"Whenever we manage to love without expectations,
calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven."
"A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread — and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness — Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!"
Omar Khayyám (Translated by Edward FitzGerald from the original Persian)
5 cosas que debes saber sobre la Ley Telecom →
La Ley de Telecomunicaciones que presentó Enrique Peña Nieto al Senado pone en riesgo la libertad en Internet. Aquí cinco razones sobre cómo la iniciativa de reglamentaria en telecomunicaciones nos afecta como usuarios.
1. Los proveedores podrán exigir un pago extra a los usuarios…
"Ignoring your passion is slow suicide. Never ignore what your heart pumps for. Mold your career around your lifestyle not your lifestyle around your career."
"Your physical attributes, like your body, are merely borrowed. Do not set your heart on them, for they are transient and only last for an hour. Your spirit by contrast is eternal: your body is on this earth, like a lamp, but its light comes from that everlasting Source above."
Title page of the Acts of the Apostles, in Arabic,
Islamic decorative patterns were also used by Christians who lived under Muslim rule. This Arabic translation of the New Testament was copied by a Christian scribe in Damascus for a Christian patron. It is written in beautiful Thuluth script, a large and elegant cursive popular during the Mamluk period (1250–1517). The right-hand page shows the end of the Letter of Jude, followed by a colophon which states that the manuscript was commissioned by the merchant Sir George Aumada and was copied by Thuma ibn al-Safi ibn Yuhanna in 1342.
faig ahmed’s Embroidered Art
When you think of traditional carpets from Azerbaijan, the thought of contemporary art does not quickly spring to mind… but these beautiful, and modern works will change that. Faiq Ahmed, a native of the Eurasian nation, has taken his countries old-school art form and brought it beautifully into the current era, deconstructing the ancient process of weaving and adapting it to todays contemporary art forms.
(Fuente: asylum-art, vía sab-r)