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vimana

1. A Hindu temple, mainly of the Deccan and southern India.
2. The sanctuary in such a temple containing a cell in which a deity is enshrined.
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Vimana is building two-seater and four-seater AAVs that utilise patented vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) technology to enable navigation through congested cities.
The funds contributed by TaaS (Token-as-a-Service), a Singapore-based first-ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to blockchain assets, will go towards enabling VIMANA Global to roll out its Vertical Take Off And Landing Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Smart City Urban Air Mobility-centric program aimed at putting Smart Cities in charge of their Blockchain Airspace.
The autonomous flying taxi firm, Vimana Global, was founded by three friends - aerospace engineers and businessmen - united by their desire to change the way people fly.
While VIMANA may be changing the way people transport themselves from place to place, not every innovation in the blockchain space will be a disruption for industries.
A dominant player in the US$1 trillion Blockchain Airspace market, VIMANA has designed a breakthrough, patent-pending, technology that allows the company to combine capabilities of an airplane, helicopter and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) on a single platform, and use blockchain technology to operate its aircraft and enable blockchain applications in the air at the same time.
My translation here is assisted by Peter Masefield, Vimana stories (London: Pali Text Society, 2007), pp.
A long debate ensues about the practical possibility of Sita's throwing a string of ornaments while being carried away by Ravana in the pushpak vimana, a form of transport that "flies.
An unusual image of Brahma is seen on the vimana (tower) of this temple (figure 10).
The temple, built by King Rajaraja Cholan, has three gopurams leading to the main temple which has a soaring vimana on the sanctum sanctorum.
The entrance, with its barbaric design, ponderous capitals and heavy lines betrays distinct Indian influence; it reproduces with its architraves rudely hewn and super-posed, the vimana, the celestial chariot, in the middle of which iconography usually represents the gods; above, two antelopes facing on the right and left of a wheel, are intended to symbolize, repeating the very ancient motives of Buddhistic iconography, the first preaching of the law.
Summary: Vimana Global is building a novel blockchain-based and blockchain-regulated Airspace Ecosystem
18 -- Scene One: Captain Anand Bodas, a retired flying instructor, in a paper claims that the science of building and flying aeroplanes was recorded by Maharishi Bharadwaj in the Brihad Vimana Shastra, several millennia before the Wright Brothers built their aeroplane.