deity


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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 deity breathed the breath of his divinity on the Diamond in the forehead of the god.
It would seem that having rejected the belief of the ancients in man's subjection to the Deity and in a predetermined aim toward which nations are led, modern history should study not the manifestations of power but the causes that produce it.
Science does not admit the conception of the ancients as to the direct participation of the Deity in human affairs, and therefore history ought to give other answers.
It had been my first audience with deity, but I am free to confess that I was not greatly impressed--other than with the ridiculous figure I cut scrambling about on my marrow bones.
A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
For a youngster scarcely ten inches high, and with so few early advantages as he doubtless had had, Moa Artua was certainly a precocious little fellow if he really said all that was imputed to him; but for what reason this poor devil of a deity, thus cuffed about, cajoled, and shut up in a box, was held in greater estimation than the full-grown and dignified personages of the Taboo Groves, I cannot divine.
This is all I have to inform the reader of concerning the Nile, which the Egyptians adored as the deity, in whose choice it was to bless them with abundance, or deprive them of the necessaries of life.
One of the most vibrant aspects of the final day celebrations is the Sindhur Khela ritual which marks the return of the deity to her marital home.
Devotees offer milk, flowers and sweets to the snake deity. This also results in the fulfillment of their wishes," said Sham Tripathi, a priest in Allahabad.
In the Kizil complex the celestial figures, which appear as murals on the ceilings, include the Sun deity, the Moon deity, a standing Buddha (or it could well be a bhikshu or a Buddhist monk, as the special iconographic markings of the Buddha are sometimes absent), the Wind deity, a Golden-winged bird (Garuda) (figure 1), the Rain god (represented as a dragon), and sometimes large wild geese in circular formation (figure 2).
It is in these dire circumstances that Rowland begins to think about the meaning of life, the possibility of a deity, and the moral nature of the universe.
Beverly Hills, CA, September 04, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Dope Dog, a popular Los Angeles based company specializing in canine CBD products, has teamed up with Deity Animal Rescue to throw their first ever Yappy Hour.