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  1. Shang, Shang dynastynoun

    the imperial dynasty ruling China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries BC


  1. Shang

    The shang is a flat ritual upturned handbell employed by Bönpo and Asian shamans. The sizes of the shang range from approximately 3 to 20 inches in diameter. It is traditionally held to have originated in Zhangzhung and is symbolically similar to the tantric dril-bhu. Shang are traditionally consecrated and made of sophisticated metallic alloy. Traditionally it was believed that the Bönpo or shaman may use this instrument as a tool to 'caste' or 'throw' Tulpa. The shang was also believed to be useful in receiving information from the æther. The shang is often used in rites in conjunction with the phurba and namkha. The shang consists of three principal parts: the flat bell part proper; the gankyil which is the centre piece that holds the knocker; and the knocker or striker proper, which is often made of animal horn.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shang in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shang in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Shang in a Sentence

  1. Gene Luen Yang:

    I was not a Shang-Chi fan when I was Gene Luen Yang, i encountered those Shang-Chi comics at a time when I didn't feel comfortable being a Chinese-American. So it just felt like, you know, the Chinese-American kid picking up the comic with the Chinese superhero -- it felt like I was highlighting what made me different.

  2. Jim Starlin:

    Looking back, it's embarrassing, shang-Chi was a creation at a time when not only was there a limited outlook among a lot of folks as far as what the world was about, but we were very limited in what could be done technologically.

  3. Steve Englehart:

    Superheroes, at their best, express America at its best, with Shang-Chi in particular, he is an immigrant. In the original origin story, he comes as an adult, and he really finds his identity apart from his family, he finds his identity as a superhero here in America.

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    a meter that shows mileage traversed
    • A. suffering
    • B. odometer
    • C. aerial
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