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Old 24-07-2014, 09:05 PM   #1764
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Layla is a song written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, originally released by their blues rock band Derek and the Dominos, as the 13th track from their LP Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (November 1970).. It is considered one of rock music's definitive love songs, featuring an unmistakable guitar figure played by Eric Clapton and Duane Allman, and a piano coda that comprises the second half of the song.. Its famously contrasting movements were composed separately by Clapton and Gordon..The title, "Layla", was inspired by the story of Layla and Majnun, by the 12th-century Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi.. When he wrote "Layla", Clapton had been told the story by his friend Ian Dallas, who was in the process of converting to Islam.. Nizami's tale, about a moon princess who was married off by her father to someone other than the one who was desperately in love with her, resulting in Majnun's madness, struck a deep chord with Clapton..Leyla is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on December 8, 1964..Lila is a common Indian female given name meaning "beauty"..also a variant of the female given name Leila, derived from the Semitic word for "night"..The Rasa lila or Rasa dance is part of the traditional story of Krishna described in Hindu scriptures such as the Bhagavata Purana and literature such as the Gita Govinda, where he dances with Radha and her sakhis.Gopi is a word of Sanskrit origin meaning 'cow-herd Girl'...

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Majnun Layla (Arabic: مجنون لیلی‎ Majnun Layla, "Possessed by madness for Layla") also referred to as (Persian: لیلی و مجنون‎ Leyli o Majnun, "The Madman and Layla" in Persian) is a love story that originated as a short, anecdotal poem in ancient Arabia, later significantly expanded and popularized in a literary adaptation by Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi who also wrote Khosrow and Shirin. It is the third of his 5 long narrative poems, Khamsa (the Quintet)...LILA was originally named the College d'études françaises ("C.E.F."). LILA was established in 1978 by visionaries of varied cultural backgrounds who felt that the Los Angeles community needed a school which would prepare children for life in an increasingly international environment..The school has 5 campuses. It has a PK-5 campus in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles, a PS-6 campus in Santa Ana, and two PS-5 campuses, with one each in Pasadena and the Tarzana area of Los Angeles..Našice is a town in eastern Croatia, located on the northern slopes of the Krndija mountain in eastern Slavonia, 51 km southwest of regional hub Osijek.. In the 13th century, the Knights Templar came to Našice and built a church..Leelavathi, saintly wife of Hiranyakashipu, a demon in Hindu mythology and mother of devotee Prahlada.."As His pastime, that Supreme Personality of G-Head, the greatest of the great, accepted the subtle material energy, which is invested with three material modes of nature..Ludus amoris is a Latin-derived term from the Western mystical tradition. Literally, "ludus amoris" means "Game of Love"...
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...6&postcount=38You're a strange person, Robert. I mean, what will you come to- I'd like an omelet, plain, and a chicken salad sandwich on wheat toast, no mayonnaise, no butter, no lettuce.. And a cup of coffee... http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=251
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