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Monkey

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 500 pounds.
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Guenon and his followers were convinced that these truths could be recovered from surviving non-Western religions, principally Hinduism, and that individual Westerners could achieve real spiritual progress only by joining such surviving living repositories of spiritual truths as Sufi orders.
Martel documente bien les differents aspects de la theologie de l'Armee de Marie, mais en reduisant les possibles influences a de Maistre ou a Guenon, il fait l'economie d'une etude comparative qui pourrait situer cette theologie dans l'histoire de la theologie catholique.
The second began with Rene Guenon (1886-1951) on metaphysics and the study of symbols, and was taken up by religious philosopher Frithjof Schuon (1907-98) whose notions of esoterism and tradition have highly influenced Muslim and non-Muslim scholars.
Aimee thinks Zeb might be a de Brazza's guenon, except that he's so old that he has lost almost all his hair.
After demonstrating that the scholarly milieu was--and is--not as isolated from other circles as intellectual history makes it appear to be, but that a pattern of debate, interaction, and mutual influence was in evidence, Lardinois turns, in the third section, to his primary concern, a critique of Dumont's work and legacy, in which he traces the dual influences of Guenon and Mauss.
Guenon, Rene, Studies in Hinduism, Translation from French by Ian Kesarcodi Watson, (New Delhi, India: Navrang, 1985).
Degli studi di Coomaraswamy e Guenon sul misticismo orientale Marano recupera soprattutto il contributo alla comprensione delle nozioni di "tradizione", "arte" ed "iniziazione"; quindi, con l'aiuto di queste tesi, discute i modi in cui l'arcaico, anche quando venga rimosso, riaffiori con maggiore veemenza nelle realta globalizzate, nella forma di una sacralita primigenia e violenta che, nel suo farsi pratico, e poesia.
Salt Lake City drivers Adam Flint and Jerry Guenon garnered third place finishes in the three-axle and twins division, respectively, to lead the veteran Motor Cargo contingent to its first team title in 13 years at the driving championships.
The new protected area within western Africa will cover approximately 580 square miles of montane forest that is home to hundreds of threatened species including birds, amphibians, antelope, and endangered primates including red colobus, guenon, chimpanzees, and drills.
In the dim light of the West African forest, beautiful guenon monkeys send messages to each other with colourful face patterns.
Le Senechal: Swear that this monkey / This monkey, this monkey / Repulsive animal / Guenon, orang-outang.