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" ... benefactions of those whose piety propels them from the farthest extremities of India to visit its holy precincts. The Himalaya are the peculiar abodes of the gods of the Hindoos; the rivers, issuing from the eternal snows, are goddesses, and are... "
Tours in Upper India, and in Parts of the Himalaya Mountains; with Accounts ... - Page 314
by Edward Archer - 1833 - 356 pages
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Tours in Upper India, and in Parts of the Himalaya Mountains: With ..., Volume 1

Edward Caulfield Archer - Bengal (India : Presidency). - 1833
...the gods of the Hindoos; the rivers, issuing from the eternal snows, are goddesses, and are saered in the eyes of all. Shrines of the most holy and awful...have taken up her residence. One among the numerous proceedSUPERSTITIOUS RITES. 315 ings of her votaries, is to scramble as high up the mountain as they...
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The Round Towers of Ireland, Or, The History of the Tuath-De-Danaans

Henry O'Brien - Ireland - 1898 - 551 pages
...the eternal snows, are goddesses, and are sacred in the eyes of all. Shrines, of the most holy aiid awful sanctity, are at the fountain-heads of the Ganges and Jumna ; and on the summit of Kedar Kautli, Culi, that goddess of bloody rites, is supposed to have taken up her residence. One among the...
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The Round Towers of Ireland Or the Mysteries of Freemasonry

Henry O'Brien - History - 2007 - 536 pages
...eyes of all. Shrines, of the most holy and awful sanctify, are at tiie fountain heads of the Granges and Jumna ; and on the summit of Kedar Nauth, Cali,...the mountain as they can attain, taking with them a goal for an offering : the animal is turned loose with a knife tied round his neck ; the belief is,...
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