Die Seele indischer und hellenischer Philosophie in den Gespenstern moderner Geisterseherei

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Pàgina 96 - Athenae tuae peperisse atque in vitam hominum attulisse, turn nihil melius illis mysteriis, quibus ex agresti immanique vita exculti ad humanitatem et mitigati sumus, initiaque ut appellantur, ita re vera principia vitae cognovimus ; neque solum cum laetitia vivendi rationem accepimus, sed etiam cum spe meliore moriendi.
Pàgina 108 - A hundred and one arteries issue from the heart, one of which passes to the crown of the head." Nothing can be more flatly contradictory to truth and observation. Let the Vedantist but once enter the dissecting room of the medical college, and there he will find a practical refutation of his opinion. We see only two arteries, the great aorta and the pulmonary artery, issuing from the heart...
Pàgina 69 - It is full of directions for bodily and mental exercises, consisting of intensely profound meditation on special topics, accompanied by suppression of breath and restraint of the senses, while steadily maintaining prescribed postures. By such exercises, the adept acquires the knowledge of every thing past and future, remote or hidden ; he divines the thoughts of others ; gains the strength of an elephant, the courage of a lion, and the swiftness of the wind; flies in the air, floats in water, dives...
Pàgina 70 - Zardusht, and finally became a man of opulence, although at the beginning of his career he only possessed the pangs of destitution. They both came one day into the presence of Azar Kaivan, and lamented the hardship of their forlorn state ; on this Azar replied : " Proceed with a small stock to the quarter of sunrise, traverse the eastern borders, and dispose of it with speed toward the descending sun, as your condition, through this depressed site of difficulty will be changed into the means of affluence.
Pàgina 169 - Caste iubet lex adire ad deos, animo videlicet, in quo sunt omnia ; nee tollit castimoniam corporis, sed hoc oportet intellegi, cum multum animus corpori praestet observeturque, ut casta corpora adhibeantur, multo esse in animis id servandum magis.
Pàgina 117 - Permaisher (Param6svara), who is without a body, and has nothing corporeal, nor deigns to be united with a bodily frame. The Sikhs say that Nanac, in the same manner, had been without a real body, but visible by the power of his individuality...
Pàgina 5 - Ende, und: wie etwas könne eine Ursache sein oder eine Kraft haben , ist unmöglich jemals durch Vernunft einzusehen, sondern diese Verhältnisse müssen lediglich aus der Erfahrung genommen werden.
Pàgina 82 - ... and earth in the form of lightning; and such like: and, in the animated world, metamorphosing animals; rendering themselves invisible to men; appearing under various shapes and forms: some of which wonders have been recorded in the Bazmgah-i-Durveshi Khushi. They relate that these great personages were to such a degree enabled to divest themselves of corporeal elements, that they quitted the body at pleasure : also that they had acquired from the court of Heaven the knowledge of all sciences...
Pàgina 96 - Der Trieb der vernünftigen Natur zum an sich Wahren und Guten ist auf ein Daseyn an sich, auf ein vollkommenes Leben, ein Leben in sich selbst gerichtet; er fordert Unabhängigkeit, Selbstständigkeit, Freiheit! — Aber in wie dunkler, dunkler Ahnung nur!
Pàgina 145 - Fartdb, or those who are directed by inspiration and revelation, have laid down that every star, whether fixed or planetary, is regent during certain periods of several thousand years: one thousand years being assigned to each star, without the association of any other : on the termination of which, in the subsequent millennia, both the fixed and planetary stars are successively associated with it — that is, in commencing the series with a fixed star, we call the...

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