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Page 18 - On the Notions of the Hindu Astronomers concerning the Precession of the Equinoxes and Motions of the Planets...
Page 2 - ... near Basrah, and the serpent at Ispahan. Adam, after long solitude and penitence, was led by Gabriel to Mecca, and thence to the mountain of Arafat (recognition), where he was reunited to Eve after a separation of 200 years. With the Hindus, Adam is supposed to be the same with Swayam-bhuva, who was made with seven handfuls of mould taken from the seven stages of the earth.
Page 24 - ... attributed to him. His Vakya Pradipa, or metrical maxims on the philosophy of syntax, are the best known. They are often cited under the name of Harikarika, and have almost equal authority with the precepts of Panini. His Sataka or Centuries of Verse are also much admired. He is said to have become disgusted with the world on account of the infidelity of his favourite wife. He abdicated the throne, and ended his days at Benares in devout contemplation. He is also said to have been put to a cruel...
Page 111 - Krishna, & river issued from the sweat of Vishnu, when he transformed himself into the shape of the mount Salagram or Gandacisilla, XIV.
Page 3 - Adyanatha, the Linga of Mahadeva placed on the banks of the river Rajyu by King Naraca, XIV.
Page 46 - Paya, of an inscription said to exist on a rock at Belligola, recording a grant of land by him to the shrine of Gomatiswara, XVII.
Page 184 - Sechin, the same with Ekhor, the place of burial of the emperors of China, VI.
Page 102 - III. 411. , goddess of victory, worshipped in the Craunchadwipa, under the emblem of a sword, VIII.
Page 212 - Vaimanikas, one of the four .classes of divine beings reckoned by the Jains, XVII.