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Apsara Female Spirit of the Clouds and Water 5 (1)

Apsara a Female Spirit Apsara, a spirit of the clouds and water, for the Hindu and South East Asian cultures. It is figured as a female entity,  normally seen in sculptures, paintings and in folk tales, in the Western world, they’re considered as fairies, or nymphs.  While represented in art, it is usually shown in […]

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Catherine McAuley; a Sister of Mercy 0 (0)

Catherine Elizabeth McAuley  was an Irish catholic sister, who started the religious order of The Sisters of Mercy in 1831.  The nobility of teaching religion, as well as literature has been attributed to catholic sisters, as they taught not only to Catholics, but also to Protestants.  This was the norm during those times (in 1800’s),[…..]