Λέξη * Word * Palabra * Nama Rupa

Interesting words in different languages that often can not be translated with a single word, but a full description of a concept, and it may even not be enough, as it is something that you need to experience and not just think about.

Some of these are given here. The list will be enriched as Margarita will be more inspired and meet new names on her Journey. As she does love traveling and in her travels she always meets interesting and inspiring lovely people, or all things contained in names, and not contained even!

Following the thread of the stories each word is carrying through the ancestral knowledge she weaves a wonderful tapestry we can all benefit from.

I’stros “Οίστρος” meaning inspiration and passion, similar to Eostre, the Goddess of fertility which is celebrated around the time of Easter that most of us know.

Dadirri is a word for Deep Listening and quiet still awareness, that relieves trauma. It comes from the aborigines.

(Artist) Dosai

Kintsugi is the art of mending together with gold, broken ceramics. More than just repairing it also gives more value to what was once broken, and it can be used as a metaphor for repairing our own wounds. It comes from Japanese.

Shinrin yoku (森林浴) refers to forest bathing or taking the forest environment in. It comes from Japanese. Few ways to do forest bathing or Ecotherapy can be found here.

Meraki refers to putting your soul into doing something, either is playing music, or creating art, or any everyday thing. It comes from Greek.

Comadre means to sit or be with and before of each other, as mothers of ourselves.

A few more words on this site 🙂