The Sacred Books of the East Volume . 45

The Sacred Books of the East Volume . 45

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...to right faith are: 1. sleep; 2. activity; 3. very deep sleep; 4. a high degree of activity2; 5. a state of deep-rooted greed; 6-9 refer to faith in the objects of the first three and the last kinds of knowledge. (5, 6) 3. V daniya is twofold, pleasure and pain; there are many subdivisions of pleasure and so there are of pain also. (7) 4. M6haniyais twofold as referring to faith and to conduct; the first is threefold, the second twofold. (8) The three kinds of M6haniya referring to faith are: 1. right faith; 2. wrong faith; 3. faith partly right and partly wrong. (9) 1 Compare Bhandarkar, Report, p. 93, note. 2 Nos. 1-4 are nidrS, pralalS, nidranidrS, pra alSpra alS; I render the etymological meaning of these words. According to the DipikS, however, they have a different meaning: nidrS means the state of agreeable waking; pra ala the slumber of a standing or sitting person; nidranidra1, deep sleep; pra alSpra alS, sleep of a person in motion. Nos. 6 and 7 are here called akkhu and a akkhu, instead of abhinib6dhika and rruta. The two kinds of M6haniya referring to conduct are: i. what is experienced in the form of the four cardinal passions; 2. what is experienced in the form of feelings different from them. (10) The first kind of this Karman is sixteenfold, the second sevenfold or ninefold (11) 5. Ayushkais fourfold as referring to 1. denizens of hell; 2. brute creation; 3. men; 4. gods. (12) 6. Nam an is twofold, good and bad; there are many subdivisions of the good variety, and so there are of the bad one also2. (13) 7. G6tra is twofold, high and low; the first is eightfold, and so is the second also. (14) 8. Antaraya is fivefold as preventing: 1. gifts; 2. profit; 3. momentary enjoyment; 4....show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236960831
  • 9781236960832