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Vāsudeva

Vāsudeva, Vāsudevā or Vasudeva incorporated as Vāsudeva-Krishna, Krishna-Vāsudeva or Krishna, was the son of Vasudeva Anakadundubhi, king of the Vrishnis in the region of Mathura. He was a leading member of the Vrishni heroes, may well have been an ancient historical rulers in the region of Mathura. Vāsudevism arose following the decline of the authority of Vedism in India, which occurred during the 8th to 6th century BCE. Vāsudeva became the object of one of the earliest forms of personal deity worship in India, is attested from around the 4th century BCE. At that time, Vāsudeva was considered as a deity, as he appears in Pāṇini's writings in conjunction with Arjuna as an object of worship, since Pāṇini explains that a vāsudevaka is a devotee of Vāsudeva. By the end of the 2nd century BCE, Vāsudeva was considered as Devadeva, the "God of Gods", the Supreme Deity, whose emblem was the mythical bird Garuda, as known from the Heliodorus pillar inscription; this pillar, offered by the Greek ambassador and devotee Heliodorus shows that Vāsudeva received dedications from the Indo-Greeks, who represented him on the coinage of Agathocles of Bactria.

The Heliodorus pillar, joining earth and heaven, is thought to symbolize the "cosmic axis" and express the cosmic totality of the Deity. Next to the pillar, a large Temple of Vāsudeva was discovered, where he was celebrated together with his deified kinsmen, the Vrishni heroes; the cult of Vāsudeva was one of the major independent cults, together with the cults of Narayana and Lakshmi, which coalesced to form Vishnuism. After the cult of Vāsudeva had been established, the tribe of the Vrishnis fused with the tribe of the Yadavas, who had their own hero-god named Krishna; the early Krishna is known from the Mahabharata, where he is described as the chief of the Yadavas kingdom of Dvārakā. The fused cult of Vāsudeva-Krishna became one of the significant traditions of the early history of Krishnaism, becoming a major component of the amalgamated worship of Krishna, the 8th avatar of Vishnu. According to the Vaishnavite doctrine of the avatars, Vishnu takes various forms to rescue the world, Vāsudeva-Krishna became understood as one of these forms, one of the most popular ones.

This process lasted from the 4th century BCE when Vāsudeva was an independent deity, to the 4th century CE, when Vishnu became much more prominent as the central deity of an integrated Vaishnavite cult, with Vāsudeva-Krishna now only one of his manifestations."Vāsudeva" is the first name to appear in the epigraphical record and in the earliest literary sources such as the writings of Pāṇini. It is unknown at what point of time Vāsudeva came to be associated with "Krishna"; the association between the names "Vāsudeva" and "Krishna" starts to appear with the Mahabharata and the Harivamsa, both completed in the 3rd century CE, where "Vāsudeva" appears as the patronymic of Krishna, his father being called Vasudeva Anakadundubhi in these writings. "Vāsudeva-Krishna" refers to "Krishna, son of Vasudeva", "Vāsudeva" in the lengthened form being a vṛddhi-derivative of the short form "Vasudeva" standing for Vasudeva Anakadundubhi, a type of formation common in Sanskrit signifying "of, belonging to, descended from".

The object of the Vāsudeva worship was the warrior hero of the Vrishni clan named Vāsudeva. Vāsudeva became known as Krishna, "Vāsudeva", a king of the Vrishni clan in the region of Mathura. Vāsudeva is believed to be part of the Vrishni or Satvata tribe, according to them his followers called themselves Bhagavatas; this religion formed between the 4th century BC and the 2nd century BC, according to evidence in Megasthenes and in the Arthashastra of Kautilya, when Vāsudeva was worshiped as supreme Deity in a monotheistic format, where the supreme Being was perfect and full of grace. In many sources outside of the cult, devotee or bhakta is defined as Vāsudevaka; the cult of Vāsudeva may have evolved from the worship of a historical figure belonging to the Vrishni clan in the region of Mathura. He is known as a member of the five "Vrishni heroes", it is thought that the hero deity Vāsudeva may have evolved into a Vaishnavite deity through a step-by-step process: 1) deification of the Vrishni heroes, of whom Vāduseva was the leader 2) association with the God Narayana-Vishnu 3) incorporation into the Vyuha concept of successive emanations of the God.

In literature, the Vrishni heroes and Vāsudeva are mentioned by Pāṇini in Astadhyayi verse 6.2.34 around the 4th century BCE, while Krishna is referred to as Krishna Varshneya in verse 3.187.51 of the Mahabharata. Epigraphically, the deified status of Vāsudeva is confirmed by his appearance on the coinage of Agathocles of Bactria and by the devotional character of the Heliodorus pillar inscription; the association with Narayana is confirmed by the Hathibada Ghosundi Inscriptions of the 1st century BCE. It is thought that "by the beginning of the Christian era, the cult of Vāsudeva and Narayana amalgamated". By the 2nd century CE, the "avatara concept was in its infancy", the depiction of the four emanations of Vishnu, consisting in the Vrishni heroes including Vāsudeva and minus Samba, starts to become visible in the art of Mathura at the end of the Kushan period; the Harivamsa describes intricate relationships between Krishna Vāsudeva, Sankarsana and Aniruddha that would form a Vaishnava concept of primary quadrupled expansion, or chatur vyuha.

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Richard Henke

Richard Henke was an Austrian chemist and inventor. Richard Henke graduated from the Vienna University of Technology as a diplom-engineer and as a Doktoringenieur. In the 1920s, various treatises on Molecule Relationship were co-authored with Georg Weissenberger and Fritz Schuster; these scientific papers were published in scientific journals such as Journal of Applied Chemistry, Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie and the Chemisches Zentralblatt published. His work has been published in the Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences in Vienna mathematics and science class. Richard Henke was until his leave of absence about political reasons by the National Socialists Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the Technical University. In the late 1930s and 1940s he worked as a chemist at Wander AG in Vienna, he was able to pursue this employment despite his former Heimwehr activity in the Nazi period. He was able to escape deportation to a concentration camp because of his high reputation as a chemical specialist.

During his time at Wander, Henke worked on the further development of the malt beverage Ovomaltine. After World War II Richard Henke directed the Evening School for Chemistry at the Viennese highschool HTL Ottakring, HTL Schellinggasse. Thereafter, Henke worked at the Higher Federal Education and Research Institute for the Chemical Industry Vienna in the research areas "Chemistry and Chemical Technology", he was in charge of the operational laboratory at the departments of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering and was the administrator of the chemical-technical laboratory. Henke developed a shoe polish, which did not go into production. In 1963, shortly before his death, he was appointed director of the Higher Federal Education and Research Institute for the Chemical Industry; this function, however, he could no longer compete due to a sudden heart attack. Richard Henke was buried in the family grave on Ober Sankt Veiter Friedhof. Richard Henke married on September 1957 at Ober St. Veit to Adele Havlicek.

Progeny: Richard Henke married to Adele Havlicek Johanna Henke, married to Richard Gach, architect Martina Maria Gach married to Helmuth Gräff, artist Matthias Laurenz Gräff, artist Regierungsrat Professor 1958: Kunststoffe stellen sich vor, Gesellschaft für Natur und Technik, in Universum: Natur und Technik, Band 13, S. 332–335. 1956: Stoffe aus Aschantinüssen, Gesellschaft für Natur und Technik, in Universum: Natur und Technik, Band 11, ab S. 344. Über arithmetische Zahlenfolgen höherer Ordnung. 1926: Zur Kenntnis binärer Flüssigkeitsgemische. Einige neue Konstanten 115, 75. In: Journal für praktische Chemie with Fanny Kawenoki: Systeme mit Nitrobenzol u. Oxynitrobenzolen 113, 171. In: Journal für praktische Chemie with Fritz Schuster: Betrachtungen über den Dampfdruck 113, 180. In: Journal für praktische Chemie with Georg Weissenberger and Fritz Schuster: Zur Kenntnis organischer Molekülverbindungen. XVIII. Wege zur Berechnung des Molbruche. In: Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie, Volume 152, Issue 1, Seiten 325–332 with Georg Weissenberger and Fritz Schuster: Über die Molekülverbindungen der Phenole.

VIII. Die Lokalisierung des Restvalenzkraftfeldes. – Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 134_2b: 47–56. With Georg Weissenberger and Fritz Schuster: Zur Kenntnis organischer Molekülverbindungen. IX. Die Gruppe – CCl3. – Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 134_2b: 57–60. With Georg Weissenberger and Lazar Bregmann: Zur Kenntnis organischer Molekülverbindungen. XVI. Zweiwertige Phenole und ihre Äther. – Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 134_2b: 471–482. With Georg Weissenberger and Eugen Sperling: Zur Kenntnis organischer Molekülverbindungen. XVII. Das Verhalten des Dekahydronaphthalins. – Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 134_2b: 483–497 with Georg Weissenberger and Stanislaus Baumgarten: Über die Adsorption an Kohle aus zähflüssigen Medien. – Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 134_2b: 679–700 with Georg Weißenberger and Lazar Bregmann: Zur Kenntnis organischer Molekülverbindungen.

In: Monatshefte für Chemie/Chemical Monthly 01/1925. With Georg Weissenberger and F. Sperlin: Neue Wege der Gaswaschung V. Studien mit Hilfe von Beladungskurven. In: Angewandte Chemie 01/1925. XXII. Systeme mit Nitrobenzol und den Oxynitrobenzolen. With Georg Weissenberger and Hedwig Katschinka: Zur Kenntnis binärer Flüssigkeitsgemische XX. Systeme mit substituierten Hydronaphthalinen. In: Die Fortschritte in der organischen Chemie seit dem Jahre, von Erich Lehmann with Georg Weissenberger: Zur Kenntnis binärer Flüssigkeitsgemische. XXI. Systeme mit Buttersäure Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum: Works by Richard Henke researchgate.net: Works by Richard Henke

Rick Sheehy

Rick Sheehy is the former 38th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, serving from his appointment in 2005 until his resignation in 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party and was the longest serving lieutenant governor in Nebraska history, with over eight years of service. Sheehy was born in Hastings and graduated from St. Cecilia High School, he attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and received certification as a paramedic from Central Community College in Hastings. Sheehy worked for Rural Metro Ambulance for more than 20 years, starting as an emergency medical technician and becoming Rural/Metro's paramedic field supervisor. In 1987, he became the market general manager, a position he held until his appointment as lieutenant governor. In 1994, Sheehy was elected to the Hastings City Council, he served for four of which, as president. He served as mayor of Hastings for four years. In 2005, governor Mike Johanns resigned to serve as U. S. Secretary of Agriculture under President George W. Bush.

His place was filled by lieutenant governor Dave Heineman, who appointed Sheehy to fill the vacancy as lieutenant governor. In 2006, Heineman and Sheehy were elected to their first full term in office and were re-elected in 2010. Sheehy is past Chairman of the National Lieutenant Governors Association, he continued his work with the Association by serving on the executive committee. He served on the Homeland Security Advisors Council for the National Governors Association; as lieutenant governor, Sheehy was Director of Nebraska's Homeland Security Department. He is a past board member of the Nebraska Rural Health Association, as well as a FEMA Disaster Response Team member, he was awarded the "Distinguished Service to the States" award by the Council of State Governments for his efforts as an advocate for Nebraska, his work on computerized health records and emergency preparedness. The Omaha World-Herald reported that Sheehy, married, had been using his state-issued cell phone for years to make 2,000 late-night telephone calls to four different women.

On February 2, 2013, governor Dave Heineman held a press conference at the state capitol building to announce that he had accepted Sheehy's resignation as lieutenant governor. No information was given as to the reason for Sheehy's resignation, Heineman did not say whether he resigned voluntarily or was asked to resign. At the press conference Heineman said that "I trusted him and that trust was broken." He was replaced by Lavon Heidemann. Sheehy married Connie Sheehy in 1983; the couple had two children before divorcing in 2012. List of American politicians who switched parties in office "Lt. Governor Rick Sheehy". Official Nebraska Government Website. Retrieved March 23, 2006. Tysver, Robynn. "Heineman taps Hastings mayor as lieutenant governor". Omaha World-Herald. Sheehy Positioned to Begin Governor Bid Appearances on C-SPAN

Richard Coleman

Richard Coleman was a British television and stage actor. He was born Ronald Coleman in Peckham, London in 1930. Coleman was awarded the Leverhulme Scholarship to RADA in 1951, graduated in 1953 with the Principal’s Medal, he adopted the stage name Richard Coleman. Coleman made his professional acting debut in 1954, alongside Peggy Mount in the stage adaptation of Sailor Beware!. He appeared in The World of Suzie Wong, A Murder is Announced, The Mousetrap and the stage version of There's a Girl in My Soup, he succeeded Stuart Damon in the London hit musical, production of Charlie Girl at the Adelphi Theatre. He played David Redway in the situation comedy... And Mother Makes Three, its sequel... And Mother Makes Five, opposite Wendy Craig. Other television roles included Nick Allardyce in The Adventures of Ben Gunn, Alan-a-Dale in The Adventures of Robin Hood, Jack Royston in the soap opera Weavers Green. Coleman made guest appearances in television series such as Dixon of Dock Green, The Avengers, Z-Cars, Robin's Nest, Surgical Spirit and Virtual Murder.

Coleman appeared in a number films including Yangtse Incident, Girls at Sea, The Navy Lark, Ben-Hur, Rotten to the Core and Naked Evil. He had a cameo role in the film 10 Rillington Place as the police constable who arrests John Christie. Coleman was married to the actress Peggy Sinclair, spent the years of his life living in France, he died from cancer in France on 16 December 2008, aged 78. Richard Coleman on IMDb

Ayush TV

Ayush TV is an Indian 24 hour health and wellness channel broadcast in Kannada language, focusing on holistic medicine and therapies. It is the vertical of Sri Sankara TV, owned and managed by Kamadhenu Telefilms Pvt. Ltd, it is a free-to-air channel, available via cable and satellite.. The channel was inaugurated by Baba Ramdev on 16 January 2017 at Bengaluru. Other guests who were present during the inauguration included Union Cabinet Minister for Programme Implementation and Statistics D. V. Sadananda Gowda, MLA's N. A. Haris, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Kannada film actor Upendra, B. M. Hegde, CEO of Sringeri mutt V. R. Gowrishankar, Vishweshwar Bhat, M. Harikrishnan, G. Srinivasa and a host of other dignitaries; the channel has been incepted by Kamadhenu Telefilms Pvt Limited who had started Sri Sankara TV. AYUSH TV completed its 3rd anniversary on 15th January 2019; the channel aims to inculcate and promote the use of holistic medicine, forgotten of late due to the emergence of modern medicine. Ayush TV and Sri Sankara TV organized Bengaluru Maha Utsava 2019 at Freedom Park, Bangalore from 14 August 2019 to 3 September.

The event aimed at promoting Indian culture and alternate form of medicine i.e, Yoga & Naturopathy, Siddha & Homeopathy saw a huge footfall. The idea of this event was appreciated by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi & Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar. Official website

1999 Myanmar Embassy siege

The 1999 Myanmar Embassy siege of 7 October 1999 was the seizure of the Burmese embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. A group of Burmese dissidents from the Vigorous Burmese Student Warriors and God's Army stormed the Burmese embassy and held 89 people, including embassy staff, Burmese nationals and Thai citizens. All hostages were released unharmed and the hostage takers escorted to the Burmese-Thai border by Thai authorities. Myanmar had been under military rule since 1962 when General Ne Win staged a coup against the democratically elected government of U Nu, he implemented the Burmese Way to Socialism system which impoverished the country. In addition, the Karens had been fighting a civil war for an independent homeland since 1949; this pitted them against the majority Burman-dominated government. In 1988, various pro-democracy demonstrations nearly succeeded in toppling the authoritarian power structure, only to be replaced by the army after a brutal crackdown. At that time, many university students from Yangon's universities fled to the Burmese-Thai border where many took up arms to restore democracy, forming the All Burma Students' Democratic Front.

Democratic elections were held in 1990 where Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won an overwhelming majority. The junta proceeded to root out the pro-democratic forces. In 1997, led by Johnny and Luther Htoo, a group of 200 Karen Christian families left the Karen National Union and formed the God's Army. Hundreds of democracy and human rights activists, including exiled students, claim refuge in Thailand and they lobby for greater democracy in Myanmar. At about 11:00 local time on Thursday, 7 October 1999, a group of five raided the Burmese embassy in Bangkok and took 89 people hostage; the group demanded that negotiations be opened between the National League for Democracy and the Burmese government, that a parliament be convened based on the results of the 1990 election. However, they began to release the hostages. At one point the gunmen threatened to start shooting their captives—one every half hour—if their demands were not met; the gunmen mentioned they were willing to die in action.

Shortly before the gunmen left the embassy a series of gunshots were heard from within the compound but there are no reports of any casualties. The Thai government allowed the hostage takers to flee by helicopter to the border with Myanmar. After being freed, correspondents say a number of the hostages expressed some sympathy with the aims of the gunmen; some of those released unfurled pro-democracy banners near the embassy and chanted "free Burma". The group were understood to be armed with hand grenades and grenade launchers; the Burmese Government called the attack "a pure act of terrorism" and in Washington the State Department, critical of the Burmese military regime condemned what it called "a terrorist attack". However, correspondents say the Thai Government has been keen to avoid labelling the gunmen as terrorists and says the gunmen were just student activists asking for democracy in their homeland; the All Burma Students Democratic Front, which represents Burmese students in exile, says it had no connection with the hostage takers and does not support violence in the pursuit of bringing democracy to Burma.

On 24 January 2000, seven God's Army and three VBSW members hijacked a bus near the Burmese-Thai border and forced the driver to take them to Ratchaburi, where they took over the provincial hospital. Several hundred people, including patients and hospital staff, were held captive for about 22 hours; the rebels made several demands, one being that Thai doctors and nurses be sent to treat their sick and wounded. The group claimed it had been under sustained attack by Burmese troops for a week at their mountain base near the Thai border, they wanted Thai authorities to open the border and allow about 200 God's Army soldiers to seek refugee in Thailand. After an aborted negotiation to determine terms for surrender, Thai commandos stormed the hospital and killed all 10 hostage-takers. Vigorous Burmese Student Warriors