History of the Sect of Mahārājas: Or Vallabhāchāryas, in Western India

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Trübner, 1865 - Maharaj Libel Case, 1862 - 182 pages
 

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Page 75 - ... the law considers such publication as malicious, unless it is fairly made by a person in the discharge of some public or private duty, whether legal or moral, or in the conduct of his own affairs, in matters where his interest is concerned.
Page 88 - A communication made bona fide upon any subject-matter In which the party communicating has an interest, or in reference to which he has a duty, is privileged if made to a person having a corresponding interest or duty, although it contain criminatory matter, which, without this privilege, would be slanderous and actionable...
Page 172 - Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and CHANGED the glory of the uncorruptible God into AN IMAGE made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
Page 12 - He who by His might looked even over the water-clouds, the clouds which gave strength and lit the sacrifice ; He who is God above all gods; — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " ' May He not destroy us, He the creator of the earth ; or He, the righteous, who created the heaven; He who also created the bright and mighty waters. — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice...
Page 11 - In the beginning there arose the Source of golden light. He was the only born Lord of all that is. He established the earth, and this sky. Who is the God to whom we shall oifer our sacrifice ? " 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?
Page 2 - The real doctrine of the whole Indian scripture is the unity of the deity, in whom the universe is comprehended : and the seeming polytheism which it exhibits, offers the elements, and the stars, and planets, as gods.
Page 5 - Did the luminous ray of these (creative acts) expand in the middle? or above ? or below? That productive seed at once became providence (or sentient souls) and matter (or the elements) : she, who is sustained within himself, was inferior; and he, who heeds, was superior.
Page 12 - Wherever the mighty water-clouds went, where they placed * Miiller's Anc. Sansk. Lit., p. 567. it c the seed and lit the fire, thence arose He who is the only life of the bright gods ; — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice...
Page 9 - The deities invoked appear, on a cursory inspection of the Veda, to be as various as the authors of the prayers addressed to them : but, according to the most ancient annotations on the Indian scripture, those numerous names of persons and things are all resolvable into different titles of three deities, and ultimately of one god.
Page 11 - He who gives life, he who gives strength ; whose command all the Bright Gods revere ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice?

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