Devotees sentence example

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  • Each is said by its devotees to have been given by inspiration.
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  • In all these matters he followed the guidance of divines and devotees, in whose congenial company he delighted.
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  • devotees of rival religions whose gods were called devils.
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  • Others believed in him, but at first his adherents were a small circle of devotees who kept their faith a secret.
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  • Or ought she, on the other hand, to remain a society of religious devotees, separated and shut out from the world?
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  • India consequently has always been the fertile mother of practical mystics and devotees.
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  • FAKIR (from Arabic faqir, " poor"), a term equivalent to Dervish or Mahommedan religious mendicant, but which has come to be specially applied to the Hindu devotees and ascetics of India.
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  • There the army of devotees tends more especially to the Ganges - the hallowed river of Hindu belief.
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  • In fact the presence of an orgiastic character is as marked a feature in Canaanite religion as the absence of it is in the oldest religion of Israel; but the new Hebrew enthusiasts had at least an external resemblance to the devotees of the Canaanite sanctuaries and this would be enough to determine the choice of a name which in the first instance seems hardly to have been a name of honour.
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  • 9 On their marriage to the god these devotees are marked with his image (said to be imprinted by the god himself); cf.
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  • Animals and birds were sacrificed and libations poured to him, and prayers were addressed to him by devotees who had purified themselves by ablution and repeated flagellation.
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  • The reign of Julian and the usurpation of Eugenius renewed the hopes of its devotees, but the victory of Theodosius (394) may be considered the end of its existence.
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  • All the more are, however, the gross stimulants, connected with the adoration of his consort, calculated to work up the carnal instincts of the devotees to an extreme degree of sensual frenzy.
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  • The bank of the river is entirely lined with stone, and there are many very fine ghats or landing-places built by pious devotees, and highly ornamented.
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  • 2 "In the 14th century, the city of Ilchi, in Chinese Tartary, possessed 14 monasteries, averaging 3000 devotees in each; while in Tibet, at the present time, there are in the vicinity of Lhassa 12 great monasteries, containing a population of 18,500 lamas.
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  • Towards the end of the century the heretical Sikh Guru, Ram Rai, expelled from the Punjab, sought refuge in the Dun and gathered round him a crowd of devotees.
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  • long; and it consequently forms a centre of attraction for large numbers of devotees.
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  • Chaitanya also seems to have done much to promote the celebration on an imposing scale of the great Puri festival of the Ratha-yatra, or "car-procession," in the month of Ashadha, when, amidst multitudes of pilgrims, the image of Krishna, together with those of his brother Balarama and his sister Subhadra, is drawn along, in a huge car, by the devotees.
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  • It is called the Brahmakunda or Parasuramkunda; and although the journey to it is both difficult and dangerous, it is annually visited by thousands of devotees.
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  • (Sultan Mahommed Shah), only son of the foregoing, succeeded him on his death in 1885, and became the head of the family and its devotees.
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  • 3386) contains an inventory of the jewels with which Isis had been endowed by Spanish devotees.
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  • Yet these two schools of Sufis were never quite similar; on Sunnite soil Sufiism could not openly impugn orthodox views, while in Persia it was saturated with Shiite heresy and the pantheism of the extreme devotees of 'Ali.
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  • From the Memoirs of Hsiian Tsang, we learn that, at the time of his visit in the 7th century, there were in the city, or its vicinity, about a hundred Buddhist convents, with 3000 devotees, and that there was a large number of stupas, and other religious monuments.
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  • The vast number of small votive tablets found at Carthage prove this: they were all inscribed by grateful devotees " to the lady Tanith, Face of Ba'al, and the lord Ba'al-hamman, because he heard their voice."
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  • The respect for anything in books, the dogma of journalistic inerrancy which still numbers its devotees by millions, the common acceptance of even scientific conceptions upon the dicta of a small group of investigators, these are but a few of the signs of the persistence of what is surely not a medieval but a universal trait.
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  • such enthusiastic devotees of Yahweh, in days when religion meant patriotism, did much to keep alive the flame of Israel's hope and courage in the dark period of national disaster.
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  • He was a confirmed protectionist, and free trade ideas had made great way in France under the empire; he was an advocate of long military service, and the devotees of la revanche were all for the introduction of general and compulsory but short service.
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  • people" for the defence and propagation of the old Presbyterianism of Andrew Melville, and many devotees held that it was for ever binding on the nation.
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  • Long and severe religious fasts were customary at special seasons, and drawing blood from the arms, legs and body, by thrusting in aloe-thorns, and passing sharp sticks through the tongue, was an habitual act of devotion recalling the similar practices of devotees in India.
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  • Of this tradition the Naboth incident in the time of Ahab furnishes a clear example which brings to light the contrast between the Tyrian Baal-cult, which was scarcely ethical, and of which Jezebel and Ahab were devotees, and the moral requirements of the religion of Yahweh of which Elijah was the prophet and impassioned exponent.
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  • His idealistic scheme of history, which makes religion the keynote of progress, and describes the function of each - Judaism to typify duty, Confucianism order, Mahommedanism justice, Buddhism patience, and Christianity love - does not account for the facts of the history enacted by the devotees.
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  • Tennis has fewer devotees in summer than has badminton in winter.
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  • devotees of the series already, they will want to keep up with latest additions to the set.
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  • devotees of new music.
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  • Once per year, a great festival was held in Bubastis to honor Bast, attracting devotees from all over the country.
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  • The people who belong to the truth mean the devotees who belong to the God.
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  • To his loyal devotees this is of course another ' test ' of their faith.
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  • The practice of TM has attracted devotees and critics for more than 50 years.
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  • Several hundred devotees turned out to see the band's former frontman Steve Mason under his other guise, King Cookie Time.
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  • noonday rest he resumed his conversation with the devotees.
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  • A particular subsection of his devotees hold down computer administration jobs at large companies.
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  • Article continues Devotees of complementary therapies are rarely so taciturn, which is understandable.
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  • On another occasion, Saradananda was coming up the Ganges by boat with one of the devotees when a violent windstorm arose.
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  • Although he had in 1687 openly embraced the Roman Catholic faith, he hesitated to commit himself entirely to the acts of the fierce devotees who surrounded the king, whom he advised to reverse the arbitrary acts of the last year or two, and in October 1688 he was dismissed by James with the remark "I hope you will be more faithful to your next master than you have been to me."
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  • The IIasidim or pious devotees, who arose at that time, were the originators of the Pharisaic movement which was conservative as well as national, and laid stress on the strict performance of the law.
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  • These devotees lavish large sums in indiscriminate charity, and it is the hope of sharing in such pious distributions that brings together the concourse of religious mendicants from all quarters of the country.
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  • Especially in winter and early spring crowds of European and American tourists, Russian pilgrims and Bokharan devotees jostle one another in the streets in picturesque incongruity.
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  • In these degenerate days their supernatural powers consist chiefly in conjuring, sooth-saying, and feats of jugglery, by which they seldom fail in imposing upon a credulous public. (3) Sannyasis, devotees who" renounce "earthly concerns, an order not confined either to the Brahmanical caste or to the Saiva persuasion.
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  • After hearing it the devotees clasped their hands, and showered their felicitations on him."
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  • A little cat called Cat Calloway would delight Cab Calloway fans and devotees of the Cotton Club.
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  • Throughout its development and expansion to Windows and Mac operating systems, GIMP has steadily received high accolades from image editing devotees.
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  • While still a work in progress, the Doo has a place in the heart of many of its devotees.
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  • Wine Enthusiast draws kudos from countless devotees.
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  • Italian fashion has always been revered by devotees for its striking designs and focus on lively colors.
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  • Although devotees have tried to keep Nannini a secret, word is getting around about this sophisticated line of purses.
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  • Manolo devotees know that the higher the heel, the longer the leg and the more flattering the style.
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  • Chanel devotees eagerly await the fall collections each year because they know this brand is going to showcase the latest in sexy fall shoes.
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  • Ravel devotees were more used to strappy sandals, stiletto-heel boots and modern pumps.
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  • Amy Jo Gladstone's celebrity fan base reads like the inside of a weekly gossip magazine: Christina Applegate and Teri Hatcher are both devotees of the lineup of cushioned, cozy slides, flip flops and scuffs.
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  • The selection here is not as large as at other locations, but it's definitely worth a look for Born devotees.
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  • Egglesfield was hired as a replacement to Scott Kinworthy as Joshua Madden, the long-lost biological son of Erica Kane and had no problem getting the attention of AMC's female devotees.
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  • But these devotees are those who've been with the program for years - often decades.
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  • These magazines, devoted entirely to divulging juicy details on soap storylines, characters and behind-the-scenes action, were snapped up by legions of daytime serial devotees.
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  • He would grant devotees the graces needed for their stations in life.
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  • Devotees would find refuge in Christ's heart during their lives and especially during the hours of their deaths.
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  • Many tattoo devotees use it as a sign of rebirth, or overcoming extreme hardships in their life.
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  • Devotees of the ornate cross believe that beautifying the cross just gives more glory to God.
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  • Devotees of modification can be found all over the world, from Japan, tribes in the Pacific Islands to modern Western popular culture.
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  • The types of body piercings available to body modification devotees has expanded as piercers all over the world have honed their craft.
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  • As body piercing has moved away from tribal or underground roots, extreme piercing has become another way to set body modification devotees apart from the mainstream crowd.
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  • Depeche Mode makes music that straddled genres, and devotees of a variety of different music styles claim them as their own.
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  • Zoya: Not completely chemical-free, but this brand is free of the major ingredients that natural product devotees try to avoid.
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  • Though the lotions are ideal for devotees of a specific Givenchy fragrance who wish to double up on the scent and increase its staying power, they are just as suitable for those who have never tried a Givenchy scent.
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  • Additionally, in an effort to increase their Twitter popularity, they offered a special prize to their devotees when they reached 10,000 followers.
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  • many devotees had mentioned this one driver, who owned his own company, Abdul.
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  • Calling all online customer shoping devotees, enjoy this remarkable on line e-commerce site, a very enjoyable web page.
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  • To her simple women devotees she spoke simple, homely truths.
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  • Contains the life stories of the householder devotees of Sri Ramakrishna.
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  • We wanted to know more about the church where devotees pay rather than pray their way to spiritual enlightenment.
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  • In spite of the wilder excesses of some of its devotees however, the Method has been a good influence upon acting.
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  • From 1749 to 1757 the party of religious devotees grouped round the queen and the kings daughters, with the dauphin as cluef and the comte D,Argenson and Machault dArnouville, keeper of the seals, as lieutenants, had worked against Madame de Pompadour (who leant for supporl upon the parlements, the jansenists and the philosophers)
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  • The same may be said with greater truth of the devotees of the theory of knowledge; they seem to have no need of so old-fashioned a commodity as reality.
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  • The climate is in winter inclement in the higher elevations, and, as the snow lies deep until the spring, the range is largely frequented by devotees of winter sport, ski, toboganning, &c. In summer the air is bracing, and many climatic health resorts have sprung into existence, among which may be mentioned Kipsdorf, Barenfels and Oberwiesenthal.
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  • The civilized mind soon wearies of this stuff, and perhaps enough has been said to prove that, in the traditions of Vedic devotees, Indra was not a god without an irrational element in his myth.
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  • Richelieu having deprived the Protestants of all political guarantees for their liberty of conscience, an anti-Protestant party (directed by a cabal of religious devotees, the Corn pagni~ du Saint Sacrement) determined to suppress it completely by conversions and by a jesuitical interpretation of the L~is terms of the edict of Nantes.
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  • Every twelfth year there is a special occasion called the Kumbh-mela, which is attended by a million of devotees at one time.
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