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Rishi

Rishi is a Vedic term for an accomplished and enlightened person. Rishis have composed hymns of the Vedas. Post-Vedic tradition of Hinduism regards the rishis as "great sadhus" or "sages" who after intense meditation realized the supreme truth and eternal knowledge, which they composed into hymns. According to Indian tradition, the word may be derived from two different meanings of the root'rsh'. Sanskrit grammarians derive this word from the second meaning: "to go, to move". V. S. Apte gives this particular meaning and derivation, Monier-Williams gives the same, with some qualification. Another form of this root means "to flow, to move near by flowing".. Monier-Williams quotes Tārānātha who compiled the great dictionary named "ṛṣati jñānena saṃsāra-pāram". More than a century ago, Monier-Williams tentatively suggested a derivation from drś "to see". Monier-Williams quotes the Hibernian form arsan and arrach as related to rishi. Monier-Williams conjectures that the root drish might have given rise to an obsolete root rish meaning "to see".

However, the root has a close Avestan cognate ərəšiš "an ecstatic". Yet the Indo-European dictionary of Julius Pokorny connects the word to a PIE root *h3er-s meaning "rise, protrude", in the sense of "excellent" and thus cognate with Ṛta and right and Asha. In Sanskrit, forms of the root rish become arsh- in many words, Modern etymological explanations such as by Manfred Mayrhofer in his Etymological Dictionary leave the case open, do not prefer a connection to ṛṣ "pour, flow", rather one with German rasen "to be ecstatic, be in a different state of mind"; some of the earliest lists of Rishi are found in Jaiminiya Brahmana verse 2.218 and Brihadaranyaka Upanishad verse 2.2.6. In the Vedas, the word denotes an inspired poet of Vedic hymns. In particular, Ṛṣi refers to the authors of the hymns of the Rigveda. Post-Vedic tradition regards the Rishis as "sages" or saints, constituting a peculiar class of divine human beings in the early mythical system, as distinct from Asuras and mortal men. Swami Vivekananda described "Rishi"s as Mantra-drashtas or "the seers of thought".

He told— "The truth came to the Rishis of India — the Mantra-drashtâs, the seers of thought — and will come to all Rishis in the future, not to talkers, not to book-swallowers, not to scholars, not to philologists, but to seers of thought."The notable female rishikas who contributed to the composition of the Vedic scriptures are: The Rig Veda mentions Romasha, Apala, Visvavara, Juhu, Paulomi, Indrani and Devayani. The Sama Veda adds Nodha, Akrishtabhasha and Gaupayana. In Mahabharata 12, on the other hand, there is the post-Vedic list of Marīci, Angiras, Kratu and Vashista; the Mahābhārata list explicitly refers to the saptarshis of the first manvantara and not to those of the present manvantara. Each manvantara had a unique set of saptarshi. In Harivamsha 417ff, the names of the Rishis of each manvantara are enumerated. In addition to the Saptarṣi, there are other classifications of sages. In descending order of precedence, they are Brahmarshi, Rajarshi. Devarṣi, Paramrṣi, Shrutarṣi and Kāndarṣi are added in Manusmriti iv-94 and xi-236 and in two dramas of Kālidasa.

The Chaturvarga-Chintāmani of Hemādri puts'riṣi' at the seventh place in the eightfold division of Brāhmanas. Amarakosha mentions seven types of riṣis: Shrutarshi, Kāndarshi, Maharshi, Rājarshi and Devarshi. Amarakosha distinguishes Rishi from other types of sages, such as sanyāsi, bhikṣu, parivrājaka, muni, brahmachāri, etc. Most medieval era Hindu temples of Java, Indonesia show Rishi Agastya statues or reliefs guarding the southern side of Shaivite temples; some examples include the Prambanan temple near Yogyakarta. Rishi Agastya is known as Phra Reusi Akkhot in Thailand. Ruesi is the equivalent of Rishi in India. In Myanmar, there are some known as ရေသ့ Rase. Rishi is a male given name, less a Brahmin last name. In Carnatic music, "Rishi" is the seventh chakra of Melakarta ragas; the names of chakras are based on the numbers associated with each name. In this case, there are seven rishis and hence the 7th chakra is "Rishi"; the descendant families of these Rishis, refer to their ancestral lineage through their family "gotra".

This is a common practice among the Brahmin sects of the current Hindu society. The name "Rishi" is the basis of one of the letters of the Thai alphabet, so reu-si. Apte, Vaman Shivram, The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary, New Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, ISBN 978-81-208-0567-5 Apte, Vaman Shivram, Sanskrit-Hindi Koṣa, New Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Chopra, Life After Death: The Burden of Proof, Boston: Harmony Books Kosambi, D. D. An Introduction to the Study of Indian History, Bombay: Popular Prakashan Pvt Ltd, 35c Tardeo Road, Popular Press Bldg, Bombay-400034 Śāstri, Amarkoṣa with Hindi commentary, Vārānasi: Chowkhambā Sanskrit Series Office Rishikas of the Rigveda The dictionary definition of rishi at Wiktionary

1973 South Pacific Touring Series

The 1973 South Pacific Touring Car Series was an Australian motor racing competition for Group C Touring Cars. It was contested over four rounds, run in conjunction with the Australian rounds of the 1973 Tasman Series; the series, the third South Pacific Touring Series, was won by Peter Brock and his entrant, the Holden Dealer Team. The series was contested over four rounds. Cars competed in four engine displacement classes: Class A: 0 to 1300cc Class B: 1301 to 2000cc Class C: 2001 to 3000cc Class D: 3001 to 6000cc Points were awarded on a 4-3-2-1 basis to the first four outright placegetters in each round and on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the first six placegetters in each class in each round. Points were only awarded conditional on the driver competing in the same make and model of car entered by the same entrant in all four rounds. Note: The series winner was considered to be the driver and his/her entrant with each receiving equal recognition

La visita (2014 film)

La visita is a 2014 Chilean drama, It's Mauricio López Fernández's first feature-length film, with a script written by himself. The worldwide premiere was in October 2014 in competition at the Valdivia International Film Festival and in 2015, it was presented at the Guadalajara International Film Festival, CinéLatino Toulouse and in France, at the Rencontres du Cinéma Sud-Américain, when it won the First Prize for Best Film and Best Actress for Daniela Vega in her film debut. In an old house on the outskirts of Santiago a wake ceremony for Coya's husband has been prepared. Coya is the maid who has served the family for many years, and, considered part of her. For the effects of the ceremony they are waiting the arrival of Felipe, the only son of Coya, who has now transitioned and returned as Elena, a trans woman; this unexpected event will be more important than the wake itself and will upset the conservatism of the family, unleashing conflicts and frustrations that will reach Tete, the owner of the house, who suffers because of her husband's infidelity.

Daniela Vega, as Elena Claudia Cantero, as "Tete" Rosa Ramírez, as Coya Paulo Brunetti, as Enrique Carmen Barros, as the grandma

Sainte-Luce, Quebec

Sainte-Luce is a municipality in the La Mitis Regional County Municipality in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada. The population in the Canada 2011 Census was 2,851; the territory was known as of 1829 as the parish of Sainte-Luce, established in 1835. It became a municipality in 1855, but this same municipality had been created 1845 under the name of Lessard, for the name of the seigneurie which existed during the 16th century; the name of Sainte-Luce was given in honour of Luce-Gertrude Drapeau, wife of the local notary, Thomas Casault, one the persons that established the seigneurie when the parish was canonized. The patron saint was Saint Lucy. In 1918, the municipality of the village of Luceville was created from the territory of Sainte-Luce; because it had one of the nicest beaches in the area, it had the nickname of Sainte-Luce-sur-Mer. The name of Luceville now identifies with the former municipality of the same name. On August 29, 2001 the village of Luceville merged with the parish municipality of Sainte-Luce to form the municipality of Sainte-Luce–Luceville.

List of municipalities in Quebec Media related to Sainte-Luce, Quebec at Wikimedia Commons Official website

New Zealand State Highway 44

State Highway 44 is a New Zealand state highway. At 5.2 km it is one of the shortest highways on the network. Its entire length is within the New Plymouth city area. SH 44 was created in response to an increase in truck traffic between SH 3 and Port Taranaki and the resulting damage being caused to the preferred route. Transit New Zealand was opposed to taking on the road as part of the highway network as for much of the route SH 45 is less than 200m away and runs in parallel. However, as SH 45 is a hillier route, uses the one-way network, has a greater number of traffic lights insisting heavy vehicles use that route was not feasible and Transit granted network status; the highway leaves SH 3 at the corners where Leach and Courtenay Streets intersect with Eliot Street just north-east of the New Plymouth CBD. This is the same place where SH 45 commences, it continues along Eliot St to Molesworth Street west along this stretch of road, which in turn becomes St Aubyn Street Breakwater Road. While it terminates at Port Taranaki both entrances to the port are part of SH 44.

The first is via Ocean View Parade while the other is at the end of Breakwater Road. List of New Zealand state highways List of roads and highways, for notable or famous roads worldwide New Zealand Transport Agency

Ford-GM 10-speed automatic transmission

This transmission is part of a joint-venture between Ford Motor Company and General Motors to design and engineer two transmissions, a longitudinal 10-speed transmission and a transverse 9-speed trans-axle. Each company will manufacture its own unique version of the transmissions in their own factories; the 10-speed transmission was designed by Ford, while GM designed the 9-speed transmission, used in transverse applications. A unique triple-clutch assembly on a dedicated intermediate shaft, placed in the middle of the architecture, replaces two ordinary clutches and is the key for packaging the 10-speed trans into the same space as previous transmissions; the transmission provides small steps between each gear ratio, improving performance and maximizing engine power during acceleration. A wide gear ratio spread and a lower numerical top gear ratio reduces engine speed at vehicle highway speeds, resulting in improved efficiency; the 8-speed transmission is for comparison purposes to show the sole influence of the triple-clutch arrangement on the improvement in direct comparison to the two replaced normal clutches: which gears remain, which are new and which differ from the 8-speed design.

Therefore, the same 4 planetary gearsets are applied. The manufacturing of an 8-speed transmission with these planetary gearsets is not intended. 2017- Ford F-150 2018- Ford Mustang 2018- F150 2018- Ford Expedition 2018- Lincoln Navigator 2019- Ford Ranger 2019- Ford Everest 2019- Ford Mustang 2020- Ford Explorer 2020- Ford Transit 2020- Lincoln Aviator 2018- Chevrolet Suburban RST 2018- Cadillac Escalade 2018- Chevrolet Tahoe 2018- GMC Yukon Denali 2019- Chevrolet Camaro SS 2019- Chevrolet Silverado 2019- GMC Sierra 2017- Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 2019- Cadillac CT6 The 10R80 was first produced at the Ford Livonia Transmission Plant in Livonia and the Hydra-Matic 10L80 is made at the General Motors Romulus Powertrain Plant, in Romulus, Michigan. Ford's Sharonville Transmission plant started 10R80 production in 2018 and is scheduled to start 10R140 production in 2019. How The 2017 Ford F-150's New 10-Speed Transmission Affects Fuel Economy Holy Shift! A Look inside GM’s new 10-Speed Automatic - Advanced design, GM control system support capability, enhanced efficiency