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The Tibetan Almanac

Author : Hodge
ISBN : 185906034X
Genre : Divination
File Size : 30.95 MB
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The Tibetan Almanac allows you to make personal predictions for every day of the year. Based on ancient teachings preserved and used in Tibet for over 1,200 years, the preparation of a personal reading has traditionally only been open to those with a long and specialized training. Using the charts and symbolism within the traditional paintings in the book the almanac can be used to seek answers in all areas of everyday life, from career and relationships to spiritual development. It will also allow you to interpret portents - significant signs - and to gain quick counsel using the authentic Tibetan coin cast on to the Wheel of Life.
Category: Divination

K Lacakra And The Tibetan Calendar

Author : Edward Henning
ISBN : 0975373498
Genre : History
File Size : 22.23 MB
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Kalacakra and the Tibetan Calender describes the contents of current Tibetan almanacs, from basic mathmatics to symbolic and historical information. Essential for understanding the Kalacakra Tantra's first chapter, this book describes the origin of the calendrical systems in this Tantra and translates and elucidates the relevant sections from its famous commentary, the Vimalaprabha. The main calenders in use in Tibet today have remained unchanged since the 15th century, when lamas in several different traditions tried to make sense of the calculation systems they had inherited from India, and to adjust them to remove increasingly obvious errors. This book analyzes the main systems that survive today, assesing their accuracy and comparing them with the methods described in the original Tantra. Published by American Institute of Buddhist Studies (AIBS)
Category: History

Allum S Antiques Almanac 2015

Author : Marc Allum
ISBN : 9781848317352
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 83.6 MB
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From the BBC Antiques Roadshow specialist and author who brought you The Antiques Magpie comes the first annual almanac keeping you bang up to date with the vibrant, pacey and often amusingly idiosyncratic global art and antiques market. Find out: * How much the wedding ring of Lee Harvey Oswald sold for * What the world’s most expensive printed book cost per word * Which First World War artefacts have enthused collectors amid the centenary commemorations ...and much more Written with Marc’s trademark blend of knowledge, enthusiasm, irreverence and wit, Allum’s Antiques Almanac 2015 provides a unique insight into a boundless world fuelled by history, avarice and passion, making it a must-read for the inherent collector in all of us.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Almanac Of American Military History

Author : Spencer Tucker
ISBN : 9781598845303
Genre : History
File Size : 79.95 MB
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This almanac provides a comprehensive, chronological overview of all American military history, serving as the standard reference work of its type. * Biographies of 270 key individuals in American military history * Over 50 documents with introductions * 200 charts
Category: History

Asian Almanac

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ISBN : UOM:39015053417989
Genre : Asia
File Size : 54.23 MB
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Category: Asia

Llewellyn S 2013 Magical Almanac

Author : Llewellyn
ISBN : 9780738715155
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 64.50 MB
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"Practical magic for everyday living"--Cover.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Weather Almanac

Author : Steven L. Horstmeyer
ISBN : 1118015207
Genre : Science
File Size : 50.55 MB
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The Weather Almanac, 12th Edition is a resource for a variety of climate and meteorological data including both domestic and international weather trends, historical weather patterns dating back 1000 years, natural disasters, and a 20 page glossary of weather terminology. The book is complete with detailed maps, pictures, and tables compiling climate data from a variety of sources, including the National Weather Service and the US Geological Survey. Separate sections in The Weather Almanac are devoted to tornadoes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and lightening, flash floods, and winter storms, and they have been edited from official reports by governmental agencies. The new edition has been updated to include recent disasters such as the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami that devastated Indonesia as well as 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. These chapters serve as a basic reference for severe weather and extreme conditions, which can assist in preparing for a weather emergency.
Category: Science

The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2017

Author : Sarah Janssen
ISBN : 9781600572074
Genre : Reference
File Size : 76.76 MB
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Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2017 edition of The World Almanac® reviews the events of 2016 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: • 2016—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac® list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2016. • 2016—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the 2016 World Series, and much more. • 2016—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2016, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. • 2016—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac® editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. • World Almanac ® Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac® lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2016, from news and sports to pop culture. • 2016 Election Results: The World Almanac® provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2016 election process, from the roller coaster of the early primaries to state and county presidential voting results and coverage of House, Senate, and gubernatorial races. • The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac® provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. • World Almanac ® Editors’ Picks: The Best Teams That Never Won It All: In light of Golden State's unprecedented regular season success and eventual downfall in the NBA Finals, The World Almanac® takes a look back into sports history for the best teams that fell just short of championship glory. • Statistical Spotlight: A brand-new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data provide context to give readers a fresh perspective on important issues. • Other New Highlights: Newly available statistics on sexuality, student loans, overdose deaths, state minimum wages, and much more.
Category: Reference