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What is a Fairy Ring?

By |2020-05-27T22:38:05+03:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms. The fairy ring may grow to over 10 meters (33 ft) in diameter, and they become stable over time as the fungus grows and seeks food underground. It [...]

Top 14 Gabrielle Roth Quotes

By |2020-05-01T23:50:07+03:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gabrielle Roth was an American dancer and musician in the world music and trance dance genres, with a special interest in shamanism. Born in San Francisco, Gabrielle Roth was originally inspired to dance, aged seven, by seeing a ballerina through the window of a dance [...]

Ecstatic Dance: Traditions and Reception

By |2020-05-01T19:48:23+03:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ecstatic dance is a form of dance in which the dancers, sometimes without the need to follow specific steps, abandon themselves to the rhythm and move freely as the music takes them, leading to trance and a feeling of ecstasy. The effects of ecstatic dance [...]

Hathor: Goddess of Joy and Beauty

By |2020-02-19T03:29:03+03:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hathor was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion who played a wide variety of roles. As a sky deity, Hathor was the mother or consort of the sky god Horus and the sun god Ra, both of whom were connected with kingship, and thus [...]

6 Relaxation Techniques That Help You to Increase Your Productivity

By |2019-11-23T00:59:56+03:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Relaxation techniques can really help you with your everyday stress. Our schedules have become a series of running from one task or activity to the next. Demands on our time are really quite outrageous, so it makes sense why we have time neither for relaxation [...]

Natya Shastra: A Sanskrit Text on the Performing Arts

By |2019-10-20T02:47:42+03:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Natya Shastra is a Sanskrit text on the performing arts. The text is attributed to sage Bharata Muni, and its first complete compilation is dated to between 200 BCE and 200 CE, but estimates vary between 500 BCE and 500 CE. The text consists [...]

Dragon Dance: A Form of Traditional Dance in Chinese Culture

By |2019-08-17T04:10:11+03:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The dragon dance is a form of traditional dance and performance in Chinese culture. Like the lion dance, it is most often seen in festive celebrations. The dragon dance is performed by a team of experienced dancers who manipulate a long flexible figure of a [...]

Ati Atihan Festival – The Mother of All Philippine Festivals

By |2019-07-03T02:54:00+03:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

The Ati Atihan Festival is a feast held annually in January in honor of the Santo Niño (Infant Jesus), Held on the third Sunday, in the town of Kalibo Philippines in the island of Panay originally came from Batan, Aklan, then adopted later by some [...]

Bhagavata Mela: A Classical Indian Dance

By |2019-05-04T04:06:30+03:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bhagavata Mela is a classical Indian dance that is performed in Tamil Nadu, particularly the Thanjavur area. It is choreographed as an annual Vaishnavism tradition in Melattur and nearby regions and celebrated as a dance-drama performance art. The dance art has roots in a historic [...]

An Introduction to Tango Dance

By |2019-04-12T05:29:20+03:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tango is a popular partner dance and social dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plate, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay. It was born in the impoverished port areas of these countries, where natives mixed with slave and European immigrant populations. [...]