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Self-Realization Fellowship

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

Founded by the Indian guru Paramhansa Yogananda (1893–1953) in Boston, Mass., in 1920. Yogananda taught specific yoga techniques to develop soul awareness and a form of meditation which...

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Self-Realization Fellowship

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

Founded by the Indian guru Paramhansa Yogananda (1893–1953) in Boston, Mass., in 1920. Yogananda taught specific yoga techniques to develop soul awareness and a form of meditation which...

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Self-Realization Fellowship

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 171 words.

A California-based organization, founded by Paramahaṃsa Yogānanda in 1925 for the dissemination of kriyā-yoga (), a technique

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Self-Realization Fellowship

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 45 words.

Founded by the Indian guru Paramhansa Yogananda (1893–1953) in Boston, Mass., in 1920. Yogananda taught specific yoga

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Yogānanda, Paramahamsa (1893–1952)

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 60 words.

(1893–1952).

Founder of the Hindu Self-Realization Fellowship. Taking Yukteśvar as his guru, he went to lecture in

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Yogananda, Paramahansa

Gail Hinich Sutherland.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems. 667 words.

Yogananda, Paramahansa (05 January 1893–07 March 1952), founder of the Self Realization Fellowship, was born Mukunda Lal Ghosh in Gorakhpur, a town near the Nepali border in northeastern...

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kriyā-yoga

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

1 One of two types of yoga outlined in Patañjali's Yoga Sūtra, where it is described as consisting of tapas (penance), study (svādhyāya), and devotion to Ῑśvara (2.1–2). Its...

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Paramahamsa Yogānanda

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

(1893–1952)

An influential guru, particularly in the West, where his Autobiography of a Yogi (1st ed. 1946) proved exceptionally popular. Born Mukunda Lal Ghosh in Gorakhpur, Uttar...

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Eckankar

Andrea Diem.

in Hinduism

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 7090 words.

Paul Twitchell (b. 1909–d. 1971) officially founded Eckankar in 1965. However, a couple of years prior he had published several articles in various paranormal magazines (such as Orion and...

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Thurman, Howard Washington (1899 - 1981), Theologian, Mystic

Albert J. Raboteau.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1605 words.

theologian and mystic, was born Howard Washington Thurman in Daytona, Florida, the second of three children of Saul Solomon Thurman, who laid railroad track, and Alice Ambrose, a...

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1966, General Assembly, Twenty-First Session, Draft International Covenants on Human Rights, Note by the Secretary-General, A/6342 (19 July 1966)

Ben Saul.

in The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 8 pages. 3518 words.

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1965, General Assembly, Twentieth Session, Agenda Item 65, Draft International Covenants on Human Rights, Note by the Secretary-General, A/5929 (16 June 1965)

Ben Saul.

in The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 7 pages. 3072 words.

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Ladd, Florence

Emily A. Teitsworth.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 848 words.

social psychologist, writer, and administrator, was born Florence Cawthorne in Washington, D.C. to William Cawthorne Jr., a clerk for the board of education, and Eleanor Willis...

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Aidoo, Ama Ata 1942– Ghanaian writer whose plays, novels, and poetry examine the traditional roles assigned to African women.

Marian Aguiar.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 737 words.

Christina Ama Ata Aidoo was born in Abeadzi Kyiakor, Ghana, into a Fante family she once characterized as “a long line of fighters.” Encouraged by her liberal-minded father, Aidoo...

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Avery, Byllye

Kimala Price.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1294 words.

women's health advocate, was born Byllye Yvonne Reddick in Waynesville, Georgia, the daughter of L. Alyce M. Ingram, a schoolteacher. The name and occupation of her father is unknown....

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Lewis, Norman

Todd Palmer.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1140 words.

artist, was born Norman Wilfred Lewis in Harlem, New York, the second of three boys born to Wilfred Lewis and Diana Lewis (maiden name unknown). From his earliest school days, Lewis...

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1962, General Assembly, Seventeenth Session, Third Committee, Agenda Item 43, Draft International Covenants on Human Rights, 1185th Meeting, A/C.3/SR.1185 (16 November 1962)

Ben Saul.

in The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 9 pages. 5331 words.

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Savage, Augusta Christine Fells (1892 - 1962), Sculptor

Lisa E. Rivo.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1639 words.

sculptor, educator, and advocate for black artists, was born Augusta Christine Fells in Green Cove Springs, Florida, the seventh of fourteen children of Edward Fells, a laborer and...

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Prince, Lucy Terry (1730 - 1821), Slave, Poet

Anthony Gerzina.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1477 words.

first known African American poet, was born in Africa. The facts of her early years are not known with certainty. But, as best as can be determined, she was brought to New England about...

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Part III Rights to Culture, Ch.13 Indigenous Education and the UNDRIP: Article 14

Lorie M Graham and Amy B Van Zyl-Chavarro.

in The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 44 pages. 26555 words.

This chapter discusses the right to education in Article 14. Article 14 takes on a special meaning and purpose in terms of repairing, restoring, and strengthening indigenous communities and...

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