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English translation: Labyrinth OR Maze

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Urdu term or phrase:bhool bhalian
English translation:Labyrinth OR Maze
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17:11 Dec 14, 2003
Urdu to English translations [Non-PRO]
Urdu term or phrase: bhool bhalian
i am looking for a one word appropriate substitute in english
Tahir
United States
Local time: 15:54
Labyrinth OR Maze
Explanation:
These are the two equivalents for Bhool Bhalian

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Note added at 2003-12-14 17:46:55 (GMT)
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Here is some more info in respect of Labyrinth:

Labyrinth is an intricate building of chambers and passages, often constructed so as to perplex and confuse a person inside. In Egypt, Amenemhet III of the XII dynasty built himself a funeral temple in the form of a great labyrinth near Lake Moeris. More celebrated was a labyrinth in Crete built, according to Greek myth, by Daedalus to house the Minotaur.


The following information explains a labyrinth and also differentiates between a labyrinth and a maze:

A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness. It combines the imagery of the circle and the spiral into a meandering but purposeful path. The Labyrinth represents a journey to our own center and back again out into the world. Labyrinths have long been used as meditation and prayer tools.

A labyrinth is an archetype with which we can have a direct experience. We can walk it. It is a metaphor for life\'s journey. It is a symbol that creates a sacred space and place and takes us out of our ego to \"That Which Is Within.\"

Labyrinths and mazes have often been confused. When most people hear of a labyrinth they think of a maze. A labyrinth is not a maze. A maze is like a puzzle to be solved. It has twists, turns, and blind alleys. It is a left brain task that requires logical, sequential, analytical activity to find the correct path into the maze and out.

A labyrinth has only one path. It is unicursal. The way in is the way out. There are no blind alleys. The path leads you on a circuitous path to the center and out again.

A labyrinth is a right brain task. It involves intuition, creativity, and imagery. With a maze many choices must be made and an active mind is needed to solve the problem of finding the center. With a labyrinth there is only one choice to be made. The choice is to enter or not. A more passive, receptive mindset is needed. The choice is whether or not to walk a spiritual path.

At its most basic level the labyrinth is a metaphor for the journey to the center of your deepest self and back out into the world with a broadened understanding of who you are.


The following contains a number of photographs of labyrinths:

http://www.labyrinthos.net/photo02.htm

Hope these details meet your requirements.




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chopra_2002
India
Local time: 02:24
Grading comment
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Labyrinth OR Maze


Explanation:
These are the two equivalents for Bhool Bhalian

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Note added at 2003-12-14 17:46:55 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Here is some more info in respect of Labyrinth:

Labyrinth is an intricate building of chambers and passages, often constructed so as to perplex and confuse a person inside. In Egypt, Amenemhet III of the XII dynasty built himself a funeral temple in the form of a great labyrinth near Lake Moeris. More celebrated was a labyrinth in Crete built, according to Greek myth, by Daedalus to house the Minotaur.


The following information explains a labyrinth and also differentiates between a labyrinth and a maze:

A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness. It combines the imagery of the circle and the spiral into a meandering but purposeful path. The Labyrinth represents a journey to our own center and back again out into the world. Labyrinths have long been used as meditation and prayer tools.

A labyrinth is an archetype with which we can have a direct experience. We can walk it. It is a metaphor for life\'s journey. It is a symbol that creates a sacred space and place and takes us out of our ego to \"That Which Is Within.\"

Labyrinths and mazes have often been confused. When most people hear of a labyrinth they think of a maze. A labyrinth is not a maze. A maze is like a puzzle to be solved. It has twists, turns, and blind alleys. It is a left brain task that requires logical, sequential, analytical activity to find the correct path into the maze and out.

A labyrinth has only one path. It is unicursal. The way in is the way out. There are no blind alleys. The path leads you on a circuitous path to the center and out again.

A labyrinth is a right brain task. It involves intuition, creativity, and imagery. With a maze many choices must be made and an active mind is needed to solve the problem of finding the center. With a labyrinth there is only one choice to be made. The choice is to enter or not. A more passive, receptive mindset is needed. The choice is whether or not to walk a spiritual path.

At its most basic level the labyrinth is a metaphor for the journey to the center of your deepest self and back out into the world with a broadened understanding of who you are.


The following contains a number of photographs of labyrinths:

http://www.labyrinthos.net/photo02.htm

Hope these details meet your requirements.






chopra_2002
India
Local time: 02:24
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in pair: 68
Grading comment
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