Fall below the intoxicating spell in their hex appeal…
In the paranormal international that lies hidden underneath our personal, witches and conjurers play lethal video games. They comprehend simply the suitable spell to kill a guy with one kiss—or elevate him again back. And they're no longer afraid to specific candy revenge on those that dare to go them. yet what if you're the unfortunate soul who falls sufferer to a conjurer's curse? And in case you had the facility to solid a magic spell of your personal, could you utilize it?
In this bewitching assortment, 9 of today's most well liked paranormal authors inform all-new, otherworldly stories. Spellbinding tales that includes bigfoot, albino vampires, specialist wizards, resurrected boyfriends or even a intercourse droid from the twenty- 3rd century named Silicon Lily. yet as our conjurers are approximately to find, it's all enjoyable and video games until eventually an individual will get hexed. and infrequently, even the easiest spun spells may end up in whole and utter mayhem.
Includes tales From:
Carole Nelson Douglas
P. N. Elrod
Simon R. Green
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Nat pwes (various through the year) At gatherings such as the Brother Lords Festival in Taungbyon, music, dance, inebriation, and gambling are part of the day’s events as the 37 nat spirits are invoked, worshipped, and petitioned (see pp136–7). Taunggyi Balloon Festival (November) Balloons of all shapes and sizes are exhibited and flown during the day, while ear-splitting explosions rent the night sky over Taunggyi when elaborately decorated giant paper balloons packed with fireworks are let loose over the heads of cheering crowds (see p172).
Shortly after their coronation, to eliminate any potential threat to their rule, the couple oversaw the killing of scores of young royals in a massacre that outraged world opinion. The British called for regime change, but finally it was a dispute over timber taxes on Scottish teak importers that ignited the third, and decisive, Anglo-Burmese war of 1885. This time, the Konbaung king offered no more British soldiers at the Shwedagon Pagoda, First Anglo-Burmese War 1800 1825 1862 Exiled Bahadur Shah Zafar, India’s last Mughal emperor emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar dies in Rangoon 1850 1824 First Anglo- 1826 Treaty of Yandabo 1852 Second 1859 Mindon Burmese War between the British East India Company and the King of Inwa (Ava) Anglo-Burmese War; British seize and expand Rangoon moves capital to Mandalay T H E H I S T O R Y O F M YA N M A R than token resistance to the army that steamed up the Ayeyarwady.
Applying gold leaf Gold leaf is among the favorite donations of Burmese Buddhists. In some famous shrines, it is applied directly by pilgrims. However, only men are allowed to do this. Vipassana Literally “seeing through the veil of ignorance,” Vipassana is a form of meditation aimed at promoting insight and concentration. It had a great revival in Burma in the early 20th century. Merit making Merit (punya in Sanskrit) derives from all good thoughts and actions, and contributes towards a person’s spiritual liberation.