Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volum 13

Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1881
Most years contain the Proceedings and Annual report of the society.

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Pàgina 2 - There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of this Godhead there be three Persons, of one substance, power, and eternity; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Pàgina xxxvi - BUDDHIST BIRTH STORIES; or, Jataka Tales. The oldest Collection of Folk-Lore extant : being the Jatakatthavannana, for the first time edited in the original Pali, by V. Fausboll, and translated by TW Rhys Davids. Translation. Vol. I. Pp. cxvi. and 348. 1880. 18s. THE CLASSICAL POETRY OF THE JAPANESE. By Basil Chamberlain, Author of
Pàgina 226 - ... system of duties, religious and civil, and of law in all its branches, which the Hindus firmly believe to have been promulged in the beginning of time by MENU, son or grandson of BRAHMA', or, in plain language, the first of created beings, and not the oldest only, but the holiest, of legislators...
Pàgina 41 - In another part of the lecture we find him using these remarkable words : — " Gentlemen, you cannot deny that your hearts have been touched, conquered and subjugated by a superior power. That power, need I tell you ? is Christ. It is Christ who rules British India, and not the British Government. England has sent out a tremendous moral force in the life and character of that mighty prophet to conquer and hold this vast empire.
Pàgina 8 - God, who has equally subjected all living creatures, without distinction of caste, rank, or wealth, to change, disappointment, pain and death, and has equally admitted all to be partakers of the bountiful mercies which he has lavished over nature, and is also so well fitted to regulate the conduct of the human race in the discharge of their various duties to God, to themselves, and to society, that I cannot but hope the best effects from its promulgation in the present form.
Pàgina 7 - Hindoo community (in defiance of their sacred books) devoted to idol-worship, — the source of prejudice and superstition and of the total destruction of moral principle, as countenancing criminal intercourse, suicide, female murder, and human sacrifice.
Pàgina 227 - European world, contains abundance of curious matter extremely interesting both to speculative lawyers and antiquaries, with many beauties, which need not be pointed out, and with many blemishes, which cannot be justified or palliated. It is a system of despotism and priestcraft, both indeed limited by law, but artfully conspiring to give mutual support, though with mutual checks...
Pàgina 6 - An attentive perusal of this, as well as of the remaining books of the Vedanta, will, I trust, convince every unprejudiced mind that they, with great consistency, inculcate the unity of God ; instructing men, at the same time, in the pure mode of adoring him in spirit. It will also appear evident, that the Vedas, although they tolerate idolatry as the last provision for those who are totally incapable of raising their minds to the contemplation of the invisible God of Nature, yet repeatedly urge...
Pàgina xxxi - HINDU PHILOSOPHY. THE SANKHYA KARIKA OF IS'WARA KRISHNA. An Exposition of the System of Kapila, with an Appendix on the Nyaya and Vais'eshika Systems. BY JOHN DAVIES, MA (Cantab.), MRAS The system of Kapila contains nearly all that India has produced in the department of pure philosophy.
Pàgina xlvii - Vocabulary of the English and Malay languages, with the proper orthography for Englishmen : — with a notice of various newspapers now in course of publication in Malay and Javanese.

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