sanctum sanctorum


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a place of inviolable privacy

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(Judaism) sanctuary comprised of the innermost chamber of the Tabernacle in the temple of Solomon where the Ark of the Covenant was kept

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In plan they consist of only a sanctum sanctorum roofed by a pyramidal spire, a feature not common in Kalachuri temples.
Next day) On Friday, the thirteenth of dark fortnight in the month of Jyestha of Nepal Samvat 822, the purification of sanctum sanctorum and pedestal(as well) are performed.
The sanctum sanctorum of this processional was of course given over to the three equally monumental works of 1950 that mark the commanding summit of Pollock's pouring, spattering, drizzling, trailing, splashing, stabbing, lashing (but almost never dripping) technique: Autumn Rhythm: Number 30, 1950; One: Number 31, 1950; and the otherwise unnamed black skein of Number 32.
Hefner, who rarely leaves the sanctum sanctorum of his Los Angeles mansion, said he would not be on hand.
Harvard refused to open the sanctum sanctorum, and in 1992 Bell relinquished his own tenured post in protest.
You have been permitted access to the sanctum sanctorum, even though outside the complex you are just another Republican dweeb, attacked by the media, demonized by the popular culture.
Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat also features a distinctive cel-shaded comic book art style that brings the characters to life, as well as a variety of challenging new stages, including The Helicarrier, Baxter Building, The Vault and Sanctum Sanctorum.
In the sanctum sanctorum will be the weapons used to brutalise our feelings-- a paintbrush, a pen, a computer screen and a modem.
The latter will gather those under his command to take refuge in Doctor Strange's sanctum sanctorum.
Mumbai: The management of the Mumbai religious shrine, Haji Ali Dargah, has banned women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of the complex housing the tomb of 15th century holy man Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari.
I made use of a number of the places mentioned, vast Victorian edifices redolent of phenol and an aura of the sanctum sanctorum of some esoteric monastic cult where even the graffiti is executed in fine copperplate.
He also deals with the rituals of worship daily performed in the sanctum sanctorum and also outside it in the temple precinct amongst the multitude of devotees assembled for darshan.
The lives of saints and realised ones attest that the Almighty had knocked on the doors of even the most ostracised in society, thereby proving that social identities like learning, age, gender, class or caste do not have any meaning at the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Supreme Being.
In one instance, Rumsfeld was was invited to the Tank, the sanctum sanctorum of the Pentagon where the Joint Chiefs meet to discuss strategy and decide which weapons to buy, to talk over his differences with the chiefs in private.
Under the supervision of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Trust president Ashok Dwivedi, priests chanted mantras at the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine around 6 pm while the Ambanis offered prayers at a special pooja.