Alan Geoghegan's multi-cultural blog

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Taravision ~ Alan Geoghegan's multi-cultural blog
ethnological videos & photos, spirituality, ecological news, multi-ethnic media & global issues

The Mayan Calendar - The World Will Not End + A Tribute to Michael H. Geoghegan - 1937-2012
The T'boli of Mindanao, Philippines

Alan's website for the local Irish-American hibernian association
The Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden in Bishopville, South Carolina

Some background information about the name Tara in Taravision:

Tara is a tantric meditation deity in Tibetan Buddhism, In Hinduism Tara (Devi) is a Tantric Goddess (Mahavidya). Tara is also the mother goddess in the Druidic religion and a sea goddess in Polynesian mythology. Tara Hill, County Wexford. is an archaeological complex in County Meath, Ireland. containing a number of ancient monuments and was the seat of the High King of Ireland: around 1900 the Hill of Tara in Ireland was vandalized by British Israelists who thought that the Irish were part of the Lost Tribes of Israel and that the hill contained the Ark of the Covenant. Tara is also a town and peninsula located in Fujitsu District, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Finally, there is a Tara Island in the Sulu Archipelago of Philippines. Edited from Wikipedia source, Alan C. Geoghegan.

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We are Africa, when the sun comes up be on your feet,
be ready with the tools of your trade,
the day passes quickly.
Let's confront our problems one at a time,
United we are stronger, a long road lies ahead,
We have much to do, so let's get ready.

Youssou N'dour, New Africa

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A Tribute to Ben Okri

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