Selections from the Mahábhárata (Google eBook)

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W.H. Allen and Company, 1842 - Epic literature, Sanskrit - 265 pages
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Page 271 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 171 - Naga or demi-god so called, having a human face with the tail of a serpent and the expanded neck of the Coluber Naga.
Page 234 - It is a fretted instrument of the guitar kind, usually having seven wires or strings, and a large gourd at each end of the finger board.
Page 221 - Another enumeration calls the Seven worlds — earth, sky, heaven, middle region, place of birth, mansion of the blest, and abode of truth ; placing the ' Sons of Brahma ' in the sixth division, and stating the fifth, or Jana Loka, to be that where animals destroyed in the general conflagration are born again.
Page 210 - Still more alarmed by their want of i "ifuni — a holy sage, a pious and learned person, endowed with more or less of a divine nature, or having attained to it by rigid abstraction and mortification.
Page 214 - Faicona, s. country, most probably Bactria, or it may be extended from that colony to Ionia (to which word it bears some resemblance...

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