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deity

1. the state of being divine; godhead
2. the rank, status, or position of a god
3. the nature or character of God

Deity

the. the Supreme Being; God
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The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety by Kristoffer Diaz at Victory Gardens Theater;
The Gesar Sgrung among the multi-ethnic people of Asia left a room for the worship of Gesar as one of the fold deity and later on that changed ino a Budhist diety Gesar lha like dpal ldan lah mo central Asia.
International visitors this year will include Robert Brassington, of Tasmania; Ron and Baew Spaulding, of Thailand; and Anna and Diety Gispen, of Holland.
International visitors this year will include Robert Basingstoke of Tasmania, Ron and Bake Sailing (Thailand), Tinton Prianggoro (Indonesia), Iqbal Husain (Switzerland), Ludovico Bertozzi (Italy), Wolfgang Shimmelpfennig (Germany), and Anna and Diety Gispen (Holland).
Having married a diety, devadasis do not take other husbands but may have patrons, work in brothels, or remain celibate.
After the shopping is done, head across to Tarut (goodness and beauty) Island, formerly approached in a dhow -- now on a causeway -- and named by the Phoenicians after Ishtarut, their diety of love.
From Mohammad's flower garden, a recently paved road -- the only sign of development in the neighbourhood -- leads to a row of temples dedicated to the Hindu diety Hanuman.
If people want to pray and mither to some invisible diety in a cold, draughty and damp edifice then they should provide the funds.
Her current imagery involves mythological beings, such as the Sphinx, Venus, the goddess of love, or a Hindu diety with many arms, in addition to other objects which are used as symbols; flowers, nests and gateways, all used in an attempt to weave a story as well as make a comment not only on her mother's life but on the lives of women in general.
To quote, "The diety has implanted powerful (passions) in us all which leads us to behave in ways ultimately beneficial for all".
For Rutherford (2001: 14) the paean "started as a song-dance" "in honor of the diety Paian/ Paiawori", and since the battle is an early context for paeans, and the "paia/n sung before battle was sometimes linked with a ritual cry in honour of Enualios", Rutherford believes "it may be more than a coincidence that Paian/Paiawon and Enualios are linked in a Linear B tablet from Knossos (KN v 52)".
This is a common feature of religious creation narratives, all are constructed to explain the origin of the people who believe in the religion or diety.