The Dabistan, or School of Manners Volume . 2

The Dabistan, or School of Manners Volume . 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... light which "we recognise above in thy bountiful being, which "thou temperest and displayest; this light derives "its glory from thee, and supplication is due to this "light. Give us thy assistance in the abnegation phrase which the author of the Dabistan has given of the original prayer: yirfrtld: mmcn cgFrm: stoiwtfh: mm: wsm: am fa: "Thou art the great light--most gloriously rising--the delight "of men--resplendent--granter of food--agreeable to sight--the "eye of heaven--the promoter of union--the great incarnation--"the most cxcellent manifestation--mindful of the earth--the chief "betower of the devotion to emancipation-the dispenser of life "--the light of bodies-the lord of intellect and of interior life--"all illuming--the radiance of the day--the effulgency--the su"preme light--only like thyself--the donor of heaven-the compa' nion of the gods." "of worldly pleasures; render us equal to thyself "in the purity of light, and by thy knowledge ' grant us union with thee; the wish of all virtu"ous hearts is, that they may, far removed from "all sensual delights, be made happy in the com"munion with those who are like thee: we aban"don all worldly delights, that we may become "similar to thee in splendor, and arrive to thee, and "remain with thee." The other class of the Suryamakhan say: Whatever exists in the Swargaloka1 and in the Bhuloka,2 that is, in the upper and lower world, draws its origin from the sovereign great luminary; by his glorious appearance we fill our lojdni,3 or " eyes," with kalyanum, or "auspicious light;" and we hear the Sanakdras, that is, the incorporeal beings;" by him we acquire...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589475
  • 9781236589477