Connecting to Sacred Realm Through AmuletsNovember 3, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
FREE Webinar for Educators, everywhere, presented with the Five College Center for East Asian Studies.
Amulets are widely used to connect with the sacred realm. Enhance your teaching of Asian history and culture through studying examples currently on view in the exhibition, Sacred Realm: Blessings and Good Fortune Across Asia at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Explore how people in East Asia use a variety of amulets to bring stability to their lives, to divert ill-will and harm, and to attract love, fertility, prosperity, longevity, and safety. The webinars are FREE and open to all teachers, anywhere! Just sign up ahead of time to receive the link to connect! Sign up here: https://www.fivecolleges.edu/fcceas/webinar Image: FIVE LUCKY BATSPin with Shou (longevity) character and five lucky batsChina Bats are lucky creatures in China and images with five bats allude to Five Fortunes: Good Luck; Prosperity; Wealth; Happiness; and Longevity. Five bats surrounding the Chinese character for longevity, shou (寿), is a very powerful symbol of fortune and longevity.