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Dhanteras is the first day of the Diwali festival and it usually falls one or two days before Diwali when Hindus propitiate the deity of wealth and prosperity, Lakshmi, and the keeper of all wealth, Kuber.
Having as its main axis every person's dignity companies attain a competitive advantage that propitiates its economic and social development, thus achieving greater value for the whole community, which shall guarantee its sustainability (De Dios-Alija, 2013, 2015)
As a result, Beijing has no pangs in sacrificing western firms to propitiate domestic losers in the ongoing economic overhauls, while keeping its politics alive.
They so visibly wanted to propitiate us that any intruding terrorist could well have had his face licked of.
However, even when tactics of violent force yield a short term displacement of the adversary's violence, such violence toward armed actors is often self-perpetuating, as the retributive violence that flares up in response will only propitiate more armed intervention in a tit-for-tat escalation without addressing the root causes of the conflict.
The only way a nation strapped for cash and beset with daunting economic challenges can propitiate the gods of prosperity is by offering a libation of progress.
I am all in favor of the innate human desire to propitiate the heavens.
While the Biblical Exodus is facilitated by the sacrifice of innocent Egyptian children, the freedom of enslaved Africans in Cuba will only come through self-sacrifice of the enslaved propitiate the sin of racism generated by the deliberate misinterpretation of the Bible to justify slavery.
Her research--the product of visits to a large cemetery for "revolutionary martyrs" and a neglected cemetery housing South Vietnamese Army personnel, both near Ho Chi Minh City, and to the Khe Sanh battlefield in central Vietnam --reinforces and extends Kwon's efforts: there is a powerful cultural impulse to ignore the artificial dichotomy ordained by the party-state in favour of rituals that embrace and propitiate all these unsettled spirits, "transform[ing] traumascapes into dynamic topographies of recovery, .
Alcibiades is heading toward the temple in order to propitiate the gods to do his bidding.
In the immediate postoperative period, Gray e Matta (200530) support that nonventilated patients must be treated with oral, rectal or intramuscular codeine phosphate (30-60 mg/4-hourly) associated with paracetamol (1g/6-hourly) to propitiate a potentiated effect of the codeine.
In accordance with ancient myth, Herko appears ready to propitiate Pylaochos who guarded the entrance to the underworld.