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, المجلد 1

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Mission Press, 1818


The divisions of the védõ 282subjects treated of in the védů
Account of God under the name of the Virată Poorooshŭ
Specimens of the bramhŭnů of the védŏ from the rig yujoorü and ŭthŭrvă védŭs
The degree in which the different dorshunus are now studied
Remarks on the PatŭnjălăDürshănă
Translation of the Sootrus of Goutumă in an abridged form as explained
Remarks on the Voishéshikŭ philosophy
Remarks on the Meemangsa writers
A summary of the doctrines of this sect translated from three Meemangsa works Ibid
Review of the contents of these works
An old bachelor a phenomenon among the Hindoos 134women always marry
List of works on Astronomy 459epitome of the SooryuSiddhantă by Bhas
Extract from the JyotishuTüttwů
Account of the Medical shastrus 476list of medical works still extant
Account of the creation 5
Summary of the subjects embraced by these works
Remarks on the poetical works 503names of the most celebrated poets
Account of the Great Poems 511the Dramatic Poems 515the smaller
Remarks on Hindoo Music
Account of works of an historical nature and a list of those still extant
Contents of the Mühabbarutů Ibid
Remarks on the military works and on the Military Tactics of the ancient Hindoos
A list of translations from the Singskritu
The learned men 583the colleges
A list of Matthus or convents of ascetics where the shastrus are taught at
A number of old maids married to an aged kooleenă bramhun to take away

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الصفحة 98 - Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth; 6 And all flesh shall see the salvation of God.
الصفحة 478 - And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse.
الصفحة 145 - ... a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife ; and they shall be one flesh.
الصفحة 127 - All the persons employed now lighted their lamps, and ran with them in their hands to fill up their stations in the procession. Some of them had lost their lights and were unprepared, but it was then too late to seek them, and the cavalcade moved forward to the house of the bride, at which place the company entered a large and splendidly illuminated area before the house, covered with an awning, where a great multitude of friends, dressed in their best apparel, were seated upon mats. The bridegroom...
الصفحة 126 - Behold, the bridegroom cometh! Go ye out to meet him.' AH the persons employed now lighted their lamps, and ran with them in their hands to fill up their stations in the procession; some of them had lost their lights, and were unprepared; but it was then too late to...
الصفحة 42 - A wife, a son, a servant, a pupil, and a 'younger whole brother, may be corrected, when they ' commit faults, with a rope or the small shoot of a ' cane ; • 300. 'But on the back part only of their bodies, and 'not on a noble part by any means...
الصفحة 532 - In childhood a woman must be subject to her father, in youth to her husband, and when her lord is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be independent.
الصفحة 315 - But the most important improvement which Anaxagoras made upon the doctrine of his predecessors, was that of separating, in his system, the active principle in nature from the material mass upon which it acts, and thus introducing a distinct intelligent cause of all things. The similar particles of matter, which he supposed to be the basis of nature, being without life or motion, he concluded that there must have been, from eternity, an intelligent principle, or infinite mind, existing separately...
الصفحة liii - Seldom is there a houshold without its internal divisions, and lasting enmities, most commonly too on the score of interest. The women partake of this spirit of discord. Held in slavish subjection by the men, they rise in furious passions against each other, which vent themselves in such loud, virulent, and indecent railings, as are hardly to be heard in any other part of the world.
الصفحة 309 - She became a cow ; and the other became a bull, and approached her; and the issue were kine. She was changed into a mare, and he into a stallion ; one was turned into a female ass, and the other into a male one : thus did he again approach her ; and the one-hoofed kind was the offspring. She became a female goat, and he a male one ; she was an ewe, and he a ram : thus he approached her ; and goats and sheep were the progeny. In this manner, did he create every existing pair whatsoever, even to the...

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