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Paramahamsa by thrumyeye Paramahamsa by thrumyeye

The title may be translated as "supreme swan," and is based on the swan being equally at home on land or water. Similarly, the true sage is equally at home in the realms of matter and of spirit. The swan is also, according to Indian legend, able to separate milk from water. Thus, the swan symbolizes the ability of a Self-realized master to separate truth from the insubstantiality of delusion.

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neversaythehit Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2008
georgeos, i never knew his feet looked that way when he flies. gotta be hard to take a picture of him flying.
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TomiTapio Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
We got these mute swans in Helsinki. Excellent flight shot, you got so close!
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CherryBlossims226 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008
I have been trying to get a picture with a bird in flight, but so far have not made any progress :(
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thrumyeye Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2008
Yeah....I know the trouble...it's not easy.....:D
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Nyuka Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice shot, I've never seen a swan flying before.
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Tigerman-exe Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah, this is great, I always loved pictures with birds flying. :D
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Austinii Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008
Nice, Very Nice!
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DeckardCanine Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Somehow, I think they look better swimming than flying. But it's still pretty.
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claraXY Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008
woow. how sharp :) beautiful swan...
by the way, you are dutch?
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thrumyeye Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008
Tnx...and yes I'm Dutch. Why? :P
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