GANESHA SYMBOLISM Ganesha’s head symbolizes the “Atman” or the soul, which is the ultimate supreme reality of human existence, and his human body signifies “Maya” or the earthly existence of human beings. The elephant head denotes wisdom and its trunk represents Om, the sound symbol of cosmic reality. In his upper right hand Ganesha holds a goad, which helps him propel mankind forward on the eternal path and remove obstacles from the way. : K.Nagori Learn more about him on my Blog
Find a black yoga teacher! www.blackyogasuperstars.com/map @Regrann from @iamreneewatkins - #tbt to my all time favorite post EVER If I stood completely naked the only thing I would be is offended if someone called me sexy as if the human body only functions for sexual endeavors as if a women breasts vagina and behind are objects for some man to suck thrust and grab as if her bosoms couldnt feed nations or her womb hasnt started wars and birthed kingdoms and the womans buttocks hasnt…
Surreal symbolic sculptures by Michael Alfano (New Yorker in Hopkinton, Massachusetts) 2013 • depicted: kiss heart • Alfano interprets philosophical ideas "The best art engages, generates discussion, and brings about change. My art compels viewers to experience, think, and understand life more fully." • materials artist uses: bronze / cold cast copper / resin
LIP PLATE - body modification extraordinnaire Although there are many independent cultures who have at some point donned lip plates, there is only one remaining tribe that still actively practices lip stretching: the Mursi tribe in Ethiopia.
Artodyssey: Patricia Ariel I think of my work as a ‘heart talk’, a bridge of colors and energy, a mirror where other souls can see themselves reflected, understood, and sheltered. It is a celebration of life and the human body as a vessel for the Divine and its manifestations through science, philosophy and religion. With the universal, transcendental language of beauty, symbols, and the primeval connections of men with their cosmic origins as sparks of the Divine and children of the Earth