from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of south-central Honshu, Japan, east of Osaka. An ancient cultural and religious center, it was founded in 706 and was the first fixed capital of Japan (710-784). Population: 369,000.
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- proper n. A prefecture in Japan.
- proper n. Prefecture capital of Nara.
- proper n. Something related with Nara area.
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An eternal flame lamp at the tomb of a Buddhist priest in Nara, Japan has kept burning for 1,130 years.
But there is some confusion in its use, for it is applied not only to the supreme being but to a double incarnation of him called Nara-Nârâyaṇa, and images of the pair may still be seen in Vishnuite temples.
Slipping away from the Bombers was bliss-makingAya had chanted the name Yoshio Nara about a million times.
So he goes down to Nara, which is a city in semi-Southern Japan, for lack of a better description.
Thou wert in thy former life a Rishi of immeasurable soul, known as Nara of great might.
Thyself, O son of Kunti, and myself are known as Nara and Narayana.
There he beheld those ancient deities, viz., those two foremost of Rishis, (called Nara and Narayana), engaged in the practice of penances, observing high vows, and devoted to the worship of their own selves.