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Lo Shu Square
__NOTOC__ Lo Shu Square (; also written ; literally: Luo (River) Book/Scroll), or the Nine Halls Diagram (), is the unique normal magic square rotation and reflection) non-trivial case of a magic square, order 3 In recreational mathematics Recreational mathematics is mathematics Mathematics (from Ancient Greek, Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as quantity (number theory), ... of order three (every normal magic square of order three is obtained from the Lo Shu by rotation or reflection). The Lo Shu is part of the legacy of ancient Chinese mathematical and divinatory (cf. the I Ching The ''I Ching'' or ''Yi Jing'' (, ), usually translated as ''Book of Changes'' or ''Classic of Changes'', is an ancient Chinese divination Divination (from Latin ''divinare'', 'to foresee, to foretell, to predict, to prophesy') is the at ... ) traditions, and is an important emblem in ''Feng Shui Feng shui, also known as Chinese geomancy Geomancy (Greek langu ...
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Lo may refer to any of the following: Arts and entertainment * '' Lo!'', the third published nonfiction work of the author Charles Fort * L.O., a fictional character in the Playhouse Disney show Happy Monster Band ''Happy Monster Band'' (also known as ''Happy Monster Band: Direct from Monsterland'' and ''Happy Monster Band: World Tour'') is a short-lived animated children's television series that originally aired on Playhouse Disney from October 1, 2007, ... * ''Lo'' (film), a 2009 independent film * Lo Recordings Lo Recordings is a label founded in 1995 by Jon Tye. They are noted for their strong visual style thanks to Non-Format Image:New York Times Magazine by Non-Format.jpg, 600px, Non-Format's design for the logo of ''The New York Times Magazine'' ..., a London-based record company established in 1995 * ''Law & Order'' (franchise), several related American television series created by Dick Wolf * ''Lost Odyssey is a Japanese role-playing video game A ro ...
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Bagua
The Bagua, Pakua or Palgwae are eight symbols used in Taoist Taoism (), or Daoism (), is a philosophical and spiritual tradition of Chinese Chinese can refer to: * Something related to China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of c ... cosmology Cosmology (from Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is appro ... to represent the fundamental principles of reality, seen as a range of eight interrelated concepts. Each consists of three lines, each line either "broken" or "unbroken", respectively representing yin or yang, 0 or 1 forming binary numbers 000-111 (0 to 7). Due to their tripartite structure, they are often referred to as Eight Trigrams in English. The trigrams are related to Taiji or Taegeuk ''Taegeuk ...
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Geomancy
Geomancy (Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of ...: γεωμαντεία, "earth divination") is a method of divination Divination (from Latin ''divinare'', 'to foresee, to foretell, to predict, to prophesy') is the attempt to gain insight into a question or situation by way of an occult The occult, in the broadest sense, is a category of supernatural ... that interprets markings on the ground or the patterns formed by tossed handfuls of soil Soil is a mixture In chemistry Chemistry is the science, scientific study of the properties and behavior of matter. It is a natural science that covers the Chemical element, elements that make up matter to the chemical compound, comp ..., rocks In geology Geology (from the Ancient Gr ...
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Magic Squares
In recreational mathematics Recreational mathematics is mathematics Mathematics (from Ancient Greek, Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as quantity (number theory), mathematical structure, structure (algebra), space (geometry), and calculus, change (mathematical ..., a square array of numbers, usually positive integer In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities a ...s, is called a magic square if the sums of the numbers in each row, each column, and both main diagonals are the same. The order of the magic square is the number of integers along one side (''n''), and the constant sum is called the magic constant The magic constant or magic sum of a magic square is the sum of numbers in any row, column, or diagonal of the magic square. For example, the magic square sh ...
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Numerology
Numerology is the pseudoscientific Pseudoscience consists of statements, beliefs, or practices that claim to be both scientific and factual but are incompatible with the scientific method. Pseudoscience is often characterized by contradictory, exaggerated or falsifiability, un ... belief in a divine or mystical Mysticism is popularly known as becoming one with God or the Absolute, but may refer to any kind of ecstasy Ecstasy may refer to: * Ecstasy (emotion), a trance or trance-like state in which a person transcends normal consciousness * Religious e ... relationship between a number A number is a mathematical object A mathematical object is an abstract concept arising in mathematics. In the usual language of mathematics, an ''object'' is anything that has been (or could be) formally defined, and with which one may do deduct ... and one or more coinciding events. It is also the study of the numerical value of the letters in words, names, and ideas. It is often a ...
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Chinese Folk Religion
Chinese folk religion, also known as Chinese popular religion, is a general term covering a range of traditional religious practices of Han Chinese The Han Chinese (), or the Han people (), is an East Asian East Asia is the east East is one of the four cardinal direction The four cardinal directions, or cardinal points, are the directions north North is one of the four ..., including the Chinese diaspora Overseas Chinese () are people of ethnic Chinese birth who reside outside the territories of the People's Republic of China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and .... Vivienne Wee described it as "an empty bowl, which can variously be filled with the contents of institutionalized religions such as Buddhism Buddhism (, ) is the world's fourth-largest religion Religion is a social Social organisms, including humans, live collectively in interacting ...
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Camunian Rose
The Camunian rose (or in Italian Rosa camuna) is the name given to a particular symbol represented among the rock carvings , Spain (4th–2nd millennium BCE), depicting cup and ring mark Google Maps Cup and ring marks or cup marks are a form of prehistoric art In the history of art The history of art focuses on objects made by humans in visual form for aesth ... of Val Camonica Val Camonica (also ''Valcamonica'' or Camonica Valley, Eastern Lombard Eastern Lombard is a group of closely related dialects of Lombard language, Lombard, a Gallo-Italic languages, Gallo-Italic language spoken in Lombardy, mainly in ... (Brescia, Italy). It consists of a meandering closed line that winds around nine cup marks Google Maps Cup and ring marks or cup marks are a form of prehistoric art found in the Atlantic seaboard of Europe (Ireland, Wales, Northern England, Scotland, France (Brittany), Portugal, and Spain (Galicia) – and in Mediterranean Europe – Ital .... It ...
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Tetractys
The tetractys ( el, τετρακτύς), or tetrad, or the tetractys of the decad is a triangular figure consisting of ten points arranged in four rows: one, two, three, and four points in each row, which is the geometrical representation of the fourth triangular number A triangular number or triangle number counts objects arranged in an equilateral triangle. Triangular numbers are a type of figurate number, other examples being square numbers and Cube (algebra)#In integers, cube numbers. The th triangular number .... As a mystical Mysticism is popularly known as becoming one with God or the Absolute, but may refer to any kind of ecstasy Ecstasy may refer to: * Ecstasy (emotion), a trance or trance-like state in which a person transcends normal consciousness * Religious e ... symbol, it was very important to the secret worship of Pythagoreanism Pythagoreanism originated in the 6th century BC, based on the teachings and beliefs held by Pythagoras Pythagoras of Samo ...
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Associative Magic Square
In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and their changes (cal ..., the associative property is a property of some binary operation In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and ...s, which means that rearranging the parentheses in an expression will not change the result. In propositional logic Propositional calculus is a branch of logic Logic is an interdisciplinary field which studies truth and reasoning. Informal logic seeks to characterize Validity (logic), valid arguments informally, for instance by listing varieties of fal ..., associativity is a valid rule of r ...
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Geomancy
Geomancy (Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of ...: γεωμαντεία, "earth divination") is a method of divination Divination (from Latin ''divinare'', 'to foresee, to foretell, to predict, to prophesy') is the attempt to gain insight into a question or situation by way of an occult The occult, in the broadest sense, is a category of supernatural ... that interprets markings on the ground or the patterns formed by tossed handfuls of soil Soil is a mixture In chemistry Chemistry is the science, scientific study of the properties and behavior of matter. It is a natural science that covers the Chemical element, elements that make up matter to the chemical compound, comp ..., rocks In geology Geology (from the Ancient Gr ...
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Mandala
A mandala ( sa, मण्डल, maṇḍala, circle, ) is a geometric configuration of symbols. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may be employed for focusing attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space and as an aid to meditation Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one's attention in the present moment without evaluation,Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Interventio ... and trance Trance is a state of semi-consciousness in which a person is not self-aware and is either altogether unresponsive to external stimuli (but nevertheless capable of pursuing and realizing an aim) or is selectively responsive in following the dir ... induction. In the Eastern religions The Eastern religions are the religion Religion is a social system, social-cultural system of designated religious behaviour, beh ...
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