Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages Volume 1

Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...of Nokkel, notwithstanding the pre-eminence of both Bheema and Arjun, it was in that form that I stood before thee." This we are informed is all circumstantially related in that chapter or book of the Mahabharat entitled the Pourrub benn.-f-"That was one occasion," continued the genius of virtue, "on which I put thee to the proof; and this on which, rather than separate from thy dog, thou hast refused to accompany Indra himself to heaven, is the second, and I pronounce that there is no one like thee." Dehrrem had been now recognized by Indra, who besought his forgiveness for not having sooner recollected him. After this Indra and Dehrrem and Ashnikomar, j with others of the Deutas or Demigods, proceeded to place.s3!-either a ram or a hare. + 1 I--jji % jL5-the physician of the gods. Rajah Judishter in the car of Indra, in which they now ascended towards the realms above. Having continued their celestial course for some time, they perceived that Nared was approaching them, and him they all saluted with becoming respect. On this occasion that mysterious personage did not hesitate to pronounce, that of all the sovereign princes, and devout and otherwise illustrious individuals that ever trod the earth, the merits must have been inferior to those of this Rajah Judishter; since not one among them all ever attained to the signal privilege of thus ascending to heaven with the same body and form as he had animated on earth. Upon this, placing his hands together in a posture of supplication, Judishter besought of Nareda, Indra, and the other Deutas who accompanied him, to take him to the place where his brothers had gone before him; for if they took him to any other, be it good or be it bad, he would not remain there....show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123699017X
  • 9781236990174