Hinduism (Google eBook)

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1877 - Hinduism - 238 pages
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Contents

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Page 158 - But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner ; with such an one no not to eat.
Page 152 - There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of this Godhead there be three Persons, of one substance, power, and eternity; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Page 218 - When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord.
Page 37 - Till they became immortal. Then the Ender Said to the gods, ' As ye have made yourselves Imperishable, so will men endeavour To free themselves from me ; what portion then Shall I possess in man...
Page 30 - The mighty Varuna, who rules above, looks down Upon these worlds, his kingdom, as if close at hand. When men imagine they do aught by stealth, he knows it. No one can stand, or walk, or softly glide along, Or hide in dark recess, or lurk in secret cell, But Varuna detects him, and his movements spies. Two persons may devise some plot, together sitting...
Page 32 - Behold the rays of dawn, like heralds, lead on high The sun, that men may see the great all-knowing god. The stars slink off like thieves, in company with Night, Before the all-seeing eye, whose beams reveal his presence, Gleaming like brilliant flames, to nation after nation.
Page 30 - The rising sun shines forth above the world. Where'er let loose in space, the mighty waters Have gone, depositing a fruitful seed And generating fire, there he arose, Who is the breath and life of all the gods, Whose mighty glance looks round the vast expanse Of watery vapour source of energy, Cause of the sacrifice the only God Above the gods.
Page 47 - Whate'er exists within this universe Is all to be regarded as enveloped By the great Lord, as if wrapped in a vesture. There is one only Being who exists Unmoved, yet moving swifter than the mind ; Who far outstrips the senses, though as gods They strive to reach him ; who himself at rest Transcends the fleetest flight of other beings ; Who, like the air, supports all vital action. He moves, yet moves not ; he is far, yet near ; He is within this universe. Whoe'er beholds All living creatures as...
Page 30 - What God shall we adore with sacrifice? Him let us praise, the golden child that rose In the beginning, who was born the Lord The one sole Lord of all that is who made The earth and formed the sky, who giveth life, Who giveth strength, whose bidding gods revere...
Page 72 - ... and when he leaves His body like a log or heap of clay Upon the ground, his kinsmen walk away ; Virtue alone stays by him at the tomb, And bears him through the dreary trackless gloom.

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