of or relating to the running of a business, organization, etc.
the belief in a supernatural power that organizes and animates the material universe.
An autocracy is a system of government in which a supreme power is concentrated in the hands of one person, whose decisions are subject to neither external legal restraints nor regularized mechanisms of popular control (except perhaps for the implicit threat of coup d’état or mass insurrection).
each of the hereditary classes of Hindu society, distinguished by relative degrees of ritual purity or pollution and of social status.
of or relating to ancient Greek or Latin literature, art, or culture.
the process or state of converging.
transfer (authority) from central to local government.
Jews living outside Israel
characteristic of one person or thing, and so serving to distinguish it from others.
a divine being; a god or goddess.
based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.
of or relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these, morally good or correct
use (a situation or person) in an unfair or selfish way.
In Confucian philosophy, filial piety is a virtue of respect for one’s parents and ancestors.
a defensive wall or other reinforcement built to strengthen a place against attack.
the action or manner of governing.
of or relating to Greek history, language, and culture from the death of Alexander the Great to the defeat of Cleopatra and Mark Antony by Octavian in 31 BC. During this period Greek culture flourished, spreading through the Mediterranean and into the Near East and Asia and centering on Alexandria in Egypt and Pergamum in Turkey.
of or relating to an empire.
the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.
bring (people or groups with particular characteristics or needs) into equal participation in or membership of a social group or institution.
Of, involving, or connecting two or more regions
Within the same region
of or relating to language or linguistics.
an event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something, especially a theory or an abstract idea.
connected with the sea, especially in relation to seafaring commercial or military activity.
movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions.
onasticism (“alone”) or monkhood is a religious way of life in which one renounces worldly pursuits to devote oneself fully to spiritual work.
Monetization is the process of converting or establishing something into legal tender. It usually refers to the coining of currency or the printing of banknotes by central banks.
seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southeast Asia, blowing from the southwest between May and September and bringing rain (the wet monsoon ), or from the northeast between October and April (the dry monsoon ).
a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease.
a system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line.
continue firmly or obstinately in an opinion or a course of action in spite of difficulty, opposition, or failure.
a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to encounter and interact with the spirit world and channel these transcendental energies into this world.
make a thorough or dramatic change in the form, appearance, or character of.
Meaning across a region
great respect; reverence.