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The chief dancer who propitiates the central deity of the shrine has to reside in the rituals.
While the United States propitiates China, countries such as Japan, India, the Philippines and Vietnam are being forced to accept that they will have to contend with Chinese military incursions on their own.
Id, the melt viscosity ratio used is in the range that propitiates the formation of such geometries, visualized by the in-line optical devices.
The suicide propitiates the elements, smooth the metaphysical passage, and ensures that the king enjoys a pride of place in the ancestor world comparable to his status in the land of the living.
Generally performed by a priest, the dance thanks the north wind for ceasing its winter barrage and propitiates it, that it might keep away.
The legend goes thus: Hiranyakashyap is an evil king who propitiates Lord Shiva and earns a boon that he will not die at the hands of either man, woman or animal, either during day or night, or with any kind of weapon, fire, air or water, and that not a drop of his blood will touch the earth.
However, the relative inexperience of many academics in this new international context propitiates some problems that affect the visibility of their work in these databases.
Ortner would have none of the predictable rituals, unvarying across the globe, with which the typical art institution propitiates the fickle gods of funding.
12) any necessary conflation of the terms "spirit-doctor" (one who propitiates or exorcises spirits on behalf of a sick or troubled client) either with "priest" (one who mediates between a congregation and some supernatural entity in which it believes), or with "shaman" (one who is able to cause his spiritual essence, or "soul," to leave its physical anchor so as to communicate with spirit helpers, do battle with demons, and often retrieve and restore a sick client's wandering or captured "soul" so alleviating the latter's physical or mental sickness).
2005), the analysis of the critical points provide a necessary structure for the study of the current situation of the organization and propitiates the formulation of effective strategies.
This agreement form propitiates the holder an effective way to quick expansion and new markets, especially, foreigners.
The third pressure group has less influence but is voluble in its demands to remove all imperial ceremonial activity which they say violates the constitution and propitiates militarism linked with state religion.
Another text, a bsang mchod (ceremony of fumigation by burning juniper), from a rNying-ma monastery, also propitiates the mountain in itself, not merely as an abode for deity.