Fossils are the remains and imprints of plants and animals that lived on Earth in the long past era. But turns into a fossil only a small part of plants and animals. As a rule, their remains are either eaten by other animals or decomposed by the action of fungi and bacteria. Shells or hard bony skeletons persist longer, but eventually they are destroyed. It was only when the remains are buried in the ground very quickly, before they have time to decompose, they have a chance to survive and turn into a fossil. To the deceased plant or animal was buried rapidly, it is necessary that over it there was a sediment, for example sand or silt. Then his remains were soon denied access of air and not rot. Over millions of years of sedimentary layers of the lower pressure of the upper turn into solid rock.
Water that seeps into sedimentary strata, contains minerals. Sometimes she washes them out of the sedimentary material. Under the weight of the upper sedimentary layers of the water displaced from the bottom. Minerals remain within and contribute to the bond of the sedimentary layers and their solidification into rock. These minerals are deposited even in the remains of plants and animals, filling the spaces between their cells, and sometimes even “replacing” their bones or shells. So obratimosti naturally grow in the stone and remain there Continue reading
The main mythological facts:
The tomb of the famous clairvoyant and healer of the last century became a place of pilgrimage for those seeking healing. Endowed with the gift of healing Mujawir-Hazrat cured need of medical care, including seriously ill. For treatment he was visited and even high officials from Moscow and Siberia. Came for the help of a folk healer sometimes had to wait their turn for several days. Before you see the patient, the healer already knew that people came to him and he is sick.Here come the graduates of those institutions and just people who truly believers and those who worship the prophets. People pray, asking Hazrat care, live here for a few days.
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Coordinates: 52°31″46″N 58°29″32″E. the Name of Muravera-Hazrat residents of Baymak, Sibay and the surrounding villages commemorate almost every day. Still, after living here half a century ago, a wonderful old man — the main celebrity of these places, the hero of several books, many stories and legends. Died in 1967, the healer still attracts religious pilgrims from all over the country who come to worship at his grave near the village of Mansurovo. Continue reading
In different Nations that inhabited our planet in ancient times, there were different traditions of burial of the dead, is often very unusual. Both were buried in ancient times? Here are interesting facts about some very unusual burials.
Among some peoples of Ancient China (e.g. people’s Bo) was taken to suspend the coffin with the body of the deceased on a high rock, and on the side facing to human habitation. It was believed that mountains are a bridge between earthly life and afterlife, and the dead in the tombs will protect the living and bring them luck. The hanging coffins were made from a solid single piece of wood and placed on special stands, hammered into the rock. The oldest burial found is 3000 years old and the youngest is 400.
In Ancient Persia, the main religion was Zoroastrianism (he was later superseded by Islam), according to which the dead were not supposed to defile the earth and air, therefore corpses could not be burned or buried in the ground. On a high rock tower was constructed with a deep well in the center (Tower of silence). Inside the tower were three levels: one for men, one for women and one for children. The dead were stripped completely and put in the tower, Continue reading