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Abhinavagupta

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art — Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism.

(c.975–1025)

Greatest of the Kashmiri Śaiva theologians. His works deal with the theoretical, yogic, and ritual

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Bhāgavata

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Indian Music — Hinduism — Religious Studies.

1 A term widely applied to Vaiṣṇavas (i.e. devotees of Viṣṇu and Kṛṣṇa) of all traditions.

2 The name

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Davenport, Ira Erastus

Robert S. Ellwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Performing Arts. 889 words.

Davenport, Ira Erastus (17 September 1839–08 July 1911), and William Henry Harrison Davenport (01 February 1841–01 July 1877), mediums and stage magicians, were born in Buffalo, New York,...

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Davenport, William Henry Harrison

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Performing Arts. 23 words.

See Davenport, Ira Erastus

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Graham, Ritchie (d. 1592), magician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Performing Arts; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 4 words.

See North Berwick witches

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Kalidasa

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Religious Studies — Hinduism — Theatre — Indian Music.

(c.4th–5th century ce)

Widely considered the greatest Sanskrit dramatist and poet. He almost certainly lived in northern

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Lewis, Angelo John [pseud. Professor Hoffmann] (1839–1919), journalist and writer on magic

Brenda Assael.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Performing Arts; Alternative Belief Systems. 756 words.

Lewis, Angelo John [pseud. Professor Hoffmann] (1839–1919), journalist and writer on magic, was born on 23 July 1839 at Crescent Place, St Pancras, London, the son of John Lewis, a coal...

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mudrā

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Religious Studies — Dance — Indian Music — Buddhism.

1 Hand gestures, usually accompanied by mantras. Considered to be the deity, or aspects of the deity, in the

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Urrea, Teresa

Anna Macías.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Performing Arts; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1491 words.

Urrea, Teresa (15 October 1873–11 January 1906), healer, psychic, and mystic, was born on a ranch near Ocoroni, Sinaloa, Mexico, the daughter of Tomás Urrea, a wealthy rancher, and Cayetana...

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