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Brahma

Brahma is the creator god in Hinduism. He is known as Svayambhu or the creative aspect of Vishnu, Vāgīśa, the creator of the four Vedas, one from each of his mouths. Brahma is consort of Saraswati and he is the father of Four Kumaras, Daksha and many more. Brahma is synonymous with the Vedic god Prajapati, he is known as Vedanatha, Chaturmukha Svayambhu, etc, as well as linked to Kama and Hiranyagarbha, he is more prominently mentioned in the mythologies in the Puranas. In the epics, he is conflated with Purusha. Although Brahma is part of the Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva Trimurti, ancient Hindu scriptures mention multiple other trinities of gods or goddesses which do not include Brahma. Several Puranas describe him as emerging from a lotus, connected to the navel of Lord Vishnu. Other Puranas suggest that he is born from Shiva or his aspects, or he is a supreme god in diverse versions of Hindu mythology. Brahma, along with other deities, is sometimes viewed as a form of the otherwise formless Brahman, the ultimate metaphysical reality in Vedantic Hinduism.

In an alternate version, some Puranas state him to be the father of Prajapatis. According to some, Brahma does not enjoy popular worship in present-age Hinduism and has lesser importance than the other members of the Trimurti and Shiva. Brahma is revered in ancient texts, yet worshiped as a primary deity in India. Few temples dedicated to him exist in India. Brahma temples are found outside India, such as at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok; the origins of Brahma are uncertain, in part because several related words such as one for Ultimate Reality, priest are found in the Vedic literature. The existence of a distinct deity named. A distinction between spiritual concept of Brahman, deity Brahma, is that the former is a genderless abstract metaphysical concept in Hinduism, while the latter is one of the many masculine gods in Hindu tradition; the spiritual concept of Brahman is far older, some scholars suggest deity Brahma may have emerged as a personal conception and visible icon of the impersonal universal principle called Brahman.

In Sanskrit grammar, the noun stem. Contrasted to the neuter noun is the masculine noun brahmán, whose nominative singular form is Brahma; this singular form is used as the proper name of Brahma. One of the earliest mentions of Brahma with Vishnu and Shiva is in the fifth Prapathaka of the Maitrayaniya Upanishad composed in late 1st millennium BCE. Brahma is first discussed in verse 5,1 called the Kutsayana Hymn, expounded in verse 5,2. In the pantheistic Kutsayana Hymn, the Upanishad asserts that one's Soul is Brahman, this Ultimate Reality, Cosmic Universal or God is within each living being, it equates the Atman within to be Brahma and various alternate manifestations of Brahman, as follows, "Thou art Brahma, thou art Vishnu, thou art Rudra, thou art Agni, Vayu, thou art All."In the verse, Brahma and Shiva are mapped into the theory of Guṇa, qualities and innate tendencies the text describes can be found in all living beings. This chapter of the Maitri Upanishad asserts that the universe emerged from darkness, first as passion characterized by action qua action, which refined and differentiated into purity and goodness.

Of these three qualities, Rajas is mapped to Brahma, as follows: While the Maitri Upanishad maps Brahma with one of the elements of Guṇa theory of Hinduism, the text does not depict him as one of the trifunctional elements of the Hindu Trimurti idea found in Puranic literature. The post-Vedic texts of Hinduism offer multiple theories of cosmogony; these include Sarga and Visarga, ideas related to the Indian thought that there are two levels of reality, one primary, unchanging and other secondary, always changing, that all observed reality of the latter is in an endlessly repeating cycle of existence, that cosmos and life we experience is continually created, dissolved and re-created. The primary creator is extensively discussed in Vedic cosmogonies with Brahman or Purusha or Devi among the terms used for the primary creator, while the Vedic and post-Vedic texts name different gods and goddesses as secondary creators, in some cases a different god or goddess is the secondary creator at the start of each cosmic cycle.

Brahma is a "secondary creator" as described in the Mahabharata and Puranas, among the most studied and described. Born from a lotus emerging from the navel of Vishnu after emerging on order of Shiva, Brahma creates all the forms in the universe, but not the primordial universe itself. In contrast, the Shiva-focussed Puranas describe Brahma and Vishnu to have been created by Ardhanarishvara, half Shiva and half Parvati, thus in most Puranic texts, Brahma's creative activity depends on the presence and power of a higher god. In the Bhagavata Purana, Brahma is portrayed several times as the one who rises from the "Ocean of Causes". Brahma, states this Purana, emerges at the momen

Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology

Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology is a magnet high school located in Charlotte, North Carolina, it is part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System and was opened in 2003. The mascot is a cardinal and the school colors are appropriately black and red; the school is named after educational activist Phillip O. Berry; the overall mission statement is that education will be centered on a rigorous and relevant curriculum with focused human relations between students, parents and the community. Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology has a student body of 1800-2000 students, housed in a 310,000-square-foot building. Berry Academy is the only school in Mecklenburg County to offer AP Earth/Environmental course to freshman students. Berry Academy is recognized as one of the few full magnet high schools in CMS; the theme for the 2017–2018 school year is "Next Step Ready". Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology and Harding University High School are both located on Alleghany Street; as rivals, whenever Berry Academy and Harding U face each other in a football game it is known as the "Battle of Alleghany".

The school offers a rigorous and relevant technical curriculum, divided into three career academies, where students place themselves based upon their interests: the Academy of Engineering, the Academy of Information Technology, the Academy of Medical Sciences and Biotechnology. Programs not available at most other CMS high schools include: biotechnology, advanced biotechnology, oracle database programming, construction and electrical engineering technology, computer engineering technology. In the year 2010, Phillip O. Berry was named one of only six schools in the United States to win the National School Change Award due to significant improvement. Official website Magnet program description

Ayesha Bakhsh

Ayesha Bakhsh عائشہ بخش is a Pakistani television news anchor and journalist. She is known for her work on Pakistan's news channel Geo News. Ayesha Bakhsh was born in Pakpattan District, Pakistan, she is the daughter of Mian Mohammad Rubina Bakhsh. She has three siblings: two brothers, Zeeshan Bakhsh and Osman Bakhsh, a sister, Saima Bakhsh. Bakhsh received schooling at Sahiwal, she studied at Fatima Jinnah Women University and earned a master's degree in Communication Sciences. Bakhsh was married in February 2011 to Adnan Amin. Before working for Geo News, Bakhsh worked as an anchor on Ary News. In January 2007, Ayesha joined Geo Television and is Pakistan's Geo TV's Senior Newscaster, her first appearance on television as an anchor was on Nazim Hazir Ho. She hosted Crisis Cell, Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Saath, Laakin during the absence of their permanent hosts. At present she is working on GNN News, she was part of a 12-member delegation of journalists from the mainstream media in Pakistan which visited Beijing, China, on 4 July 2011.

In 2012 and 2014, she won the Best Newscaster at the 4th Pakistan Media Awards. As of 2015, she hosts the talk show News Room and nowadays she is hosting a new talkshow Report Card. Ayesha Bakhsh on CRI English Ayesha Bakhsh on GEO T. V