Thirunallar of Karaikal district in Puducherry Union territory, India. The another name of this temple is Dharbaranyeshwarar T ...

                                               

Tholpuram Valakkamparai Muthumariamman Temple

People once thought that Tholpuram Valakkamparai Muthumariamman came on her own to this spot because she thought it would be a good place to live, as there was lots of nature in the area. The book Jaffna, which was written by Muthuthambipillai on ...

                                               

Computer graphics

Computer graphics are visual representations of data, made with the help of computer. Computer graphics can be a series of images or a single image. Computer graphics are very useful. Computer-generated imagery is used for movie making, video gam ...

                                               

DirectX Raytracing

DirectX Raytracing is a feature of Microsofts DirectX that can do raytracing in real-time. It is a big development in computer graphics. It was first made to use Nvidias Volta platform. Some of the first products for consumers that use DXR includ ...

                                               

Graphics processing unit

A graphics processing unit is a processor that renders images, animations, and graphics and displays them for the computer’s screen. A strong GPU is able to process complex animations and graphics smoothly and efficiently.

                                               

Machinima

Machinima is a type of animation and digital moviemaking style. It is the use of 3D computer graphics with a 3D video game or computer game to create the 3D animation. The creator who is making the video will record in-game animation and edit it ...

                                               

Perlin noise

Perlin noise was made by Ken Perlin in 1983. He made it because when computers created pictures that were supposed to look natural, they didnt look very good. Noise can be used to draw things that look natural, like clouds or smoke. It helps comp ...

                                               

Scalable Vector Graphics

Scalable Vector Graphics are a type of two dimensional picture that work on vectors, rather than pixels. This means that they can be easily be made bigger or smaller without losing any quality or becoming blurry. SVG is based on XML and created b ...

                                               

Video card

In computing, a video card, graphics card or graphics accelerator is a special circuit board that controls what is shown on a computer monitor and calculates 3D images and graphics. A video card can be used to display a two-dimensional 2D image l ...

                                               

Computer architecture

In computer engineering, computer architecture is the conceptual design and fundamental operational structure of a computer system. It is the technical drawings and functional description of all design requirements, it is how to design and implem ...

                                               

Computer terminal

A computer terminal or data terminal is device usually made up of a display unit and a keyboard which allows entry and display of information when on-line to central computer system. terminal adapter = a device that connects a computer to a digit ...

                                               

Graphics tablet

A graphics tablet is an input device for computers. Users can use them to hand-draw images, graphics or handwriting as if they were drawing on a piece of paper. They use a pointing device, most often a stylus. Graphics tablets are one way of "dig ...

                                               

Intel Core

Intel Core is the name of a family of 32-bit dual-core microprocessors. It was made by the technology company Intel. Intel Core processors are based on Pentium M technology. Those processors are more advanced than Intel P6 processors. This archit ...

                                               

List of Xeon microprocessors

Steppings: A2 28xx models support single- and dual-processor configurations, 48xx models support up to four-processor configurations, 88xx models support up to eight-processor configurations. Based on Westmere microarchitecture. Transistors: 2.6 ...

                                               

Mobile device

A mobile device is an electronic device which its user can easily carry with them. Typical examples are a mobile phone, PDA and handheld game consoles. Mobile devices do not need an external power supply to work. Usually, they have a battery to h ...

                                               

Motherboard

The motherboard, also known as a mainboard, is the main circuit board in any electronic system. Its what holds together all the components needed for an electronic system to function. Although there may be other circuit boards attached to the mot ...

                                               

Multi-core processor

A multi-core CPU is a computer processor which has two or more sections. Each section of the chip executes instructions as if it was a separate computer. The actual processors are still on one chip. On this chip every core looks mostly like the o ...

                                               

POST

The POST, in most computers, is a self-test that checks the OS available and boots from the OS selected. POST stands for Power On Self Test. Computers that have an operating system perform a POST before loading the OS, and many imbedded systems a ...

                                               

Race condition

A Race condition is a problem with the design of a system. With a race condition, the result of a calculation or the behaviour of the system as a whole is dependent on how long a certain calculation takes, or when it is started. Race conditions o ...

                                               

TV tuner card

A TV tuner card is a kind of television tuner that allows television signals to be received by a computer. Most TV tuners also function as video capture cards, allowing them to record television programs onto a hard disk much like the digital vid ...

                                               

USB

The Universal Serial Bus is technology that allows a person to connect an electronic device to a computer. It is a fast serial bus. It is mostly used on personal computers. USB is also used on other devices, such as smartphones and video game con ...

                                               

ARM architecture

ARM architecture is a computer CPU architecture commonly used in embedded systems and mobile devices such as cell phones, tablet computers, and handheld game consoles such as the Game Boy Advance. ARM CPUs use very little electricity and produce ...

                                               

Laptop

A laptop is a computer which is easy to carry around. Its user can fold the laptop along its hinge for carrying. The laptop was created mainly for this particular reason. Computer parts were scaled to smaller size so this could happen. A modern l ...

                                               

MacBook Air

The MacBook Air is a kind of Macintosh laptop computer designed by Apple, known as the "worlds thinnest notebook." It is positioned as the most portable in Apples MacBook family and was introduced at the Macworld Conference & Expo on January 15, ...

                                               

MacBook Pro

A MacBook Pro is a type of laptop computer made by Apple Inc. It replaced the PowerBook G4 and was the second Intel model to be released. It runs Mac OS X and comes with a built in webcam and microphone and a power adapter that is attached by mag ...

                                               

Netbook

Netbook, the word made by Intel company in February 2008, means cheap, smaller size of laptop much easier to move. It is a kind of computer that does basic jobs like web surfing and word processing. Netbook device is normally built for CPU that u ...

                                               

Bird cage

A bird cage is a cage to hold a bird. Bird cages are used in the home to contain a pet bird, such as a parakeet or a canary. Bird cages used in the home are made of metal wire. A bird cage usually has seed and water dishes, a cuttle bone, and toy ...

                                               

Chainsaw

A chainsaw is a portable mechanical saw, typically powered by a two-stroke engine. It is used for cutting trees, to fell snags, to cut firebreaks in wild land fires, and to harvest firewood. Special chainsaws are used for cutting concrete.

                                               

Bain-marie

A bain-marie is a piece of equipment used in science, industry, and cooking to heat materials gently and gradually to fixed temperatures, or to keep materials warm over a period of time.

                                               

Ramekin

A ramekin or French: ramequin is a small glazed ceramic or glass serving bowl used for preparating and serving various food dishes. The word is from French, and before that Middle Dutch and Middle Low German.

                                               

Aluminium foil

Aluminium foil is foil made of aluminium. It is less than 0.2 mm thick. It can easily be bent or wrapped around objects. Aluminium foil was replaced tin foil in the mid 20th century. Approximately 75% of aluminium foil is used for packaging of fo ...

                                               

Chopstick rest

A chopstick rest is a piece of tableware. It is used to keep chopsticks away from the table and also to prevent used chopsticks from coming in contact with or rolling off tables. Chopstick rests are made in various shapes from clay, wood, glass, ...

                                               

Chopsticks

Chopsticks are sticks used in pairs as cutlery. Chopsticks are the traditional eating utensils of some countries including China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam. They can be made of wood, gold, silver, ivory, bamboo, or plastic. Gold and sil ...

                                               

Cutlery

Cutlery refers to tools used for preparing, serving and eating food. The most common types of cutlery are knives, spoons and forks. Other words for cutlery are silverware, tableware, utensils and flatware. The best quality cutlery may be made of ...

                                               

Spatula

Spatulas have a handle that is long enough to keep the users hand away from what they want to lift, flip, or scrap. The blade is usually somewhat flexible, and shiny. Spatula blades are often longer on the right side than the left. Most have long ...

                                               

Toothpick

A toothpick is a small thin stick of wood, plastic, bamboo, metal, bone or other material. It has at least one and sometimes two pointed ends. The first mention and patent for it was in February 1872. A person can push a toothpick between their t ...

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