The Legends and Theories of the Buddhists: Compared with History and Science: with Introductory Notices of the Life and System of Gotama Buddha

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Williams and Norgate, 1866 - Buddhism - 244 pages

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Page 175 - Behold, I shew you a mystery ; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump ; for the trumpet shall sound ; and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is...
Page 39 - And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and pure...
Page 175 - ... in hell for many years, for many hundreds of years, for many thousands of years, for many hundreds of thousands of years; and...
Page 67 - The profoundly wise priests had heretofore orally perpetuated the Pali Pitakattaya and its ArthakathS (commentaries). At this period these priests, foreseeing the perdition of the people (from the perversions of the true doctrines) assembled ; and in order that the religion might endure for ages, recorded the same in...
Page 11 - Brahmin eats but his own food ; wears but his own apparel ; and bestows but his own in alms : through the benevolence of the Brahmin, indeed, other mortals enjoy life.
Page 185 - You have to proclaim glad tidings fresh as when they came from angels' lips, To you is born in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

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