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Word: auspicious

Definition: favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices


Sentences Containing 'auspicious'

A Persian ambassador, Abdur Razzaq, reported the Dasara observance (originally Mahanavami) in Vijayanagara during his mission to India in his book entitled "Matla-us-Sadain wa Majma-ul-Bahrain" (The Rise of the Two auspicious constellations and the Confluence of the Two Oceans), a major work which contained an overview of the history of this part of the world from 1304 to 1470.
An auspicious début, it was declared "Album of the year" by the magazine "Les Inrockuptibles".
And the audience cried with the song and Anand Bakshisaab’s lyrics.” The film was remade in Tamil in the year 1972 as 'Nalla Neram' (Good Time or Auspicious time) under same production banner 'Devar Films' directed by M.A.Thirumugam again with M. G. Ramachandran in the lead
Auspicious is the pacification of phenomenal metastasis, the pacification of all apprehending; There is no dharma whatsoever taught by the Buddha to whomever, whenever, wherever.
Balinese Hindu dead are generally buried for a period of time, which may exceed one month or more, so that the cremation ceremony (Ngaben) can occur on an auspicious day in the Balinese-Javanese Calendar system ("Saka").
By 1870 this venture had moved to a more auspicious location at 512 South Broadway where the name 'HECHT' can still be seen, carved in foot-high letters into the granite lintel over the doorway.
Currently deployed somewhere in the western sector, the battalion was raised on the auspicious baisakhi day in 1705 by Baba Alla Singh, the founder of Patiala State.
Despite this auspicious start, the CJC fell into abeyance and was inactive until 1934.
He made an auspicious debut with the team by scoring a hat trick in a September 15, 1968 tie with Israel.
He posted a letter to his eldest son Syed Amin Ashraf stationed at Aligarh, six months before his demise, in which he asked his son to be at home on a particular date (3 February 1972) for his burial. But Habeeb Ashraf felt aggrieved as Thursday and Friday are considered more auspicious days in Islam and the day of his demise emerged as Wednesday from his calculations.
In Chinese tradition, certain numbers are believed by some to be auspicious (吉利) or inauspicious (不利) based on the Chinese word that the number name sounds similar to.
Nobakht was particularly famous for having led a group of Astrologers who picked an auspicious electional chart for the founding of Baghdad.
On 28 March 1995, thought to be the auspicious occasion to venture into such an ambitious plan.
On an auspicious day Devaraja Mahadesikan commenced the teaching with the invocation of the song which began with the words ‘Akhila Bhuvana’.
On the day of kalyana (celestial marriage) between Sri Veerabhadraswamy and his consort Sri Bhadrakalammanavaru, women from the town offer auspicious items to receive blessings from the god.
One of the youngest of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba's primeras ballerinas, Valdes made an auspicious debut as Kitri in Don Quixote at the age of 19, under the demanding tutelage of Alicia Alonso.
Signed and sealed on the fourth day of the eighty-ninth moon of your majesty’s auspicious reign.
That, he had been the prisoner's friend, but, at once in an auspicious and an evil hour detecting his infamy, had resolved to immolate the traitor he could no longer cherish in his bosom, on the sacred altar of his country.
The auspicious Banalinga is considered as a bestower of vast kingdoms to the Kshatriyas.
The auspicious day of Buddha Jayanti was chosen to inaugurate the monument.
The ninth day of Dasara called as "Mahanavami" is also an auspicious day on which the royal sword is worshipped and is taken on a procession involving elephants, camels and horses.
The number 8 is viewed as such an auspicious number that even being assigned a number with several eights is considered very lucky.
The numbers 0, 6, 8, and 9 are believed to have auspicious meanings because their names sound similar to words that have positive meanings.
The place is considered very auspicious.
The reason for the delay was due to courier officials' dutiful following of the handbook "Bureaucratic System of the Ming Dynasty" ("Da Ming guanzhi"), which was used to calculate through geomantic principles which days were auspicious to depart on and which days were not.
“‘That the said Quinbus Flestrin, having brought the imperial fleet of Blefuscu into the royal port, and being afterwards commanded by his imperial majesty to seize all the other ships of the said empire of Blefuscu, and reduce that empire to a province, to be governed by a viceroy from hence, and to destroy and put to death, not only all the Big-endian exiles, but likewise all the people of that empire who would not immediately forsake the Big-endian heresy, he, the said Flestrin, like a false traitor against his most auspicious, serene, imperial majesty, did petition to be excused from the said service, upon pretence of unwillingness to force the consciences, or destroy the liberties and lives of an innocent people.

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