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Zisa (goddess)

Zisa or Cisa is purportedly a pagan goddess once worshipped in Augsburg. Some modern scholars consider the goddess to have been an innovation of the post-medieval period.

                                               

Chione (daughter of Boreas)

In Greek mythology, Chione was the daughter of Boreas, the god of the north wind, and Orithyia a daughter of Erechtheus, king of Athens. Chione was the sister of Cleopatra and the Argonauts, Calaïs and Zetes. According to a late, though generally ...

                                               

Heliades

According to one version recorded by Hyginus, there were three of them: Aegiale, Aegle, and Aetheria. According to another version, there were five: Helia, Merope, Phoebe, Aetheria and Dioxippe. Aeschyluss fragmentary Heliades names Phaethousa an ...

                                               

Pasikrata

The name of a goddess worshiped as local cult in certain places of Greece in classical and Hellenistic period. It has been assumed that it was a cult of a chthonic Aphrodite or Artemis. Sanctuaries of Pasikrata have been found in Demetrias, Ambra ...

                                               

Theia

In Greek mythology, Theia, also called Euryphaessa "wide-shining", is a Titaness. Her brother/consort is Hyperion, a Titan and god of the sun, and together they are the parents of Helios, Selene, and Eos. She may be the same with Aethra, the cons ...

                                               

Mongfind

Mongfind - meaning "fair hair" or "white hair" - is a figure from Irish legend. She is said to have been the wife, of apparent Munster origins, of the legendary High King Eochaid Mugmedon and mother of his eldest three sons, Brion, Ailill and Fia ...

                                               

Trebopala

Trebopala is a Lusitanian name usually interpreted as a theonym, appearing on the Cabeço das Fraguas inscription from Portugal. Trebopala is probably a goddess.

                                               

Cinxia

                                               

Edesia

                                               

Fauna (deity)

In ancient Roman religion, Fauna is a goddess said in differing ancient sources to be the wife, sister, or daughter of Faunus. Varro regarded her as the female counterpart of Faunus, and said that the fauni all had prophetic powers. She is also c ...

                                               

Furrina

Furrina, also spelled Furina, was an ancient Roman goddess whose function had become obscure by the 1st century BC. Her cult dated to the earliest period of Roman religious history, since she was one of the fifteen deities who had their own flame ...

                                               

Molae

The Moles are goddesses who appear in an ancient Roman prayer formula in connection with Mars. The list of invocations given by Aulus Gellius pairs a gods name with a feminine nominative noun that personifies a quality or power of the god. These ...

                                               

Strenua

In ancient Roman religion, Strenua or Strenia was a goddess of the new year, purification, and wellbeing. She had a shrine and grove at the top of the Via Sacra. Varro said she was a Sabine goddess. W.H. Roscher includes her among the indigitamen ...

                                               

Iambadoule

Iambadoule is a Thracian goddess, epigraphically testified together with the Thracian god Zberthourdos. The inscription in ancient Greek: Ζβερθούρδῳ θεῷ καὶ Ἰαμβαδούλῃ, ἐπιφανηστάτοις, Αὐρήλιος Διονύσιος, στρατιώτης χῶρτις τοῦ πραιτωρίου Φλωρεντί ...

                                               

Matthew 3: 1

Matthew 3:1 is the first verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. This verse takes up the narrative some thirty years after Matthew 2:23 beginning the description of Jesus ministry. This verse introduces the figur ...

                                               

Matthew 3: 4

Matthew 3:4 is the fourth verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. The verse occurs in the section introducing John the Baptist with this verse describing his clothing and diet.

                                               

Matthew 3: 5

Matthew 3:5 is the fifth verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. The verse occurs in the section introducing John the Baptist with this verse describing his popularity in the region.

                                               

Matthew 3: 7

Matthew 3:7 is the seventh verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. The verse occurs in the section introducing John the Baptist. In this verse John attacks the Pharisees and Sadducees.

                                               

Matthew 3: 8

Matthew 3:8 is the eighth verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. The verse occurs in where John the Baptist is berating the Pharisees and Sadducees. He has previously called them a brood of vipers and warned the ...

                                               

Matthew 3: 12

Matthew 3:12 is the twelfth verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. The verse occurs in the section relating the preachings of John the Baptist. In this he uses the imagery of harvesting wheat to describe Gods ju ...

                                               

Kharar Sri Aurobindo Vidyamandir

Kharar Sri Aurobindo Vidyamandir, is one of the oldest school, in the village Kharar of sub-division Ghatal, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India. It is a co-ed Higher Secondary School. The school follows the curriculum of West Bengal Board seco ...

                                               

Sri Aurobindo International School, Hyderabad

Sri Aurobindo International School, Hyderabad is serving as a field of experiment and research in education. For years Sri Aurobindo considered the formation of an Education Centres as one of the best means of preparing the future humanity to man ...

                                               

Sri Aurobindo Memorial School, Bengaluru

Sri Aurobindo Memorial School is a school in Bengaluru, India. It was established in 1962 and today is located in the Banashankari locality of south Bangalore.

                                               

Heramba Chandra College

Heramba Chandra College is popularly known as South City Day. It shares premises with Sivanath Sastri College and Prafulla Chandra College.The college with a high level of Commerce Education, offers honours courses in Bengali, Economics, Educatio ...

                                               

Sivanath Sastri College

Sivanath Sastri College is an undergraduate college for women in Kolkata, India, and is popularly referred to as South City Morning. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. The name commemorates the legacy of Brahmo social reformer Siva ...

                                               

Sri Radha Krishna Temple (Spanish Fork)

The Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Utah County, Utah, United States, just south of Spanish Fork, was built to meet the needs of the Hindu community in Utah County. The temple hosts seasonal festivals, weddings, receptions, and other weekly services ...

                                               

Shuddhananda

Shuddhananda who was the fifth president of the Ramakrishna Order, was a direct monastic disciple of Vivekananda. He joined the Ramakrishna Math in 1897. He became a trustee of Ramakrishna Math and a member of the governing body of Ramakrishna Mi ...

                                               

Swami Prameyananda

Swami Prameyananda was a vice-president of the Ramakrishna Order. He was born Ramgopal Bhattacharya in the village of Kani-shail in the Sylhet district of what is today Bangladesh, into an orthodox brahmin family. He joined the Ramakrishna Order ...

                                               

Swami Tapasyananda (Ramakrishna Mission)

Swami Tapasyananda was a senior monk of the Ramakrishna Mission. He was a disciple of Swami Shivananda, one of the eminent disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. The Swami was a vice-president of the Ramakrishna Order from 1985-1991. He was an erudite sch ...

                                               

Alambazar Math

Alambazar Math is the second monastery of the Ramakrishna Order established in February 1892, which remained the orders headquarters till February 1898, when it was finally moved to Belur village on the bank of Ganga.

                                               

Rahara Ramakrishna Mission Boys Home High School

The Rahara Ramakrishna Mission Boys Home High School is a higher secondary school in Rahara, Khardaha, West Bengal, India. The school was opened in 1949, five years after its foundation. The school is run by the Rahara Ramakrishna Mission Boys Ho ...

                                               

Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala

Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala is a residential school for boys run by the Ramakrishna Mission in the southern Indian city of Mysore. It offers a comprehensive education from high school to junior college, or grades eight through twelve. Its former C ...

                                               

Guhyagarbha tantra

The Guhyagarbha Tantra is the main tantra of the Mahayoga class and the primary Tantric text studied in the Nyingma tradition as a key to understanding empowerment, samaya, mantras, mandalas and other Vajrayana topics. Its full name is the glorio ...

                                               

Mahayoga

Mahāyoga is the designation of the first of the three Inner Tantras according to the ninefold division of practice used by the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Mahāyoga is to emphasize the generation stage or "stage of development" of Tantra, ...

                                               

Nyingma Gyubum

The Nyingma Gyubum of the Nyingma was result of the normalization of the Kangyur and Tengyur by the Sarma traditions which for the most part excluded Nyingma literatures. Davidson 2005: p. 225 opines that the first edition of the Nyingma Gyubum b ...

                                               

Avanibhajana Pallaveshwaram temple

Avanibhajana Pallaveshwaram temple also called Stambeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, located in the town of Seeyamangalam, Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is constructed in Rock-cut architecture by the ...

                                               

Gupteswar Cave

Gupteswar Cave is a city shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a pilgrim site situated about 55 km away Jeypore, Koraput District in the state of Odisha, India. It is a limestone cave, and its main attraction is the gigantic Shiva Linga which is ...

                                               

Jatashankar

Jatashankar is a natural cave and Hindu shrine located north of Pachmarhi, in Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh, India. Jatashankar is located in a deep ravine with enormous boulders perched above. The cave contains stalagmites which are rever ...

                                               

Karpaka Vinayakar Temple

Karpaka Vinayaka Temple or Pillaiyarpatti Pillaiyar Temple is an ancient rock-cut cave shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha, located at Pillayarpatti in Tiruppathur Taluk, Sivaganga district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Pilliyarpatti is located ...

                                               

Mandagapattu Temple

Mandagapattu Tirumurti Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the village of Mandagapattu in the Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, India. Hewn from rock by the Pallava ruler Mahendravarman I in honour of the trinity Brahma-Shiva-Vishnu, the rock-c ...

                                               

Narasimhaswamy Temple, Namakkal

Narasimhaswamy temple in Namakkal, a town in Namakkal district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is dedicated to the Hindu god Narasimha, an avatar of Vishnu. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture and Rock-cut architecture, th ...

                                               

Trikkur Mahadeva Temple

Trikkur Mahadeva Temple is a rock-cut cave temple in Trikkur village in Thrissur District in Kerala believed to have been built in the 7th or 8th century. Being a cave temple, Buddhist and Jain monks uses the site to meditate alongside the Hindu ...

                                               

Lake Tsomgo

Tsomgo Lake, also known as Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim, some 40 kilometres from the capital Gangtok. Located at an elevation of 3.753 m, the lake remains frozen during t ...

                                               

Khunu Rinpoche

                                               

Kushok Bakula Rinpoche

Kushok Bakula Rinpoche is nowadays the head of Pethup Gompa in Spituk, Ladakh, India. According to his followers he is an emanation of the Buddha Amitabha and was one of the 16 disciples of Buddha. They also claim that his first 19 incarnations h ...

                                               

Sershul Triwa Rinpoche

Sershul Tripa Rinpoche Thupten Nyandak Choekyi Gyaltsen is the acting head of ZaChukha_Sershul_Monastery Sershul Monastery, in Sershul County in Eastern Tibet. Born in 1966, Kyabje Tripa Rinpoche is also known as the Eighth Bon Tsang Triwa, Accor ...

                                               

John Tarrant (Zen Buddhist)

                                               

Abbotsbury

Abbotsbury is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. It is in the Dorset unitary authority area and is situated about 1 mile inland from the English Channel coast. In the 2011 census the civil parish had a population of 481. ...

                                               

Canon Frome

Canon Frome is a small rural parish on the River Frome, 5 miles northwest of Ledbury, Herefordshire, England with a population of 139. Its most notable feature is Canon Frome Court which is a Grade II listed large red brick country house. The hou ...

                                               

Holt Castle

Holt Castle was a medieval castle in the town of Holt, Wrexham Borough, Wales. Work began in the 13th century during the Welsh Wars, the castle was sited on the Welsh–English border by the banks of the River Dee. In the medieval period, five towe ...

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