Genealogy of the South-Indian Gods: A Manual of the Mythology and Religion of the People of Southern India, Including a Description of Popular Hinduism

Higgenbotham and Company, 1869 - 208 pàgines

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Pàgina 13 - Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools. And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
Pàgina 13 - Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
Pàgina 201 - Varuna, wishing to know this my sin. I go to ask the wise. The sages all tell me the same : Varuna it is who is angry with thee.
Pàgina 194 - For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: He is to be feared above all gods.
Pàgina 11 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Pàgina 201 - Second hymn : 1. \\7ise and mighty are the works of him who stemmed asunder the wide firmaments. He lifted on high the bright and glorious heaven ; he stretched out apart the starry sky and the earth.
Pàgina 202 - The god whom the scoffers do not provoke, nor the tormentors of men, nor the plotters of mischief. 15. He, who gives to men glory, and not half glory, who gives it even to our own bodies.
Pàgina 207 - As he was taken, medha, (the sacrifice or the spirit) went out of him. It entered the horse. Therefore the horse became the sacrificial animal. Then the gods took the horse, but as it was taken, the medha went out of him. It entered the ox. Therefore the ox became the sacrificial animal. The same happened with the ox. Afterwards the sheep, then the goat, and at last the earth became the victim. From the earth rice was produced, and rice was offered in the form of purodasa in lieu of the sacrificial...
Pàgina 17 - ... omnipotent; most merciful, yet most just; most hidden, yet most present; most beautiful, yet most strong; stable, yet incomprehensible; unchangeable, yet all-changing; never new, never old; all-renewing, and bringing age upon the proud, and they know it not; ever working, ever at rest; still gathering, yet nothing lacking; supporting, filling, and overspreading; creating, nourishing, and maturing; seeking, yet having all things. Thou lovest, without passion; art jealous, without anxiety; repentest,...
Pàgina 82 - Mlechas (barbarians or foreigners) and thieves, and all whose minds are devoted to iniquity. He will then reestablish righteousness upon earth ; and the minds of those who live at the end of the Kali age shall be awakened and shall be as pellucid as crystal. The men who are thus changed by virtue of that peculiar time, shall be as seeds of human beings, and shall give birth to a race who shall follow the laws of the Krita age, or age of purity.

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