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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, ...

Advaita Vedānta

Advaita Vedānta  

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One of the major theological cum philosophical schools of the Vedānta darśana, now closely associated with the teachings of Śaṅkara (Śaṅkarācārya). The earliest identifiable Advaita text, the ...
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.
Carabidae

Carabidae  

; class Insecta, order Coleoptera)Major family of generally black, brown, or metallic beetles, whose size ranges widely, from 2 to 35 mm long. They are often flightless, with fused elytra. The legs ...
Divālī

Divālī  

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A major pan-Indian festival celebrated around the day of the new moon in October–November (bridging the months of Āśvina and Kārttika), lasting from two to five days. Its name is derived from the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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’ ...
Industrial Arts Institute

Industrial Arts Institute  

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(IAI)(established 1928)Established in Sendai, Japan, the Industrial Arts Institute (IAI) came under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (which later became the Ministry of ...
Iola Leroy

Iola Leroy  

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By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was first published in 1892. Until recently it was considered the first novel by an African American woman published in the United States. Since the novel appeared in ...
Javanese Mythology

Javanese Mythology  

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With the establishment of Islam (see Islam) in Indonesia, the indigenous myths of Java and other areas have been retained as folktales rather than as vehicles for religious truth. The first part of ...

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