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apsaras

(ˈʌpsərəs)
n
a female spirit of water and air
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" Who will not get carried away after watching them?" The 70- year- old leader, who is the national spokesman of JD- U, said one had heard of mythological tales about the dances of the apsaras ( celestial beauties) who were sent on earth to interrupt the meditation of sages.
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The authors emphasize the central role of the apsaras, heavenly dancing maidens and consorts of the king, who have long dominated the visual arts, appearing especially in temple carvings.
Women performers embody "Apsaras," celestial dancers who guard the heavens, serve as intermediaries between the sacred and the secular through their dances, and epitomize the beauty of Khmer culture.
The Sam women adapted the Apsara ideal into a nuanced Foucauldian technology of the self (19), one which allowed them to perform their identities as Khmer refugee women against the ennobling, reassuring, and demanding ground of the classic.
Among the marvels that rose from the foam were a myriad of celestial dancers, or apsaras, symbols of the well-being of humanity.
The Apsara Ensemble directed by Sam-Ang Sam and Chan Moly Sam has performed in the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, and all the dancers will, as usual, be part of Cambodian American Heritage Inc.'s New Year's celebration in Alexandria, Virginia, in April 1996.
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