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350 dirhams adopted Aharman angels Aniran appointed archangels Ardvi Auharma authorisedly Avesta Bareshnum become body bull's urine cere Chap Chapter cloth complete creatures Dahak dead death deeds demons earth eating Edition epistle evil spirit existence Extra fcap fiend fire Gahambars Gathas girdle glory grievous guardian spirits Haug's Essays hell high-priests holy-water immortal Iran Kayanian Keresasp Khvetuk-das luminaries marriage meaning mentioned moon Nask necessary night omitted owing Pahl Pahlavi Pahlavi text Parsis pavan Pazand performed Persian phrase prayer priest priestly probably produced proper propitiation pure purified question and reply Rashnu Reading reciting regards religion religious rites renovation resurrection righteous sacred cake sins soul Srosh stench stipend supposed supreme heaven thread-girdle three days tion translated unto valman Vend W. W. Skeat washing wicked wisdom word world3 worldly written XXVIII XXXI XXXVII Yasna Zamyad
Page 110 - And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end.
Page 8 - Vol. III. The Sacred Books of China. The Texts of Confucianism.
Page 372 - Grant me, O Auharmas*/! heaven or the supreme heaven ! for I have slain the highwaymen2 who were so big in body that, when they were walking, people considered in this way, that ' below them are the stars and moon, and below them moves the sun at dawn, and the water of the sea reaches up to their knees.
Page 267 - That nature only is good when it shall not do unto another whatever is not good for its own self
Page 289 - That man delights them, O Spitama Zarathustra! who cleanses from the Nasu the man denied by the dead ; he delights the fire, he delights the water, he delights the earth, he delights the cow, he delights the trees, he delights the faithful, both men and women.
Page 30 - When the punishment of the three nights is undergone 2 the soul of the righteous attains to heaven and the best existence, and the soul of the wicked to hell and the worst existence. 8. When they have undergone their punishment at the renovation of the universe they attain, by complete purification from every sin, unto the everlasting progress, happy progress, and perfect progress of the best and undisturbed existence.
Page 45 - ... out inverted and point upwards, and they come unwillingly running; they shall not allow them to stay behind, or to make delay. 9. So much greater than the worldly similitude is that pleasantness and unpleasantness unto the souls, as such as is fit for the spirit is greater than that fit for the world. twenty-seven reeds mentioned in § 3. As the reed appears to have been about 4 feet 8 inches (see Chap. XLIII...
Page 393 - The reference here to the marriage of father and daughter is too clear to admit of mistake, though the term Khvetuk-das is not mentioned. Next in age to the Pahlavi versions of the Avesta we ought perhaps to place the Book of An/a- Vlraf, because we are told (AV. I, 35), regarding Vlraf, that ' there are some who call him by the name of Nikhshahpur...