Anjaneyasana

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Anjaneyasana is the son of the Wind god but he is also half human.

In the form as Anjaneyasana he is only a child.

When he chased the sun because he thought it was a delicious mango, the sun god became angry and made him fall to the ground. Thus he broke his jaw and he died.

His dad became angry with the sun.

Anjaneyasana was reborn, but taken away from his mother.

Now the monkey god had to take care of him. Therefore, he was embodied as a monkey. His new name was Hanuman.

 

Hanumanasana

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Hanuman is the embodiment of fearlessness.
Close your eyes and let yourself be filled with the grace it takes to do the impossible

 

Hanuman is half god (son of the god of win) half human. He is usually not aware of his divinity, but sometimes he forgets his limits as a human and discovers his abilities to do incredible things. Such divine aspects are hidden in each and every one of us.

Abstract “Being Maya in Cotemporary Tulum, Mexico”

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My thesis is an anthropological study of the social construction of Maya ethnicity in the international tourist town of Tulum on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The study is based on ethnographic fieldwork in Tulum from August to November 2015. I stress that Maya ethnicity is complex, and that my informants vary in their interpretations of their own ethnicity and in their perspectives on tourism, though they do have aspects of their interpretations in common. I conclude that “being Maya” refers to several, at times overlapping, “layers of reality”: Maya ethnicity and thereby identification and categorization; tourist discourse about a glorious past, in which Mayas symbolize a connection to the past; a nationalistic discourse that stresses that Mexico is one nation with cultural diversity, in which Mayas symbolize an element of the cultural diversity; and academic discourse. My informants do not find the promotion of Maya cultural past problematic; indeed they distance themselves from “Ancient Mayas.” However, they do find it problematic that the Mexican government makes it difficult to carry out aspects of their traditions or ways of being Maya.

Key words: Maya, tourism, identity, ethnicity, globalization, authenticity, Mexico

 

Let me know if you are interested in reading my thesis:)

 

 

Kale, coconut and banana

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Boil the kale in a bit of water until it turns greener. Do not cook it for too long. Set aside to cool. 

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Cut a banana

Add a handfull of kale

Mix with shredded coconut and roasted oats

Option: Add a tablespoon of yoghurt

Serve with grapefruit on the side

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Blend a banana with a handfull cooked kale.

Option: Add a tablespoon of yoghurt

Top with roasted coconut and oats

Or add oats and shredded coconut and a bit of water, and let it soak overnight in the fridge 🙂

Serve with grapefruit on the side

 

Salvia chips

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My salvia grows like crazy 

Luckily, I have find a way to use the many leaves.

 

Rinse and dry the leaves

Sprincle with olive oil and a little salt

Bake in the oven 150 Celsius for 1,5-2  hours

Then you have a snack

 

Easy right 🙂