The Veda of the Black Yajus school, entitled Taittiriya Sanhita (Google eBook)

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Harvard University Press, 1914 - Fiction - 658 pages
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Page 630 - He who gives life. He who gives strength ; whose blessing all the bright gods desire ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who through his power is the only king of the breathing and awakening world.
Page 658 - Kashmirian version ; notices of corresponding passages in the other Vedas, with report of variants ; data of the scholiasts as to authorship and divinity and meter of each verse ; extracts from the ancillary literature concerning ritual and exegesis ; literal translation ; elaborate critical and historical introduction.) Volume 9. The Little Clay Cart (Mrcchakatika), a Hindu drama attributed to King Shudraka.
Page 657 - Prakrit (Nagari letters), with a glossarial index and an essay on the life and writings of the poet, by STEN KONOW, of the University of Christiania, Norway ; and translated into English with notes by CR LANMAN.
Page 626 - ... while the Stotra is being performed. They pour water on the fire, an act of sympathetic magic intended to produce rain, and the song shows that they desire richness in milk, as well as water for the cows. At the close of the Horse Sacrifice also girls dance round the Marjaliya fire with waterpots on their heads, beating the ground with their feet and singing "This is honey.
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Page 503 - The sacrifice went away from the gods in the form of Visnu, and entered the earth. The gods sought him grasping hands. Indra passed over him. He said, 'Who has passed over me?' 'I am he who smites in the stronghold; who art thou?
Page 381 - I for me the stone, clay, hills, mountains, sand, trees, gold, bronze, lead, tin, iron, copper, fire, water, roots, plants, what grows on ploughed land, what grows on unploughed land, tame and wild cattle prosper through the sacrifice; may for me wealth and gaining wealth, attainment and attaining, riches, dwelling, act, power, aim, strength, moving and going (prosper through the sacrifice). iv. 7. 6. May...
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Page 486 - In that the girdle is of Łara grass [3], he wins strength. He girds it in the middle; verily he gives him strength in the middle. Therefore in the middle men enjoy strength. The part of man above the navel is pure, that below is impure. In that he girds him in the middle he discriminates between the pure and impure parts. Indra hurled his thunderbolt against Vrtra; it divided into three parts; one-third the wooden sword, one-third the chariot, and one-third the sacrificial post [4]. The internal...
Page 408 - The wings and the tail are a fathom in breadth; so much is the strength in man [1], he is commensurate in strength. He metes with a bamboo; the bamboo is connected with Agni; (verily it serves) to unite him with his birthplace. With a Yajus he yokes (the team), with a Yajus he ploughs, for discrimination. He ploughs with a (team) of six oxen; the seasons are six; verily with the seasons he ploughs him. In that (he ploughs) with (a team) of twelve oxen, (he ploughs) with the year. This (earth) was...

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