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" I am now going to the city of Benares to establish the kingdom of righteousness, to give light to those enshrouded in darkness, and to open the gate of immortality to men. "
Benares, the Sacred City: Sketches of Hindu Life and Religion - Page 40
by Ernest Binfield Havell - 1905 - 226 pages
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The Romantic Legend of S‚kya Buddha: From the Chinese-Sanscrit

Samuel Beal - 1875 - 395 pages
...desire to turn the wheel of the excellent law ; For this purpose am I going to that city of Benares, To give light to those enshrouded in darkness, And to open the gate of Immortality to men." 1 Named "Upagana" by Buruouf (Introduction, p. 389) and "Upaka" by Spence...
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Mohammed, Buddha and Christ, 4 lectures

Marcus Dods - 1877
...desire to turn the wheel of the excellent law ; for this purpose am I going to that city of Benares, to give light to those enshrouded in darkness and to open the gate of immortality to men." At first he gained disciples rapidly. His princely appearance and bearing,...
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The Natural History of Atheism

John Stuart Blackie - 1877 - 247 pages
...desire to turn the wheel of the excellent law ; For this purpose am I going to that city of Benares, To give light to those enshrouded in darkness, And to open the gate of Immortality to men.' " And yet again : — " Then they addressed Buddha as follows — ' Venerable...
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Church missionary intelligencer

1881
...whose testimony cannot therefore be disregarded, represent Buddha's first mission as being an effort " to establish the kingdom of righteousness, to give...light to those enshrouded in darkness, and to open the gate of IMMORTALITY to men." Professor Carpenter, indeed, suggests a doubt as to the correctness of...
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Indian pictures

William (le jeune) Urwick - 1881 - 220 pages
...his enlightenment under the Bo-tree, made his way to Benares, affirming, " I am going to that city, to give light to those enshrouded in darkness, and to open the gates of immortality to men." The place where he taught, once called the Deer Park, now Sarnath, lies four miles north-west of the...
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Bible Myths and Their Parallels in Other Religions: Being a Comparison of ...

Thomas William Doane - 1882 - 589 pages
...desire to turn the wheel of the excellent law.1 For this purpose am I going to the city of Benares,4 to give light to those enshrouded in darkness, and to open the gate of Immortality to man."' 43. Buddha said: "Though the heavens were to fall to earth, and the great...
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Catalogue and Hand-book of the Archaeological Collections in the ..., Part 2

Indian Museum, John Anderson - 1883
...now desire to turn the Wheel of the excellent Law. For this purpose I am going to the city of Benares to give Light to those enshrouded in darkness, and to open the gate of Immortality to men1.' The mendicants seeing him approaching, and that his body did not bear...
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An Outline of the Future Religion of the World: With a Consideration of the ...

Richard Morris Smith - 1884 - 588 pages
...asks him where he is going. The reply is striking. ' I am now going,' says Buddha, 'to the city of Benares to establish the kingdom of righteousness,...to give light to those enshrouded in darkness,' and open the gate of immortality to men.' His acquaintance only sneers at his high-flown pretensions. ....
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A Tour Around the World

George Edward Raum - 1885 - 430 pages
...temptation and his enlightenment under the Botree, made his way to this city, affirming: " I am going to give light to those enshrouded in darkness; and to open the gates of immortality to men." The place where he taught, once called the Deer-park, now Sarnath, lies four miles north of Benares,...
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Buddhism: Being a Sketch of the Life and Teachings of Gautama, the Buddha

Thomas William Rhys Davids - 1887 - 252 pages
...desire to turn the wheel of the excellent Law. For this purpose I am going to that city of Benares To give Light to those enshrouded in darkness, And to open the gate of Immortality to men." To further questioning he then informs Upaka that having completely conquered...
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