Some articles on cultivate:
... combines three Chinese words xiu 修 "embellish, decorate repair, overhaul study, cultivate build, construct trim, prune write, compile" zhen 真 "true real genuine" or (Daoi ... (Despeux 2008767) Xiuzhen (Chinese 修真 pinyin xiūzhēn Wade–Giles hsiu-chen literally "cultivate truth") is an uncommon word associated with Daoism ... 修身 pinyin xiūshēn Wade–Giles hsiu-shen literally "cultivate oneself") is a basic moral principle of Chinese philosophy ...
... On the fourth level, the "Radiant", bodhisattvas cultivate the perfection of effort and eliminate afflictions ... They destroy deeply rooted afflictions and cultivate the thirty-seven harmonies with awakening ... develop great skill in meditative absorptions and cultivate wisdom, while weakening the artificial and innate conceptions of true existence ...
... The fifth level is called the "Difficult to Cultivate" because it involves practices that are so arduous and require a great deal of effort to perfect ... According to Nagarjuna, Bodhisattvas on this level cultivate the perfection of samadhi ...
4000 BCE Inhabitants of Mesoamerica cultivate maize (corn) while Peruvian natives cultivate beans and squash ... elder begins in the American South northeastern natives cultivate amaranth and marsh elder ...
... Several groups of ants cultivate fungi in the order Agaricales as their primary food source, while ambrosia beetles cultivate various species of ... Termites on the African savannah are also known to cultivate fungi, and yeasts of the genera Candida and Lachancea inhabit the gut of a wide range of insects, including neuropterans, beetles ...
More definitions of "cultivate":
- (verb): Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment.
Synonyms: domesticate, naturalize, naturalise, tame
- (verb): Foster the growth of.
Famous quotes containing the word cultivate:
“I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty.... But I am too busy thinking about myself.”
—Dame Edith Sitwell (18871964)
“Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.”
—William, Lord Beveridge (18791963)
“My great panacea for making society at once better and more enjoyable would be to cultivate greater sincerity.”
—Frances Power Cobbe (18221904)