Originally posted on 22 Nov 2010 :

I have received some beautiful pictures of ‘reflections’ from Gen Gaur, and I have taken the liberty of adding one to the collage . At the end, you will find a picture of a mythological young man.

In the Greek mythology, there was a stunningly good looking young lad called Narcissus. He spurned the advances made by a young lady known as Nemesis. The disappointed girl took Narcissus to a place where he could see his reflection. Legend has it that Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection…and died!

The term ‘narcissim’ derives from this tale.

Happy viewing!

Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection…he jumped into the water, to catch his image, and died !

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