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  Yama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yama is the god of death and is the lord of the infernal regions visited by man after cessation of life.
Yama is the son of Vivasat, the embodiment of social morality, while his mother is Saranyu(clouds), who is the daughter of Vishwakarma, the cosmic architect.
Yama has two ferocious dogs, which were born to Sarama (The Fleet one) the bitch that guards the herds of Indra.
www.janih.com /kitiana/hindu/yama.html   (789 words)

  
 Yama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The spirits of the dead, on being judged by Yama, are supposed to either pass through a term of enjoyment in a region midway between the earth and the heaven of the gods, or to undergo their measure of punishment in Naraka (or Jigoku), the nether world, situated somewhere in the southern region.
Yama is also the lord of justice and is sometimes referred to as Dharma, in reference to his unswerving dedication to maintaining order and adherence to harmony.
Yama was revered in Tibet as a guardian of spiritual practice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yama   (1293 words)

  
 Yama
Yama is the much-feared Hindu god of death who lives in his gloomy palace Kalichi situated somewhere in the nether regions or the Hindu Patala.
Sometimes, when things are not lively enough down in Kalichi, Yama himself ascends riding on his buffalo, his steed of choice, and carrying in one hand a heavy mace to strike down the victim with and in another a noose to drag the hapless person down to his palace.
Yama was inexorable in his resolve this time to get his victim and himself came up and tried to pry Markandeya away from the lingam to which he was then clinging.
www.pantheon.org /articles/y/yama_2.html   (1120 words)

  
 Aspen no. 10, item 3: The Yama Tanka
Its subject, Yama, minister of the exterior, king of religion, lord of the dead, has the rank of Bodhisattva and is one of the eight Dharmapala of Mahayana.
Yama consumes and destroys the ignorance and darkness of the samsara and is guide and ruler of the after-death states.
Yama is the order of all things in the cosmos and as Dharmaraja establishes the immutability of the supreme principle.
www.ubu.com /aspen/aspen10/yama.html   (752 words)

  
 Commentary on the Katha Upanishade
Yama explained to Nachiketas further, "The Fire is the beginning of creation." He also revealed the secret knowledge about the method of kindling this Fire, the number of bricks and their types needed in piling the altar.
Yama went on adding to the list of desirable things, in the hope that perhaps in the end the boy could be won over.
Yama is the Life-Force, the Ordainer of the worlds with their rhythms of life.
www.odinring.de /eng/katha.htm   (3126 words)

  
 Yama - Britannica Concise
Yama - in the mythology of India, the lord of death.
In the Vedas Yama was represented as a cheerful king of the departed ancestors,...
Yama - in Tibetan Buddhism, one of the eight fierce protective deities.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9383075   (424 words)

  
 Yama at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yama is the god of death whose first recorded appearance is in the Vedas of early Hinduism in India.
In Vedic belief, Yama (twin) refers to the first mortal to die, and having discovered a way to the other world, he is the guide of the dead.
In Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, the Yamas are the first limb of the eight limbs of Raja Yoga.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Yama.html   (458 words)

  
 Yama Studio - NaturalHealers.com Factsheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The yama studio training center is committed to providing affordable, non-elitist Yoga Alliance 200 hour certified Yoga teacher trainings in the Integrative Yoga Therapy tradition for those who feel called to bring the therapeutic benefits of Yoga to a specific population.
The yama studio training center and its staff have developed a cooperative learning environment where students create what we hope will be a life long learning community for all students.
yama studio and the training center's staff are committed to upholding professional standards in the Yoga community, therefore, attendance is vital.
schools.naturalhealers.com /yama/?inktomi   (1008 words)

  
 Mirrors of the Heart-Mind - Yama Essay
Yama is an ancient Vedic deity incorporated into the Tibetan Buddhist Pantheon as the judge of the dead and ruler of the Buddhist hells located in the southern hemisphere of the Mount Meru world system beneath the continent of Jambuvidpa.
Yama is personified as a bull as a metaphor of the uncontrolled mind that one must learn to control to overcome death.
Instead, Yama should be understood as a deity given a task within the greater Buddhist cause of the salvation of all living beings.
kaladarshan.arts.ohio-state.edu /exhib/sama/Essays/T97.078Yama.html   (547 words)

  
 Yama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When this enormous upheaval was over, the land between the mountain chains was a deep valley, warmed by the heat of the ground, and plants and beasts of the warm countries came to dwell in it.
Yama is the patron god of Meru, and the Meruvian king is his ever-reincarnating son.
Priests of Yama are all-powerful and serve as officials, advisors and judges.
hyboria.xoth.net /gods/yama.htm   (420 words)

  
 Yama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He says that Yama is a Vemánikapetarájá, who sometimes enjoys all the pleasures of heaven, in a celestial mansion, surrounded by kapparukkhas, and at other times experiences the fruits of his kamma.
Yama is sometimes mentioned** with Indra, Varuna, Soma, Pajápati, etc., as a god to whom sacrifices are offered.
There is a tradition (A.i.142) that once Yama longed to be born as a human being and to sit at the feet of a Tathágata.
www.palikanon.com /namen/y/yama.htm   (323 words)

  
 Yama Sakura 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yama Sakura is an annual, bilateral command post exercise that simulates Japanese-US military operations required to defend Japan.
The exercise is designed to strengthen military operations and ties between the U.S. Army (I Corps) and the Japan Ground Self-Defense.
Yama Sakura is I Corps' largest and most important exercise in Japan.
www.sehda.com /yama_sakura_2004.htm   (168 words)

  
 Yama (Hindu God)
In a vision, Yama, Ratri (goddess of night), Agni (god of fire, two-headed), Maya (goddess of dreams), and Kâli granted the Mahdi powers and weapons to fight the British.
From Yama, the Mahdi gained a fiery sword, from Ratri the power of "the night's shadows", from Agni sacrificial flame, from Maya the power to drive his enemies to despair with illusions, and from Kâli the wheel of destruction.
Yama's unique family comes from the fact that his father Surya took his brother's daughter Saranyu as a wife.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/yama1.htm   (665 words)

  
 Sanskrit: yama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
yama — of the lord of death; SB 10.43.4
yama — of Yamarāja, the lord of death; SB 10.59.14
yama — the superintendent of death, Yamarāja; CC Madhya 18.115
vedabase.net /sanskrit/y/yama   (382 words)

  
 Indian Mythology - Hindu Mythology Articles, Facts @ Indian Divinity.com >> YAMA
Yama is the son of VIVASAT, the embodiment of social morality, while his mother is SARANYU (clouds), who is the daughter of VISHWAKARMA, the cosmic architect.
Yama is regent of the south quarter and as such is called DAKSHINASAPATI.
After the death each person is obliged to swim across this Vaitamee river, which gives harmless passage to good souls but the evil ones have to suffer torments and pangs while crossing this river's boiling water.
www.webonautics.com /mythology/yama.html   (603 words)

  
 Yama - Define Your World of Yama by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yama (Sanskrit : यम) is the Hindu lord of death, whose first recorded appearance is in the Vedas.
He is one of the most ancient beings in the world and parallel forms of one sort or another have been...
Yama Age: 21 Gender: female Astrological Sign: Pisces Zodiac Year: Ox Location: somewhere over the rainbow.
www.valuesponsor.com /encyclopedia/Yama   (271 words)

  
 Ajamila, The Vile Sinner
Yama's minions pointed out that Ajamila deserved the worst possible hell, the vile sinner that he was.
As Yama was the guardian of Dharma it was only proper for him to confine Ajamila to the darkest regions of hell.
The Yama dhutas explained that every action had an appropriate reaction which enjoined reward or punishment as befitted the action.
www.chennaionline.com /festivalsnreligion/religion/religion33.asp   (496 words)

  
 Festivals & Holidays
The Yama (weight: 1.2 ton - 1.6 ton) which are carried by long pales on the shoulders of about 16 men, are tastefully decorated with figures of legendary interest.
The figure on this float represents the Japanese Crown Prince Shotoku Taishi of the 6th century and is a work of the famous sculptor Unkei of the 13th century.
This is, the only Yama float which has three figures; En-no-gyoja, on ascetic in the middle, Hitokoto-nushi, who built a long stone bridge by order of En-no-gyoja, standing on the left, and Goddess Kazuraki, standing on the right.
mothra.rerf.or.jp /ENG/Hiroshima/Festivals/54.html   (1793 words)

  
 Yama - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
He is known as Yima by Zoroastrians, Jimmu in Japanese legend, may be cognate with Ymir of Norse legend and even share the same mythological roots as Abel.
2 Yama, although a controller, is still subordinate to the Ultimate Controller, Shiva and Vishnu.
A story of Yama's subordinance to Shiva is well-illustrated in the story of Markandeya, available at [[1] (http://www.balagokulam.org/kids/markandeya.html)] The story of Markandeya, illustrates that God's grace can overcome karma and death for His beloved devotee.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Yama   (818 words)

  
 Computerization in hell and heaven
Yama: In heaven we have a network and each one has his or her system.
Yama: Then I will set up a computer education Institute in Purgatory (place between hell and heaven) so that those from hell and heaven could come and study.
Yama: They will live many hundreds of years on earth and then their RAM and ROM will cease functioning and their hard disks will have permanent fatal errors.
www.ciol.com /content/digital/humor/199110301.asp   (728 words)

  
 Hope Yama Dojo: Home Page
Hope Yama Dojo is a place to learn, and train in, Isshin Ryu Karate, a martial art founded in Okinawa in the mid-1950s by Master Tatsuo Shimabuku.
Hope Yama Dojo is situated in Hope, British Columbia, Canada.
Hope Yama Dojo has had an Internet presence since 2001, when it was first created by Dojo student Jackie Gartner.
www3.telus.net /hopeyamadojo   (475 words)

  
 CoffeeGeek - Yama Vacuum Brewers - Jeremy Maclennan's Review
Yama Vacuum Brewers reviews have been viewed 30,050 times (updated hourly).
Overall, it takes about the same amount of time to brew a cup of coffee as a drip-but you have to be watching it all of the time.
The coffee produced by the Yama is not nearly as strong as press pot, but it is more robust than most drip.
www.coffeegeek.com /reviews/vacpots/yamavacpots/darkmother/2321   (937 words)

  
 INDOlink Kidz-Korner - STORY OF YAMA KUMAR
Yama frequently disagreed with his mortal wife over Yama Kumar’s upbringing, but she argued so violently with him that in the end Yama agreed to whatever she said.
Yama Kumar was thrilled at the opportunity to compete with the royal physicians.
Must you take her life away now?" Yama loved his son very much and wanted to let the princess live, but he was also duty bound to take her.
www.indolink.com /Kidz/yama.htm   (593 words)

  
 Yama Adventures About Yama Adventures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yama Adventures specializes in providing memorable and rewarding Himalayan experiences for those willing to travel to these remote lands.
Because Yama is a small company with low overhead, we can offer very competitively priced treks and tours.
Yama Adventures was started in 1997 as a collaboration between Namgial and the Logsdon brothers.
www.yamatreks.com /AboutYama.htm   (252 words)

  
 Yama Niyama First Part of Patanjali's Eightfold Yoga Path
Yama and Niyama are the do's and don'ts, or ethical disciplines, which have existed in the human race since the
Yama and Niyama are traditional whether one is from the civilisations of the East or
Therefore, Yama is said to be the foundation or root of the tree of yoga.
www.anahatabalance.com /yogalifestyle_yama.html   (717 words)

  
 Patan Museum: Yama and Yami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yama, "Lord of Death" and "King of the Law" unites with his consort in the vigorous pose of fierce deities.
Both wear skull-studded crowns; his is a garland of severed human heads; hers is a girdle of human bone.
Originally a Hindu deity, Yama was eventually incorporated into the Buddhist pantheon as a protector.
www.asianart.com /patan-museum/e13.html   (80 words)

  
 About Alhambra_YamaRestaurant
Since then, Hiro Suemura has continued the fine tradition of Restaurant Yama, serving Japanese favorites such as teriyaki, tempura and sushi at reasonable prices.
Whatever you order, Restaurant Yama delivers large platters full of freshly prepared food in a friendly atmosphere.
Restaurant Yama does not take reservations; credit cards accepted are Visa and MasterCard.
www.cityofalhambra.org /about/dining/Yama.html   (260 words)

  
 Yama
This one’s a one-shot inspired by ‘Lola’, by The Kinks, and my sister (Nyara- she should have her own little Daiken out soon) telling me that Yamato or Yama is actually an androgenous name in Japanese (that is, it could be for either a guy or a girl).
Yama found himself a table in the corner, sitting down with a Fruit Tingler.
Yama blushed too, but nuzzled into Tai’s side.
siriuss_place.tripod.com /yama.html   (3409 words)

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