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2012-05-23 23:03:07

With the Tamil Nadu Govt. in India announcing a 40% (Rs.40,000) subsidy on travel costs to Kailash-Manasarovar, the dream of visiting this hallowed pilgrimage spot is coming true for hundreds of Indian pilgrims and seekers. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 The legendary Kailash has been worshipped for millennia by the Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Bons and Jains as the living form of divinity. Located in the trans-Himalayan range in the western corner of Tibet, this breathtaking...

2012-05-13 23:02:07

Explore Tibet offers a half-day hike with guide to the Drak Yerpa Hermitage. This excursion is available as part of Explore Tibet´s custom-designed trips. (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based Tibet travel agency committed to responsible tourism and kailash trek, now offers a half-day hike with guide to the Drak Yerpa Hermitage. This excursion is available as part of Explore Tibet´s custom-designed trips. “We seek to provide a variety of sightseeing...

2011-03-11 14:00:00

Nepal Buddhist Community "Green" Building Promotes Universal Peace, Serenity LUMBINI, Nepal, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 4, 2011, Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche (Buddhist Master and Harvard Ph.D.) will preside over the grand opening of Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya -- World Center for Peace and Unity, built as part of the international Lumbini Development Project in Nepal. (www.utbf.org/en/projects/dharmaprj/lumbini and www.lumbiniworld.org) The Lumbini Development...

2011-03-09 06:15:00

LUMBINI, Nepal, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- He made Buddhist history when he was graduated from Harvard University in 2004. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/DC61606) Now Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche (Ph.D., Indo-Tibetan Buddhism) is about to make another kind of history in one of Buddhism's most significant historical places -- Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha. On April 4, Rinpoche will preside over the opening of the Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya --...

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2011-02-27 07:21:00

TUM conservators research the ruins of the statues and offer an outlook on the prospect of restoration The world watched in horror as Taliban fanatics ten years ago blew up the two gigantic Buddha statues that had since the 6th century looked out over the Bamiyan Valley in what is now Afghanistan. Located on the Silk Road, until the 10th century the 55 and 38 meter tall works of art formed the centerpiece of one of the world's largest Buddhist monastic complexes. Thousands of monks tended...

2010-08-05 10:15:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Central Highlands of Sri Lanka was added to the World Heritage List by the UNESCO's World Heritage Committee (WHC) at its 34th Session in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia. The WHC decision was unanimous. The Sri Lankan nomination was the first to be considered among 32 nominations. The area identified by UNESCO includes the Peak Wilderness Protected Area, the Horton Plains National Park and the Knuckles Conservation Forest. It has been 19...

2010-07-20 17:49:00

DENVER, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellora Energy today announced the execution of a definitive agreement and plan of merger with an undisclosed buyer. Under the terms of the agreement, Ellora Energy stockholders will receive base consideration of $695 million in cash, which after adjustment for certain items is expected to result in approximately $13.10-13.35/share on a projected fully diluted share count basis. The transaction is subject to escrow and customary closing conditions,...

2009-07-27 08:35:00

DENVER, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellora Energy Inc., an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of low-risk onshore domestic oil and gas properties, today announced the appointment of Steve Enger as President and Chief Operating Officer, Lon McCain as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, and Jeffery S. Williams as Vice President of Business Development. Valerie Walker has elected to retire as Vice President of...

2008-10-02 06:00:27

Elray Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ELRA), a technically driven gold and precious mineral exploration company, is pleased to report to shareholders on its Angkor Wat Project in Cambodia. The Company owns 100% of the license for the 5,400 hectare project area, which contains multiple historical workings including the Rom Dey Vein which was extensively explored by the French in the 1960s, with very positive results. Historical workings are seen as very good indicators of the presence of gold,...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.