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It is a persistent rumour that the practice of swinging in the United States originated with air force pilots during the Second World War. One widely circulated version of the story states that: As far as anyone knows, swinging (as this community exists today, in the United States) had its roots within an elite group of U.S. Air Force fighter pilots ...


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Bhakti yoga, which forms the core spiritual practice of yoga traditions was brought to the west for the first time in known history by HDG AC BhaktiVedanta Swami Prabhupada. He founded the Hare Krishna Movement in New York city in 1965 and established 108 temples + farm communities all over the world.


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In terms of access, breech-loaders were available to civilians from the beginning. In fact, prior to their mid-19th century adoption by the European national armies, the development of breech loading firearms were primarily sponsored by civilian needs. Specifically, for sporting, i.e. hunting. Experiments into the development of breech-loaders continued ...


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Modern Yoga as it is known in the West gained traction in the late 1890s, when Indian monks began transmitting their knowledge to the Western world. Specifically, the influential Swami Vivekananda is often credited with introducing Yoga to the West. Yoga was introduced into the West by an Indian sage called Swami Vivekanada, who demonstrated Yoga ...


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I have a similar recollection. You might consult the British History Magazine podcast on workhouses (within the last 6 months, although I have trouble searching their archives); that is where I'm most likely to have heard it. Third google result is "Recollections of Workhouse Visiting and Management During Twenty-five Years" link Page 68 of this book ...



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