What is the outline of Indian literature

History of Indian religion shown in outline

Page 37- The growth of much of the imagery thus described is perfectly natural, and easily intelligible, particularly to persons who have lived in India, and witnessed the phenomena of the seasons in that country. At the close of the long hot weather ...

Is mentioned in 8 books from 1865 to 1966

Page 187- River the Reeds. Just as the tree, when it is decapitated, grows again as long as the root is intact, so pain returns again and again unless the tendency to pleasure has been eradicated. - Let man lay off anger, lay off pride, break every fetter. He who holds back the rising anger, like the rolling chariot, is what I call a charioteer. Anger is never quenched through anger, but through forgiveness; that is eternal law. - Vigilance is the ...

Is mentioned in 9 books from 1838 to 1904

Page 93- Sin, committed in this world, like the earth, does not immediately bear its fruits, but gradually increasing, it overthrows him who committed it. If the punishment does not apply to himself, then at least his children, at least his grandchildren, but inevitable. The sin committed is never without consequence for the author; through injustice he finds happiness for some time, but in the end he perishes with his family and everything that belongs to him.

Is mentioned in 5 books from 1853 to 1875

Page 27- The world of light and the earth is the realm of air, in which gods rule to keep the path of light to earth free, to provide access to its invigorating power and at the same time the running of the heavenly waters, which also find their place in the world of light have to convey to earth.

Mentioned in 10 books from 1852 to 1994

Page 27- The Indian view of nature of the oldest period represented in the Vedic songs has the peculiarity that it divides sharply between air space and heaven. This separation is an ancient one, as the whole mythology of the Veda shows, and it is based on the distinction between air and light. The ...

Is mentioned in 7 books from 1855 to 1994

Page 100- If a Brahmin destroyed the three worlds and enjoyed food that he received from somewhere, he would not be guilty if he only had the great Rig Veda in mind, "says the MANU code of law. ..

Is mentioned in 8 books from 1874 to 1967

Page 19- As interesting as the Brähmanas may be for the researcher in the field of Indian literature, they are of little interest to the generally educated public. The main content of these is simply drivel and, what is far worse, theological drivel. Nobody who does not know in advance the place that the Brähmanas occupy in the history of the Indian spirit could read more than ten pages without closing the book.

Is mentioned in 7 books from 1874 to 1919

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