The ritual of body worship

The famous connoisseurs of beauty of the human body were the ancient Greeks and Romans. The magnificent works of art that remained intact and survived till today indicate this fact. The sensual nudity, clear lines, refined features...


The old Indian treatises not only frankly portrayed the human body, but also described in detail the minute instructions concerning love-making and rituals of body worship. Worship of the body and of individual organs existed in many other cultures and nationalities. And there are many examples of this: Ancient China, Indian, Scythian and African tribes, the natives of New Zealand and Australia.

Worship of the body was expressed in various ways and means depending on geographical position and different communal traditions. Nevertheless, at least one common feature could be traced among such rituals of body worship. The human body was perceived not as an amorphous vessel for keeping the soul, but as a carrier of life-aasserting forces - female and male. It is in their harmony and unity the bases of eternity of the universe were laid. 

As time went on, cities were destroyed, civilization disappeared ... Many things changed, but body worship still can be traced to some extent in cultural and even scientific spheres of human existence: in paintings, sculptures, poems, songs. And if we consider the scientific achievements in the fields of cosmetology and health care - that's where we will find real and boundless worship of the body. Our medicine and beauty industry aim at making the human body more healthy and beautiful. For, on this bases, as in ancient times the eternity is held...