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A term for the paraphysical force that is believed by inhabitants of Oceania and the Hawaiian Islands to exist in the universe. Tribal witch doctors are chosen based on their ability to tap into mana from heaven, which they may demonstrate by exhibiting psychokinetic skills (e.g., levitating objects or making them appear or disappear) or by displaying a second sight or clairvoyance (e.g., which tells them when and where food animals are plentiful, or how to treat a person’s illness).

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Representatives of UNESCO--under which Mana Pools is listed as a World Heritage Site, have visited the lodge several times during its construction, ensuring environmental mandates laid down for such construction have been followed correctly, while Parks themselves are consulted on an ongoing basis to ensure impacts are minimized.
With an annual average rainfall of around 700mm and a mean temperature of 25[degrees]C, Mana Pools is ideal for game viewing year-round.
The Mana village has many attractions linked to Hindu epic Mahabharata to offer -- Vyas gufa ( cave), Ganesh gufa, Bhim pul ( bridge) and Vasundhara falls to mention a few.
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Mana se formo hace ya tres decadas en la ciudad de Guadalajara (Mexico).
The feasibility study for the Mana underground was completed in March 2011, and Semafo elected to proceed with the project in May.