Map of The Galaxy

Month: March 2012

Map of The Galaxy

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The History of The Universe

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The Revolution

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Sand Mandala Creation

Sand Mandala CreationThe creation and destruction of the mandala is a reminder of the profound Buddhist concept of impermanence. To the exiled monks the mandala is a particularly poignant and important ritual art form. Of all the artistic traditions of Buddhism, that ritual of painting with colored sand is one of the most unique and exquisite. In Tibetan, this art is called dul-tson-kyil-khor, which literally means “mandala of colored powders.” Formed of a traditional prescribed iconography that includes geometric shapes and a multitude of ancient spiritual symbols, the sand-painted mandala is used as a tool for consecrating the earth and

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Mandala

The word “mandala” is from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit. Loosely translated to mean “circle,” a mandala is far more than a simple shape. It represents wholeness, and can be seen as a model for the organizational structure of life itself–a cosmic diagram that reminds us of our relation to the infinite, the world that extends both beyond and within our bodies and minds. Describing both material and non-material realities, the mandala appears in all aspects of life: the celestial circles we call earth, sun, and moon, as well as conceptual circles of friends, family, and community. A mandala

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The History of Humankind: The Evolution

Ancient Man and His First Civilizations Neanderthal & Cro-Magnon A note to avoid confusion: It is a common misconception that Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon were the forerunners of Modern Man. Actually Modern Man is much older than both of them. Accordingly, Modern man and the Humanoids are presented here, in the correct chronological order. A note on the confusing terminology that follows: Originally Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon were not classed as Sapien (Wise). This designation was reserved for “us” Modern man. However, subsequent re-thinking by some – perhaps with other than scientific agendas, caused these two early Humanoids to be re-classed as

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More On Cultivation

Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Noun 1. cultivation – socialization through training and education to develop one’s mind or manners; “her cultivation was remarkable”acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization – the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; “the socialization of children to the norms of their culture”2. cultivation – (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)production – (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; “he introduced more efficient methods of production”aquaculture – rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for foodapiculture, beekeeping –

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Cultivation

cul·ti·va·tion (klt-vshn)n.1.a. The act of cultivating.b. The state of being cultivated.2. Refinement; culture.The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.cultivation [ˌkʌltɪˈveɪʃən] n1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Agriculture) Agriculturea. the planting, tending, improving, or harvesting of crops or plantsb. the preparation of ground to promote their growth2. development, esp through education, training, etc.3. culture or sophistication, esp social refinementCollins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003

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Harmony – Defined

har·mo·ny   [hahr-muh-nee] noun, plural -nies.1.agreement; accord; harmonious relations.2.a consistent, orderly, or pleasing arrangement of parts; congruity.3.Music .a.any simultaneous combination of tones.b.the simultaneous combination of tones, especially when blended into chords pleasing to the ear; chordal structure, as distinguished from melody and rhythm.c.the science of the structure, relations, and practical combination of chords.4.an arrangement of the contents of the Gospels, either of all four or of the first three, designed to show their parallelism, mutual relations, and differences.Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English armonye < Middle French < Latin harmonia < Greek harmonía joint, framework, agreement, harmony, akin to hárma chariot, harmós joint,

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Balance is Perfection

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