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India : What Can it Teach Us: A Course of Lectures Delivered Before the University of Cambridge

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Max Muller was one of the most respected religious authorities of his time. His accomplishments include translating The Upanishads and editing a massive collection of work called The Sacred Books of the East.Some of the most valuable and instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India, and in India only. In her classic dialect, the Sanskrit, we may read with what success ancient India conquered the elements and the world as it was then known.The study of Sanskrit, and particularly a study of the Vedic Sanskrit, is able to enlighten us and illuminate the darkest passages in the history of the human mind.This book gives the reader some idea of ancient India, of its ancient literature, and, more particularly, of its ancient religion. Muller will help you see and feel what it was like in ancient India, and the importance that it played in the history of the human race.show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 20.3mm | 362.88g
  • Book Tree,US
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1585090646
  • 9781585090648

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