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  • Blog powered by TypePad all that noise antevasin okay, so it is hard to keep up with the best of 2009 blogchallengeso I am going to skip ahead and then back track if i ever grab a free moment.

    all that noise

  • Rome’s is “sex, ” the Vatican’s “power”; Gilbert declares New York’s to be “achieve, ” but only later stumbles upon her own word, antevasin, Sanskrit for “one who lives at the border.

    Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert: Questions

  • antevasin okay, so it is hard to keep up with the best of 2009 blogchallengeso I am going to skip ahead and then back track if i ever grab a free moment.

    daily life

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  • Ante is sanskrit for end, near the end or edge
    Vasin is to live or one who lives
    Antevasin is "One who lives on the edge" or literally "one who lives at the end"

    October 23, 2009

  • The antevasin was an in-betweener. He was a border-dweller. He lived in sight of both worlds, but he looked toward the unknown.
    --Elizabeth Gilbert, 2006, Eat, Pray, Love, p. 204

    August 13, 2009