Providing for the Buddha: monastic centres in Eastern India (audio)

This paper attempts to address one of the issues of the series, viz. patronage, not just the relationship between Buddhist monastic centres and kings, but more significantly the lay community and its continuing support of monks and nuns and sponsorship of ritual activities, as well as maintenance of monastic structures. Eastern India is here defined as the state of Orissa, but includes contiguous coastal regions. The time period covered ranges from the 4th-3rd centuries BC when the earliest
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What happens when you invite a group with different perspectives for a provocative interchange on a single question? Find out in The Forum's signature Fast Forward panel conversation where we hear new and different voices about the direction of D&I and explore ways to spark change. Stephen Frost, author, The Inclusion Imperative Sam Grant, co-founder, Movement Center For Deep Democracy Teresa Rothausen, professor, University of St. Thomas Kellye Whitney, managing editor, Diversi
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Les prépositions : Afbeeldingen voor het bord
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Deze visuele voorstelling van enkele Franse voorzetsels kun je in de les over 'les prépositions' aan het bord laten hangen.

Er is een illustratie voor: 'sur', 'devant', 'derrière', 'a coté de', 'sous', 'entre', …


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Spreaker Radio and Podcast App for iOS
'Create and share LIVE audio broadcasts on the go from your mobile device! With Spreaker, let your inner radio host shine through by recording your own podcasts. Become a sports commentator or report on live events, then share all the latest news with your friends on any major social network. Now users with iOS versions 5.0 and up can access the new DJ console to mix voice, music and effects, and feel like a pro over the airwaves. Plus, submit your own show for inclusion in iHeartRadio
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Author(s): Alvarado, Rodrigo Garc?a, Castillo, Gino Alvarez

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Lokacija posnetka: Sharm el Sheikh, Egipt.,Location of a photo: Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt.
Author(s): Jernej Južna

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Sponsorship: creating meanings and delivering value
The evolution of sponsorship in recent times has been remarkable. From a peripheral and relatively small scale marketing communication technique, it has grown into a major marketing strategic tool, particularly for global brands. More often than not, however, its use remains haphazard and its evaluation sketchy. To date, academic research in this area continues to uncover as many questions as it provides answers.
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The e-learning movement as a process of quality improvement in education
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Efficient Embedding of Information and Knowledge into CSCL Applications
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Author(s): Caballé Santi,Daradoumis Thanasis,Xhafa Fatos

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Introduction - Nicholas Gibbins Keywords:semantic web , rdf , rdfs , owl , sparql
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4.1.1 Disability discrimination legislation
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Introduction to Methods for Health Services Research and Evaluation provides an introduction to basic methods for undertaking research and program evaluation within health services organizations and systems. In addition to basic methods, the course also provides "the state of the art" in research and evaluation through the review of major completed studies. This course is recommended for students who will be carrying out policy research, social science research, or program impact evaluation with
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