Ishtar's power of speech, relayed through her spoken voice, was critical to her role as a Mesopotamian Goddess.
Sensuality is what arouses the highest and deepest calling of our human senses. As intimacy awakens in Ishtar's heart, the world is changed forever.
Is it justifiable to use an individual’s private life to discredit or dismiss their professional achievements?
There are so many distractions in the world that it's really easy to wander. The more difficult option is sticking to the choice and the commitment you made.
In Ancient India, the practice of Swayamvara or self-chosen groom was a significant ritual. A young woman of marriageable age, belonging to a noble family, had the right to choose her own spouse in the presence of her parents and family members. The intention of the ritual clearly signifies the ideals of women empowerment in a forgotten age and time.
In the midst of a modern world that places men at the epicentre, histories tell stories of a time when we once followed the footsteps of women. Prior to the 20th century, matrilineality had a strong foothold in Kerala: a state on the southwestern coast of India.