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Author : Mukundchandra G. Raval
Publisher : Notion Press
Page : 234 pages
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Release : 2016-06-10
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781945400100

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Meru by Mukundchandra G. Raval Pdf

Meru is referred to, talked about, heard of, compared to, and discussed about without exception in all books and discourses of religions in Bharat. Meru is regarded as the tallest and most pious mountain, having abodes of all Gods and Semi-Gods of all faiths. Unfortunately, nobody can confidently pinpoint the place of Meru in spite of indicative addresses available in scriptures. Generally, Hindus believe it to be beyond Himalayas; Buddhists say it is in Tibet; Jains say it exists, but it cannot be seen. This is because of unsatisfactory solutions to its conflicting descriptions. For example, the Sun never sets on Meru but does set at the base of it. In this book, satisfactory solutions have been explained with convincing reasons. Establishing Meru on the equator at "Bhugol Madhye," the author ventures to replace Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) with Meru Mean Time (MMT) for the reasons based on his findings. Also, the myth of fourteen Ratnas (Gems) coming out during ‘Samudra Manthan’– churning of the ocean has been explained in a lucid manner. Meru no longer remains a matter of miracle, myth or mystery but a history.

Customs and Traditions of the Meru

Author : Daniel Nyaga
Publisher : East African Publishers
Page : 172 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 1997
Category : Folk songs, Bantu
ISBN : 9966460489

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Meru and the Magic Thread

Author : Marla Hanson,Scarlet Eskildsen
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Page : 70 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2007-05
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781553956037

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Meru and the Magic Thread by Marla Hanson,Scarlet Eskildsen Pdf

A young boy faces the dominions of evil as he responds to a divine invitation that will inevitably require him to accept a great responsibility. Illustrated children's book.

The Chagga and Meru of Tanzania

Author : Sally Falk Moore,Paul Puritt
Publisher : Routledge
Page : 159 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 2017-02-03
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781315309477

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The Chagga and Meru of Tanzania by Sally Falk Moore,Paul Puritt Pdf

The Chagga and the Meru are related peoples living on the rich banana-grove and coffee-plantation slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru in Northern Tanzania. While the literature on the Chagga is overwhelmingly large little is generally available on the Meru. This volume, originally published in 1977, provided for the first time a concise, comprehensive and well-documented overview of Chagga society, history and cosmology, drawing not only on the authors’ field work but on the works of the prolific Germans: Gutmann, Raum and others. It also detail original research and uses reports of the famous Meru Land Case to illuminate Meru society and economy and their adjustment in turn to Arusha, German and British colonial, and independent government influences.


Author : Richard Trillo
Publisher : Rough Guides
Page : 826 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2002
Category : Travel
ISBN : 1858288592

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Kenya by Richard Trillo Pdf

The Rough Guide to Kenya is the ultimate guide to East Africa's best-known destination. Features include: a full-colour section introducing Kenya's highlights; practical advice on getting the most out of Kenya, from the well-known safari parks to the little known reserves, and the highlands, lakes and deserts to downtown Nairobi and the Indian Ocean; detailed reviews of accommodation and eating options to suit every taste and budget, including luxury lodges and local restaurants; candid coverage of Kenya's history, politics, culture and environment; and maps and plans for every region.

The Mythological Astronomy, in Three Parts

Author : Sampson Arnold Mackey
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 286 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 1826
Category : Electronic
ISBN : NLS:B000323680

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The Mythological Astronomy, in Three Parts by Sampson Arnold Mackey Pdf

The Night of the Gods

Author : John O'Neill
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 520 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 1897
Category : Creation
ISBN : PSU:000021936142

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Author : Matt Kindt
Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
Page : 194 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 2016
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN : 9781616557980

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MIND MGMT by Matt Kindt Pdf

The unforgettable conclusion to Matt Kindt's medium-redefining masterpiece takes Meru right back to the beginning as she revisits the mystery of Flight 815. With time running out before the Eraser's new Mind Management remakes the world, Meru's remaining allies fight their way across the globe to join her and infiltrate Shangri-la - only to be drawn by the Eraser into a psychic battlefield.

Custodians of the Land

Author : Gregory H. Maddox,James L. Giblin,Isaria N. Kimambo
Publisher : Ohio University Press
Page : 380 pages
File Size : 43,5 Mb
Release : 1996-04-15
Category : History
ISBN : 9780821440056

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Custodians of the Land by Gregory H. Maddox,James L. Giblin,Isaria N. Kimambo Pdf

Farming and pastoral societies inhabit ever-changing environments. This relationship between environment and rural culture, politics and economy in Tanzania is the subject of this volume which will be valuable in reopening debates on Tanzanian history. In his conclusion, Isaria N. Kimambo, a founding father of Tanzanian history, reflects on the efforts of successive historians to strike a balance between external causes of change and local initiative in their interpretations of Tanzanian history. He shows that nationalist and Marxist historians of Tanzanian history, understandably preoccupied through the first quarter-century of the country’s post-colonial history with the impact of imperialism and capitalism on East Africa, tended to overlook the initiatives taken by rural societies to transform themselves. Yet there is good reason for historians to think about the causes of change and innovation in the rural communities of Tanzania, because farming and pastoral people have constantly changed as they adjusted to shifting environmental conditions.

Creating the Universe

Author : Eric Huntington
Publisher : University of Washington Press
Page : 296 pages
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Release : 2019-01-20
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780295744070

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Creating the Universe by Eric Huntington Pdf

Buddhist representations of the cosmos across nearly two thousand years of history in Tibet, Nepal, and India show that cosmology is a rich language for the expression of diverse religious ideas, with cosmological thinking at the center of Buddhist thought, art, and practice. In�Creating the Universe,�Eric Huntington presents examples of visual art and architecture, primary texts, ritual ideologies, and material practices�accompanied by extensive explanatory diagrams�to reveal the immense complexity of cosmological thinking in Himalayan Buddhism. Employing comparisons across function, medium, culture, and history, he exposes cosmology as a fundamental mode of engagement with numerous aspects of religion, from preliminary lessons to the highest rituals for enlightenment. This wide-ranging work will interest scholars and students of many fields, including Buddhist studies, religious studies, art history, and area studies.

The Gregory Rift Valley and Neogene-recent Volcanoes of Northern Tanzania

Author : John Barry Dawson
Publisher : Geological Society of London
Page : 116 pages
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Release : 2008
Category : Geology, Stratigraphic
ISBN : 1862392676

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The Gregory Rift Valley and Neogene-recent Volcanoes of Northern Tanzania by John Barry Dawson Pdf

The structure and volcanic activity of the northern Tanzania sector of the Gregory Rift Valley have hitherto been less well described than those in Ethiopia and Kenya. This book focuses on northern Tanzania where, although the volcanic area is smaller than those to the north, there are major features such as Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain on the African continent; Ngorongoro, one of the largest calderas on Earth; and Oldoinyo Lengai, the world's only active carbonatite volcano. Following an account of the discovery and early exploration of the rift valley, there are descriptions of the individual volcanoes. These are set within the context of the regional geology and geophysics of the rift valley, and in relation to the structural evolution of the rift and its associated sedimentary basins which include Olduvai, an important site in the history of human evolution The volume concludes with a discussion of the volcanism as related to the plume-related African Superswell.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress,Library of Congress. Office for Subject Cataloging Policy
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 1396 pages
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Subject headings, Library of Congress
ISBN : UCBK:C073814966

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Library of Congress Subject Headings by Library of Congress,Library of Congress. Office for Subject Cataloging Policy Pdf

Author : Anonim
Publisher : International Potato Center
Page : 96 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 2024-07-18
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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Tanzania Safari Guide

Author : Philip Briggs,Chris McIntyre
Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides
Page : 604 pages
File Size : 53,9 Mb
Release : 2017-07-21
Category : Nature
ISBN : 9781784770389

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Tanzania Safari Guide by Philip Briggs,Chris McIntyre Pdf

Tanzania embodies the best of Africa, with renowned attractions such as Mount Kilimanjaro, lakes Victoria and Tanganyika and the plains of the Serengeti. This title includes information on safaris and an illustrated guide to local species

Routledge Handbook of Climate Change Impacts on Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

Author : Victoria Reyes-García
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Page : 604 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2023-12-26
Category : Science
ISBN : 9781003802716

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Routledge Handbook of Climate Change Impacts on Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities by Victoria Reyes-García Pdf

This Handbook examines the diverse ways in which climate change impacts Indigenous Peoples and local communities and considers their response to these changes. While there is well-established evidence that the climate of the Earth is changing, the scarcity of instrumental data oftentimes challenges scientists’ ability to detect such impacts in remote and marginalized areas of the world or in areas with scarce data. Bridging this gap, this Handbook draws on field research among Indigenous Peoples and local communities distributed across different climatic zones and relying on different livelihood activities, to analyse their reports of and responses to climate change impacts. It includes contributions from a range of authors from different nationalities, disciplinary backgrounds, and positionalities, thus reflecting the diversity of approaches in the field. The Handbook is organised in two parts: Part I examines the diverse ways in which climate change – alone or in interaction with other drivers of environmental change – affects Indigenous Peoples and local communities; Part II examines how Indigenous Peoples and local communities are locally adapting their responses to these impacts. Overall, this book highlights Indigenous and local knowledge systems as an untapped resource which will be vital in deepening our understanding of the effects of climate change. The Routledge Handbook of Climate Change Impacts on Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities will be an essential reference text for students and scholars of climate change, anthropology, environmental studies, ethnobiology, and Indigenous studies.