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Walk-in - Origin
... Subsequently, a belief system grew up around the walk-in ... It included New Age attributes such as the concept of ascending into higher frequencies of evolution, a variety of psi powers, traditional "predictions regarding Earth Changes" first cited in the Bible (Book of Daniel and the Book of Revelation) but popularized by Edgar Cayce, and predictions of dire fates for those whose vibrational levels remain unraised ...
Jade Emperor - Chinese Mythology - Origin
... After 1,550 kalpas, each kalpa lasting for 129,600 years, he attained Golden Immortality ... After another one hundred million years of cultivation, he finally became the Jade Emperor ...
Origin Of Language - History - History of Research
... The question of language origins seemed inaccessible to methodical approaches, and in 1866 the Linguistic Society of Paris famously banned all discussion of the origin of language, deeming it to be ... However, scholarly interest in the question of the origin of language has only gradually been rekindled from the 1950s on (and then controversially) with ideas such as universal ... The "origin of language" as a subject in its own right emerged out of studies in neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics and human evolution ...
Origin - Other Uses
... Origen (185–254), early Christian scholar and theologian Origins Game Fair, an annual board game event in Columbus Ohio Origins Award, presented by the ...
2006 State Of Origin Series
... The 2006 State of Origin series was the 25th year that the annual best-of-three series of interstate rugby league football matches between the Queensland and New South ...

More definitions of "origin":

  • (noun): The place where something begins, where it springs into being.
    Example: "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"
    Synonyms: beginning, root, rootage, source
  • (noun): An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events.
    Synonyms: origination, inception
  • (noun): The point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero.

Famous quotes containing the word origin:

    Someone had literally run to earth
    In an old cellar hole in a byroad
    The origin of all the family there.
    Thence they were sprung, so numerous a tribe
    That now not all the houses left in town
    Made shift to shelter them without the help
    Of here and there a tent in grove and orchard.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    The real, then, is that which, sooner or later, information and reasoning would finally result in, and which is therefore independent of the vagaries of me and you. Thus, the very origin of the conception of reality shows that this conception essentially involves the notion of a COMMUNITY, without definite limits, and capable of a definite increase of knowledge.
    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914)

    The origin of storms is not in clouds,
    our lightning strikes when the earth rises,
    spillways free authentic power:
    dead John Brown’s body walking from a tunnel
    to break the armored and concluded mind.
    Muriel Rukeyser (1913–1980)