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"She is a mermaid, but ap

"She is a mermaid, but approach her with caution. Her mind swims at a depth most would drown in" ~ J Iron Word ... Model : @jesssickaaa Mermaid costumes :@shopsecretlyamermaid Organizer : @bettie_la_rose Location : @mn_studios . . . #swimwear #swimfashionweek #swimsuit #fashionphotographer #fashionshoot #fashioneditorial #fashionmagazine #fashionmodel #fashionph #vogue #fashiongram #fashiondiaries #topmodel #modeloftheday #modelfashion #modelsworld #testshoot #mermaids #facesobsessed #endlessfaces #highfashion #xposuremag #collectivelycreate #wanderlust #bikinishoot

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se doveste identif

KRONOS se doveste identificarvi in uno dei quattro elementi (terra, acqua, fuoco e aria) quali di questi scegliereste? Eccovi qualche scatto del mio album dedicato alla forza della terra, con l'aiuto di un mio carissimo amico @matteo_monteneri, che ringrazio infinitamente per la sua pazienza Marta Donetti #igersitalia #portraitmood #portraitpage #portrait_ig #portrait_perfection #featuremeofh #theportraitpr0ject #marvelous_shots #pursuitofportraits #collectivelycreate #folkportraits #portraitfestival #majestic_people #aovportraits #agamesoftones #makingportraits #wonderfolk #folkportraits #folkitaly #agameofportraits #peoplegallery #discoverportrait #igpodium_portraits

So this moment may have b

So this moment may have been a horrible experience if we were not travelling and loving it... @simeonpratt wanted to visit this bridge the tallest bridge in the world. Turns out there's not any great places to view it from, so let's just say we viewed it from an awkward spot followed by some nice people in uniform who tell us we're not allowed to take photos of the bridge... (I checked after totally false but don't get on the wrong side of law enforcement especially overseas is my motto). Nevertheless we got some nice shots between us despite my crashing a hire car 1 hour earlier (no damage phew) and French petrol stations not taking our money as the fuel gauge went down. Let's just say the day could've ended really badly. . . . . . . #guardiantravelsnaps #createandcapture #openmyworld #wanderout #eathpix #earthfocus #exploretocreate #travelstoke #destinationearth #bevisuallyinspired #theglobewanderer #openmyworld #gramslayers #exklusive_shot #ourplanetdaily #mytinyatlas #stayandwander #lensbible #ig_color #welltravelled #collectivelycreate #welivetoexplore #passionpassport #natgeo #theweekoninstagram #bbctravel #folkgood #exploretocreate

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Beginning in the 19th century, Indian modernists re-asserted Hinduism as a major asset of Indian civilisation, meanwhile "purifying" Hinduism from its Tantric elements and elevating the Vedic elements. Western stereotypes were reversed, emphasizing the universal aspects, and introducing modern approaches of social problems. This approach had a great appeal, not only in India, but also in the west. Major representatives of "Hindu modernism" are Raja Rammohan Roy, Vivekananda, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Mahatma Gandhi. Raja Rammohan Roy is known as the father of the Hindu Renaissance. He was a major influence on Swami Vivekananda (18631902), who, according to Flood, was "a figure of great importance in the development of a modern Hindu self-understanding and in formulating the West's view of Hinduism." Central to his philosophy is the idea that the divine exists in all beings, that all human beings can achieve union with this "innate divinity", and that seeing this divine as the essence of others will further love and social harmony. According to Vivekananda, there is an essential unity to Hinduism, which underlies the diversity of its many forms. According to Flood, Vivekananda's vision of Hinduism "is one generally accepted by most English-speaking middle-class Hindus today." Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan sought to reconcile western rationalism with Hinduism, "presenting Hinduism as an essentially rationalistic and humanistic religious experience." This "Global Hinduism" has a worldwide appeal, transcending national boundaries and, according to Flood, "becoming a world religion alongside Christianity, Islam and Buddhism", both for the Hindu diaspora communities and for westerners who are attracted to non-western cultures and religions. It emphasizes universal spiritual values such as social justice, peace and "the spiritual transformation of humanity." It has developed partly due to "re-enculturation", or the Pizza effect, in which elements of Hindu culture have been exported to the West, gaining popularity there, and as a consequence also gained greater popularity in India. This globalization of Hindu culture brought "to the West teachings which have become an important cultural force in western societies, and which in turn have become an important cultural force in India, their place of origin."

Authority and eternal truths play an important role in Hinduism. Religious traditions and truths are believed to be contained in its sacred texts, which are accessed and taught by sages, gurus, saints or avatars. But there is also a strong tradition of the questioning of authority, internal debate and challenging of religious texts in Hinduism. The Hindus believe that this deepens the understanding of the eternal truths and further develops the tradition. Authority "was mediated through [...] an intellectual culture that tended to develop ideas collaboratively, and according to the shared logic of natural reason." Narratives in the Upanishads present characters questioning persons of authority. The Kena Upanishad repeatedly asks kena, 'by what' power something is the case. The Katha Upanishad and Bhagavad Gita present narratives where the student criticizes the teacher's inferior answers. In the Shiva Purana, Shiva questions Vishnu and Brahma. Doubt plays a repeated role in the Mahabharata. Jayadeva's Gita Govinda presents criticism via the character of Radha.

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