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Althea: Correspondences
Althaea officinalis Folk Names: Marshmallow, Mortification Root, Sweet Weed, Wymote Gender: Feminine Element: Water Powers: Protection, Psychic Powers...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary A
The two main characteristics in the psychological image of Staphisagria are oppression and victim. Staphisagria-personalities have problems with injustice; they cannot stand injustice caused to themselves or persons in their surroundings. They do not stand up...
Remedies >> Remedies S
This rune, the fifth rune of the third aett and twenty-first of the Elder Futhark, has two names. Kenaz/Kaunaz is the other rune with two names. Laguz is the best-known name of today’s rune. It means “lake.” Laukaz is the alternative name and means “leek,” a...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Buddha, the enlightened one, is primarily referred to Siddhartha Sakyamuni Gautama, the historical founder of Buddhism. He was a prince of a small kingdom in Kalinga (now Orissa), Northern India.
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic

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Mortification on the Appalachian Trail: Kent, CT
“Worldlings go in search of sensual gratifications,” writes Saint Alphonsus de Ligouri, founder of the Redemptorist congregation, “but the followers of Christ seek only corporal austerities.
The practice of fasting
Some Buddhist monks and nuns commonly don't eat after the noon meal, and to follow the Middle Path means the believer is to admonish extremes of indulgence or self-mortification. Some Hindus fast on certain days of the week and/or month.
Parenting the parents
To my eternal mortification, she has harangued the manager of Punjab National Bank to give them to her for free. (“My husband has had an account with you since 1954, surely we deserve a few calendars…?
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In America, this means drinking two alcoholic drinks at the same time. In the U.K.
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