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" Let us adore the supremacy of that divine sun, the godhead who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright in our progress towards his holy seat. "
Researches Concerning the Laws, Theology, Learning, Commerce, Etc. of ... - Page 174
by Quintin Craufurd - 1817
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Hindu Chronology and Antediluvian History

Samuel Richard Bosanquet - 1880 - 59 pages
...whole Veda : ' Let us adore the supremacy of that divine * Sun, * Opposed to the visible luminary. the Godhead,* who illuminates all, who re-creates...whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understanding aright in our progress towards his holy seat.' This text, which is named the Gayatri,...
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The Gods and Religions of Ancient and Modern Times ...

De Robigne Mortimer Bennett - 1880
...religious forms. Sir William Jones translated it thus: "Let us adore the supremacy of that spiritual sun, the" Godhead, who illuminates all, who recreates...all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return ; wLom we invoke to direct our undertakings aright in our progress toward his holy seat," He gives...
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Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry ...

Albert Pike - 1871 - 861 pages
...to birth ? God, who is perfect wisdom, perfect happiness. He is the final refuge of the man who aas liberally bestowed his wealth, who has been firm in...supremacy of that Divine Sun, the Godhead who illuminates nil, who re-creates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our...
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The poetical works of James Thomson, James Beattie, Gilbert West and John ...

James Thomson - 1881 - 436 pages
...— "Let us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun, the Godhead, who illuminates all, who pervades all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return,...understandings aright in our progress towards his holy seat." .til * P. 148. THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE. THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE. CANTO I. [Thi? poem being writ in...
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Bible Myths and Their Parallels in Other Religions: Being a Comparison of ...

Thomas William Doane - 1882 - 589 pages
...religious forms. Sir William Jones translates it thus : " Let us adore the supremacy of that spiritual Sun, the godhead, who illuminates all. who re-creates...whom all must return ; whom we invoke to direct our undertakings aright in our progress toward his holy seat." With Seneca (a Roman philosopher, born at...
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Pearse's guide to Elephanta

Pearse and co, ltd - 1884
...our intellects." Another translation says, " Let us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun, — He, the Godhead who illuminates all, who re-creates all,...our understandings aright in our progress towards the holy seat." The following paraphrase, or commentary, is by the learned Pundit Rhadacant, and is...
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The English Works of Raja Ram Mohun Roy, Volume 1

Rammohun Roy (Raja) - 1885 - 668 pages
...GAYATRI, OR HOLIEST VERSE OF THE VEDAS." " Let us adore the supremacy of that divine sun,* the god" headt who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom...direct " our understandings aright in our progress toward his holy seat: " What the sun and light are to this visible world, that are " the Supreme good...
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The Gnostics and Their Remains: Ancient and Mediaeval

Charles William King - 1887 - 466 pages
...in reality occur. The Gayatri or holiest verse of the Vedas is : " Let us adore the supremacy of the Divine Sun, the Godhead, who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom all proceed, unto whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our progress aright in our progress towards the...
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The Hymns of the Rigveda, Volume 2

Ralph Thomas Hotchkin Griffith - 1890
...to English readers by Sir W. Jones's translation of a paraphrastic interpretation ; he renders it, Let us adore the supremacy of that divine sun, the...understandings aright in our progress towards his holy seat." Wilson. See Rig-ved* Sa»kitd, Vol. III. p. HI. 13 Soma, who gives success goes forth, goes to, the...
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The World-mystery: Four Essays

George Robert Stow Mead - 1895 - 160 pages
...follows, in what Wilson calls, " Sir William Jones's translation of a paraphrastic interpretation." " Let us adore the supremacy of that Divine Sun, the...to direct our understandings aright in our progress toward His holy seat." (Sir W. Jones' Works, xiii. 367.) This mantra is found in the loth Hymn of the...
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