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  Vassa eggen
Nu lämnar jag Vassa Eggen för europeiska resor.
Vassa Eggen tror inte att Jane kommer byta namn med ny chefredaktör.
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  Soham On-Line - History & Tourism - Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the Anti-Slave Activist
Olaudah Equiano otherwise known as Gustavus Vassa was the African slave who gained his freedom and became an activist for the abolition of slavery in the 18th Century.
On 7th April 1792, Gustavus Vassa - An African (Bachelor of St. Martin in the Fields) married Susannah Cullen (Spinster of the Parish of Soham) at St.
She is buried in the Fordham Road Cemetery at Soham with her gravestone marked as 'Susanna Vassa, Wife of Gustavus the African, aged 34 years'.
www.soham.org.uk /history/olaudahequiano.htm   (1961 words)

  St. Vassa and Her Children
Vassa assured her husband that the family was not denying his authority; but she aggravated the situation even more when she suggested that he listen to a Christian preacher not only for him to realize her position, but also to bring about the same conversion she and her children had experienced many years before.
Miraculously, Vassa had survived and with her sons gone, she trod the soil of the island alone until she was once again seized by the authorities.
Vassa and her sons are honored by the church as saints on August 21.
www.antiochian.org /1123298241   (703 words)

  Science Fair Projects - Vassa
Vassa (Thai พรรษา, pansa or phansaa), also called Rains Retreat, is an intensive meditation retreat during the rainy season lasting for three lunar months from July to October.
The focus of celebration by the laity is the first day of vassa, Wan Kao Pansa, during which worshippers donate candles and other necessities to temples, a ceremony which has reached its most extravagant form in the Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival.
It is an accepted practice in countries such as Thailand for the laity to take monastic vows for the vassa period and then to return to lay life.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Vassa   (429 words)

 Talk about exodus -- Yossi Vassa survived the real thing. He'll tell you all about it. Performer, some kin lucky they ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vassa, whose birth name is Anda Argi, says he was a happy kid living with his family of farmers in Uzava, northern Ethiopia.
Vassa and a friend did a show for their fellow Ethiopians in Amharic, the language of Jews in that country.
Vassa has faith that his community ultimately will be accepted by Israel because of their shared religion.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/09/DDGD1H4J0U1.DTL   (1034 words)

 The Monastics Mark, Jona and Vassa
The Monastics Mark, Jona and Vassa are venerated as among the originating fathers of the Pskovo-Pechersk monastery.
Her husband and her spiritual father buried the Nun Vassa in the wall of "the cave built by God", but by night her coffin was "removed from the ground by an invisible power of God".
Father John and the other priest confessor of the Nun Vassa were upset, thinking that this had occurred, because they had not made in full the order of farewell-song, and a second time they sang the funeral service and again they buried the body, but in the morning it again was "atop the ground".
www.holytrinityorthodox.com /calendar/los/March/29-05.htm   (902 words)

 The Excerpts 50   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The matter was brought before the Buddha whom then laid down the rule which makes it compulsory for the monks to take up the rain residence in fix abode for a period of 3 months during the rainy season.
For the monks, the 3 months of Vassa is the time devoted for either intensive meditation or studies of the Dhamma.
Or they think of the monks during the vassa period, who is using the robes they offer and derive happiness from that thought.
members.tripod.com /~viriyabf/ex50.html   (316 words)

 Drake News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vassa's violent husband is on his death bed as the curtain rises.
Vassa's daughter, Anna, has fled from Moscow and an unhappy marriage, arriving at the family home on the evening of her father's funeral.
Vassa, herself involved in a liaison with her estate manager, finds she is faced with a worthy opponent in the amoral, strong-willed Anna.
www.drake.edu /news/release/archive/apr00/041900vassa.html   (343 words)

 Vassa Property Company Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The principals and associates at Vassa Property have many years experience in commercial and residential real estate and bring to Vassa their knowledge and dedication to client satisfaction.
Vassa has experts in all aspects of real estate including appraisal, acquisitions, sales, development, leasing, property management and property investment.
Vassa's team is dedicated to providing exceptional service for both buyers and vendors.
www.vassa.com.au /profile.htm   (271 words)

 Vassa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vassa is a governorate (top level administrative territorial unit) of
Vassa is a governorate (top level administrative territorial unit) of Jordan.
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www.tourismdictionary.com /Vassa.htm   (124 words)

 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vassa (from Pāli vasso, Sanskrit varṣaḥ, both "rain",, pansa or phansaa;), also called Rains Retreat, is the traditional retreat during the rainy season lasting for three lunar months from July to October.
During Vassa, many Buddhist lay people reinvigorate their spiritual training and adopt more ascetic practices, such as giving up meat, alcohol, or smoking (Vassa is sometimes known as "Buddhist Lent").
Vassa is followed by two of the major festivals of the year among Theravada Buddhists, Wan Awk Pansa and Kathina.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=vassa   (323 words)

 Vassa - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Vassa, (Pali, “rains”), Buddhist retreat for monks during the rainy months, and the festivals at its beginning and end; popular in the Theravada...
One of the best-known authors of this era is Phyllis Wheatley, captured from Senegal as a seven-year-old around 1760.
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Gustavus Vassa, the African (1789, London), regarded as the fullest and most penetrating account of an...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Vassa.html   (89 words)

 Excavation of the Vassa
Because the Vassa went down in the freezing cold waters of the Baltic Sea, destructive woodworms and bacterial rotting did little damage to the sunken vessel.
When researchers located Vassa, they were able to remove the ship from the water before starting the work.
Because they were able to excavate the Vassa out of the water they were able to complete the job much faster than in a submerged environment.
library.thinkquest.org /27423/excavation_of_the_vassa.htm   (226 words)

 Finding Humor in Hardship
Vassa's show about his 440-mile trek from Ethiopia to Israel, played to sold-out audiences at UC Davis, UC Berkeley and San Jose State University bringing in over 200 students and community members to each event as part of Black History Month on Bay Area campuses.
In a discussion after the show, Vassa said that even 20 years after his journey, it is still not easy for new Ethiopian immigrants in Israel.
Vassa immigrated to Israel in 1985 when he was 10 years old as part of an Israeli secret operation to evacuate Jews out of Ethiopia.
www.wzo.org.il /en/pr/pr_detail.asp?id=1560   (438 words)

 Vassa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vassa (Thai พรรษา, pansa or phansaa), also called Rains Retreat, is the traditional retreat during the rainy season lasting for three lunar months from July to October.
In some monasteries, monks dedicate the vassa to intensive meditation practice.
The period begins on the first day of the waning moon in the eighth lunar month; the preceding day is Asalha Puja.
art.abcworld.net /Vassa.html   (288 words)

 Online Gallery - Theatre - Toma Caragiu
"Vassa Jeleznova is not a monster that kills for money and must be exemplary punished (as in the post-revolutionary version of the text of the 1935).
Vassa is a mother and grandmother, she is the head of a family captured in the middle of a war – the endless war between women and men, between parents and children – where is no middle path.
Vassa must survive into a world in which men are worse than beasts and the weak must be sacrifice in favour of the strong.
www.onlinegallery.ro /theatre_ploiesti_vassae.html   (173 words)

 Maxim Gorky, playwright - author of 'Philistines' (Meschanye), and 'Vassa'. Amber Lane Press
Vassa Zheleznova is a woman of iron will and a powerful matriarch.
Her tragedy, however, is to see her family destroyed by the very bourgeois values that she seeks to preserve.
Gorky is frequently remarkable for his strong women, and it is the title character of Vassa that most distinguishes either version of this play.
members.aol.com /amberlanepress/gorky_maxim.htm   (577 words)

 Israel21c   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vassa, who immigrated to Israel in 1985 as a seven-year-old with his family as part of Operation Moses, has performed his one-man show more than 150 times over the past year in Tel Aviv.
Appearing alone on the darkened stage as the show opens, Vassa begins his journey at the beginning by recreating the simple life he and his family had in his village in Gondar.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry is involved with bringing Vassa over, and the shows on campuses are being sponsored by the Hillel organization, according to his colleague Howard Rypp, the artistic director of the Nephesh Theater, which has hosted Vassa's show for the last year.
www.israel21c.org /bin/en.jsp?enDispWho=Articles%5El318&enSearchQueryID=6&enPage=BlankPage&enDisplay=view&enDispWhat=object&enVersion=0&enZone=Culture&   (776 words)

 Movie Info for Vassa on MSN Movies
Director and writer Gleb Panfilov adapted Maxim Gorky's play Vassa Zheleznova for this theatrical film that recounts Vassa's iron rule over a dissipated merchant family several years before the 1917 revolution.
When her profligate husband is about to be hauled into court for an act of moral turpitude, Vassa (Inna Churikova) convinces him to commit suicide before he ruins the entire family and their fortune.
Then her Jewish daughter-in-law Rachel (Valentina Telichkina) arrives from Switzerland with news that Vassa's son is dying, and she wants to take their own son, now in Vassa's care, back home with her.
entertainment.msn.com /movies/movie.aspx?m=475865   (171 words)

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 Vassa Zheleznova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The play revolves around a mother, Vassa, living in a house with her children, suppressing and trapping them inside this world she has created.
The family business is about to hit a turning point as Vassa's husband is on his deathbed and each child is due (or so they think) a share of the company.
The notable exceptions are Jacob Knoll as the crippled and intensely depressed Pavel, and Laura Marks as Anna in a textured and sensitive performance.
www.nytheatre.com /nytheatre/vass3975.htm   (612 words)

 American Conservatory Theater - ACT San Francisco
Mikhail (Louis Zorich) listen to Vassa (Olympia Dukakis) as she develops a plot to forge her dying husband's will in order to save the family business from the control of her incompetent sons.
Vassa's son Semyon (Reg Rogers) tells his sister Anna (Marcia Pizzo) about his desire to open a jewelry shop with his share of the inheritance.
Vassa (Olympia Dukakis) considers Anna (Marcia Pizzo)'s offer of complete loyalty in the fight for the family business, in exchange for financial support of she and her children.
www.act-sf.org /index.cfm?s_id=&pid=nev_pho_mot   (204 words)

 Джаз-коктейль от Vassa: 5 лет в большом городе
Стиль Vassa – это стиль мегаполиса, интеллектуальный и изысканный индастриал.
Vassa: За несколько сезонов тотального гламурного фьюжна все порядком подустали от экстрима в стилистике.
Vassa: Несколько лет назад процесс приспосабливания был безумно сложным, но в данный момент наш стиль здесь настолько востребован, что отпала необходимость что-то интерпретировать для российского рынка.
www.fashiontime.ru /news/2075.html   (246 words)

 Hrvatsko narodno kazalište u Zagrebu - Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb
In the prologue and the intermezzos, that were created after the chapters of the novel The Work of the Artamonovs, we meet the family from which Vassa originated, and in the epilogue, created after the fragments of the drama Vassa Zheleznova, the second version (written in 1935) the family of her children.
In a review in Vecernji list it is pointed out that Branka Cvitkovic´s Vassa, with her face petrified, pale and calm, all until periodical sudden and strong emotional explosions, encompasses the whole previous century.
Vassa does not have a bad role, on the contrary Drago Turina once again surprised us with a luxurious and functional set, just as did Irena Susac and Katarina Radosevic Galic with authentic costumes.
www.hnk.hr /en/predstava.php?id=53   (415 words)

 Vassa & Kathina
he Vassa, a three-month rains retreat, was instituted by the Buddha himself and was made obligatory for all fully ordained bhikkhus; the details are laid down in the Mahavagga of the Vinaya Pitaka (3rd and 4th chapters).
From the time Buddhism was introduced to Sri Lanka by the Arahant Mahinda, the observance of Vassa -- Vas in Sinhala -- has been one of the mainstays of monastic life in the island.
The Vassa is also a time for the lay Buddhists to express their devotion to the cause of Buddhism by supporting the Sangha with special diligence, which task they regard as a potent source of merit.
www.budsas.org /ebud/ebdha086.htm   (5518 words)

 Vassa F5 Tiger
I was planning on locating the speed control just aft of the battery, but even then, getting to the connector to recharge the battery will be a challenge.
I am building mine with the Vasa 65mm fan and a Mega 16/15/2 and 10 zapped CP 1700's and a Hacker Master 40-3P ESC.
Range checking my f5 with the receiver in the rear of fuse with the antenna running out the rear, nasty glitches took me back to the drawing board.
www.rcuniverse.com /forum/Vassa_F5_Tiger/m_1396119/tm.htm   (1792 words)

 Olaudah Equiano ('G. Vassa') (circa 1745-1797), African man of letters
Equiano, sometimes known as Gustavus Vassa, was a slave from Nigeria.
He was kidnapped at the age of eleven and put to work for a number of different masters in America, the West Indies and Europe.
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 Vassa Zheleznova Tickets, Discount Tickets and more - Vassa Zheleznova Information - Vassa Zheleznova Pictures and ...
Before Alexis Carrington ruled over Dynasty there was Vassa Zheleznova, an unscrupulous matriarch with an iron will.
After the death of her husband, Vassa ruthlessly tries to keep her self-indulgent children and a high-society brother-in-law from harming the family business.
Vassa Zheleznova is Maxim Gorky's vivid portrait of the dissolution of Russian bourgeois society after years of materialism, unchecked ambition and greed.
www.theatermania.com /content/show.cfm/show/123674   (241 words)

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