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2014-04-23 23:12:53

Shi DeRu’s Zen US tour lecture series (9th lecture) with the theme “Universal Quantum Conscious Communication through the Eyes of Albert Einstein & Max Planck,” is open to the Atlanta area community on the morning of April 26th--World Tai Chi Day in Norcross, GA. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Shaolin Institute (http://www.shaolin-world.net) hosts Shi DeRu’s 9th Zen (Chan in Chinese Mandarin) lecture of his current US tour lecture series, with the theme “Universal...

2014-04-22 16:27:37

Naropa is only Colorado-based University to receive prestigious designation for its commitment to sustainability and renewable energy sources BOULDER, Colo., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University has been recognized as one of eight premier colleges and universities in the United States for its commitment to sustainability and renewable energy. Naropa's designation was based in part on the fact that 100% of its electricity needs derive from renewable energy...

2014-04-08 23:03:06

Lucky Buddha Beer rewarded Tim Rowe from Battle Creek, Michigan Beer for Life for selecting the best NCAA bracket in the Lucky Buddha Bracket Challenge. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Lucky Buddha Beer rewarded Tim Rowe from Battle Creek, Michigan beer for life for selecting the best NCAA bracket in the Lucky Buddha Bracket Challenge. On the heels of the UCONN Huskies thrilling victory, Lucky Buddha Beer named a champion of their own. Rowe submitted his best bracket in...

2014-03-31 04:20:57

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., today announced the sale and assignment of its rights to a worldwide exclusive license for DACOGEN(®) (decitabine) for Injection to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., giving Otsuka full development and commercialization rights for the product in the former Eisai territories of the United States, Canada and Japan. Eisai will retain its rights for DACOGEN(®) in Mexico. In...

2014-03-27 04:20:50

TOKYO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It would be hard to overstate the rapturous welcome given to the Dalai Lama when he visited a community of people affected by leprosy in India recently. The feeling was clearly mutual. "Dear brothers and sisters, I am extremely happy to come here and see you," the spiritual leader told a crowd of 500 at the Kasturba Gram Colony in Tahirpur Leprosy Complex, New Delhi, on March 20. After clasping hands with as many people as time permitted, the...

2014-03-25 23:02:50

Designed to promote peace and love, these handmade, plush Buddhas have completed production and now require funding for stocking and distribution in the United States. Ashland, OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Justin and Ani de Graaf, the creators of the world’s first handmade My First Buddha, have launched a campaign to raise $15000 by May 17, 2014. Funds are needed in order to pre-finance the stocking and distribution of the 11-inch and 16-inch no allergenic plush dolls in the United States....

2014-03-21 23:21:51

Japan’s largest religion, Buddhism, has played a major role in developing tourism in Japan. Recently, the Japan National Tourism Organization guided travel editorial professionals to some of Japan’s popular destinations and showed how Buddhism created the surroundings of the tourism industry. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 While the number of US travelers to Japan remains high, Japan National Tourism Organization organized a lecture about the connection of Buddhism to the Japanese tourism...

2014-03-20 12:28:55

NEW DELHI, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Showcasing of Kung Fu Nuns performance and Dragon Dance Drukpa Buddhists showcased the Himalayan Buddhist Tradition, as they celebrated self-empowerment in Delhi's Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts. The day was filled with scintillating dragon dance by the Drukpa nuns, breath-taking demonstration by the Kung Fu Nuns, art and photo-exhibition, and some delectable Himalayan cuisine. The event was organised...

2014-03-10 08:30:23

Company Appoints New Executive Leaders WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., today announced the appointments of Yuji Matsue as chairman and chief executive officer and Shaji Procida as president and chief operating officer, effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Matsue and Ms. Procida succeed current President and CEO Lonnel Coats, who will be retiring from Eisai in June 2014 after 18 years. Over the next few months,...

2014-03-07 23:24:08

Shambhala Buddhist spiritual leaders Ani Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will host a weekend mindfulness meditation retreat on May 2-4, 2014, at the Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond Marina in Richmond, California. Registration is available at http://www.beingbrave.com. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Shambhala Buddhist spiritual leaders Ani Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will host a weekend mindfulness meditation retreat on May 2-4, 2014, at the...


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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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