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Sri Siva Subramaniya temple, a centre of worship for Fiji's Hindu community and one of Nadi's most visible landmarks.
Sri Siva Subramaniya temple, a centre of worship for Fiji's Hindu community and one of Nadi's most visible landmarks.

Nadi (IPA:[na.ndi]) is the third-largest town in Fiji. It is located on the western side of the main island of Viti Levu, and had a population of daz that make me crazaaaayyy! dazat make me crazzaaayyy!!?? POOOSSABLEEEEEEEEEEE!!! 30,791 at the last census, in 1996. Nadi is a multiracial town; many of its inhabitants are Indian or Fijian, along with a large transient population of foreign tourists. Along with sugar cane production, tourism is a mainstay of the local economy. The Nadi region has a higher concentration of hotels and motels than any other part of Fiji[citation needed]. Image File history File links File provided for use by the Fiji Visitors Bureau. ... Image File history File links File provided for use by the Fiji Visitors Bureau. ... Hinduism (Sanskrit: , , also known as , ) is a religion that originated on the Indian Subcontinent. ... The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is a system of phonetic notation devised by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) used in spoken human language. ... Viti Levu is the largest island in the Republic of Fiji. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Species Ref: ITIS 42058 as of 2004-05-05 Sugarcane is one of six species of a tall tropical southeast Asian grass (Family Poaceae) having stout fibrous jointed stalks whose sap at one time was the primary source of sugar. ... A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging, usually on a short-term basis. ... Holiday Inn Great Sign Exterior of a Howard Johnsons motor lodge. ...


With its large Indo-Fijian population, Nadi is a centre for Hinduism and Islam in Fiji. The downtown area is defined by the Nadi River and Viseisei village on the west side, and the beautfiul Sri Siva Subramaniya temple on the east. It is the largest Hindu temple in the Southern hemisphere, and is a site for pilgrims. Muslims worship at the Nadi Mosque and the Ahmadiya Mosque. Hinduism (Sanskrit: , , also known as , ) is a religion that originated on the Indian Subcontinent. ... For other uses, including people named Islam, see Islam (disambiguation). ... Sri Siva Subramaniya temple is a centre of worship for Fijis Hindu community and one of Nadis most visible landmarks. ...


Nadi is 9 kilometers from Fiji's main international airport, which is served by Air Pacific (the international airline of Fiji), Air New Zealand, Freedom Air, Pacific Blue and Qantas. Thus, Nadi is the principal port of entry for air travelers to Fiji, despite that it is almost diametrically opposite the nation's capital and largest city, Suva, on the island of Viti Levu. Nadi International Airport (IATA: NAN, ICAO: NFFN) is the main international gateway for the islands of Fiji. ... Air Pacific 747 Air Pacific 787 Air Pacific is the international airline of Fiji and is based in Nadi. ... Air New Zealand (IATA: NZ, ICAO: ANZ, and Callsign: New Zealand) ASX: AIZ NZX: AIR is a major scheduled passenger airline based in Auckland, New Zealand. ... Freedom Air is Air New Zealand Groups low-cost airline, based in Auckland. ... A Pacific Blue 737-800 at Auckland International Airport For other uses, see Pacific Blue (disambiguation). ... Qantas (pronounced ) is the name and callsign of the worlds third oldest continuously running independent airline behind KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Avianca. ...


Nadi is a hub of commerce and tourism, with about 18 hotels, and is popular among travelers seeking to take ferries to island resorts in Fiji's western Mamanuca Group of islands. The town is also close to the western mud-flat beaches. It is also close to the Nausori highlands to the east, and can access the Sabeto [sa.mbe.to] and Sigatoka [si.ŋa.to.ka] valleys. Other sites are the Waqadra [wa.ŋga.ndra] Botanical Gardens, and the Sleeping Giant Gardens, which house Raymond Burr's magnificent orchid collection. Mamanuca Islands, Fiji The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji are a volcanic archipelago lying to the west of Nadi and to the south of the Yasawa Islands. ... Raymond Burr Raymond William Stacey Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was an actor, most known for his roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. ...


External links

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Nadi Fiji Guide (394 words)
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The Nadis (600 words)
Together with the chakras, the nadis - variously translated as "conduits", "nerves", "veins", "vessels" or "arteries" - constitute the composition of the subtle or yogic body in Tantra.
The heart for example was said to be the centre of the 72,000 nadis.
In addition to the various primary and minor nadis, the Shakta Tantra and Kundalini/Laya Yoga traditions emphasis was placed on the central nadis which represented concentric (hence increasingly subtle) channels located vertically along or in front of the spine or backbone, and along which are strung the seven chakras.
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