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In a Buddhist [q.v.] context, annotations and discussions of the sutras [q.v.].It forms one of the three parts of the Buddhist Canon, the Tripiṭaka [q.v.].
In Norse mythology, one of the two horses that pulls the sun chariot across the sky. The other is Arvakr.
Ansgar (801–65) was Archbishop of Bremen and Hamburg in Germany who was known as ‘The Apostle of the North’ because of his missionary activities to convert northwestern Europe to Christianity.
In Norse mythology, one of the two horses that pulls the sun chariot across the sky. The other is Alsvin.
Aśoka (r.c.268–c.232 BC) was king of the Mauryan empire (322–184 BC) in south Asia. He promoted the spread of Buddhism in the empire and beyond.