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  RPGnet : Review of Maharaja
The object of Maharaja is to gain the favor of the Maharaja by building 7 mighty palaces to his glory.
Move the Maharaja: At the start of the round, the Maharaja moves to the city currently indicated by the governor at the bottom of the governor track (recall that each governor is associated with one city, as clearly noted on the gameboard).
Overall, Maharaja reminds me a lot of Mexica, as they're both in games in which you're constantly scuttling from one region to another in order to build up and maintain control of those regions; Maharaja is a little deeper thanks to the additional levels of complexity allowed for by the character cards.
www.rpg.net /reviews/archive/10/10732.phtml   (2602 words)

  SikhLionz.com: Maharaja Ranjit Singh Shere-Punjab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Maharaja Ranjit Singh was born on 13th November 1780 at Gujranwala in Punjab.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh led his first war at the age of 11 years and defeated the army of the ruler of Gujrat.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh's army was full of men from different faiths and nationalities, but there was no jealousy or bickering between them.
www.rajkaregakhalsa.net /sikhlionz/maharaja.htm   (3122 words)

The word maharaja may be construed to be simply "king" (as in Jammu and Kashmir), in spite of its literal translation as "great king".
The title of Maharaja was not as common before the British colonization of India, upon which many rajas were elevated to maharajas, regardless of the fact that scores of these new maharajas did not deserve that title on account of the small size of their kingdoms.
Two rajas who became maharajas in the twentieth century were the Maharaja of Cochin and the legendary Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/m/ma/maharaja.html   (414 words)

 Maharaja Ranjit Singh : Gateway to Sikhism
And, in spite of the import of some of the painters from the Pahari courts, the abundance of portraiture shows how almost everyone, including the Maharaja, was in search of an identity in their new exalted status, which they had acquired from modest origins in the villages of the Punjab plains.
One of the last such heroes of feudal India was Ranjit Singh, who became Maharaja of Punjab in his teens, and consolidated and Empire, stretching from the Sutlej on the south to Afghanistan in the north, Kashmir and Ladakh on the east to Sind on the west.
And, though the nobles of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s court came from the misls lorded over by big landlords, the bulk of the army was recruited from among the peasantry of the Jat tribes and those many pariahs who had embraced the egalitarian faith.
allaboutsikhs.com /ranjit/ranjit14.htm   (1760 words)

 Maharaja review, by Tom Vasel
I’m not surprised that it lost the Spiel des Jahres, as that award is primarily focused on family games, and Maharaja is a true “gamer’s game.” That’s not to say that Maharaja is difficult to learn, but the strategies are deep; and the game is an excellent game with tremendous mechanics.
The Maharaja pawn and the pawn of each player’s color are placed on the starting position, and six character cards are placed next to the board.
Some moves seem scripted, such as the first player on the first turn should go to the city where the Maharaja is at and build the center palace, all but assuring him control of that city during the first round.
www.thedicetower.com /reviews/maharaja.htm   (2278 words)

 Recreating History: Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
However, it was not easy to depict the life of the Maharaja, the battles he had fought against his enemies and the portrayal of Darbar-e-Khalsa in true perspective.
The scenes depicting the birth, childhood and marriage of the Maharaja, and treaties made by him to spread the Sikh rule to Afghanistan are shown in the eight dioramas.
The dioramas depict the simplicity of the darbar of the legendary Maharaja as compared to the Mughal darbars where kings and nawabs were inaccessible to the masses.
www.sikhsangat.org /publish/printer_1143.shtml   (1159 words)

 Maharaja Ranjit Singh - SikhiWiki, free Sikh encyclopedia.
MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH (1780-1839) also called "Sher-e-Punjab" ("The Lion of the Punjab") was a Sikh ruler of the sovereign country of Punjab and the Sikh Empire.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh was a Sikh born in 1780 in Gujranwala in modern day Pakistan, into the Sansi-Sandhawalia family.
The only main prominent religious symbols of the empire were the Maharaja and royal family being Sikh (but not Khalsa) and the Army being dominated by Sikh nobles and the Khalsa.
www.sikhiwiki.org /index.php?title=Maharaja_Ranjit_Singh   (2722 words)

 Queens Eats: Snacks: Maharaja   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Maharaja's are sublime — always fresh and delicious, and refreshingly chilled for summer eating.
Maharaja's snackshop specializes in Delhi sweets, including gulab jamun (round sticky sweet balls flavored with rose water) and spectacular carrot halva ($7/lb), shot through with shreds of sweetened carrot, whole cashews, and fresh ghee.
My favorites at Maharaja are the gajrela, appealingly orange and made with carrots; the boat-shaped mawajam; and the juicy rasgullah.
qnseats.com /HTML/Maharaja.html   (321 words)

 The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum - Maharaja Ranjit Singh special
It was under the orders of the Maharaja that the entire shrine was re-decorated by beautiful inlay and floral work and walls and canopies of the Harmandir Sahib were inlaid with gold plating, which then onward came to be popularly known as Swarn Mandir or the Golden Temple.
After the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1839 and the annexation of the kingdom to the British Empire in 1849, lord Dalhousie, the Governor General of India, took keen personnel interest in taking possession of the jewels and relics in the Toshakhana of the Maharaja.
The remaining jewellry in the Toshakhana of the Maharaja was either taken over by the British officials in India or auctioned to public thus putting to an end of the glory and grandeur of the mighty empire of a mighty ruler of Punjab.
www.tribuneindia.com /2001/20010408/spectrum/main8.htm   (1075 words)

 Maharaja: Palace Building in India | BoardGameGeek
Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery
The English version of this game is called Maharaja: The Game Of Palace Building in India.
The maharaja has called and you, a distinguished Indian prince, are obeying his call!
www.boardgamegeek.com /game/9440   (403 words)

 Maharaja Ranjit Singh
When the Maharaja shed tears on hearing the news of the death of Hari Singh, the tears were very sincere and when he described the deceased Sikh Governor as a great, 'Nimak halal' the epithet was also justified.
The story is that the Maharaja gave him the 'pahul' and at that time promised that he would never degrade him from his position.
The interpretation of the Maharaja's words was always difficult, especially in view of the Maharaja's partial paralysis of tongue and no one was able to do this better than Azizuddin.
www.sikhpoint.com /community/sikhruler/maharajaranjitsingh/Hisjewels.php?name=   (3445 words)

 Maharaja - biography
MAharaja is the new name for the Rajasthani group Musafir—all members of MAharaja performed in Musafir prior to forming this group.
MAharaja present their first CD «786» produced by Azzouz, to be released between April and September 2002 worldwide.
MAharaja Flamenca featuring Paco Jarana, Arcangel, and Segundo Falcon, the premiere of which was presented at Womex 2000 in Berlin and was reported to be the highlight of the world-music conference's showcases.
www.mymaharaja.com /bio.htm   (1119 words)

 Maharaja Resturant at Kintamani - Bali Holiday Ultimate Travel
Maharaja Restaurant is located on the peak of Mount Batur in Penelokan Kintamani.
Maharaja Restaurant seats up to 700 persons, serving delightful lunch buffets daily consisting of Chinese and Western cuisines like Soups, Salads, Spring Rolls, Grilled Satays, various meat dishes, chicken dishes, fish, shrimp crackers, vegetables, fresh fruits, Balinese cookies, hot tea and Balinese coffee.
Before or after lunch at the Maharaja Restaurant you can drive down to the village on the bank of the lake called " Toya Bungkah" where there are hot springs and you can actually swim in open-air hot water pools.
www.bhutours.com /restaurant/maharaja/index.php   (339 words)

 Funagain Games: Maharaja
Maharaja is a clever strategic boardgame for two to five players.
The Maharaja pawn and the pawn of each players color are placed on the starting position, and six character cards are placed next to the board.
Some moves seem scripted, such as the first player on the first turn should go to the city where the Maharaja is at and build the center palace, all but assuring him control of that city during the first round.
www.funagain.com /control/product/~product_id=014799   (2775 words)

 Khalsa - Maharaja Dalip Singh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The friendship between Queen and maharaja was sealed, and he was even able to skate over the lethal depths that the news of the Indian Mutiny of 1857 brought.
Following a return to India for her cremation, the maharaja was determined not to remain alone.
The maharaja's loyal circle of British friends thought that his attempt to regain his throne and his reconversion to Sikhism was the result of madness.
www.searchsikhism.com /dalip.html   (3099 words)

 Maharaja (SKIRMISHER Reviews)
Length of play is 16 turns, each covering 50 to 500 years, and encompasses armies of 17 different indigenous or invading (including colonial) nations.
Maharaja's historical accuracy and broad action will please history buffs, military gamers, and gamers who favor long play.
Maharaja is ideal for four players, an arrangement reflected by the color coding of the counters.
www.skirmisher.com /maha.htm   (412 words)

 Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji Maharaja Ranjit Singh was born in Gujranwala, India on November 13th 1780.
The old man had never guessed that the Maharaja was carrying his wheat, but when Ranjit Singh was about to leave his home, his shawl fell off and the old man realised that the Maharaja was in his home.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the broadest minded and secular ruler that India has ever seen.
panthkhalsa.tripod.com /Warriors/MaharajaRanjitSinghJi.htm   (743 words)

 Maharaja Ranjit Singh
When Maharaja Ranjit Singh took the occupation of the city of Amritsar from the Bhangi Sardar, the first thing he did was, that he straight went to Harimandir Sahib to pay homage.
Maharaja immediately sent 1200 picked Sikh guards Nizam was so impressed that he presented a very beautiful canopy to Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Maharaja said, "This conopy is very beautiful and precious Such a marvellous canopy is not fit for me It is suitable for the Darbar of Guru Ram Dass Ji" So he himself went to Amritsar and presented that canopy to Harimandir Sahib.
www.amritsarovar.com /mrs.htm   (910 words)

 Wa'y Blima! Resto Quest: Maharaja
Hence, Maharaja happens to be not only the sole restaurant serving strict vegetarian Indian dishes, but also the only restaurant in town offering strictly vegetarian Chinese cuisine.
Maharaja serves a mind-bogglingly large selection of standard Indian dishes which can be found across the entire vast Indian subcontinent.
Maharaja uniquely offers "vegetarian fish" and "vegetarian chicken", which are concoctions, imported from Taiwan, made from soy beans and other vegetable matter, rather like veggie meat (the imitiation beef product).
www.wayblima.com /quest-maharaja.html   (1602 words)

 The Tao of Gaming Maharaja
The Maharaja moves around the map and pays the architects based on their work displayed in the visited city.
Maharaja combines Fist of Dragonstones style, albeit in a novel form, with fiddly board play that requires and rewards forward planning.
Overall, Maharaja tries to combine the quirky chaos of a blind bidding auction game with a detailed forward planning board game, then makes things worse with a rich-get-richer income scheme.
gaming.powerblogs.com /posts/1106863720.shtml   (2894 words)

 Dandavats » Blog Archive » Radha Kunda Samadhi for Bhaktisvarup Damodar Maharaja
Then Maharaja was taken in an air-conditioned ambulance to Vrindavan accompanied by his disciples.
It took about an hour to for everyone to pay respects and then Maharaja was taken to an air-conditioned room in the Krishna Balarama Guesthouse where devotees and disciples kept a tearful vigil and performed kirtan throughout the night.
Everyone in their sraddhanjalis had been asking why Maharaja had been taken away just when his preaching work was bearing fruit.
www.dandavats.com /?p=1604   (1985 words)

 Spiritual Leaders - Gaudiya-Vaisnava Acaryas - Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
When Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaja went to preach in the West, and succeeded in starting the first Radha Krsna temple in America, Srila Narayana Maharaja sent the first mrdanga drums and karatalas to him to be used for sankirtana.
Srila Narayana Maharaja humbly agreed to honor his request considering him to be one of his worshipable siksa gurus.
Srila Narayana Maharaja, as Their intimate servitor, continues to illuminate the path for those who wish to discover and dive deep into the ecstatic ocean of Radha-dasyam, service to the radiantly beautiful lotus feet of Sri Krsna's dearly beloved, Srimati Radhika.
www.goloka.com /docs/spiritual_leaders/namaha02.html   (1099 words)

 Maharaja Ranjit Singh Worshipping Devi
The humbly attired Maharaja, without crown, 'kalagi' or jewels and also without his shield or sword, in his usual long gown and simple turban, stands before the Adi-Shakti with folded hands.
In her upper hands she carries a double edged sword and a noose, her lower left hand is raised in 'abhaya' or boon granting 'varada-mudra', while her lower right hand is extended towards the Maharaja in a gesture of accepting his offerings.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh was a Sikh who didn't bow his head in front of the British.
www.exoticindia.com /product/HB71   (808 words)

 Maharaja Cruise
Maharaja Cruise is the deluxe vacation package designed for the Carnival Cruise Lines.
Due to an increased demand in South- east Asian luxury cruises, we are offering an attractive package for your vacation this year.
The Maharaja Cruise is offering a package that provides deluxe living accommodations, buffet-style and served dining, 24-hour room service, cafes and eating services, use of all on-board facilities (except where restrictions apply), and off-shore tourist attractions.
www.maharajacruise.com /other.html   (680 words)

 Reinitiation and Narayan Maharaja - by Krishna-kirti das
Narayana Maharaja and his disciples will say that this "will" spoken of above is Srila Prabhupada's collective desire as stated in his books, teachings and conversations and not limited to a piece of paper required by secular authorities.
If Narayana Maharaja really considers himself obligated to follow Srila Prabhupada as a disciple, then he must also accept Srila Prabhupada's instruction that the GBC is the final authority with regard to ISKCON's affairs.
If Narayana Maharaja's reason for initiating people is due to lack of faith in their spiritual master, then Narayana Maharaja may then re-initiate Srila Prabhupada's disciples (who have no faith).
www.oldchakra.com /articles/2001/07/01/reinitiation/index.htm   (2183 words)

 Maharaja Cruise
Working in conjunction with Carnival Cruise Lines out of Miami, Florida, Maharaja Cruise is the ethnic cruises and exotic tours division of Maharaja Vacations, Inc. headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Maharaja Cruise can be reached via several offices throughout the United States (Chicago and Chicago land area, Houston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Memphis, and coming up in New Jersey), and in Toronto, Canada.
Air K Travel, Inc., and Maharaja Vacations, Inc., is here to serve the travel and tourism needs of individuals and travel agents.
www.maharajacruise.com /about.html   (306 words)

 Maharaja Ranjit Singh : Gateway to Sikhism
More than his sons, nobles and distinguished guests, the Maharaja showed respect for the religious places dear to his Hindu, Muslim and Sikh subjects.
Whenever the Maharaja visited Harmandir to seek Guru’s blessings, he offered invaluable gifts, which are now preserved in the Toshakhana of the Golden Temple.
To minimise all chances of his return to Punjab and claiming sovereignty after becoming of age, he was made to marry princess Victoria Gouramma of Coorg, also an Indian convert to Christianity and settled in Elveden Estate, near Cambridge especially purchased for him.
allaboutsikhs.com /ranjit/ranjit19.htm   (1025 words)

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