Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland

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Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1865 - Asia
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Page 162 - wide dominion we read, that it should reach " from sea to sea, and from the river (Euphrates) unto the ends of the earth;" and to whom it is declared, " the kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents ; the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts." 3
Page 243 - and the Krishna below the Ghats. This event appears to have taken place about the end of the sixth or the beginning of the seventh century. " The two families ruled over the whole of the tableland between the Nerbudda and the Krishna, together with the coast of the Bay of Bengal from Ganjam to Nellore, for about five centuries.
Page 337 - 1. There was then neither nonentity nor entity: there was no atmosphere, nor sky above. What enveloped [all] ? "Where, in the receptacle of what, [was it contained] ? Was it water, the profound abyss? 2. Death was not then, nor immortality: there was no distinction of day or night. That One
Page 133 - in the account of Indra, the worshippers exclaim : "We have drunk the soma, we have become immortal, we have entered into light, we have known the gods. What can an enemy now do to us, or what can the malice of any mortal effect, 0 thou immortal god?"
Page 345 - 1. Purusha has a thousand heads (a thousand arms, AV), a thousand eyes, and a thousand feet. On every side enveloping the earth, he transcended [it] by a space of ten fingers. 2. Purusha himself is this whole [universe], whatever has been, and whatever shall be. He is also the lord of immortality, since through food he expands.
Page 334 - the manifestations of one allpervading principle: "Aditi is the sky, Aditi is the air, Aditi is the mother and father and son. Aditi is all the gods and the five classes of men. Aditi is whatever has been born, Aditi is whatever shall be born."
Page 337 - first arose in It, which was the primal germ of mind; [and which] sages, searching with their intellect, have discovered in their heart to be the bond which connects entity with nonentity. 5. The ray [or cord]
Page 134 - 7. Place me, 0 purified god, in that everlasting and imperishable world where there is eternal light and glory. 0 Indu (soma), flow for Indra. 8. Make me immortal in the world where king Vaivasvata (Yama, the son of Vivasvat,) lives, where is the innermost sphere of the sky, where those great waters flow."
Page 283 - the assembler of men, who was the first of men that died, and the first that departed to this (celestial) world."] 2. Yama was the first who found for us the way. This home is not to be taken from us. Those who are now born (follow) by their own paths to the place whither our ancient fathers have departed. 3.
Page 76 - He knows the flight of birds in the sky, the path of ships on the ocean, the course of the fartravelling wind, and beholds all the secret things that have been, or shall be done (i. 25, 7, 9, 11).

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