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  Godai Nyorai - The Five Tathagata, Especially Important to Shingon Sect of Esoteric Buddhism in Japan
They embody five fundamental wisdoms -- wisdom against anger, envy, desire, ignorance, and pride -- to help us break free from the cycle of death and rebirth, or the Six States of Existence (i.e., the cycle of suffering, Sanskrit = samsara).
Each of the five has a specific Mudra (hand gesture) that corresponds to one of five defining episodes in the life of the Historical Buddha.
Padma (Lotus) Family; converts desire, lust and passion into the wisdom of discriminating awareness, or the wisdom of distinction; Amida corresponds to the meditation of the historical Buddha under the Bodhi tree; statues typically shown Amida forming the meditation mudra (Skt.
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  Five Wisdom Buddhas - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Vajrayana Buddhism, the Five Wisdom Buddhas (Jp.
The Five Wisdom Buddhas are a later development, based on the Yogācāra elaboration of concepts concerning the jñāna of Buddhas, of the Trikaya theory, which posits three bodies for the Buddha.
The Five Wisdom Buddhas are protected by the Five Wisdom Kings, and in Japan are frequently depicted together in the Mandala of the Two Realms.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Five Wisdom Buddhas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Five Wisdom Buddhas are a later development of the Trikaya theory, which posits three bodies for the Buddha.
One of the symbolic meanings is that they represent the five elements: the square base represents earth, the round dome is for water, the cone-shape is fire, the canope is air and the volume of the stupa is space.
Even though the behavior of a crazy wisdom master may appear outrageous and unconventional, the motivation of his or her action is based on unconditional compassion.
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  Wisdom Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For example, many philosophers talk about the virtue of wisdom in relation to courage and moderation, and in the Roman Catholic church, wisdom (Prudence) stands with justice, fortitude and moderation as one of the four cardinal virtues.
Wisdom is also represented by the sense of justice of the lawful and wise king Solomon, who asks God for wisdom in 1 Kings 3.
Proverbs 9:10 says: "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and 8:13 "To fear the Lord is to hate evil;" There is an oppositional element in Christian thought between secular wisdom and Godly wisdom.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /topic/Wisdom.html   (1797 words)

  
  JewishEncyclopedia.com - KINGS, BOOKS OF.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He is succeeded by his son Jehoiachin, during whose wicked reign the King of Egypt is vanquished by the King of Babylon, Jerusalem also is taken, and the royal family, including the king, and most of the inhabitants are carried captive to Babylon.
Evil-merodach, King of Babylon, releases Jehoiachin from prison; and the latter is honored at court.
He mentions as a rule a few important events which are sufficient to illustrate the attitude of the king toward the Deuteronomic law, or some feature of it, such as the central sanctuary and the "high places," and then proceeds to pronounce judgment upon him accordingly.
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 Love The Lord 1st Kings Lesson 9
I Kings 7:2 "He built also the house of the forest of Lebanon; the length thereof [was] an hundred cubits, and the breadth thereof fifty cubits, and the height thereof thirty cubits, upon four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams upon the pillars." This is, probably, one of many buildings on the palace grounds.
I Kings 7:6 "And he made a porch of pillars; the length thereof [was] fifty cubits, and the breadth thereof thirty cubits: and the porch [was] before them: and the [other] pillars and the thick beam [were] before them." This is speaking of the porch extending the width of the house.
I Kings 7:16 "And he made two chapiters [of] molten brass, to set upon the tops of the pillars: the height of the one chapiter [was] five cubits, and the height of the other chapiter [was] five cubits:" The chapiters were decorated top pieces that went on the top of the pillars.
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 Kings County History
The creation and organization of Kings county as a political division of the state was the accomplishment of the spirit of development and progress which has ever conquered the wilderness and caused the deserts to vanish.
In the department devoted to Tulare county the author has dealt with what now is the county of Kings up to the date of its organization and what is to be chronicled here will therefore relate to events of comparatively recent occurrence, for this county is among the youngest in the state.
The name Kings was well received and the county was thus christened after Kings river, the principal source of the irrigation for the district, which stream was discovered in 1805 by an exploring expedition and named Rio de Los Santos Reyes (The River of the Holy Kings).
www.calarchives4u.com /history/kings/king1913-ch20.htm   (1375 words)

  
 KINGS: The Warm-up: Kings at Bulls
Hopefully the Kings can keep him off balance and force him into taking difficult shots, because he will keep shooting whether he is feeling it or not.
The Kings showed that they have the ability to play turnover free basketball in the first three quarters against the Timberwolves.
The Kings only turned the ball over six times in the first three quarters and were on their way to giving up less than 10 in the game.
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 Mandalas - Crystalinks
One important type is the mandala of the "Five Buddhas," archetypal Buddha forms embodying various aspects of enlightenment, the Buddhas depicted depending on the school of Buddhism and even the specific purpose of the mandala.
A common mandala of this type is that of the Five Wisdom Buddhas (aka Five Jinas), the Buddhas Vairocana, Aksobhya, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha, and Amoghasiddhi.
It is pentagonal in shape and consists of five identically-shaped linked elements, each of which forms one point on the outside of the mandala.
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 Voice Bible Studies, The Books of Kings, 1 Kings 9:15-11:25, Lesson 7
These five tribal groups are specifically mentioned in Deuteronomy 7:1-5 (along with the Canaanites and the Girgashites) and in Deuteronomy 20:17-18 (along with the Canaanites) as the peoples whom Israel must totally destroy when they entered the Promised Land.
Five different Arabian queens are mentioned in Assyrian inscriptions from the 8th and 7th centuries BC.
It is incredible that the power, wisdom, and wealth that have been described in the previous chapters will suddenly melt away because of the word of God's judgment.
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 High Kings
Five kings after the reign of Eremon, Tigernmas became high king of Ireland, when he killed Conmáel, son of Eber Finn.
The king could not remove the blight on the light until a sacrifice from a sinless couple was performed, where the blood should be mixed with the soil in Tara.
Fiachu was the son of Eógan, king of Munster, and of Moncha, daughter of the blind druid, Dil Maccu Crecga of Osraige.
www.timelessmyths.com /celtic/highkings.html   (6716 words)

  
 Jesus and His Church in 1 Kings
They show Israel’s kings leading the nation in its violation of the covenant between God and his people, thus bringing upon the nation the curses anticipated in chapters 27 and 28 of Deuteronomy.
King Solomon had to decide between two women as to which was the mother of a baby.
Elijah is the King of the Prophets of the Old Testament, the one who appeared with Jesus in his Transfiguration at Mount Tabor representing the Prophets, with Moses representing the Law (Mat.17).
biblia.com /bible/kings1.htm   (1629 words)

  
 Who Are These Seven Kings?
And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.
Since all of the seven original kings of Rome were kings of Rome, and since all the seven hills of Rome were within the walls of Rome, it would make sense for the seven kings of Revelation 17 to also all be in some way a part of Rome.
Five were gone by when this prophecy was written; one was then in being; the other was yet to come.
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 The Law, the Prophets, and Wisdom
Wisdom literature concerns itself with the existential problems of men: life, death, sex, commerce, living in the world and expecting to go out of it.
The presence of foreign literature and the fact that the ideal of wisdom was eventually personified—conceived as a pre-existent companion of God in the work of creation—argues that the Biblical community recognized a wisdom with divine authority existing among the gentiles as well as in their own Law and Prophets.
The wisdom writings are that part of Jewish literature which comes to grips with the whole community of man, and so the relation of wisdom literature to its own society is one of detachment.
alpha.fdu.edu /~jbecker/bible/lawprophetswisdom.html   (5241 words)

  
 Fudo TOP PAGE - Vidyaraja, Myoo, Mantra Kings, Buddha Statues, Bodhisattva Amulets, other Buddhist Artwork from Japan & ...
Myo-o is the Japanese term for Sanskrit "Vidyaraja," a group of warlike and wrathful deities known in English as the Mantra Kings, the Wisdom Kings, or the Knowledge Kings.
These esoteric deities are the kings of mystic knowledge who represent the power of the Buddhas to vanquish blind craving.
They are known as the the kings of mystic knowledge because they wield the mantras, which are the mystical spells made up of Sanskrit syllables imbued with the power to protect practitioners of the Dharma (Buddhist Law) from all harm and evil influences.
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 RhymeZone: Holy Books > Old Testament > 1 Kings > Chapter 4
4:29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.
4:30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
4:34 And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which had heard of his wisdom.
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 THE WAR OF THE KINGS
Five of the virgins were foolish because they didn't have enough oil for their lamps.
The wise kings of this day understand that the third-day anointing is absolutely necessary to empower the five stones by which the enemy will be defeated.
The crown of the joint heir represents the five crowns that are identified in scripture.
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 USCCB - NAB - 1 Kings 5
Solomon surpassed all the Cedemites and all the Egyptians in wisdom.
Men came to hear Solomon's wisdom from all nations, sent by all the kings of the earth who had heard of his wisdom.
When Hiram, king of Tyre, heard that Solomon had been anointed king in place of his father, he sent an embassy to him; for Hiram had always been David's friend.
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 The Three Kings & the Star
When the kings depart, they continue together until the reach the Hill of Vaws, or Hill of Victory, on the border of Ind, where a watchtower was maintained (it was here that the Star was first sighted).
But viewers of titled "The Three Kings" should be aware that there are other explanations of the star that seem to fit the evidence, for example the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in the constellation Pisces that occurred three times in the year 7 B.C. (see astronomer Anthony Aveni's November/December 1998 ARCHAEOLOGY article on this).
Meanwhile, Brier and "The Three Kings" move on to Cologne and its magnificent cathedral and the shrine with which supposedly contains the remains of the magi.
www.archaeology.org /online/reviews/threekings   (1530 words)

  
 Great African Kings
He is often referred to as the King Shark, a Dahomeyan surname which symbolized strength and wisdom.
Imhotep was the royal advisor to King Zoser during the Third Dynasty of Kemet.
The mummy discovered in the Valley of the Kings has an injury to the skull, and it is believed that Tutankamun was either the victim of an accident or he was assasinated.
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 Brodeur Helpless Against Kings’ Kids
LOS ANGELES — Although the 2006-07 edition of the New Jersey Devils is not as good as 2002-03 team that won the Stanley Cup, the Devils are essentially the same team that ended the season in first place in the Atlantic Division and in third place in the Eastern Conference.
Kings penalty-killers either blocked shots or took away the shooting and passing lanes, especially in overtime.
Kings winger Brian Willsie was in the box for hooking at 20:00 of the first period, giving the Devils a power play to start the second period, and they wasted little time.
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 1+Kings+4
19 Geber the son of Uri was in the country of Gilead, in the country of Sihon king of the Amorites, and of Og king of Bashan; and he was the only officer which was in the land.
29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.
30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
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 Pre-Confucian China
These blatantly mythical figures are followed by three great sage kings, Yao, Shun, and Yü; the latter stands as the foundation of the first ruling dynasty in China, the Hsia.
During the various cycles of dynastic change, from the Hsia to the Shang to the Chou, the Five Classics, or the Confucian Classics (even though they are not written by Confucius), were written down, or supposedly written down.
These Five Classics constituted the program of learning for anyone in the upper classes, the ruling classes, or the educated classes.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/CHPHIL/PRECONF.HTM   (663 words)

  
 Jesus and His Church in 1 Kings
They show Israel’s kings leading the nation in its violation of the covenant between God and his people, thus bringing upon the nation the curses anticipated in chapters 27 and 28 of Deuteronomy.
King Solomon had to decide between two women as to which was the mother of a baby.
Elijah is the King of the Prophets of the Old Testament, the one who appeared with Jesus in his Transfiguration at Mount Tabor representing the Prophets, with Moses representing the Law (Mat.17).
www.biblia.com /bible/kings1.htm   (1629 words)

  
 Wisdom Menopause   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Five Wisdom Kings - In Vajrayana Buddhism, the Five Wisdom Kings (Jp.
Wisdom of repugnance - The wisdom of repugnance expresses the belief or concept that an intuitive (or "deep-seated") negative response to some thing, idea or practice should be interpreted as evidence for the intrinsically harmful or evil character of that thing.
Wisdom Menopause - Wisdom Menopause The full original title was El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote de la Mancha than with the death of Don Quixote, begun by Orson Welles but never finished; a reshaped version by Jesus Franco was released in (1992) Don Quixote as his...
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 Pre-Confucian China
These blatantly mythical figures are followed by three great sage kings, Yao, Shun, and Yü; the latter stands as the foundation of the first ruling dynasty in China, the Hsia.
During the various cycles of dynastic change, from the Hsia to the Shang to the Chou, the Five Classics, or the Confucian Classics (even though they are not written by Confucius), were written down, or supposedly written down.
These Five Classics constituted the program of learning for anyone in the upper classes, the ruling classes, or the educated classes.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/CHPHIL/PRECONF.HTM   (663 words)

  
 1 Kings: 22
And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may enquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me, but evil.
And the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah sat each on his throne, having put on their robes, in a void place in the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets prophesied before them.
And the battle increased that day: and the king was stayed up in his chariot against the Syrians, and died at even: and the blood ran out of the wound into the midst of the chariot.
www.infoplease.com /t/rel/bible/1kings/22.html   (1526 words)

  
 The Jewish Kings
The Biblical Books of the Kings and Chronicles record this history; primarily concerning the conflict between the Kingdom of Judah and the Kingdom of Israel, but also skirmishing with other kings in the region.
The second king of Israel was David; youngest of the sons of Jesse, who was also a musician, and author of many of the Psalms.
He had reigned as king for 3 months, but was only eight years old when carried to Babylon, where his son Assir and grandson Salathiel were born.
www.cswnet.com /~duxrow/kings.htm   (910 words)

  
 Acala Summary
One of the three groupings is that of the five Kings of Wisdom.
Presents translations of the Benevolent Kings Sūtra and the Benevolent Kings rite, and a discussion of the vidyārājas in Chinese esoteric Buddhism.
However, Acalanatha is not a Buddha, but one of the Five Wisdom Kings of the Womb Realm in Vajrayana as found in the Indo-Tibetan tradition, as well as the Japanese Shingon sect of Buddhism.
www.bookrags.com /Acala   (1425 words)

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