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​It is hard to describe the unique bond between a father and his daughter. After years of nurturing and raising her to be a strong, independent woman, it is a very emotional moment for him to behold his darling daughter as a bride! On this day when she takes her first steps into her new life, every father wants nothing but the very best for his little princess. A film by Tanishq (x)

  When you look at religions, 90% of them have 3 main characters that are glorified.. or somewhat of a ‘Triune God or Trinity’. Egyptians had Isis, Horus, Osiris. Christians have Father, Son, Holy Spirit. Hindus have Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Judaism has Abrahm, Isaac, Jacob. Ancient Babylonians had Semiramis, Tammuz, Nimrod; and the list goes on and on and on. When you look back on these Trinities, each of these 3 deities(entities) served a particular purpose: CREATOR, PRESERVER, DESTROYER. For example in Hinduism, Brahma was the Creator - Vishnu was the Preserver - Shiva was the Destroyer. The universe operates in 3′s. Things start, persist, then stop.

  Another place that we see this factor of 3(Trinity), is in the Zodiac. We’ve got 12 zodiac signs and they are divided under 3 distinctions: Cardinal (creator), Fixed (preserver), Mutable (destroyer):
Cardinal signs are the initiators. They love to start NEW adventures, love to jump into things headfirst, they love taking the lead on things, and they’re usually the most outgoing. They are the CREATORS because they’re the first, the generators. {Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn}
Fixed signs are the stability. They often have a solid foundation, confident, they’re able to see things through, strong, often hard to change their minds, and they really know how to make things last. They are the PRESERVERS because they are determined and resolute. {Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius)
Mutable signs are the chameleons. They’re all about change. They may easily get bored with being in a certain situation for too long, and they want to experience all of what life has to offer…even if sacrifices have to be made. Change and growth is a necessity for them. They are the DESTROYERS because the old must go!..and it’s in with the new. {Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces}.
So as we see in the zodiac, the idea of a Trinity also exists.

  Some ancients also say that 3 is the first sacred number, and the first perfect number. 3 represents the Pagan Trinity. It is represented geo-metrically in the triangle, and spiritually as the Third Eye Of Hinduism. Number 3 points to the intellectual and spiritual order, the divine qualities in cosmos and people. The holy mantra “Om” includes three letters, AUM, signifying three different states of development. 3 is a very mystical and spiritual number featured in many folktales as well; (3 wishes, 3 guesses, 3 little pigs, 3 bears, 3 billy goats gruff, etc.)

Ardhanari, the god Shiva and his consort Parvati, from the Elephanta Caves.

Ardhanarishvara is a composite androgynous form of the Hindu God Shiva and His consort Parvati (also known as Devi, Shakti and Uma in this icon). Ardhanarishvara is depicted as half male and half female, split down the middle. The right half is usually the male Shiva, illustrating His traditional attributes.