from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A service mark used for a store on a military base that sells goods to military personnel and their families or to authorized civilians.
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Iyengar and the others drew inspiration from the Astanga, or 8-limbed path set forth in the Yoga Sutras, but also from (often contradictory to the Sutras) sources like the Baghavad Gita and Upanisads.
I think lots of relatively secular Americans would call an 8-limbed child surviving a "miracle."