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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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Phenomenology of Religion

Mariasusai Dhavamony - 1973 - 335 pages
...that he may stimulate our thoughts."46 Sir William Jones interprets the original text as follows : "Let us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun, the god-head, who illuminates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright...
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Classical Hinduism

Mariasusai Dhavamony - 1982 - 525 pages
...he may stimulate our thoughts." Rig Veda 3.62.10. Sir William Jones interprets this text as follows: "Let us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun, the god-head, who illuminates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright...
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The World Mystery

G. R. Mead - 1996 - 200 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."* This mantra is found in the 10th Hymn of the 4th Ashtaka (Eighth) of the Saiiihita...
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Retelling

Surendra Prakash - 1997 - 168 pages
...that... The smoke too was rising like that from the top of the mountain... and then another dream... "Let us adore the supremacy of that divine sun, the...illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom all proceeds, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understanding aright in our progress...
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The Hymns of the Rgveda

J. L. Shastri - 1995 - 707 pages
...known 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 godhead, who illuminates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright...
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Suns of God: Krishna, Buddha and Christ Unveiled

Acharya S - 2004 - 595 pages
...creator of the world.21 In the "holiest text of the Vedas," the Gayatri, the sun is the Supreme Godhead: "Let us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun, the...whom all must return; whom we invoke to direct our understanding aright in our progress toward his holy seat."22 This passage from the Gayatri also calls...
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G.R.S. Mead and the Gnostic Quest

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, Clare Goodrick-Clarke - 2005 - 236 pages
...what [Horace Hayman] 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. (Works, XIII.367). The subtle metaphysical and mystical interpretations of this...
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Gayatri Mantra

S. Viraswami Pathar - 2001 - 160 pages
...he stimulate our prayers. 10. Jones : Let us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun who illuminates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return,...whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright in progress towards His holy seat. 11. Madhva : Of the Great God, the progenitor, the much adored Light...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 1

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - 1870
...Hindoos every morning, for at least three thousand years. It was translated by Sir William Jones thus : ' Let us adore the supremacy of that Divine Sun, the...understandings aright in our progress towards His holy seat.'1 Our present authoress, following (doubtless correctly) the greater accuracy of Professor Wilson,2...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 121, No. 2, 1977)

...published until his Works appeared : LET us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun," the God head,b who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom...understandings aright in our progress towards his holy seat. His footnote a was "opposed to the visible luminary" ; his b, "Bhargas, a word consisting of three...
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