Good news, Nara residents! You’re in the middle of a huge upside-down pentagram!

Sacred geometry was an important facet of religion for both Taoists and Buddhists alike…

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The pentagram is a simple shape with deep meanings. No matter what faith or race we come from that little star seems to conjure up thoughts and feelings more than mere circles or dodecahedrons could ever do to the masses.

So when someone tweeted an image from Google Maps with a pentagram laying upside-down over much of the Kansai Region of Japan, it generated quite a bit of buzz along with 13,000 retweets. It was created by joining several religiously significant locations in the area and has Japan’s ancient capital of Nara smack dab in the center.

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2 thoughts on “Good news, Nara residents! You’re in the middle of a huge upside-down pentagram!

  1. wildinjapan says:

    I believe many old maps were south-oriented, so the pentagram would not be upside-down.

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