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The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry One of the most lavishly illustrated codices of the Middle Ages, the Belle Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry (ca. 1405–1408/9), is the only manuscript with miniatures executed entirely by the famed Limbourg brothers. Commissioned by its royal patron, this richly illuminated Book of Hours, intended for private devotion and now housed in The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, belonged to the duke's large collection of prized possessions. The luminous scenes depicting the legends of the saints, the Hours of the Virgin, and the like, many with elaborately designed borders, exemplify the transcendent splendor of the Limbourg brothers' talents. Jean de France, duc de Berry—the son, brother, and uncle of three successive kings of France—commissioned the Belles Heures as an addition to his luxurious possessions ranging from illuminated manuscripts and goldsmith work, to castles throughout the French countryside. Timothy B.
Maharishi Effect: Reducing Violent Crimes through Large Scale Group Meditations “I think the claim can be plausibly made that the potential impact of this research exceeds that of any other ongoing social or psychological research program. It has survived a broader array of statistical tests than most research in the field of conflict resolution. This work and the theory that informs it deserve the most serious consideration by academics and policy makers alike.” — David Edwards Ph.D., Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin In 1960, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi predicted that one percent of a population practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique would produce measurable improvements in the quality of life for the whole population. This phenomenon was first noticed in 1974 and reported in a paper published in 1976.
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50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things.
I Photograph Parisian Storefronts To Reveal The Story Of Paris Rarely Seen By Tourists (15+ Pics) After my adventures with Pixartprinting exploring the floors of Venice, Barcelona and London, the web to print company called me again to start a new and exciting project. It consists in discovering cities through their historical and beautiful storefronts. Show Full Text Paris is so beautiful that travellers are often blinded by the glow of its tourist hot spots. But if you dig below the surface, you will uncover another story of the city. Purification of Mind An ancient maxim found in the Dhammapada sums up the practice of the Buddha's teaching in three simple guidelines to training: to abstain from all evil, to cultivate good, and to purify one's mind. These three principles form a graded sequence of steps progressing from the outward and preparatory to the inward and essential. Each step leads naturally into the one that follows it, and the culmination of the three in purification of mind makes it plain that the heart of Buddhist practice is to be found here.
17 Web Toys for Your Procrastination Pleasure Sometimes you need to take a break from work and just veg out by doing something mindless and pleasant. TV or a game of solitaire is good for that, but both require a set time commitment. There are hundreds of alternatives on the internet in the form of web toys. These are sites that offer strange visuals, often interactive visuals, that require no real mental effort but might bring a smile to your face for a while. 1. » Top Tools & Directory C4LPT EmailShare 0EmailShare Learning Technologies Magazine, October 2010 This is a two-part article that looks at the emerging trends in learning tools and the implications for Learning & Development. In this part, Jane Hart, a Social Business Consultant from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, looks at the trends emerging from her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list. For the last 4 years I have been compiling a list of the Top 100 Tools for Learning generated from the Top 10 Tools contributions of learning professionals worldwide - both from education (teachers, academics, etc) as well as those involved in workplace learning (learning managers, instructional designers, trainers, consultants, analysts, etc). Although it is often pointed out to me that this is a self-selecting bunch of contributors – ones who are perhaps more web savvy than a large number of workplace learning professionals – it generates a huge amount of interest each year.
10 simple habits to improve self-esteem Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your handbreak on. – Maxwell Maltz There are tons of articles out there claiming capability to change your life for the better, but the truth is that it’s completely up to you. Or not. Let me paraphrase that. In order to change anything in your life you need to look up for your old limiting habits first. Game Wallpapers of PC, Xbox, PlayStation in HD & 4K - Page 70 Mass Effect: Andromeda, 4K Acura NSX GT3, Forza Horizon 3, 4K Mass Effect: Andromeda, Artwork