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According Agni ancient appears Arjuna arms assumed Asuras Bala-rāma bears beautiful became Bhīma birth body born Brahmā Brāhman brother brought called capital carried caste celebrated century character chief curse Daitya Daksha daughter death deity demon descended desired devotion divine drama earth edited especially father female fire five followed forest four gave given goddess gods hand head heaven Hindu horse hundred husband hymns India Indra Kasyapa killed king known Krishna later legend lived lord Mahā-bhārata Manu married mentioned mother mountain obtained ocean offered origin Pāndavas performed poem present princes printed probably produced race Rākshasa Rāma Rāmāyana Rāvana received represented restored returned Rig-veda Rishi river Rudra sage says seven Sītā Siva sometimes sons story thousand told took translated Vasishtha Vedas Vedic verses Vishnu Purāna Viswāmitra wife worship Yudhi-shthira
Page 142 - Willst du was reizt und entziickt, willst du was sattigt und nahrt, Willst du den Himmel, die Erde, mit Einem Namen begreifen; Nenn' ich, Sakontala, Dich, und so ist Alles gesagt.
Page x - Nowhere is the wide distance which separates the ancient poems of India from the most ancient literature of Greece more clearly felt than when we compare the growing myths of the Veda with the full-grown and decayed myths on which the poetry of Homer is founded. The Veda is the real Theogony of the Aryan races, while that of Hesiod is a distorted caricature of the original image.
Page 350 - Eakshasa are objects of horror whom the gods ward off and destroy ; the divinities of the Atharva are regarded rather with a kind of cringing fear, as powers whose wrath is to be deprecated and whose favour curried...
Page 107 - He is represented as a short fat man of a yellow colour, with a protuberant belly, four hands, and the head of an elephant, which has only one tusk. In...