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Emperor Chōkei

Emperor Chōkei was the 98th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned from 1368 through 1383, his personal name was Yutanari. His father was Emperor Go-Murakami and his mother may have been Kaki Mon'in. Empress: Saionji Kinshige's daughter Gyōgo (行悟. However, because the Southern Court's influence was declining, the enthronement remained in some doubt until the Taishō period. In 1926, the enthronement was recognized and inserted into the Imperial Line. Emperor Chōkei insisted throughout his reign on fighting the Northern Dynasty, but it was too late. In 1383 or 1384, he abdicated to Emperor Go-Kameyama. After the reunification of the rival courts, he went into retirement and returned to Yoshino where he died on August 27, 1394; the kami of Emperor Chōkei is venerated at Shishō jinja in Yamato province. Kugyō is a collective term for the few most powerful men attached to the court of the Emperor of Japan in pre-Meiji eras. During those years in which the court's actual influence outside the palace walls was minimal, the hierarchic organization persisted.

In general, this elite group included only three to four men at a time. These were hereditary courtiers whose experience and background would have brought them to the pinnacle of a life's career. During Chōkei's reign, this apex of the Daijō-kan included: Sadaijin Udaijin Nadaijin Dainagon The years of Chōkei's reign are more identified by more than one era name or nengō. Nanboku-chō southern courtEras as reckoned by legitimate Court Shōhei Kentoku Bunchū Tenju Kōwa Nanboku-chō northern courtEras as reckoned by pretender Court Ōan Eiwa Kōryaku Eitoku Hamaguchi, Hiroaki. "Kaki Mon'in". Nihon Koten Bungaku Daijiten 日本古典文学大辞典. 1. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. P. 588. OCLC 11917421. Ponsonby-Fane, Richard Arthur Brabazon.. The Imperial House of Japan. Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society. OCLC 194887 Titsingh, Isaac, ed.. Nipon o daï itsi ran. Paris: Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 251800045 Emperor of Japan List of Emperors of Japan Imperial cult

Grand Marais, Minnesota

Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, United States. It is a northern town on the North Shore with a population of 1,351 at the 2010 census, it is the county seat and sole municipality of Cook County. Prior to inhabitation by French Canadian settlers and prior to Minnesota's statehood, Grand Marais was inhabited by the Anishinaabe indigenous people, the thriving woodland people known as the Ojibwe; the Ojibwe name for the area is Gichi-biitoobiig, which means "great duplicate water," "parallel body of water" or "double body of water", a reference to the two bays which form the large harbor of Lake Superior. The area was a bustling fur trading station since the 1700s, the French Canadian Voyageurs termed the settled village ‘Grand Marais’, French for "Great Marsh", referring to a marsh that, in early fur-trading times, was 20 acres or less in area, nearly at the level of Lake Superior, situated at the head of the little bay and harbor that led to the settlement of the village there. Another small bay on the east, less protected from storms, is separated from the harbor by a slight projecting point and a short beach.

‘Grand Marais’ may mean "sheltered water area," as the harbor has natural breakwall rock outcroppings, providing for a natural safe harbor for early Lake Superior explorers. Located on the east side of Grand Marais is Chippewa City. Chippewa City thrived with about 100 families living in the village; the historic Francis Xavier church still stands north of town, just off Highway 61. The church began as a Jesuit mission from Fort William, Ontario in 1855 to minister to the Ojibwe residents of the area; the permanent structure was built in 1895 and was used until declining attendance forced it to close in 1936. The Cook County Historical society restored the site between 1970 and 1974 and it was added to the National Register in 1986. Grand Marais is a gateway to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, with the Gunflint Trail a footpath for travelers and fur traders from inland lakes to Lake Superior, it is now County Road 12, a paved National Scenic Byway that begins in Grand Marais and ends at Saganaga Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, near the U.

S. border with Ontario. It provides access to many of the entry points in the BWCAW; the area is a hub of arts and crafts in the region, it is home of several nonprofit educational institutions, such as the Grand Marais Art Colony and the North House Folk School, art galleries featuring the work of local and regional artists. Grand Marais is the hometown of 300 Entertainment recording artist Cobi. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.90 square miles, all of it land. Grand Marais is located on the northwestern shore of Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota, it is an entry point for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, situated at the beginning of the Gunflint Trail. The Superior Hiking Trail passes near Grand Marais, Judge C. R. Magney State Park is nearby, with its unusual Devil's Kettle waterfalls; the land surrounding Grand Marais slopes up to form the Sawtooth Bluff, a dramatic rock face visible from nearly any vantage point in the city. Adjacent to the bluff is Pincushion Mountain, a large bald monolith with dramatic views of Lake Superior and the inland wilderness.

Grand Marais Harbor is protected by Artist's Point, a barrier island formed by lava, connected to the mainland by gravel deposited by lake currents, forming a tombolo. An Arctic–alpine disjunct community survives there. Road access to Grand Marais is by Minnesota Highway 61, which heads northeast, following the shore of Lake Superior, is known as the North Shore Scenic Drive; the Gunflint Trail begins in Grand Marais and heads northwest, away from the lake and into the Boundary Waters region. Grand Marais is located 110 miles northeast of Duluth and 38 miles southwest of the Canada–US border. Grand Marais has a warm-summer humid continental climate, like the rest of northern Minnesota; because of the moderating influence of Lake Superior, summer temperatures are cooler, winter temperatures warmer, the seasonal temperature difference is smaller than locations farther inland. With average highs of a little over 70 °F in July and August, Grand Marais has the coolest summer temperatures of any weather station in Minnesota.

The difference between the temperature of the warmest and coldest months is only 47.6 °F smaller than 58.9 °F, the seasonal temperature difference in Tower, about 90 miles to the west. Despite being farther north, Grand Marais lies in USDA hardiness zone 4b like Duluth and Minneapolis, with an average yearly minimum temperature of −23 °F; as of the census of 2010, there were 1,351 people, 673 households, 331 families residing in the city. The population density was 465.9 inhabitants per square mile. There were 863 housing units, with an average density of 297.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 93.4% white, 0.4% African American, 2.4% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic and Latino residents of any race were 1.6% of the population. There were 673 households, of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.1% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, 50.8% were non-families.

The average household size was 1.94 persons

Ilaram Das

Acharyya Ilaram Das was a devout votary of Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva and founder of Ek Xarownn Bhagowoti Xomaj. He was an orator par excellence, he may be called a littérateur with a unique quality of writing not only by pen but by his God gifted voice. Ilaram was born the eldest of five surviving children in an ethnic Assamese Kaivartta community/tribe in a small village called Jaluguti of undivided Nagaon District in the state of Assam of parents Kaliram Das and Khopadoi Das on 23 December 1929. Ilaram had the opportunity to nurture his childhood by elixir of Vaishnava Ideology of harmonious living. Das was the first student of Jaluguti area to pass the Matriculation Examination in 1945. In 1947,he passed I. A Examination from Nagaon College. While still pursuing his graduate studies, Shri Das witnessed a few shocking incidents, which played a catalysing role in his decision to foray into the field of socio religious reform. One such shocking incident was perpetrated in 1947 during Phalgutshav or Holi celebrations.

It was in Batadrawa, the holy seat of Srimanta Sankardeva’s immanence where people of all strata and belonging to all tribes and creeds did not enjoy the rights of entry. In the huge gathering for the Phalgotshav, three persons belonging to the Scheduled Caste Kaivartta community from the villages of Raidongia and Kobaikata of Nagaon district went up to pray in front of the guru asana. A few persons from the upper classes, on learning that they were Kaivarttas kept them kneeling down and humiliated them by shoving cow dung in their mouth; this left an indelible mark on the college going Ilaram, who had gone there to enjoy the Dol festival. This prompted Ilaram to take up the issue of racism. Did not all men belong to the same god? The scriptures claim. Does the faith preached by Mahapurush Sankardev accommodate such segregations? Such questions left Ilaram worried, it was that a few members of his community approached their vanguard student Ilaram and told him that his college education had no value, as he would face the same fate as they if he dared go up to the guru asana to pray.

After this Ilaram Das organised a mammoth rally of over one thousand members of his community, other backward classes and tribes to protest against such attempts to tain the religious ideals of guru Sankara, Consequently, a large religious meet was held under the presidency of Sahitya Ratna Harinarayan Duttabaruah and in the presence of a few satradhikars. Harinarayan Duttabaruah took the initiative in passing a resolution to open the doors of the Batadrawa thaan for all to pray; the satradhikars apologised to the people. After completing his studies Ilaram Das took up the post of teacher in the Jaluguti High School, he was popular among his students. He, did not adjure social reforms and politics; the political ideals of Mahatma Gandhi fascinated him and led him to take an active part in the struggle for independence as a student. As he was an influential and educated young man from a Scheduled Caste community he came close to such stalwarts as Tyagbeer Hem Baruah, Deva kanta Baruah, Mahendra Mohan Choudhury and others of the most influential party, the Indian National Congress.

Despite invitations from them to contest in the elections for the Legislative Assembly, Sri Das adhered to the ideals of Srimanta Sankardeva and dedicated himself to spreading his ideals and gave up active politics. Ilaram Das was formally initiated into the Ek Xorown Naam Dhormow by Nandiram Ata, a redoubtable preacher of the Paalnam Samaj in the Nagaon district, he immersed himself in the relentless pursuit of the intricacies of the religious philosophy of Mahapurush Sankardeva for fourteen years. His command over the tenets and concepts of Sankardeva's philosophy and his easy elucidation and fascinating oratory, remarkable organizational skills were instrumental in giving an extra cosmopolitan dimension to the Samaj and in making it broad based. Thousands of people were attracted to this Paalnam Samaj by his wonderful rendering of *borgeets, *ghosha and *lesaries and his profoundly conceptual yet accessible discourses and orations. Ilaram Das took up the responsibility of General Secretaryship of some fourteen primary units of the Nagaon District Paalnam Samaj and joined Assam Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha in 1950.

It is for the Assam Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha that he toured the length and breadth of Assam and embraced thousands of members to its fold with his erudite and lucid discourses. He became the State Organiser, member of the Sharan Committee, was the Sangha’s Upa-Padadhikar for two consecutive two-year terms from 1968. Ilaram Das played a leading role in the establishment of the Adhyatmic Sadhanmarg, or the path of spiritual attainment, he was close to and had earned the confidence of the founder of the Nagaon Sankar Mission, Lokasevak Haladhar Bhuyan and Ramakanta Muktiar Ata. Ilaram Das established “Ek Xarownn Bhagowoti Xomaj, Assam” another social and cultural religious organisation on December 7, 1973. Celestial songs composed by Srimanta Sankardeva. While Das was serving Assam Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha as a core Member, difference of interpretation with regard to Dhula Mala and Palnam cropped up between him and the Sangha members. With tears he had to part with the Assam Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha and embarked on the field to sail across the turbulent river with Ek Xorown Nam Dharma under the grab of Ek Xorow

Nuclear Psychology

Nuclear Psychology is an EP by the American psychedelic rock band Weird Owl, released on February 21, 2007. The album was recorded at Seaside Lounge Studios in Brooklyn, New York City; the EP's cover art is a reference to the cover art for the 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon by English rock band Pink Floyd. Trevor Tyrrell and lead vocalist for Weird Owl, has stated that "the cover was a quick joke having more to do with our self-presumed spot in the continuum of mind-music more than it has to do with any great reverence for Floyd. We felt as if we were the sons of a certain musical father and that it was now time for the son to assert his independence". Weird Owl Trevor Tyrrell – guitar, lead vocals Jon Rudd – guitar Kenneth Cookbass guitar, synths, back-up vocals Sean Reynoldsdrums John Cassidykeyboards, synthsAdditional production Gerard Garone – recording Harley Zinger – recording


Jabonga the Municipality of Jabonga, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,184 people. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 293 square kilometres constituting 10.73% of the 2,730.24-square-kilometre- total area of Agusan del Norte. Jabonga is bounded by Surigao del Norte to the north, it is 60 kilometres from Butuan City. The topography of the land features plain to rolling and hills. Among the municipalities, Jabonga ranks first in total area and number of farms owned by individuals, it has one of the 36 crop storage facilities of the province. Its major crops are coconut, corn and both fresh and sea-water fish. Jabonga is politically subdivided into 15 barangays. Jabonga traces its origin to a village occupied by Negritoes and a few Christian immigrants led by a Manobo Negrito meztizo Angelecio Montante called Agaras; the village became known as Celopan, a name derived from the bamboos growing along the bank of the river that were made into smoking pipes.

Sometime during the mid-nineteenth century, the increasing number of inhabitants who were joined by Christian immigrants from other places transferred to a new settlement in the present site of Colorado. By this time, The Spanish government was sending missionaries to all parts of the island and the group that went up the Kalinawan River reached the settlement of Colorado, a name derived from the word Colorado meaning colored, because of the white spotted arms of Domingo Mondoy, the brave settler who dared to face the newcomers. Proceeding upstream, the missionaries reached Celopan and seeing a native inside a hut, the floor of, just one meter above the water, they asked him what the place was called. Thinking that the Spaniards were referring to the hut, he answered Habongan. Thus, Celopan was renamed Habongan which became Jabonga. In the 2015 census, Jabonga had a population of 23,184; the population density was 79 inhabitants per square kilometre. Municipal Website Blog of Jabonga

Madisonville North Hopkins High School

Madisonville North Hopkins High School opened in Madisonville, Kentucky in fall 1968. The school, located on Hanson Road, replaced the old Madisonville High School. Classes had graduated from the Spring Street facility from 1939 to 1968; the building now houses Browning Springs Middle School. MNHHS is one of two high schools in the Hopkins County school district, the other being Hopkins County Central High School, with which MNHHS has a heated rivalry. North has a curriculum of several Advanced Placement classes, including: English, World History, U. S. History and Politics: United States, Spanish, Statistics and Chemistry; the school day at MNHHS consists with each period lasting 70 minutes. 26 credits are required to graduate. The Madisonville North Hopkins Marching Maroon Band competes in the Kentucky State Marching Band Championships and were finalists in 1986, 1989, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, are the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 state AAAA champions.

The Madisonville North Hopkins Maroon "powerlifting" team has won the AAA state championship for 4 years, however, it is not a KHSAA sponsored sport. The Future Problem Solving team won the international championship in 2006 and 2007; the Academic Team has won District 5 and Region 2 for the past 6 years, placed 2nd at State in 2006, placed 3rd at state in 2007. The Madisonville North Hopkins Maroon cheerleaders were the 2009 KAPOS Small Varsity State Champions; the school added an Archery Team in 2012. The team will compete against the surrounding counties, KHSAA does not recognize this as a sponsored sport, much like the Powerlifting team. Travis Ford, former basketball player & current coach Frank Ramsey, former professional basketball player & coach Sonny Collins, former NFL running back Jeremy Clark, NFL cornerback for the New York Jets School website MaroonTube Marching Maroons website Maroons Football