Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume 5

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Bishop's College Press, 1836 - Asia

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Memoir of the Life and Writings of St Nierses Clajensis surnamed
Discovery of Buddhist Images with Devanagari Inscriptions at Tagoung
written in March
Catalogue of a Second Collection of Fossil Bones presented to the Asiatic
Note on an Inscription at Bamian By Mr C Masson
On the method employed to remove the Vaulted Roof of St Peters
Statistical Agricultural and Revenue Return of Muthra District made
Summary Description of some New Species of Falconidse By B
Note on the occasional existence of freshwater on the surface of
Horary Observations of the Barometer Thermometer and Wetbulb
Interpretation of the Tibetan Inscription on a Bhotian Banner taken
Geology of Moulmein
On the Revolution of the Seasons By the Rev R Everest
Recent Discovery of Fossil Bones in Perim Island in the Cambay Gulph
Note on the Teeth of the Mastodon a dents etroites of thcSiwalik
Proceedings of the Asiatic Society
Meteorological Observations taken every hour at Bancalore in the Hos
Meteorological Register
Memoir of a Hindu Colony in Ancient Armenia By Johannes Avdall
Facsimiles of various Ancient Inscriptions
Facsimile of inscriptions at Chunar and Kemaon
Descriptive Catalogue of Terrestrial and Fluviatile Testacea chiefly from
Description of two new species belonging to a new form of the Meruline
Report of the Society of Arts on Specimens of Rice Wool etc from
Proceedings of the Asiatic Society
Note on the white satin embroidered Scarfs of the Tibetan Priests
Experimental Researches on the Depressions of the Wetbulb Hygro
Proceedings of the Asiatic Society
mer Baron Purgstall Aulic Counsellor and Professor of Oriental Lan
Extracts translated from a Memoir on a Map of Peshawar and the coun
Sketch of the State of MQar Malay Peninsula By T J Newbold
Note on the discovery of a relic of Grecian Sculpture in Upper India
Vossia procera
Notes on Delhi Point PuloTinghie c and on some Pelagic Fossil
Fossil Carnivoraof the Sub Himalayas
Continuation of a Paper Journal May 1835 on the Heights of
Proceedings of the Asiatic Society
An account of some of the Petty States lying north of the Tenasserim
Outline of Political and Commercial Relations with the Native States
IVNew varieties of the Mithraic or IndoScythic Series of Coins and their
Facsimiles of various Ancient Inscriptions lithographed by James Prin
SabHimalayan Fossil Remains of the IMdupur Collection By Lieuts
Note on the occurrence of Volcanic Scoria in the Southern Peninsula
The Governor Generals Conversazione
An account of some of the Petty States lying north of the Tenasserim
Notes on the Antiquities of Bamian By C Masson
New types of Bactrinn and IndoScythic Coins engraved as Plate XLIX
Facsimiles of various Ancient Inscriptions lithographed By James
Seoni inscription two plates _
VISome remarks on the development of Pollen By William Griffith
SubHimilayan Fossil Remains of the n idiipur Collection By Lieuts
Note on Zoological Nomenclature By B H Hodgson Esq
XLMeteorological Register
Note on Mastodons of the Sewaliks By Capt P T Cautley Superin
Description of the Shell and Animal of Nematura a new Genus
Facsimiles of Ancient Inscriptions lithographed By ditto
Description of UchSharif By Munshi Mohan Lai
Remarks on a collection of Plants made at Sadiya Upper Assam from
Note on a Remnant of the Hun Nation Vide Chap 26 of the Decline
Postscript to the Memoir on the Depression of the Wetbulb Thermo
Meteorological Register

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Page 47 - ... trunks. Of these it most nearly resembles the Tapir. It differs chiefly in the bones of the nose being larger and more salient from the Chaffron ; and in there being less width and depth to the nasomaxillary sinus, than the Tapir exhibits. But as the essential points of structure are alike in both, there is no doubt that the Sivatherium was invested with a trunk like the Tapir. This conclusion is further borne out by other analogies, although more indirect than that afforded by the nasal bones....
Page 29 - Buddhist then, or now, living in that country ; they formed the materials from which chiefly I drew my sketch ; and they would have been long since communicated to the public, had the translator felt sufficiently confident of his powers, or sufficiently assured that enlightened Europeans could be brought to tolerate the ' ingens indigestaque mole* ' of these
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Page 309 - Of many of them it haa been already ascertained, that they have had no connexion with Brahmanism, except in so far as they may have felt its unhallowed influence in excluding them from the common privileges of humanity, and banishing them to the wilds, or dooming them to ignorance, and unwilling and unrewarded servitude*.
Page 77 - thus gone, or gone as he came,' as applied to Adi-Buddha, alludes to his voluntary secession from the versatile world into that of abstraction, of which no mortal can predicate more than that his departure and his advent are alike simple results of his volition. Some authors substitute this interpretation, exclusively applicable to Adi-Buddha, for the third sceptical and general interpretation above given.
Page 71 - Swabhava in this order : — from the vija \\ of the letter Y, air ; from that of the letter R, fire ; from that of the letter V, or B, water ; and from that of the letter L, earth ; and from that of the letter S, Mount Sumeru.

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