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Auspicious means good omen, indicating future success (lucky, fortunate), marked by success, favorable, promising, propitious and prosperous. Its derivatives terms are auspiciously and auspiciousness. Auspicious is a Latin-derived word originally pertaining to the taking of 'auspices' by the augurs of ancient Rome.

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It is universally held that the unicorn is a supernatural being and of auspicious omen;... - Jorge Luis Borges.
Parent of golden dreams, Romance
Auspicious queen of childish joys,
Who lead'st along, in airy dance,
Thy votive train of girls and boys. - George Gordon Byron.
Auspicious Hope! in thy sweet garden grow
Wreaths for each toil, a charm for every woe:
Won by their sweets, in nature's languid hour,
The way-worn pilgrim seeks thy summer bower;
There, as the wild bee murmurs on the wing,
What peaceful dreams thy handmaid spirits bring!
What viewless forms th' Æolian organ play,
And sweep the furrow'd lines of anxious thought away!
Angel of life! thy glittering wings explore
Earth's loneliest bounds, and Ocean's wildest shore. - Thomas Campbell (poet).
  • It is universally held that the unicorn is a supernatural being and of auspicious omen; so say the odes, the annals, the biographies of worthies, and other texts whose authority is unimpeachable. Even village women and children know that the unicorn is a lucky sign. But this animal does not figure among the barnyard animals, it is not always easy to come across, it does not lend itself to zoological classification. Nor is it like the horse or bull, the wolf or deer. In such circumstances we may be face to face with a unicorn and not know for sure that we are. We know that a certain animal with a mane is a horse and that a certain animal with horns is a bull. We do not know what the unicorn looks like.
  • On paper curiously shaped
    Scribblers to-day of every sort,
    In verses Valentines Yclep'd,
    To Venus chime their annual court.
    I too will swell the motley throng,
    And greet the all auspicious day,
    Whose privilege permits my song
    My love thus secret to convey.
  • Were I to choose an auspicious image for the new millennium, I would choose this one: The sudden agile leap of the poet-philosopher who raises himself above the weight of the world, showing that with all his gravity he has the secret of lightness, and that what many consider to be the vitality of the times--noisy, aggressive, revving and roaring--belongs to the realm of death, like a cemetery for rusty, old cars.
  • Quisquis enim hic felicem agit vitam, atque rempublicam recte gubernat, sicut nobilissimus meus pater fecit, qui promouit omnem pietatem atque expulit omnem ignorantiam, habet certissimum iter in coelum.
  • [W]hoever leads an auspicious life here and governs the commonwealth rightly, as my most noble father did, who promoted all piety and banished all ignorance, has a most certain way to heaven.
  • In the LSD state the boundaries between the experiencing self and the outer world more or less disappear, depending on the depth of the inebriation. Feedback between receiver and sender takes place. A portion of the self overflows into the outer world, into objects, which begin to live, to have another, a deeper meaning. This can be perceived as a blessed, or as a demonic transformation imbued with terror, proceeding to a loss of the trusted ego. In an auspicious case, the new ego feels blissfully united with the objects of the outer world and consequently also with its fellow beings. This experience of deep oneness with the exterior world can even intensify to a feeling of the self being one with the universe. This condition of cosmic consciousness, which under favorable conditions can be evoked by LSD or by another hallucinogen from the group of Mexican sacred drugs, is analogous to spontaneous religious enlightenment, with the unio mystica. In both conditions, which often last only for a timeless moment, a reality is experienced that exposes a gleam of the transcendental reality, in which universe and self, sender and receiver, are one.
  • Roman alphabet: The Namokara Mantra namo Arahamtanam, namo Siddhdnam, namo Airiydnam, namo Uvajjhdydnam, namo loe sawa-sdhunam.
  • English translation: Obeisance to the Arihants, perfect souls –Godmen<br Obeisance to the Siddhas-liberated bodiless [[souls]
    Obeisance to the masters-heads of congregations
    Obeisance to the teachers = ascetic teachers
    Obeisance to all the ascetic aspirants in the universe
    This fivefold obeisance mantra
    destroys all demerit
    And is the first and foremost of all Auspicious recitations.
  • I do not personally know of anyone more worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize than this gentle Buddhist monk from Vietnam. This would be a notably auspicious year for you to bestow your Prize on the Venerable Nhat Hanh. Here is an apostle of peace and non-violence, cruelly separated from his own people while they are oppressed by a vicious war which has grown to threaten the sanity and security of the entire world.
Sri-Laksmi is today one of the most popular and widely venerated deities of the Hindu pantheon. Her auspicious nature and her reputation for granting fertility, luck, wealth, and well-being seem to attract devotion in every Indian village... - David Kinsley
  • Sri-Laksmi is today one of the most popular and widely venerated deities of the Hindu pantheon. Her auspicious nature and her reputation for granting fertility, luck, wealth, and well-being seem to attract devotion in every Indian village...All of India’s back country is the dominion of Lakshmi, the goddess of the lotus...she accompanies every mile traveled through central India, every visit to a temple...Her likenesses are omnipresent on the walls, pillars, lintels and niches of sanctuaries, regardless of the deity of their specific dedication.
  • Om, Praise be to the auspicious Ganga, gift of Shiva, O Praise! Praise be to her who is Vishnu embodied, the very image of Brahma, O praise!
    Praise to her who is the form of Rudra, Shankara, the embodiment of all gods, the embodiment of healing, O praise!
...For Jupiter, the lustrous, lordeth now,
And the dark work, complete of preparation,
He draws by force into the realm of light.
Now must we hasten on to action, ere
The scheme, and most auspicious posture
Parts o'er my head, and takes once more its flight,
For the heavens journey still, and adjourn not. - Friedrich Schiller.
  • The empire of Saturnus is gone by;
    Lord of the secret birth of things is he;
    Within the lap of earth, and in the depths
    Of the imagination dominates;
    And his are all things that eschew the light.
    The time is o'er of brooding and contrivance,
    For Jupiter, the lustrous, lordeth now,
    And the dark work, complete of preparation,
    He draws by force into the realm of light.
    Now must we hasten on to action, ere
    The scheme, and most auspicious posture
    Parts o'er my head, and takes once more its flight,
    For the heavens journey still, and adjourn not.
  • Know thus far forth:
    By accident most strange, bountiful Fortune —
    Now my dear lady — hath mine enemies
    Brought to this shore; and by my prescience
    I find my zenith doth depend upon
    A most auspicious star, whose influence
    If now I court not, but omit, my fortunes
    Will ever after droop.
  • And you, fair nymphs of Tagus, parent stream,
    If e'er your meadows were my pastoral theme,
    While you have listen'd, and by moonshine seen
    My footsteps wander o'er your banks of green,
    O come auspicious, and the song inspire
    With all the boldness of your hero's fire:
    Deep and majestic let the numbers flow,
    And, rapt to heaven, with ardent fury glow;
    Unlike the verse that speaks the lover's grief,
    When heaving sighs afford their soft relief,
    And humble reeds bewail the shepherd's pain:
    But like the warlike trumpet be the strain
    To rouse the hero's ire; and far around,
    With equal rage, your warriors' deeds resound.
  • This [LSD] can be perceived as a blessed, or as a demonic transformation imbued with terror, proceeding to a loss of the trusted ego. In an auspicious case, the new ego feels blissfully united with the objects of the outer world and consequently also with its fellow beings.
Auspicious was the conjunction of the planets in an auspicious house; auspicious the moment; auspicious the day of the week and of the month; and full of delight was all creation, animate and inanimate, when Rama, father of delights, was born. - Tulasīdās.
  • Oh Man, being exalted in humanity, may you be triumphant here and in heaven.
    Oh! Friend! May your love spread everywhere and may you develop the feeling "everyone is dear to me." May you shine with grand inner quintessence and effulgence. Develop faith in the righteous path that is gentle and devoid of contamination.
    As a result, may auspiciousness come to you from everywhere.
    Let not religion, country or caste divide you.
    May you develop inclination towards the Absolute Reality.
  • Hymn X- Fathers:
    Thy portion is the goat:
    with heat consume him:
    let thy fierce flame,
    thy glowing splendour,
    burn him With thine auspicious forms, o Jatavedas,
    bear this man to the region of the pious.

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