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Margao
Margao
Margao
or Margão (Konkani: [mɔɽɡãːw], Portuguese: [maɾˈgɐ̃w] ( listen)) or Madagav is the second largest city by population, and the commercial and cultural capital of the Indian state of Goa. It is the administrative headquarters of Salcete
Salcete
sub-district and South Goa
Goa
district.Contents1 Etymology 2 History2.1 Damodar Temple 2.2 Camara Municipal de Salcete 2.3 The Holy Spirit Church3 Geography 4 Climate 5 Demographics 6 Education 7 Transport7.1 Air 7.2 Rail 7.3 Road8 Language 9 Tourism9.1 Landmarks10 Culture 11 Gallery 12 See also 13 References 14 External linksEtymology[edit] Margão is the Portuguese spelling with Madugão being used in Konkani. It was called Madgaon in Marathi
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Municipal Council
A municipal council is the local government of a municipality such as city councils and town councils.Contents1 France1.1 See also2 India 3 Jordan 4 Moldova 5 Norway 6 Taiwan 7 See also 8 ReferencesFrance[edit] Further information: City council
City council
(France) In spite of enormous differences in populations, each of the communes of the French Republic possesses a mayor (French: maire) and a municipal council (French: conseil municipal), which manage the commune from the mairie (city hall), with exactly the same powers no matter the size of the commune and council. The one exception is the city of Paris, where the city police is in the hands of the central state, not in the hands of the mayor of Paris
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Shiva
Shiva
Shiva
(/ˈʃiːvə, ˈʃɪ-/; Sanskrit: शिव, IAST: Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.[10][11] Shiva
Shiva
is the "destroyer of evil and the transformer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu
Hindu
trinity that includes Brahma
Brahma
and Vishnu.[1][12] In Shaivism
Shaivism
tradition, Shiva
Shiva
is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.[13][14][15] In the goddess tradition of Hinduism
Hinduism
called Shaktism, the goddess is described as supreme, yet Shiva
Shiva
is revered along with Vishnu
Vishnu
and Brahma
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Matsyendranath
Shiva
Shiva
- ShaktiSadasiva Rudra Bhairava Parvati Durga KaliGanesha Murugan OthersScriptures and textsAgamas and TantrasVedas SvetasvataraTirumurai Shivasutras VachanasPhilosophyThree ComponentsPati Pashu PasamThree bondagesAnava Karma Maya 36 Tattvas YogaPracticesVibhuti Rudraksha Panchakshara Bilva Maha Shivaratri Yamas-Niyamas Guru-Linga-JangamSchoolsAdi MargamPashupata Kalamukha KapalikaMantra MargamSaiddhantikaSiddhantismNon - SaiddhantikaKashmir ShaivismPratyab
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Gorakhnath
Shiva
Shiva
- ShaktiSadasiva Rudra Bhairava Parvati Durga KaliGanesha Murugan OthersScriptures and textsAgamas and TantrasVedas SvetasvataraTirumurai Shivasutras VachanasPhilosophyThree ComponentsPati Pashu PasamThree bondagesAnava Karma Maya 36 Tattvas YogaPracticesVibhuti Rudraksha Panchakshara Bilva Maha Shivaratri Yamas-Niyamas Guru-Linga-JangamSchoolsAdi MargamPashupata Kalamukha KapalikaMantra MargamSaiddhantikaSiddhantismNon - SaiddhantikaKashmir ShaivismPratyab
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Dvaita
VedantaAdvaita Vishishtadvaita Dvaita
Dvaita
Vedanta Bhedabheda Dvaitadvaita Achintya Bheda Abheda ShuddhadvaitaHeterodoxCharvaka Ājīvika Buddhism JainismOther schoolsVaishnava Smarta Shakta ĪśvaraShaiva: Pratyabhijña Pashupata SiddhantaTantraTeachers (Acharyas)NyayaAkṣapāda Gotama Jayanta Bhatta Raghunatha SiromaniMīmāṃsāJaimini Kumārila Bhaṭṭa Prabhākara
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Gokarna Math
Gokarna Matha
Gokarna Matha
is one of the Goud Saraswat Mathas
Mathas
of the Dvaita
Dvaita
order, a system established by Jagadguru Madhvacharya
Madhvacharya
in the 13th century AD. This matha is also called Partagali Jivottama and is headquartered in Partagali, a small town in South Goa, on the banks of the river Kushavati.[1] There is still ongoing research to establish who exactly founded the math and when exactly it was founded. As per historic lore it is said that it was initiated by Shri Raghothama Theertharu (Bhavabodharu) of Uttaradi Matha. It is said that this matha was formed after it split away from Palimar
Palimar
at Udupi
Udupi
initiated by Shimad Ananda Theertharu (Madhvacharya). The first pontiff of the matha was Narayanatirtha
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Irrigation Tank
An irrigation tank or tank is an artificial reservoir of any size. They are mainly found in India. (The word sagar refers to a large lake, usually man-made).[1] It can also have a natural or man-made spring included as part of a structure. Tanks are part of an ancient tradition of harvesting and preserving the local rainfall and water from streams and rivers for later use, primarily for agriculture and drinking water, but also for sacred bathing and ritual
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Damodar (name Of Krishna)
Damodar (Sanskrit: दामोदर, IAST: Dāmodara, also spelled "Damodara" and "Damodarah") is the 367th Name of Vishnu
Vishnu
from the Vishnu
Vishnu
sahasranama. The various meanings of the name are given as follows:"The Lord when He was tied with a cord (daama) around His waist (udara)", denoting a divine pastime in which Krishna's mother Yasoda bound Krishna
Krishna
for being mischievous
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Zuari
The Zuari River
Zuari River
(Konkani: जुवारी Zuvari, pronounced [zuwəːriː]) is the largest river in the state of Goa, India. It is a tidal river. The Zuari originates at Hemad-Barshem in the Western Ghats. The Zuari is also referred to as the Aghanashani in the interior regions. It flows in the southern-western direction through the talukas of Tiswadi, Ponda, Mormugao, Salcete, Sanguem and Quepem. Zuari is 92 km long, but is connected to other rivers and canals such as Mandovi river (62 km in length) and Cumbarjua Canal (15 km).[2] The other rivers in Goa
Goa
are shorter such as Terekhol (22 km), Chapora (29 km), Baga (5 km), Sal (16 km), Talpona (11 km), and Galgibag (4 km). Their lengths and widths vary with tidal and other seasonal flooding.[3] The Zuari and Mandovi Rivers form an estuarine system.[4][5] They are the backbone of Goa's agricultural industry
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Portuguese Language
Argentina
Argentina
(South America) Indonesia
Indonesia
(Asia)[4][5] Senegal
Senegal
(Africa) South Africa
Africa
(Africa) Namibia
Namibia
(Africa) Uruguay
Uruguay
(South America)[6][7][8]Numerous international organisationsRegulated by International Portuguese Language Institute Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazil) Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Classe de Letras (Portugal) Academia Galega da Língua Portuguesa (Galicia) CPLPLanguage codesISO 639-1 ptISO 639-2 porISO 639-3 porGlottolog port1283[9]Linguasphere 51-AAA-a  Native language   Official and administrative language   Cultural or secondary language   Portuguese speaking minorities   Portuguese-based creole languagesThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols
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Balcony
A balcony (from Italian: balcone, scaffold; cf. Old High German balcho, beam, balk; probably cognate with Persian term بالكانه bālkāneh or its older variant پالكانه pālkāneh;[1]) is a platform projecting from the wall of a building, supported by columns or console brackets, and enclosed with a balustrade, usually above the ground floor.Contents1 Types 2 Functions 3 Notable balconies 4 Balcony
Balcony
names 5 Gallery 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksTypes[edit] The traditional Maltese balcony is a wooden closed balcony projecting from a wall. By contrast, a 'Juliet balcony' does not protrude out of the building. It is usually part of an upper floor, with a balustrade only at the front, like a small Loggia
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Veranda
A veranda or verandah (from Portuguese varanda, IPA: [vɐˈɾɐ̃dɐ]) is a roofed, open-air gallery or porch.[1][2] A veranda is often partly enclosed by a railing and frequently extends across the front and sides of the structure.[3] Although the form "verandah" is correct and very common, some authorities prefer the version without an h (the Concise Oxford English Dictionary gives the h version as a variant and The Guardian Style Guide says "veranda not verandah").[4]Contents1 Architecture styles notable for verandas1.1 Australia 1.2 Brazil 1.3 Poland 1.4 United States2 See also 3 References 4 External linksArchitecture styles notable for verandas[edit] Australia[edit]Winifred Rawson tending her son on the veranda of The Hollow, near Mackay, Queensland, ~1873A heritage listed building in HungaryThe veranda has featured quite prominently in Australian vernacular architecture and first became widespread in colonial buildings during the 1850s
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Indian Union
Between gaining independence from the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
on 15 August 1947 and the proclamation of a republic on 26 January 1950, India
India
was an independent dominion in the British Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
with king George VI
George VI
as its head of state. Although the country shared its head of state with the United Kingdom, it was a fully sovereign independent state. It was created by the Indian Independence Act 1947
Indian Independence Act 1947
and was transformed into the Republic of India
Republic of India
by the promulgation of the Constitution of India
Constitution of India
in 1950.[2] The king was represented by the Governor-General of India. However, the governor-general was not designated viceroy, as had been customary under the British Raj
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Architecture Of Portugal
Architecture
Architecture
of Portugal
Portugal
refers to the architecture practiced in the territory of present-day Portugal
Portugal
since before the foundation of the country in the 12th century. The term may also refer to buildings created under Portuguese influence or by Portuguese architects in other parts of the world, particularly in the Portuguese Empire. Portuguese architecture, like all aspects of Portuguese culture, is marked by the history of the country and the several people that have settled and influenced the current Portuguese territory. These include Romans, Suebians
Suebians
among other related Germanic peoples, Visigoths
Visigoths
and Arabs, as well as the influence from the main European artistic centres from which were introduced to the broad architectural styles: Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque
Baroque
and Neoclassicism
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