Sacred Books of the East: Comprising the Vedic Hymns, Zend-Avesta, Dhammapada, Upanishads, the Koran and the Life of Buddha
Including Selection From The Vedic Hymns, Zend-Avesta, Dhammapada, Upanishads, The Koran And The Life Of Buddha.
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Agni Ahura Mazda answered Angra Mainyu apostle Aspahę-astra Avesta beauty beholding Bhikshu birth and death Bodhisattva body born Brahman Brâhmana Buddha called cause chariot covetous dead deeds delights desire destroyed Devas Drug Nasu rushes dwell earth evil eyes faithful father fear fire give gods grief happiness Hara Berezaiti hast hath hearing heart heaven heavenly horses hundred stripes Indra king knoweth Koran Koreish living Lord lust Maker Mâra Maruts material world Mecca merciful mighty mind Mohammed moon mountains Nirvâna pain Parsis pleasure practise praise prâna prayer prince prophet punishment pure rejoiced religion religious rest reverence righteous Rishi royal Rudra sacrifice scriptures seek sent down unto sorrow soul Spenta Armaiti splendor Sraoshô-karana Suddhodana Tathâgata therein things thou Holy Thou shalt sprinkle thought true believers truth unto thee Verily wealth whilst wisdom wise words worship Yima Zarathustra Zend Zoroaster
Page 115 - All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts.
Page 214 - When thy Lord said unto the angels, I am going to place a substitute on earth ; they said, Wilt thou place there one who will do evil therein, and shed blood ? but we celebrate thy praise and sanctify thee. God answered, Verily I know that which ye know not...
Page 245 - When God said, O Jesus, verily I will cause thee to die, and I will take thee up unto me," and I will deliver thee from the unbelievers ; and I will place those who follow thee above the unbelievers, until the day of resurrection : then unto me shall ye return, and I will judge between you of that concerning which ye disagree.
Page 134 - Let a man overcome anger by love, let him overcome evil by good; let him overcome the greedy by liberality, the liar by truth!
Page 136 - The fault of others is easily perceived, but that of one's self is difficult to perceive; a man winnows his neighbour's faults like chaff, but his own fault he hides, as a cheat hides the bad die from the player.
Page 181 - A greater number of God's creatures believe in Mohammed's word at this hour than in any other word whatever. Are we to suppose that it was a miserable piece of spiritual legerdemain, this which so many creatures of the Almighty have lived by and died by ? I, for my part, cannot form any such supposition. I will believe most things sooner than that. One would be entirely at a loss what to think of this world at all, if quackery so grew and were sanctioned here.
Page 115 - He abused me, he beat me, he defeated me, he robbed me " — in those who do not harbor such thoughts hatred will cease. For hatred does not cease by hatred at any time: hatred ceases by love — this is an old rule.
Page 289 - I have not spoken to them any other than what thou didst command me ; namely, Worship GOD, my LORD and your LORD...
Page 215 - Will ye command men to do justice, and forget your own souls? yet ye read the book of the law : do ye not therefore understand? Ask help with perseverance and prayer; this indeed is grievous unless to the humble, who seriously think they shall meet their LORD, and that to him they shall return. O children of Israel, remember my favour wherewith I have favoured you, and that I have preferred you above all nations...
Page 253 - Koran."tJ 5. His doctrine of predestination was applicable, and was applied by him, to the same purpose of fortifying and of exalting the courage of his adherents " If anything of the matter had happened unto us, we had not been slain here. Answer ; If ye had been in your houses, verily they would have gone forth to fight, whose slaughter was decreed, to the places where they died."§ 6.