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Sacred Books

By: M. Winternitz

THE period covered by the inception, the publication, and the completion of the Sacred Books of the East exactly coincides with the thirty-four years that I have spent in Oxford. When I matriculated, Professor Max Muller, the editor of the series, was about to begin work on the first volume, which appeared while I was still an undergraduate. I lost no time in making his acquaintance, for it was the influence of one of his works that had stimulated me to begin under Pro...

Habeltt sua lata libelli-not only after they have been published, but sometimes even before they are printed. It was in the spring of 1894 that the late Professor Max Muller first suggested to me that I should compile a General Index of the names and subject-matter for the complete series of the Sacred Books of the East. Such an Index, he thought, would be a great help to all students of the Sacred Books of tile East, and of the greatest value for the study of the history of religions.

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Aesthetics Atelier : Visual Lingua Style: Visual Lingua Style

By: Dr. Anna A Drzewiecka

Senses influence our daily lives... do they have an impact on other professional areas ...? Yes .... branding is the living proof ...

Quality, not quantity evoke emotions... Human senses are simple but how universal notions of potential ... evoking feelings and absorbing minds, boosting imagination and strengthening experiences | In today’s, how demanding and chaotic, world visual images are the very first impressions that businesses make on customers, employees, partners and competitors ... they engrave marks into consumers’ minds ... they create feelings that guide our experiences, our choices an...

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Ades Web Magazine: New York City

By: Manuel Balossi

Bright lights, towering skyscrapers, frantic people: welcome to the Big Apple! New York City is one of the most fascinating cities in the entire world and its museums, restaurants, night-life, architecture and trends will conquer you

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Rivers Between Worlds : Volume Roads Between Worlds 3

By: Kevin Wade Johnson

Justin Willehelm works for a security company, getting along in an ordinary life, until suddenly changing course. His boss blames him for a failed assignment, simmering tensions erupt in his wife leaving, and he's left standing and staring at the Passage River. Running water has always fascinated him, and there's something about this particular river… Justin ends up in the river, and then literally out of the world he worked in. He meets extraordinary people like U...

Some of the best bits: @2019 Kevin Wade Johnson Call me vile. Call me a villain. But I wasn't willing to be a victim. * * * I scuffed at the ground, kicking a dead leaf into the river. It swirled away, caught in the current. I wondered where it was going. I sighed. What I needed to do was stop wondering, and decide where I was going. "You're on your own, leaf," I murmured, but thinking more of myself. * * * I had to look out for her the way s...

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He Wahi Moolelo No Na Lawaia Ma Kapalilua, Kona Hema, Hawaii

By: Kepa Maly

A collection of historical accounts and oral history interviews with elder Kama'ainan fisher-people from the Kapalilua region of South Kona, island of Hawai'i.

This volume, compiled at the request of Scott Atkinson on behalf of The Nature Conservancy, includes excerpts from selected historical records and oral history interviews with elder kamaaina of the Kapalilua region of South Kona on the island of Hawaii. The area traditionally identified as Kapalilua extends from the Kealia-Hookena section of Kona to Kaulanamauna, situated on the Kona boundary of Kau, and includes the lands of Papa, Hoopuloa, and Milolii (Figure 1). The a...

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The Blind Angle

By: Ivan de Monbrison

Les éditions Minces based in Paris propose a free access to the Novel The Blind Angle by Ivan de Monbrison which was first published under the title Inside the Fire in the USA. Copyrights Editions Minces

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The Mystery Of Piper's Harbour : Introduction: Introduction

By: Donald Harry Roberts; Donald Roberts

Beyond the old tales of the pied piper, into a realm that only great thinkers of the imagination rises an alternate world of compatibility until an evil nemesis comes to destroy it.

Long ago, far across the sea in the medieval town of Weymouth another story arose in the midst, near its end, of the great and notorious Black Plague that somehow was misplaced in the passage of time, but not lost. It was a grim reflection and much darker, of a tale that happened sixty five years before in the village of Hamelin. It is a tale in fact that marked the end of the plague, perhaps in a way historians over looked or hid, since magic was even then frowned up...

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Nanotechnology & NanoSensors : In service of Mankind & IOT: In ser...

By: Sumant Kumar Pandey

Nanotechnology is helping to considerably improve, even revolutionize, many technology and industry sectors: information technology, homeland security, medicine, transportation, energy, food safety, and environmental science, among many others.Nanotechnology is an emerging science which is expected to have rapid and strong future developments.

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Родени Убийци

By: Куентин Тарантино
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PRACTICAL MEDITATION GUIDE BY A FOREST MONK

By: Rev. Brahmadeva Forest Monk

This meditation guide is a complete meditation book that covers all the sides of practising meditations. This book is a self-study book. All the information you need for practising meditations is given in the book. Including attaining form and formless meditative levels. This E-book teaches you both concentration meditations and wisdom meditations. 40 concentration meditations are clearly explained by the forest monk. This E-book contains 27 chapters. If you were seeking...

"All meditations in the world can be divided into 2 categories as concentration meditations and wisdom meditations. The final objective of any concentration meditation is either attainment of meditative levels and enjoy the divine pleasure in this present life or after death to be born as a brahma in a brahma world." "The final objective of any wisdom meditation is the attainment of enlightenment. Also known as extinction of existence, the ending of all woes perma...

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Ades Web Magazine: Australia

By: Manuel Balossi

A continent or just an island? Maybe both! Deserts, mountains, tropical rainforests, a few fertile plains: undoubtedly there are a lot of contrasts in this country, whose cities and population are concentrated along eastern and south-eastern coasts. Nonetheless its heart is what fascinates the most: red mountains and red sand are what the world knows better of Australia

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Eco Escuela : Ideas para habitar el planeta

By: Benjamin Casadiego Cabrales

El documento relata la historia de la comunidad de Belén de los Andaquíes, Caquetá, que se organizó en tiempos de guerra para defender su entorno y en menos de treinta años lograron transformar una región caracterizada por la extracción de indiscriminada de los recursos naturales, en un lugar protector del agua y los bosques amazónicos como respuesta al reto del cambio climático. Es a partir de esas historias y ese contexto regional donde se inscribe el proyecto Impleme...

“Los resultados de la expedición Colombia Bio en el Parque Municipal Andakí revelaron que la estrategia de los lugareños para cuidar la Biodiversidad de Belén de los Andaquíes produce buenos resultados. En sólo 26.000 hectáreas aparecieron 47 especies nuevas para la ciencia”. Revista Semana (Edición 1850, octubre de 2017)

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Leopardi and Schopenhauer : an English translation of "Leonardi e ...

By: Francesco De Sanctis; Thomas Haskell Simpson

possibly the first English translation of this interesting work by great literary critic Francesco De Sanctis, one of the fathers of the Italian national independence movement, later the young nation's Minister of Public Instruction, and author of a crucial history of Italian literature.

"...Hegel is the greatest sinner, because the public’s head can't make room for intellectual intuition. With his dialectical process, Hegel gave an appearance of harmony to this philosophical monstrosity. He was its designer and architect, making the original sin durable. So Schopenhauer tore him to pieces. Charlatan, insipid, stupid, nauseating, an ignoramus whose shamelessness was touted as wisdom by cowardly followers; the true author of our century’s intellectua...

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O Na Mole E Ke Anahonua (About the Roots of Geometry)

By: A. M. Legendre

1. O ke Anahonua ka mea e i ike ai ke ano o na mea i hoopalahaiahaia, oia na kaha, a me na ili, a me na paa. Ekolu mau ano o na mea i hoopalahaiahaia, he loa, he laula, a he manoanoa. 2. O ke kaha ; he loa wale no ko ke kaha; aole laula, aole manoanoa. O na welau o ke kaha he mau kiko ia: nolaila, o ke kiko, aole ona loa, aole laula, aole manoanoa, aka he wahi e ku wale ai no. 3. O ke kaha pololei ka loa pokole mai kekahi kiko a i kekahi kiko. 4. O ke kaha pololei o...

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Kahea Loko

By: The Pacific American Foundation

Kahea Loko is "the call of the pond. " From the ocean currents surging through the stone-walled channels to the excited cries of haumana (students) discovering fishpond life, the loko ia (fishpond) calls to us in many ways. From the broad perspective of the ahupuaa (major land division), the loko ia helps us to appreciate the connection between land and sea and to experience the rhythm of tides and seasons. From an intimate perspective, the pond leads us to discover h...

"Let that which is unknown become known. " John Papa Ii (1959) Let us not allow the broken walls of the loko ia (fishponds) to separate us from that which was known and practiced in the past. The foundations of the walls are still evident, as are the wisdom and knowledge of our kupuna. The reflections of the sun, moon, and stars upon our waters are as old as time. Let these be beacons of light to guide our haumana (students) to these ponds of knowledge. Let us help ...

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He Pule Hoolaa Alii (A Prayer Consecrating a Chief)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

O ka Walewale hookumu honua ia; O ke kumu o ka lipo i lipo ai; O ke kumu o ka Po i po ai; O ka Lipolipo, o ka lipolipo; O ka lipo o ka La, o ka lipo o ka Po; Po wale ho—i.; Hanau ka po; Hanau Kumulipo i ka po he kane; Hanau Poele i ka po he wahine; Hanau ka Uku koakoa, hanau kana he akoakoa puka; Hanau ke Koe enuhe eli hoopuu honua; Hanau kana he Koe puka; Hanau ka Pea, ka peapea kana keikipuka; Hanau ka Weli, he weliweli kana keiki puka.; Hanau ka Ina ka Ina; Hanau kana...

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'Regles d´Esquivar Vocables' Nacionalismo y Lexicografía

By: Ricart García Moya

En enero de 2004, en debate realizado en la Universidad de Barcelona, un grupo de variopintos expertos en las 'Regles' (Badía i Margarit, Antoni Ferrando, Germ Colón, Maringela Villalonga, Eulalia Durn...) trató infructuosamente de identificar al enigmático autor de la que calificaron como primera Gramática catalana, la más antigua reflexión lexicográfica y gramatical sobre el catalán. El ejemplar gerundense era conocido como 'Adversaria, ms. 69' o, simplemente, códi...

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China People Liberation Army uniform development to 2020

By: Aaron Phillip Waddell

Describes the journey the Chinese military has taken to contemporise their military combat uniform and equipment to make it robust and a peer to US and Australian combat uniforms and equipment

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Pesona TAUHID Untaian Kesatu : Volume 1.1

By: Adjat ARS Endang

Kajian Tauhid dari sisi keilmuan kontemporer dan gaya bahasa populer. Yang seraya mengingatkan akan kewajiban berpola pikir kaaffah. Uraiannya sistematis, komunikatif, enak dibaca, hingga mudah dimengerti. Banyak hal-hal baru di dalamnya. Banyak hujjah-hujjah yang brand new ! Karya tulis yang mendobrak pemikiran usang hingga kejumudan teramat panjang berlarut. Yang sudah sedemikian berkarat. Untaian Kesatu ini the beginning. Buku ini dobrakan awalnya. --...

Ketika alur Tauhid tak lagi lurus, semua akan kehilangan arah. Tatkala keTauhidan diri meluruh rapuh, mustahil hidup bisa terarah. Manakala nilai Tauhid itupun tiada lagi, niscaya segalanya tamatlah sudah.

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Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii

By: S. M. Kamakau

In 1961 the first edition of the English translation of Samuel Kamakau's Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii was published by Kamehameha Schools Press. Many contributed to make its publication possible. A group of Hawaiian scholars was first selected by the trustees of Bishop Museum to translate Kamakau's florid literary style into readable English. The group included Mary Kawena Pukui, Thomas G. Thrum, Lahilahi Webb, Emma Davidson Taylor, and John Wise. Mary Kawena Pukui then revie...

Many famous chiefs, mentioned in Hawaiian history, were descended from Hana-laa-nui. The ruling chiefs (noho alii) of Hawaii were of that particular lineage (mookuauhau), and with additions from those of the other islands, the genealogy of Hawaii's chiefs and their ancestors was made complete. Umi-a-Liloa [that is, Umi-son-of-Liloa] was a famous chief, and the reason for his fame was that it was he who united all of the districts of Hawaii through wars. The kingdom beca...

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