Page images
PDF
EPUB
[blocks in formation]
[merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small]

THE VEDIC HYMNS, ZEND-AVESTA, DHAM-
MAPADA, UPANISHADS, THE KORAN,

AND THE LIFE OF BUDDHA

WITH CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES BY

EPIPHANIUS WILSON, A.M.

REVISED EDITION

DXOXOXOXOXOX

VOXOXO OTOMO
THE
COLONIAL 6

NEW YORK
PRESS

• LONDON

COPYRIGHT, 1900,

BY THE COLONIAL PRESS,

CONTENTS

VEDIC HYMNS

Introduction
To the Unknown God...
To the Maruts
To the Maruts and Indra..
To Indra and the Maruts..
To Agni and the Maruts.
To Rudra
To Rudra
To Ágni and the Maruts.
To Väyu ...
To Vayu
indra and Agastya: A Dialogue..
To Soma and Rudra.....
To Rudra
To Vâta
To Vâta

PAGR

3
5
7
30
32
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
38
39
39
40

THE ZEND-AVESTA
Introduction ....
Discovery of the Zend-Avesta.
The Creation
Myth of Yima
The Earth ...
Contracts and Outrages
Uncleanness
Funerals and Purification
Cleansing the Unclean
Spells Recited During the Cleansing.
To Fires, Waters, Plants
To the Earth and the Sacred Waters.
Prayer for Helpers
A Prayer for Sanctity and its Benefits.....
To the Fire ...
To the Bountiful Immortals
Praise of the Holy Bull..

51
55
67
69
71
76
83
91
95
102
103
104
105
105
106
107
108

« PreviousContinue »