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  Kucha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kucha was strongly influenced by Indian thought, and Indian kings are said to have reigned there.
Buddhism was introduced to Kucha before the end of the 1st century, however it was not until the 3rd century that the kingdom became a major center of Buddhism, primarily the Shravakayana branch but also Mahayana.
Another nunnery, Tsio-li, was 40 li north of Kucha and is famous as the place where Kumārajīva's mother Jīva retired.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kucha   (642 words)

Kucha is oasis city in the Uyghur Region of.
The oasis of Kucha lies at the foot of the southern slope of the Tengri Tagh (Celestial Mountains) on the northern rim of the Tarim Basin.
Kucha became an important Buddhist centre; remains of this period are in the renowned Kizil caves.
uyghur.50megs.com /custom3.html   (627 words)

 Survivor: The Australian Outback - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In fact, the location was only slightly remote by Australian standards (it was within three hours drive of Cairns, a small city on the coastline), and it was located in a wet, semi-tropical area rather than the arid, true outback.
Had Skupin's injury not occurred Kucha was heavily favored to win the next immunity challenge and Ogakor might have voted out their fourth castaway, however they were notified before the immunity challenge, only being told that there was an accident in the other tribe's camp and someone was evacuated.
This means that Ogakor and Kucha went into the merge with an equal number of tribe members, instead of the possible six to four had Ogakor gone to Tribal Council.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Survivor:_The_Australian_Outback   (1320 words)

 Pecha Kucha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pecha Kucha is a Japanese term that roughly translates as chit-chat, or perhaps as irritating chatter.
Pecha Kucha is a new kind of venue for anyone involved in, or interested in, architecture, design, fashion, and art.
Pecha Kucha is intended to inspire a broad mix of participants - from well-known practitioners to students, recent graduates, and new firms presenting their work for the first time.
www.pechakuchanight.ch /pechakucha-ENG_1.html   (196 words)

 Soka Gakkai Dictionary of Buddhism
Kucha was an important center on the road that ran along the southern foot of the Tien Shan range on the northern rim of the Tarim Basin.
Kucha accommodated the eastward spread of Buddhism, which originated in India and was introduced to Kucha around the beginning of the first century.
From around the fourth century, the exchange between Kucha and the Buddhist community in the northwestern regions of India increased; Kucha became a major Buddhist center in Central Asia, along with Khotan on the southern route of the Silk Road along the southern rim of the Tarim Basin.
www.sgi-usa.org /buddhism/dictionary/define?tid=1969   (439 words)

 Kucha-Silk Road City Guide
The most striking thing about Kucha is the Turkestan influence visible on the streets and in the homes here.
Kucha is one of the best cities in the region to sample authentic Xinjiang cuisine and there are literally thousands of tiny Uigur restaurants dotted about the place serving up local specialties.¡¡
Kucha has a temperate continental climate, with large periods of sunshine and little rainfall.
www.silk-road-china.com /kucha.htm   (584 words)

 Tokharian Buddhism in Kucha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kucha, in the present-day Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region of northwestern China, was one of the major Buddhist kingdoms of Central Asia before Islamization began to take place in this area at the end of the tenth century c.e.
Wherever they are originated, Caucasian-featured residents of Kucha were first noted by the Chinese in the Han-shu in the first century b.c.e.
Despite this general tradition of Sthavira Buddhism, Kucha produced a major Mahayana translator called Kumarajiiva, to whom China owes a great deal for the transmission of major Mahayana sutras such as the Lotus Sutra.
spp.pinyin.info /abstracts/spp085_tocharian_buddhism.html   (718 words)

 Kimmi Strikes Back 3/9/01
Over at Kucha, the tribe discusses the upcoming merger and how much they do not want to be the ones to have to move.
Keith thought it was a nice gesture on the part of the Kuchas to serve them their last chicken.
Colby flipped himself in next, ostensibly to make the Kuchas "mad" and "convince them I'm the guy to vote for" to draw attention away from Keith and Jerri, who are vulnerable with their previous votes.
www.realitytvlinks.com /articles/sur030901.html   (2017 words)

 Newport News-Times: 'Innercross' glows at Atonement Lutheran Church
Kucha's creation, entitled "Innercross," measures seven feet high and five feet wide and is made of a stainless steel framework that has been wired for special lighting to illuminate an Austrian leaded crystal suspended within the structure of the cross.
Kucha fabricated "Innercross" with assistance from his mentor and teacher Harold Loften of Logsden, himself an accomplished metal and glass artist, who "helped me put the big thing together," Kucha said.
Kucha incorporated this human capacity to reach out beyond one's self into the creation of "Innercross." The statement he prepared to accompany the work reads, "...in the seemingly impossible dark situations of our life, a small light can shine within.
www.newportnewstimes.com /articles/2005/11/25/arts/arts03.txt   (703 words)

 Your Favorite Story Tellers- Embracing Literacy, Imagination and Storytelling
Kucha brings over 25 years of performing to the storytelling arena.
A seasoned wordsmith Kucha weaves a rich tapestry of African and American folk tales, frolicking fables, powerful proverbs, and dialect into her performance art - storytelling.
Kucha’s presentations are accompanied by shekere playing and enhanced by audience participation, which involves singing, learning and lots of fun.
www.yourfavoritestorytellers.org /kucha_brown.html   (301 words)

 The Trades - Survivor: The Australian Outback - Episode 6
Kucha did not sleep because they wore their sleeping clothes to tribal council.
Kucha wants to keep the advantage in their favor but Ogakor wants it to.
Kucha sneaks in, places their basket on the table and walks away with their third consecutive reward challenge victory.
www.the-trades.com /article.php?id=603   (1448 words)

 The Trades - Survivor: The Australian Outback - Episode 7
Kucha pulls out all their best and prepares the final chicken to entertain the Ogakor ladies.
Kucha, who vowed to eat Ogakor alive as Mike had wished is now down four members to Ogakor’s five.
Comments: Alicia now has the Kucha leadership reigns after Jeff, her closest ally and the tribe member who took over the leadership role from Michael after his injury, was booted this past week.
www.the-trades.com /article.php?id=611   (1199 words)

 Pecha Kucha Night: Global   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pecha Kucha Night, devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture), was conceived in 2003 as a place for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.
Pecha Kucha (which is Japanese for the sound of conversation) has tapped into a demand for a forum in which creative work can be easily and informally shown, without having to rent a gallery or chat up a magazine editor.
The World’s biggest Pecha Kucha Night will be held on Sunday 25th June 2006 at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London as part of the London Architecture Biennale.
www.pecha-kucha.org   (316 words)

 The CHUD.COM Message Boards - Let's talk Survivor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
That means even if a Kucha member attains immunity to the end and squares off against a Okakor member in a vote, then the majority will "likely" vote for Okakor.
If Amber can't see this far ahead and prematurely defects to Kucha, the three Kuchas will have the upperhand, due to the tie breaker of previous votes, and should be able to seize the game.
Kucha would use her and then stab her in the back in a second.
www.chud.com /forums/printthread.php?t=34336   (3973 words)

 Pecha Kucha Night
The Japanese term 'Pecha Kucha' roughly translates as 'chit-chat.' Up to fourteen participants get to show 20 slides for 20 seconds each, meaning the audience experiences an exhilarating range of speakers and images over the course of the evening.
The Pecha Kucha format was formulated by the Tokyo-based outfit Klein Dytham Architects.
Icon magazine's editor Marcus Fairs and design writer and curator Max Fraser have brought the event to the UK and organise all events across the country.
www.pechakucha.co.uk /about.htm   (149 words)

 Newmark & Company Real Estate, Inc - Who's News: Management Personnel - Tim Kucha joins firm as managing director and ...
In his new position, Kucha will be responsible for transaction management for large corporations through out United States.
Kucha is a recipient of the Real Estate Board of New York's Most Ingenious Deal of the Year award.
Kucha holds a B.A. in advertising from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3601/is_19_49/ai_95612898   (211 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! - Episode Six: Kucha's Catastrophe
Michael Skupin, a software maker and distributor, was overcome by smoke while standing near the tribe's camp fire, passed out and fell in severely burning his hands right before the scheduled immunity challenge.
That scenario would have made for a series of predictable Survivor episodes until Ogakor was totally eliminated and Kucha was left to fight for the million dollar prize amongst themselves.
While the Crocs are chewing on their backpacks and eating pocket lint to survive, Kucha, the pigs that they are, decide to eat the feed for their chickens.
jam.canoe.ca /Television/TV_Shows/S/Survivor2/2004/11/28/pf-739029.html   (1482 words)

 Kucha - China-related Topics KU-KZ - China-Related Topics
The population was given as 74,632 in 1990.
Kucha was an ancient Buddhist kingdom located on the branch of the Silk Road that ran along the northern edge of the Taklamakan desert in the Tarim Basin.
According to the ChinaChinese Book of Jin, during the third century there were nearly one thousand Buddhist stupas and temples in Kucha.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Kucha   (710 words)

Pecha Kucha Night proudly presents the speakers that will tell you all about their inspiration, ideas, designs and theories.
The Japanese term ´Pecha Kucha´ roughly translates as chit-chat or irritating chatter.
Pecha Kucha Night offers the audience the experience of a dazzling range of speakers and images in the course of one evening.
www.pechakucha.nl   (345 words)

 Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)- - PECHA KUCHA COMES TO LONDON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Once a month, KDA stage a Pecha Kucha evening where designers, artists, architects, retailers, manufacturers, students, entrepreneurs etc are invited to present their designs, thoughts, and ideas.
What sets Pecha Kucha apart from other events is the rapid-fire format: sixteen speakers are each asked to show twenty images, and talk for twenty seconds about each one.
Pecha Kucha allows speakers from different disciplines to speak at the same event, thereby bringing together creatives who would not normally get to meet each other, acting as a crossroads of ideas.
www.ica.org.uk /index.cfm?articleid=14290   (384 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! Television - TV Shows - Survivor2: Australian Outback: Episode Seven: Walkabout
The Dark Queen reveals that the Crocs aren't going to let it slip that she and Keith are vulnerable in the event of a tied Tribal Council vote.
At Kucha camp, the Kangas are disappointed that male Crocs (Colby and Keith) have arrived.
Rodger is pissed at having to abandon Kucha's ghetto.
jam.canoe.ca /Television/TV_Shows/S/Survivor2/2004/11/28/739031.html   (1430 words)

 garnet's sanctum | mucha kucha daisuki
Mucha Kucha Daisuki translates to "Love You Like Crazy" and is by Shimaki Ako.
Mucha Kucha Daisuki's side stories, however, are pretty good and are actually enjoyable to read.
With this in mind, Mucha Kucha Daisuki just gets better when you read it the second time around.
cardinalgarnet.tripod.com /mucha_kucha_daisuki.htm   (939 words)

 laforum.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By reviewing Los Angeles through Banham's now historic ecological categories (Autopia, Surfurbia, the Foothills, and the Plains of Id: each coined to lend clarity to an undefined, post-urban city), this year's Portfolio artists present the ecologies one generation later, how both the city and the word "ecology" itself have evolved since the 1970s.
On Tuesday, February 28, as part of its Nights at the Mountain series at (of course) the Mountain Bar in Chinatown, the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design is holding its fourth Pecha Kucha night.
pecha kucha night returns to the mountain: november 3, 2005
www.laforum.org /news.php   (2235 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Kucha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is an extract from The Middle East Open Encyclopedia, made possible through the Wikimedia Foundation.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Kucha; all previous versions may be viewed here.
They link directly to authoring tools for you to start writing a particular article.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref?title=Kucha   (766 words)

 _ PechaKucha - San Francisco _
Pecha Kucha is a lot of fun for short attention fragments.
We also invite students who are looking for a job and want to promote their skills.
Pecha Kucha represents a new expression venue for people in the creative world.
www.pechakucha-sf.com   (524 words)

 KUCHA family history and genealogy information .. Kucha ancestry links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
OVERVIEW -- As this genealogical help and research area is a new part of our website, and is currently under development..
genealogy software and family history research database for the Kucha name will likely be included in the updates along with an automated form to submit data for Kucha family history..
posting surname and ancestry data for Kucha items as well as allowing the public to search for Kucha details will remain free of charge.
www.museumstuff.com /zg.cgi?w=kucha   (192 words)

 Pecha Kucha - Gridskipper
If you haven’t had a chance to experience a “Pecha Kucha” event, then you’re missing out.
Devised three years ago in Tokyo by architects Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (KDa), Pecha Kucha was set up for the last Wednesday of every month at their then newly opened bar/event space SuperDeluxe.
The best thing about Pecha Kucha is in the variety of works you’re likely to see.
www.gridskipper.com /travel/tokyo/pecha-kucha-170053.php   (349 words)

 Benjamin J. J. Voigt :: Creativity is Inspired by Activity
So I missed this Pecha Kucha thing in Copenhagen.
Now that Reboot is over, it's time to plan for SHIFT.
The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer's view in anyway.
www.shamiro.ch   (1952 words)

 YouTube - Pecha Kucha Groningen
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In case the word "PechaKucha" still doesn't make any sense to you: it is a monthly ev an item about the first Pecha Kucha night in Groningen, The Netherlands
In case the word "PechaKucha" still doesn't make any sense to you: it is a monthly event held at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe, but now it's taking over the world.
youtube.com /watch?v=P0scfF0T-SI   (156 words)

 Tesugen: Peter Lindberg’s weblog/blog
World’s Biggest Pecha Kucha with Rem Koolhaas and Others
This one-off event will be the World’s Biggest Pecha Kucha, part of
With an audience of 1500, this is a chance for for those of you who keep missing out on tickets for our bijou ICA gigs!
tesugen.com   (246 words)

Some pics of the first Pecha Kucha night in Groningen.
For a thorough review, please visit PingMag, Pecha Kucha takes over Holland *^_^*
Some pics from the first Pecha Kucha night in the Netherlands, in Rotterdam.
geektechnique.org /gallery   (189 words)

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