Albums of photos from different Culture Periods

Content of archaeological interest will be held in albums. To use simply:

  1. click on any album photo, or text, to activate it.
  2. scroll through with thumbnails on right, click on a thumbnail to advance to it.
  3. click on the pause button to study a photo, most photos if clicked will open a larger version of it.
  4. move mouse cursor on to image to see accompanying text and off it to remove text.
  5. click top-left icon to return to gallery mode in which all albums are visible.

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Word Sleuth:

ताराtārā (SKT) - goddess of compassion:-

Taras are goddessess of compassion that are each said to be a personification of a tear of divine compassion. There are references of up to twenty one different taras who are differentiated, in the first instance, by colour. ie. the White Tara, Green Tara etc. It may be noteworthy that in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, Isabel falls to earth as a singult tear and the names of her twenty eight companions are all colours.
The Sanskrit title has two meanings: saviour and star. In the first sense it derives from the Sanskrit root tr?, which means to cross, traverse (river etc) to transport, surpass or overcome; also to liberate and to escape. In the latin noun ter-minus, boundary, limit, terminal, term the emphasis is shifted, the Roman deity Terminus, presided over boundaries.
The second sense, star, is derived from the Sanskrit root, str?, which means to scatter, expand or spread out and is related to the English star, aster and strew.

Title: The Mythic Image - Authors: Joseph Campbell - Pub: Princeton-Bollingen - ISBN: 0-691-01839-1