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" altogether as bright as jade. It is glistening, and sparkles like light; and all those who pray fervently before it see from time to time, according to their petitions, figures with good or bad signs. "
Benares: The Sacred City; Sketches of Hindu Life and Religion - Page 45
by Ernest Binfield Havell - 1905 - 226 pages
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India, Past and Present, Volume 2

Charles Harcourt Ainslie Forbes-Lindsay - 1903
...this was a lofty pillar of stone, " as bright as jade. It is glistening, and sparkles like light ; and all those who pray fervently before it see from time...time, according to their petitions, figures, with good and bad signs." A high mound of solid brickwork is all that remains of the stupa, which was once adorned...
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Cities of India

Sir George Forrest - 1903 - 350 pages
...pillar. " The stone is altogether as bright as jade. It is glistening, and sparkles like light ; and all those who pray fervently before it see from time...time, according to their petitions, figures with good and bad signs. It was here that Tathagata, having arrived at enlightenment, began to turn the wheel...
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Xi You Ji : Buddhist Records of the Western World: Da Tang Xi you ji. Books 6-12

Xuanzang - 1906
...feet high. The stone is altogether as bright as jade. It is glistening, and sparkles like light; and all those who pray fervently before it see from time...to their petitions, figures with good or bad signs. It was here that Tathagata (j'u-lai), having arrived at enlightenment, began to turn the wheel of the...
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Indian Monuments

N. S. Ramaswami - 1971
...feet high. The stone is altogether as bright as jade. It is glistening and sparkles like light, and all those who pray fervently before it see from time...their petitions, figures with good or bad signs." Referring to the "terrace", the "Siyuki" adds, "The length is about fifty paces and the height of the...
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Si-Yu-Ki: Buddhist Records of the Western World, Volume 2

Samuel Beal - 2000 - 380 pages
...feet high. The stone is altogether as bright as jade. It is glistening, and sparkles like light; and all those who pray fervently before it see from time...to their petitions, figures with good or bad signs. It was here that Tathâgata (ju-lai), having arrived at enlightenment, began to turn the wheel of the...
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Letters from India

Catherine Young - 2003 - 172 pages
...Deer Park. 'The stone is altogether as bright as jade. It is glistening and sparkles like light; and all those who pray fervently before it see from time...their petitions, figures with good or bad signs." Here starts the symbolism. The shaft of the column is the emblem of the world axis. At the top on a...
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Letters from India

Catherine Young - 2003 - 172 pages
...Deer Park. 'The stone is altogether as bright as jade. It is glistening and sparkles like light; and all those who pray fervently before it see from time...their petitions, figures with good or bad signs." Here starts the symbolism. The shaft of the column is the emblem of the world axis. At the top on a...
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