The Religion of the Veda: The Ancient Religion of India (from Rig-Veda to Upanishads)

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1908 - 300 pages
 

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Page 278 - IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near; Shadow and sunlight are the same; The vanished gods to me appear; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out; When me they fly, I am the wings; I am the doubter and the doubt, And I the hymn the Brahmin sings.
Page vi - Boards, under whose auspices the lectures are to be delivered. 6. A course of lectures on some religion, or phase of religion, from an historical point of view, or on a subject germane to the study of religions^ shall be delivered annually, or at such intervals as may be found practicable, in the different cities represented by this Association. 7. The Council...
Page 278 - Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near ; Shadow and sunlight are the same ; The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out ; When me they fly, I am the wings ; I am the doubter and the doubt, And I the hymn the Brahmin sings. The strong gods pine for my abode, And pine in vain the sacred Seven ; But thou, meek lover of the good ! Find me, and turn thy back...
Page v - The object of this Association shall be to provide courses of lectures on the history of religions, to be delivered in various cities. 2. — The Association shall be composed of delegates from Institutions agreeing to co-operate, or from Local Boards organised where such cooperation is not possible.
Page vii - The compensation to the lecturer shall be fixed in each case by the Council. 14 The lecturer is not to deliver elsewhere any of the lectures for which he is engaged by the Committee, except with the sanction of the Committee. The Committee as now constituted is as follows : Prof. Crawford H. Toy, Chairman, 7 Lowell Street, Boston, Mass ; Rev.
Page 55 - In the whole world there is no study, except that of the originals, so beneficial and so elevating as that of the Upanishads. It has been the solace of my life, it will be the solace of my death.
Page 43 - A woman's incantation against her rival. 1. I have taken unto myself her fortune and her glory, as a wreath off a tree. "Like a mountain with broad foundation may she sit a long time with her parents ! 2.
Page 279 - Is Brahman the cause ? Whence are we born ? Whereby do we live, and whither do we go ? O ye who know Brahman, (tell us) at whose command we abide, whether in pain or in pleasure ? 2.
Page 7 - Cheruman cultivators at 48 feet, while in the case of the Paraiyan (Pariahs) who eat beef, the range of pollution is stated to be no less than 64 feet.

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