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Jimmy Rogers

Jimmy Rogers was a Chicago blues singer and harmonica player, best known for his work as a member of Muddy Waters's band in the early 1950s. He had solo hits on the R&B chart with "That's All Right" in 1950 and "Walking by Myself" in 1954, he withdrew from the music industry at the end of the 1950s but returned to recording and touring in the 1970s. He is not to be confused with the country music singer Jimmie Rodgers or the pop singer Jimmie Rodgers. Rogers was born Jay Arthur Lane in Ruleville, Mississippi, on June 3, 1924, he was raised in Memphis. He adopted his stepfather's surname, he learned to play the harmonica with his childhood friend Snooky Pryor, as a teenager he took up the guitar. He played professionally in East St. Louis, with Robert Lockwood, Jr. among others. Rogers moved to Chicago in the mid-1940s. By 1946, he had recorded as a harmonica player and singer for the Harlem record label, run by J. Mayo Williams. Rogers's name did not appear on the record, mislabeled as the work of Memphis Slim and His Houserockers.

In 1947, Muddy Waters and Little Walter began playing together, forming Waters's first band in Chicago. The band members released music credited to each of them as solo artists; the band defined the sound of the nascent Chicago blues style. Rogers recorded several sides of his own with small labels in Chicago, but none were released at the time, he began to achieve success as a solo artist in 1950, with the hit song "That's All Right", released by Chess Records, but he stayed in Waters's band until 1954. In the mid-1950s he had several successful records released by Chess, most of them featuring either Little Walter or Big Walter Horton on harmonica, notably "Walking by Myself". In the late 1950s, as interest in the blues waned, he withdrew from the music industry. In the early 1960s, Rogers worked as a member of Howling Wolf's band, before quitting the music business altogether for a decade, he worked as a taxicab driver and owned a clothing store, which burned down in the 1968 Chicago riots following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Rogers began performing in public again, in 1971, when fashions made him somewhat popular in Europe, he began touring and recording, including a 1977 session with Waters which resulted in the album I'm Ready.

By 1982, Rogers was again a full-time solo artist. He owned and drove a white 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible which he sold, he continued recording albums until his death. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1995. Rogers died of colon cancer in Chicago in 1997, he was survived by his son, Jimmy D. Lane, a guitarist, record producer and recording engineer for Blue Heaven Studios and APO Records. On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Jimmy Rogers among hundreds of artists whose material was destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire. Jimmy Rogers, compilation album of some pre-1960 songs Ludella Jimmy Rogers with Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, live recording Feelin' Good, with Rod Piazza Sloppy Drunk, compact disc reissue of the album released in December 1973 Blue Bird The Complete Chess Recordings Blues Blues Blues, as the Jimmy Rogers All-Stars, with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Taj Mahal, Lowell Fulson, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Jeff Healey and others With Sunnyland Slim House Rent Party With Muddy Waters The Real Folk Blues More Real Folk Blues Jimmy Rogers biography at AllMusic website

Purushottam Bhaskar Bhave

Purushottam Bhaskar Bhave was a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India. Bhave lost his mother, his father Bhaskar Haree Bhave was a military doctor. Bhave and his brother were taken by his maternal grandparents to Malakapur. Bhave was never on good terms with his father, a strict disciplinarian who threw him out of home at least twice, he received his college education at Law College in Nagpur. Bhave was a fiery political activist of the Hindu persuasion. In the 1930s, he ran in Nagpur periodicals "Savdhan" and "Adesh". After partition Bhave had been to riots affected Noakhali in East Bengal, he maintained a diary interviewing riot affected people. It was his wish to publish it. Bhave was prosecuted for being responsible for Bhiwandi riots by Government of Maharashtra, but he fought the case with the help of Ramakant Ovalekar, a senior lawyer, won the case. Being activist of Right wing, he was boycotted by the government forever, he wrote scripts of some Marathi movies like Rayagadcha Rajabandi and played small roles in movies like Ammaldar.

He was a close friend of Raja Badhe, Gajanan Digambar Madgulkar, Vyankatesh Madgulkar and Govinrao Talawalkar. In fact, Gajanan Digambar Madgulkar used to call him his'Guru'. Gajanan Digambar Madgulkar was an established poet in Marathi literature. Vyankatesh Madgulkar, his younger brother was a story writer and was a close friend to Bhave. Bhave edited and published a book of short stories named'Thorali pati', written by Gajanan Madgulkar who, by that time, did not publish his short stories as he was a known poet. Bhave was elected president of Marathi Sahitya Sammelan in Pune in 1977, he was elected president of Natya Sammelan in Nagar. Bhave wrote 17 novels, 8 plays, 2 screen scripts, 26 collections of his short stories, 12 collections of his essays; the following is a partial list of his books: Rakta Ani Ashru Viththala Panduranga Akulina Vyaadh Darshan Mage Walun Warshawa Adich Akshare Don Bhinti Wishakanya Maharani Padmini Swamini Mukti Pratham-Purushi Ek-Wachani परंपरा प्रतारणा सार्थक साडी ठरीव ठशाची गोष्ट satarave varsha rakhamachya muli Pingat petiche rahasya {vinodi katha Laghu Katha

Tilt (2011 film)

Tilt is a 2011 Bulgarian drama film directed by Viktor Chouchkov. The film was selected as the Bulgarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist; the film is set in the early 1990s and tells the story of four friends who are trying to make money with the dream to open their own bar, to be called TILT. A chance meeting between Stash and Becky brings them to a passionate love affair, they are caught illegally distributing porn films. Becky's father, a police colonel, threatens them with prison; the only way to avoid going to jail is for Becky to stop seeing each other. They decide to run away to a small German village. Being poor emigrants, they find themselves in a series of absurd situations. Stash is trying to reach Becky, but with no luck; the four friends decide to go back to Bulgaria. Meanwhile, Bulgaria has changed, so has Becky. Yavor Baharov as Stash Radina Kardjilova as Becky Ovanes Torosian as Gogo Alexander Sano as B-Gum Ivaylo Dragiev as Angel Phillip Avramov as Snake Joreta Nikolova as Stash's Mother Georgi Staykov as Katev Georgi Novakov as Grigorov Robert Yanakiev as Sgt.

Manolov Max Reimann as Bar Owner Alexander Hegedush as Pizza Thomas Frahm as Shopkeeper Sabine Neumann as German Girl Britta Fleischhut as German Girl After it premiered in Bulgaria in February, the film was screened at ten international film festivals, including Santa Barbara, Montreal, Singapore and Woodstock. Tilt has been positively received in the USA where it has been selected for five festivals, including the Seattle International Film Festival; the film won the Best Editing Award at the Woodstock Film Festival. It has won Best Main Actor, Best Supporting Actor and the Special Jury Award at Golden Rose Film Festival. List of submissions to the 84th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Bulgarian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Tilt on IMDb

Rayman

Rayman is a franchise of platform video games, published by Ubisoft. Since the release of the original Rayman, conceived by Michel Ancel in 1995, the series has produced a total of 45 games across multiple platforms; the series is set in a fantastical, magical world which features a wide range of environments that are often based on certain themes, such as "the Eraser Plains", a landscape made of stationery. The core games of the series are platformers; the protagonist is the eponymous Rayman, a magical being renowned for his courage and determination who, with the help of his friends, must save his world from various villains. Rayman is the main protagonist of the series, he has no arms, legs or neck, though he has hands, a head that are able to move independent of his body. Due to his lack of arms, Rayman is able to throw his fists in long-range punches at his enemies, in some games is able to project balls of energy from his hands, he is able to glide by spinning his hair like a helicopter blade.

He is found wearing white gloves, a red neckerchief on a purple body and a white ring on the chest, yellow trainers. He is voiced by David Gasman, Steve Perkinson and Douglas Rand in the video games and by Billy West in the animated series, he was awarded the Best New Character award of 1995 by Electronic Gaming Monthly. Globox is Rayman's dimwitted best sidekick. Although frightened, he has demonstrated his courage, he and his wife Uglette have over 650 children. In Rayman 3, he is voiced by John Leguizamo. Barbara is a spunky, red-haired princess warrior and barbarian who first appeared in Rayman Legends, becoming the first human being to be playable in the main series with another sister and eight other cousins who can be rescued throughout Legends, she is armed with a flail battle axe, whose head can be launched forward from the shaft to strike foes from a distance, uses a magical winged helmet to float through the air, mimicking Rayman's helicopter hair ability. Barbara returns in Rayman Adventures, having cut her long hair to neck level and exchanged her axe with a shovel.

Betilla the Fairy is a benevolent fairy. After failing to stop Mister Dark steal the Great Protoon, Betilla assists Rayman in his quest by granting him various new abilities as the game progresses. Betilla reappears in a similar role and with a new curvaceous design in Rayman Origins, where it is revealed she was the one who created Rayman, she has 5 sisters. Ly the Fairy is a benevolent fairy, she is voiced by Kim Michelle Broderick. Murfy serves as a guide to Rayman, he has a hasty nature, unable to deal with failure. He can not be bothered with trivial details, his race is depicted as mischievous and described as "cultivated hedonist". He is voiced by Billy West; the Teensies are a magical race of ancient and wise creatures created by Polukus. Polokus, known as "Bubble Dreamer" in Rayman Origins and Legends, is a divine being and, according to Rayman 2, is the creator of Rayman's world. During the plot of Rayman 2, Polokus is sleeping and can only be awoken with four masks that Rayman is tasked with collecting.

The Magician is a magical being that helps Rayman on his journey in both the original Rayman and Rayman Origins. At the end of Rayman Origins, The Magician, now a Teensie, is revealed to be the villain of the game, having been inspired by Mr. Dark, the villain from the first game. In Rayman Legends, he reappears and clones himself to create five separate Dark Teensies for Rayman and his friends to battle. Since his debut in 1995 on the Atari Jaguar, Rayman has become a popular video game character, along with his trademark helicopter power and lack of limbs. In 1999, Rayman: The Animated Series was produced to cash in the success of the video games at the time. Only four episodes were made. In 2019, another TV series was announced to be in works at Ubisoft Motion Pictures. Official website

8th Arjia Rinpoche

8th Agya Hotogtu, born 1950 is one of the most prominent Buddhist teachers and lamas to have left Tibet. At age two, Arjia Rinpoche was recognized by Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama as the 20th Arjia Danpei Gyaltsen, the reincarnation of Je Tsongkhapa's father, Lumbum Ghe, the throne holder and abbot of Kumbum Monastery, he has trained with lineage teachers, such as the 14th Dalai Lama, the 10th Panchen Lama, Gyayak Rinpoche—from whom he received many sacred teachings and ritual instructions. During the Cultural Revolution in Chinese controlled Tibet, Arjia Rinpoche was forced to leave his monastery and attend a Chinese school, yet secretly continued to practice and study with his tutors. In addition, he was required to work in a forced Labor Camp for 16 years. Following the Cultural Revolution, Rinpoche continued serving as Abbot of Kumbum—overseeing the renovations in the monastery and reestablishing monastic studies. In 1998, due to the strained political climate in Tibet, Arjia Rinpoche went into exile because he would not compromise his spiritual beliefs and practices.

He escaped to the United States where he now lives and started a Buddhist Center for Compassion and Wisdom in Mill Valley, California, a center committed to the preservation of Buddhist teachings and culture within and outside of Tibet and Mongolia. In 2005, he was appointed Director of the Tibetan Cultural Center in Bloomington, Indiana by the 14th Dalai Lama. TCC was renamed the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center. Presently, he directs both TCCW and TMBCC. Arjia Rinpoche excels in the knowledge and understanding of Tibetan art and the Tibetan Language, he has given classes in Buddhist Art and Sutra throughout the United States, Taiwan and Guatemala. In 1999, Rinpoche presented it to the Dalai Lama; the Dalai Lama donated this mandala to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Kumbum Monastery, one of the six largest monasteries of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, is the birthplace of Je Tsongkhapa. Kumbum Monastery was once the home of 3,600 monks and well revered by the four well known Buddhist Colleges for higher learning: The Institute of Sutra, Institute of Tantra, Institute of Tibetan Medicine, the Institute of the Kalachakra.

In the 1980s, after Buddhism began to revive in Tibet and in China, Arjia Rinpoche reestablished monastic life and traditional studies at Kumbum. Throughout his life, Arjia Rinpoche was tutored by specialized teachers in the area of Buddhist philosophy and tantra teachings, as well as in Buddhist art and architectural design, he was in charge of the renovations of Kumbum monastery in 1991 and launched several projects including the following: Red Cross Organization in Kumbum, Disaster Relief Project for local villages, a clinic for villagers run by monks of the Tibetan Medical Institute and a school for local village children. Arjia Rinpoche became vegetarian in 1999

Suhrawardiyya

Suhrawardy redirects here. For the Bengali politician and Prime Minister of Pakistan, see Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy; the well-known Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi "the Executed", the founder of Illuminationism, is unconnected and unrelated. The Suhrawardiyya is a Sufi order founded by the Sufi Diya al-din Abu'n-Najib as-Suhrawardi, it is a Sunni order, guided by the Shafi`i school of Islamic law, like many such orders, traces its spiritual genealogy to Ali ibn Abi Talib through Junayd Baghdadi and al-Ghazali. It played an important role in the formation of a conservative ‘new piety’ and in the regulation of urban vocational and other groups, such as trades-guilds and youth clubs in Baghdad; the order originated in Sohrevard in today's Iran though it spread all over the Islamic world under its founder's nephew, Abu Hafs Umar al-Suhrawardi, sent by the Caliph in Baghdad as an ambassador to the Ayyubid Sultan Al-Adil I of Egypt, to Khwarezm-Shah Muhammad of Bukhara and to Kayqubad I, Sultan of Rûm.

The order's founder was a disciple of Ahmad Ghazali, brother of the noted thinker Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, who taught Shafi'i jurisprudence at Al-Nizamiyya of Baghdad Academy. His surviving work is called Kitab Adab Al-Muridin - "The Book of Duty of Disciples"; the founder's nephew Shahab al-Din Abu Hafs Umar Suhrawardi, author of Awarif ul-Maarif, renounced reclusiveness and austerity in favour of an active life in society, maintaining close contact with the civil authorities and undertaking diplomatic missions and the political settlement of conflicts. His luxurious cloister in Baghdad, with gardens and bath houses, was built for him by Caliph an-Nasir. Sheikh Umar directed his disciple Baha-ud-din Zakariya to make Multan in present-day Pakistan the centre of his activity. Iltutmish appointed him "Sheikh ul-Islam" after the invasion of Multan and the overthrow of its ruler Nasir-ud-Din Qabacha. During the Mongol invasion he became the peace negotiator between the Muslim army. Bukhari, known as Makhdum Jahaniyan Jahangasht, the world traveller, was a puritan who objected to Hindu influence on Muslim social practices.

The order became popular in India owing to the work of Bukhari and his successor Baha-ud-din Zakariya. Zakariya's successor was his son Shaikh Sadruddin ‘Arif, his disciple Amir Husayn, the author of Zad- al-Musafirin, wrote several works on the doctrine of the oneness of being. Shaikh Arif’s son and successor Ruknuddin was respected by the Delhi Sultans from Alauddin Khalji to Muhammad Ibn Tughlaq. After the death of Shaikh Ruknuddin the Suhrawardiyya declined in Multan but became popular in other provinces like Uch, Punjab and Delhi; the Suhrawardiyya order became popular in Bengal with the arrival of Sufis to Maner Sharif. Noted Sufis of the order in Bihar and Bengal include Makhdoom Esrail Maneri, his brother Makhdoom Ismail Maneri and son Makhdoom Yahya Maneri, Makhdoom Shahabuddin Pir Jagjot, Makhdoom Salah Darwesh Maneri, Makhdoom Taqiuddin Mahsawi, Makhdoom Ahmed Chiramposh and others. Maner Sharif is still considered a center of the Suhrawardiyya order; the contemporary prominent Sufis of this order in Bihar are Dr Syed Shah Taqiuddin Ahmed Firdausi Suharwardi Nadwi Maneri and his nephew and current Sajjadah of Khanquah Maner Sharif - Syed Shah Tariq Enayatullah Firdausi.

Dr. Syed Shah Taqiuddin Ahmed Firdausi Suharwardi Nadwi Maneri is a Sufi and Ulema who studied at Nadwa, Madinah University and Azhar University. Makhdoom Lal Esun Karor is famous saint of this order and elder grandson of Rukn e Alam; the poet Fakhr-al-Din Iraqi, buried at Konya, Turkey near Rumi's tomb and the popular Pakistani saints Syed Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari and Lal Shahbaz Qalandar were connected to the order. Mausoleums of Table e Alam Badshah Nathar Vali and Baba Fakruddin's dargah are prominent shrines of the order in India and considered as potent source of barakat. Shaikh Makhdoom Sharfuddin Ahmed Yahya Maneri (S/O Makhdoom Yahya Maneri belonged to the Firdausiyya order, a branch of Suhrawardiyya, he compiled i.e. "Fawaid al-Muridin", "Irshadat al-Talibin"," Rahat al-Qulub", etc.. Mausoleum of Sheikh Zaynudin Anna Suvorova, Muslim Saints of South Asia, Routledge Curzon, 2004 Chopra, R. M. "GREAT SUFI POETS OF THE PUNJAB", 1999, Iran Society, Calcutta. Chopra, R. M. "SUFISM", 2016, Anuradha Prakashan, New Delhi.

ISBN 978-93-85083-52-5. Aasaare Maner by Syed Shah Muradullah Firdausi Maneri This book gives a detailed description of Maner Shareef Sufi's, it was written by Syed Shah Muradullah Firdausi Maneri and it is in Urdu. Another book called Tazkiraye Shoraaye Maner Sharif written by the same author has been digitalised and could be found online. History of the Order