The Nyaishes; Or Zoroastrian Litanies, Avestan Text with the Pahlavi, Sanskrit, Persian and Gujarati Versions Volume 1

The Nyaishes; Or Zoroastrian Litanies, Avestan Text with the Pahlavi, Sanskrit, Persian and Gujarati Versions 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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...tafnanuhantam varacamihantam xstavantam lstavantam yaoxUavantam saokavantam zairimy&vantam vohvavantam iayam baeSazam. 7 Persian, buzurg daram Mah gttsfand tuxm baxSandah rayomand xurahmana ra abrmand (ya'nl abr ay and taba'a w) ab righteousness. And I praise the full-moon, the righteous, the great through righteousness. I praise (the Moon) Vishaptatha, the righteous, the great through righteousness. 7 Avesta. I will sacrifice unto the Moon that has the seed of the Bull, the bestower, radiant, glorious, possessed of water,1 possessed of warmth, possessed of knowledge, possessed of wealth, possessed of riches, possessed of discernment, possessed of weal, possessed of verdure, possessed of good,2 the bestower, the healing. 7 Pahlavi. I sacrifice unto the Moon that has the seed of cattle, the bestower, full of radiance, full of glory, full of clouds (that is, cloud comes in its proper way through it), full of warmth (that is, heat), learned (that is, wise), full of wealth, full of riches (that is, it gives fecundity to cattle), full of skill (in deeds of judgment), full of profit (that is, it gives fruition to waterplants), green (that is, it makes the earth moist, that is, it keeps the earth moist), giver of good prosperity, the bestower, the healer (it does give good prosperity unto all). 7 Sanskrit. I propitiate the Moon that has the seed of cattle, the dispenser, bright, glorious, possessing clouds (that is, clouds come through its lustre), possessing warmth (that is, endowed with the quality of heat), possessing activity (more wise, that is the meaning), possessing riches, possessing fortune (that is, giver of prosperity to lit. of cattle), discerning (the laws of duty), possessed of gains (that is, giver of the ripening of fruit...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236942914
  • 9781236942913