dis-moi où ça fait mal (by M.A. Wakeley)
The Suri girls in the village of Tulgit, cut themselves with thorns and razors so they scar in these patterns. These scars are considered attractive and many girls desire individual designs.
a brilliant radiance; a shining forth.
a Sanskrit term that is related to the ego and egoism - that is, the identification or attachment of one’s ego. The term “ahamkāra” comes from an approximately 3,000 year-old Vedic philosophy, where Ahaṃ refers to the concept of the Self or “I” and kāra refers to the concept of “any created thing” or “to do”. The term originated in Vedic philosophy over 3,000 years ago, and was later incorporated into Hindu philosophy, particularly Saṃkhyā philosophy.
also known as foot fetishism, foot partialism, or foot worship; a pronounced sexual interest in feet. It is the most common form of sexual fetishism for otherwise non-sexual objects or body parts.