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2012-05-21 23:02:06

In a major show of support, 53 prominent Hindu organizations participated in the press meet in Madurai, India, welcoming the coronation and pledging their support to Paramahamsa Nithyananda and Madurai Aadheenam. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 His Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda opened the Press Meet by welcoming the 53 Hindu organizations participating. He announced that Sri Ashok Singhal, International Vishwa Hindu Parishat President, has graciously agreed to be the Honorary...

2012-05-19 23:01:20

Paramahamsa Nithyananda, who has recently taken the responsibilities of the spiritual head of Madurai Adheenam, interacts with media, takes questions from critics and explains his future plans as head of the world´s oldest living Hindu organization. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Talking to media-persons at Madurai Aadheenam, Paramahamsa Nithyananda shared his plans for the 1500-year-old socio-spiritual organization. He said that within a week, a free medical camp would...

2012-05-12 23:00:35

His Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda to address global audiences on Vedic tradition, history and science Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 12, 2012 Madurai Aadheenam, the world´s most ancient living Hindu organization, will be hosting a 2-day live Worldwide Conference on Vedic tradition, history and science on May 13 & 14. The conference will reveal the historical, religious and mystical dimensions of the Vedic tradition in India. It will be jointly hosted by the 292nd and 293rd...

2012-05-08 23:01:41

On 2 May 2012 in Chennai, India, Lenin Karuppan, key accused in the March 2010 conspiracy against Paramahamsa Nithyananda, was denied bail by the Principal Sessions Judge, Chennai in the extortion and blackmail case [Crime no. 782 / 2011] filed against him by one of the administrators of Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 It may be recalled that Lenin Karuppan was arrested on 14th March this year by the CBCID Tamilnadu, India and remanded to judicial...

2009-01-18 14:25:00

The worst luck in the world? Muscle protein gene mutation in one in 100 Heart disease is the number one killer in the world and India carries more than its share of this burden. Moreover, the problem is set to rise: it is predicted that by 2010 India's population will suffer approximately 60% of the world's heart disease. Today, an international team of 25 scientists from four countries provides a clue to why this is so: 1% of the world's population carries a mutation almost guaranteed to...

2008-11-06 06:00:13

AirAsia has announced that it will launch a daily direct flight to Tiruchirappalli in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, beginning December 1, 2008. The airline will operate the daily direct flight using Airbus A320 aircraft. Tiruchirappalli is the first destination to be serviced by AirAsia in India. The airline is offering fares from INR699 one-way on the Tiruchirappalli-Kuala Lumpur route. Tony Fernandes, group CEO of AirAsia, said: "Tiruchirappalli will be our...

2008-09-29 00:00:19

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI Rameswaram (TN) [Tamil Nadu], 28 September [Sunday]: A fisherman was killed and three others injured in firing allegedly by Sri Lankan naval men who surrounded about 40 boats near Katchatheevu around midnight on Saturday night. About 400 boats were fishing in the area, officials said, adding that the other boats managed to escape the firing. The deceased fisherman Murugan (32) was a native of Madurai. Three others who were fishing with him...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'