By Lin Yutang
Number of exerpts from Indian and chinese language Buddhist texts resembling Rigveda, Upanishads, Ramayana, Panchatantra, Dhammapada, Tao, Confucius, and lots more and plenty extra. comprises thesaurus of Hindu phrases, pronunciation of chinese language names, and desk of chinese language dynasties.
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Choice of exerpts from Indian and chinese language Buddhist texts akin to Rigveda, Upanishads, Ramayana, Panchatantra, Dhammapada, Tao, Confucius, and masses extra. contains word list of Hindu phrases, pronunciation of chinese language names, and desk of chinese language dynasties.
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All life-sustaining blessings sends forth brilliant lustre. with her, showing Last of the countless mornings that have vanished, to come hath Dawn arisen. Arise! the breath, the life, first herself, she of bright morns again hath reached us: darkness hath passed away, and light approacheth. She for the sun hath left a path to travel: we have arrived where men prolong existence. Singing the praises of refulgent mornings with his hymn's web, the priest, the poet, rises. Shine then to-day, rich maid, on him the gift of life and offspring.
All, hath eyes on round about him, a mouth on arms and feet on that sup- it? Whence Visvakarman, power What was all sides all sides, all sides, He, the sole god, producing earth and heaven, weldeth them, with arms as wings, together. What was the tree, what fashioned out the earth Ye thoughtful men he established 1 Visvakarman is all wood in sooth produced * The inquire within your spirit whereon he stood A who when things. represented in this hymn as the creator of all things invokes the gods to receive the offerings.
Art the dark-blue bee, one unborn being (female), red, white, and black, uniform, but producing manifold offspring. There is one unborn being (male) who loves her and lies by her; there is another who leaves her, while she There is eating Two is what has to be eaten. birds, inseparable friends, cling to the eats the sweet fruit, the other looks on without same tree. One of them eating. On the same tree man sits grieving, immersed, bewildered, by his own Impotence. But when he sees the other lord contented, and glory, then his grief passes away.
The Wisdom of China and India by Lin Yutang