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CONTENTS.

PART FIRST.
CHAPTER I.

Brahm, 1.—The Creation, 4.—Brahma, 5—Daksha, Viswakarma, 6.—Nareda, Brigu, 7.—The
Brahmadicas, Menus, 8.—Rishis, Suraswati, 9.

CHAPTER II.

The Sect of Visnu, Visnu, 10—The First Avatar, 14—Second Ditto, 15—Third Ditto, 16.—
Fourth Ditto, 17.—Fifth Ditto, 18.

CHAPTER III.
The Sixth Avatar, 20.—Seventh Ditto, or Rama Chandra, 22.

CHAPTER IV.

Krishna, or the Eighth Avatar, M. —Radha, the Ninth and Tenth Avatars, M.

CHAPTER V.

Kamadeva or Camdeo, 46 Bala Rama, 48.—Juggarnat'h, 49.—Wittoba, 53.—Garuda, 55.—

Hanuman, 57.—Lakshmi, 60.

CHAPTER VI.

Siva, Mahadeo, or Rudra, 62.—Bhairava, or Byru, 73.—Vira Badra, Kartikeya, 74.

CHAPTER VII.

Parvati or Suti, 79.—Durga, 83.—Kali, 91.—Chinnu Mustuka, 94.—Maha Devi, 95.—Bhavani,
96.—Anna Puma Devi, 97.—Ganesha Junani, Jugud'hatri, 98.—Krishna Krora, Kamula
Kamini, 99.

CHAPTER VIII.

Viraj, Ardha Nari, 100.—Heri-Hari, 101.—Narayana, Prit'hivi, 102.—Ganesha, 103.—Kuvera,
Pavana, Ill.-. Yama, 112—Agni, 115.

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CHAPTER IX.

Gunga, 118.—The Sactis, 120.—Indra and Indrani, 122.—Surya, 127.—Chandra or Soma, 131.
—Mungula, 132.—Budh, Brishput or Vrihuspati, 133.—Sukra, Sani, Rahu, 134.—Ketu,
Varuna, 135.

CHAPTER X.

O'm, 136.—The Vedas, 137 The Brahmans, HO—Poita orZennaar, 154—Temples, 155.

CHAPTER XI.

Srad'ha, 162.—Sectarial Marks, 163 Austerities and Punishment, 165.—Suttees or Satis, 166.

—Johara, Linga, and Yoni, 174.—Salagrama and Binlang stones, 176.—Infanticide, 177.

CHAPTER XII.

Buddha, 184.

CHAPTER XIII.

Buddha of Nepal and Thibet, 213.—Sacrificial utensils, 219.—The Jainas, £20.—The Shikhs,

226.—Choitunya, 240 The Sauds, 241.—Nir Narrain, 244.—The Datyas, &c, Jalandhara,

245.—The Pandus, 248.—Meru, 253.—The Nagas, 254.—Egyptian Mythology, Osiris, Isis,
and Orus, 255.

PART SECOND.
CHAPTER I.

The Bheels, Coolies, and Ramoosees, 261.—The Rajpoots and Katties, 275.—The Maharattas,
285.—The Koombies, 289 The Pindaries, 293.—The Goands, 296.

CHAPTER II.

The Mhairs, 299.—The Nepalese, 301.—Sirmoris, 304.—Polyandry, &c, 305—The Rohillas,

306.—The Roshaniah Sect, 308 The Dhamians, 310.—The Bazeegurs, or Nuts, 312

The Parsees, 316.—The Garrows,318.—The Kookies, 321—The Sintiphos, The Kiayns, 326.

CHAPTER III.

Japan, 328.— Bugis and Macassars, 343.—The Daya of Borneo, 346 The Balinese, 348.

Java, 349.—Sumatra, the Bataks or Cannibals, 360.—Uedas of Ceylon, 368.—Cochin and
Tonquin Chinese, 369.—The Shaman Religion, 370.

PART THIRD.

Appendix, from page 373 to page 401.

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ERRATA.

Line 3, page 15, for lost Veda, read lotus, and for sword, read club.

29, 16, for Varaha, read Varabi.

23, 29, for leaches, read leeches.

1, 53, for block, read black.

10, 212, for carving, read sculpture.

9, 284, for peninsular, read peninsula.

In note, 84, for gives, read give.

In plate 9, for 5, read 6.

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