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Gurzil Dispels the Darkness

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(Libya) Gurzil, the sun god, was worshiped among the Huwwara of Tripolitania well into the eleventh century, long after the Arab conquest. This deity was a protector, a guide, ...

Gurzil Dispels the Darkness

Gurzil Dispels the Darkness  

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(Libya)Gurzil, the sun god, was worshiped among the Huwwara of Tripolitania well into the eleventh century, long after the Arab conquest. This deity was a protector, a guide, and a dispeller of ...
Kaṇkhāvitaraṇī

Kaṇkhāvitaraṇī  

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(Pāli, the dispeller of doubts).A commentary composed by Buddhaghoṣa on the code of disciplinary rules for monks (Prātimokṣa).
Bes

Bes  

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In Egyptian mythology, a grotesque god depicted as having short legs, an obese body, and an almost bestial face, who dispelled evil spirits.
knee-elbow position

knee-elbow position  

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The buttocks-up position assumed by patients undergoing anorectal examinations, now commonly performed in the left lateral position. It is also useful for helping patients dispel excess flatus ...
I'm In The Mood For Love (Shirley Bassey album)

I'm In The Mood For Love (Shirley Bassey album)  

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An entirely atypical collection of Shirley Bassey’s work with EMI Records from 1961 to 1968. I’m In The Mood For Love goes a long way towards dispelling the ‘Brassy Bassey’ ...
Ledbetter Heights (Kenny Wayne Shepherd album)

Ledbetter Heights (Kenny Wayne Shepherd album)  

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Since Stevie Ray Vaughan’s untimely death in 1990, there has been a fear that the future of popular blues died with him. Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s debut does much to dispel ...
Metal Box (PiL album)

Metal Box (PiL album)  

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Determined to dispel musical preconceptions, former Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten undertook a radical path with his next venture. On Metal Box he unleashed a torrent of vocal styles, alternately ...
Socrates

Socrates  

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(469–399 bc),ancient Athenian philosopher. As represented in the writings of his disciple Plato, he engaged in dialogue with others in an attempt to reach understanding and ethical concepts by ...
thogchag

thogchag  

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[Ar]Tibetan talisman made of bronze or meteoric iron worn around the neck, in amulet pouches, or tied to religious items to dispel evil and attract good. Thogchags are believed to have been magically ...
Fudo-myoo

Fudo-myoo  

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(Jap.). One of the four ‘wisdom kings’ adopted into Japanese Buddhism from the Indian tradition, whose Sanskrit name is Acalanātha. These kings appear as guardians of temples and esoteric ritual ...

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