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kathina (kä·tēˑ·n),

adj in Ayurveda, “hard” as a guna, one of the qualities characterizing all substances. Its complement is mrudu. See also gunas and mrudu.
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During the Kathina period, the Embassy also organizes the Offering of the Royal Kathina Robe which has been successfully held in Nepal for the tenth time and participated by hundreds of Buddhist Nepali.
While in Kenya, Minister Dion met with Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, and Monica Kathina Juma, Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs, to discuss a broad range of shared interests, including regional security, development, sustainable economic growth, womens empowerment, children and youth, and refugees and the role of women, particularly in the forthcoming elections.
Undefeated welterweight prospect Jarrett Rose of Bartlesville upped his record to 7-0 by stopping Robert Seyam in the third round, while Kathina Catron and Juan Parra each won four round decisions.
Her second win was more impressive after she knocked Kathina Catron out via a flying armbar just 12 seconds into the match at Invicta FC 5.
She had said this before to me, but this time she followed her remark by lowering her voice and adding shyly: "Last kathina I gave three panties.
A Bangkok, par exemple, de riches mecenes font de genereuses donations au sangha a l'occasion de la ceremonie kathina (de la presentation de la robe monastique), ainsi que pour d'autres ceremonies, afin d'accroitre leur prestige social.
The Kathina celebration this past weekend was no exception in regards to the roles played by the young people, and it is interesting to see how the shaping of this event evolved.
A 521-page publication by the United Nations Peace University titled Compendium of Key Documents Relating to Peace and Security in Africa (2006) and edited by Monica Kathina Juma, Raphael Valasquez Garcia and Brittany Kesselman documents more than 100 Western styled resolutions, protocols, declarations and treaties covering from 1963 to 2005 designed to prevent and resolve conflicts and promote peace in Africa.
Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (Uppsala, Sweden: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2002).
A more casual reading is a report on our Kathina ceremony, and many more.
Momba, Monica Kathina Juma): whereas, with perhaps the exception of South Africa, manifestations of civil society were relatively rare in sub-Saharan Africa until after the fall of the Iron Curtain, today NGOs play an important role in political affairs, especially as they touch upon human rights concerns.