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" It would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of the Veda, passages in which almost every single god is represented as supreme and absolute. "
Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and Progress of the Religion and ... - Page 100
edited by - 1863
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The principles of sociology. 3

Herbert Spencer - Sociology - 1897 - 635 pages
...respecting the relative powers of their gods. Of the ancient Aryans, Professor Max Miiller writes — " It would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of...single god is represented as supreme and absolute. . . . Agni is called the ruler of the universe; . . . Indra is celebrated as the strongest god, . ....
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Faith and Reason: Heart, Soul, and Hand Work : a Concise Account of the ...

Halsey R. Stevens - Religions - 1879 - 441 pages
...Mueller says the hymns celebrate Yaruna, Indra, Agni, etc., and each in turn is called supreme. He adds: "It would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of...single god is represented as supreme and absolute. Indra is celebrated as the strongest god, and in one hymn it is said that Indra is stronger than all....
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The Gods and Religions of Ancient and Modern Times, Volume 1

De Robigne Mortimer Bennett - Mythology - 1880
...Supreme Being. The universal deity, nature, becomes apparent first in one form and then another." " It would be easy to find in the numerous hymns of...single god is represented as supreme and absolute. Agni ia called ' Ruler of the Universe.' Indra ia celebrated as the strongest god ; and in one hymn...
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The Gifts of Civilisation: And Other Sermons and Lectures Delivered at ...

Richard William Church - Christian civilization - 1880 - 441 pages
...superior or inferior in rank. Each god is to the mind of the suppliant as good as all the gods.' . . . . ' It would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of...single god is represented as supreme and absolute.' ' What more could human language achieve in trying to express the idea of a divine and supreme power,...
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Selected Essays on Language, Mythology and Religion, Volume 2

Friedrich Max Müller - Language and languages - 1881
...young; you are all great indeed.' And this is, indeed, the keynote of the ancient Aryan worship. Yet it would be easy to find in the numerous hymns of the Veda passages in -which almost every important deity is represented as supreme and absolute. Thus in one hymn, Agni (fire) is called ' the...
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Penn Monthly, Volume 12

1881
...moon. But Colebrooke says, "the ancient Hindoo religion recognizes but one God." Max Miillcr says, " It would be easy to find in the numerous hymns of the Veda passages in which almost everysingle god is represented as supreme." Agni is called the " Ruler of the Universe ;" Indra is...
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Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Purānic

William Joseph Wilkins - Gods, Hindu - 1882 - 411 pages
...he only who is to fulfil their desires stands in full light before the eyes of the worshippers. ... It would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of the Rig- Veda, passages in which almost every single god is represented as supreme and absolute." The will...
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The religions of the ancient world: including Egypt, Assyria and Babylonia ...

George Rawlinson - Religions - 1883 - 249 pages
...thee, Indra, nor men ; thou overcomest all creatures in strength." The best authority tells us that " it would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of the Veda, passages in which almost every important deity is represented as supreme and absolute." * At the same time there is no rivalry, no...
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Ecclesiastical institutions: being part VI of the Principles of sociology

Herbert Spencer - History - 1885 - 182 pages
...respecting the relative powers of their gods. Of the ancient Aryans, Professor Max Miiller writes — " It would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of...single god is represented as supreme and absolute. . . . Agni is called the ruler of the universe ; ... . . Indra is celebrated as the strongest god,...
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The religion of philosophy or The unification of knowledge

Raymond St. James Perrin - 1885
...in turn is called supreme. The whole mythology is fluent. The powers of nature become moral beings. It would be easy to find, in the numerous hymns of...single god is represented as supreme and absolute. Agni is called ' Ruler of the Universe ' ; Indra is celebrated as the Strongest god, and in one hymn...
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