A view of the history, literature, and religion of the Hindoos: including a minute description of their manners and customs, and translations from their principal works
J. Higginbotham, 1815 - Всего страниц: 429
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animal arms bathing Benares Bengal betwixt birth blessing blood bloody sacrifices body bramhiin Briimha Brumha burnt Calcutta called cast celebrated cere ceremonies clarified butter cursed daily dancing death declared destroy disciple divine doctrine Doorga dreadful earth elephant eyes female festival fire flowers four fruits Ganges giants goddess gods guardian deity hand head heaven Hindoo writings holy honour husband idol idolatry incantation incarnation Indrii Indru Jupiter Kalee king Krishnii Krishnu marriage mendicants merit mind month moon mother obtain offerings officiating bramhun Orissa perforin performed person planets plantain poita pooranus praise prayers present priest Ramu religion religious austerities repeating the name respecting rice river rupees sacred sage says Sect Serampore shastrus Shiva Shivii Shivn Shivu sitting soul spirit spiritual guide stone story temple thee things thou thousand tree Ugnee Vishnoo water-lily wife woman women worship Yumu
Стр. lxviii - If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, " Let us go and serve other gods...
Стр. lxviii - And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
Стр. lxviii - Ye have seen all the evil that I have brought upon Jerusalem, and upon all the cities of Judah ; and, behold, this day they are a desolation, and no man dwelleth therein...
Стр. lxviii - For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries : 4.
Стр. lxviii - Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.
Стр. lxviii - Let us go and serve other Gods ; thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him, neither shall thine Eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him ; but thou shalt surely kill him, thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to Death...
Стр. xi - Man, he started from his seat, begged for a copy of them, and declared that the author must have been a Hindoo. The lines referred to are these : — " All are but parts of one stupendous whole ; Whose body nature is, and God the soul ; Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees ; Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent.
Стр. 254 - ... in number, who have come from various parts of Northern India. Some of them, with whom I have conversed, say that they have been two months on their march, travelling slowly in the hottest season of the year, with their wives and children. Some old persons are among them who wish to die at Juggernaut. Numbers of pilgrims die on the road ; and their bodies generally remain unburied. On a plain by the river, near the pilgrims' Caravansera at this place, there are more than a hundred skulls.
Стр. viii - Children only, and not the learned, speak of the speculative and the practical faculties as two. They are but one, for both obtain the selfsame end, and the place which is gained by the followers of the one is gained by the followers of the other. That man seeth, who seeth that the speculative and the practical doctrines are one.