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  • SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST
    • INCLUDING SELECTIONS FROM THE VEDIC HYMNS, ZEND-AVESTA, DHAMMAPADA, UPANISHADS, THE KORAN, AND THE LIFE OF BUDDHA
    • WITH CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES BY EPIPHANIUS WILSON, A.M.
    • REVISED EDITION
    • CONTENTS
      • VEDIC HYMNS
      • THE ZEND-AVESTA
      • THE DHAMMAPADA
      • THE UPANISHADS
      • SELECTIONS FROM THE KORAN
      • LIFE OF BUDDHA
    • VEDIC HYMNS
    • THE ZEND-AVESTA
    • THE DHAMMAPADA
    • THE UPANISHADS
    • SELECTIONS FROM THE KORAN
    • LIFE OF BUDDHA
    • VEDIC HYMNS
      • Translation by F. Max Müller.
      • INTRODUCTION
    • Translation by F. Max Müller.
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VEDIC HYMNS
      • TO THE UNKNOWN GOD
      • TO THE MARUTS1
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
        • VII
        • VIII
        • IX
        • X
        • XI
        • XII
        • XIII
        • XIV
        • XV
        • XVI
        • XVII
        • XVIII
        • XIX
        • XX
        • XXI
        • XXII
        • XXIII
        • XXIV
        • XXV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
      • XIII
      • XIV
      • XV
      • XVI
      • XVII
      • XVIII
      • XIX
      • XX
      • XXI
      • XXII
      • XXIII
      • XXIV
      • XXV
      • TO THE MARUTS AND INDRA
        • The Prologue
        • The Dialogue
        • The Epilogue
      • The Prologue
      • The Dialogue
      • The Epilogue
      • TO INDRA AND THE MARUTS
      • TO AGNI AND THE MARUTS5
      • TO RUDRA6
      • TO RUDRA
      • TO AGNI AND THE MARUTS
      • TO VÂYU
      • TO VÂYU
      • INDRA AND AGASTYA: A DIALOGUE7
      • TO SOMA AND RUDRA
      • TO RUDRA
      • TO VÂTA
      • TO VÂTA
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
        • VII
        • VIII
        • IX
        • X
        • XI
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
    • TO THE UNKNOWN GOD
    • TO THE MARUTS1
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
      • XIII
      • XIV
      • XV
      • XVI
      • XVII
      • XVIII
      • XIX
      • XX
      • XXI
      • XXII
      • XXIII
      • XXIV
      • XXV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • XII
    • XIII
    • XIV
    • XV
    • XVI
    • XVII
    • XVIII
    • XIX
    • XX
    • XXI
    • XXII
    • XXIII
    • XXIV
    • XXV
    • TO THE MARUTS AND INDRA
      • The Prologue
      • The Dialogue
      • The Epilogue
    • The Prologue
    • The Dialogue
    • The Epilogue
    • TO INDRA AND THE MARUTS
    • TO AGNI AND THE MARUTS5
    • TO RUDRA6
    • TO RUDRA
    • TO AGNI AND THE MARUTS
    • TO VÂYU
    • TO VÂYU
    • INDRA AND AGASTYA: A DIALOGUE7
    • TO SOMA AND RUDRA
    • TO RUDRA
    • TO VÂTA
    • TO VÂTA
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • SELECTIONS FROM THE ZEND-AVESTA
      • Translation by James Darmestetter
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DISCOVERY OF THE ZEND-AVESTA
    • Translation by James Darmestetter
    • INTRODUCTION
    • DISCOVERY OF THE ZEND-AVESTA
    • SELECTIONS FROM THE ZEND-AVESTA
      • THE CREATION10
      • MYTH OF YIMA
      • THE EARTH
      • CONTRACTS AND OUTRAGES11
      • UNCLEANNESS12
      • FUNERALS AND PURIFICATION
      • CLEANSING THE UNCLEAN
      • SPELLS RECITED DURING THE CLEANSING
      • TO FIRES, WATERS, PLANTS
      • TO THE EARTH AND THE SACRED WATERS
      • PRAYER FOR HELPERS
      • A PRAYER FOR SANCTITY AND ITS BENEFITS
      • TO THE FIRE
      • TO THE BOUNTIFUL IMMORTALS
      • PRAISE OF THE HOLY BULL
      • TO RAIN AS A HEALING POWER
      • TO THE WATERS AND LIGHT OF THE SUN
      • TO THE WATERS AND LIGHT OF THE MOON
      • TO THE WATERS AND LIGHT OF THE STARS
    • THE CREATION10
    • MYTH OF YIMA
    • THE EARTH
    • CONTRACTS AND OUTRAGES11
    • UNCLEANNESS12
    • FUNERALS AND PURIFICATION
    • CLEANSING THE UNCLEAN
    • SPELLS RECITED DURING THE CLEANSING
    • TO FIRES, WATERS, PLANTS
    • TO THE EARTH AND THE SACRED WATERS
    • PRAYER FOR HELPERS
    • A PRAYER FOR SANCTITY AND ITS BENEFITS
    • TO THE FIRE
    • TO THE BOUNTIFUL IMMORTALS
    • PRAISE OF THE HOLY BULL
    • TO RAIN AS A HEALING POWER
    • TO THE WATERS AND LIGHT OF THE SUN
    • TO THE WATERS AND LIGHT OF THE MOON
    • TO THE WATERS AND LIGHT OF THE STARS
    • THE DHAMMAPADA
      • Translation by F. Max Müller
      • INTRODUCTION
    • Translation by F. Max Müller
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE DHAMMAPADA
      • CHAPTER I
        • THE TWIN-VERSES
      • THE TWIN-VERSES
      • CHAPTER II
        • ON EARNESTNESS
      • ON EARNESTNESS
      • CHAPTER III
        • THOUGHT
      • THOUGHT
      • CHAPTER IV
        • FLOWERS
      • FLOWERS
      • CHAPTER V
        • THE FOOL
      • THE FOOL
      • CHAPTER VI
        • THE WISE MAN
      • THE WISE MAN
      • CHAPTER VII
        • THE VENERABLE
      • THE VENERABLE
      • CHAPTER VIII
        • THE THOUSANDS
      • THE THOUSANDS
      • CHAPTER IX
        • EVIL
      • EVIL
      • CHAPTER X
        • PUNISHMENT
      • PUNISHMENT
      • CHAPTER XI
        • OLD AGE
      • OLD AGE
      • CHAPTER XII
        • SELF
      • SELF
      • CHAPTER XIII
        • THE WORLD
      • THE WORLD
      • CHAPTER XIV
        • THE BUDDHA—THE AWAKENED
      • THE BUDDHA—THE AWAKENED
      • CHAPTER XV
        • HAPPINESS
      • HAPPINESS
      • CHAPTER XVI
        • PLEASURE
      • PLEASURE
      • CHAPTER XVII
        • ANGER
      • ANGER
      • CHAPTER XVIII
        • IMPURITY
      • IMPURITY
      • CHAPTER XIX
        • THE JUST
      • THE JUST
      • CHAPTER XX
        • THE WAY
      • THE WAY
      • CHAPTER XXI
        • MISCELLANEOUS
      • MISCELLANEOUS
      • CHAPTER XXII
        • THE DOWNWARD COURSE
      • THE DOWNWARD COURSE
      • CHAPTER XXIII
        • THE ELEPHANT
      • THE ELEPHANT
      • CHAPTER XXIV
        • THIRST
      • THIRST
      • CHAPTER XXV
        • THE BHIKSHU
      • THE BHIKSHU
      • CHAPTER XXVI
        • THE BRÂHMANA
      • THE BRÂHMANA
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE TWIN-VERSES
    • THE TWIN-VERSES
    • CHAPTER II
      • ON EARNESTNESS
    • ON EARNESTNESS
    • CHAPTER III
      • THOUGHT
    • THOUGHT
    • CHAPTER IV
      • FLOWERS
    • FLOWERS
    • CHAPTER V
      • THE FOOL
    • THE FOOL
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THE WISE MAN
    • THE WISE MAN
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE VENERABLE
    • THE VENERABLE
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE THOUSANDS
    • THE THOUSANDS
    • CHAPTER IX
      • EVIL
    • EVIL
    • CHAPTER X
      • PUNISHMENT
    • PUNISHMENT
    • CHAPTER XI
      • OLD AGE
    • OLD AGE
    • CHAPTER XII
      • SELF
    • SELF
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • THE WORLD
    • THE WORLD
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE BUDDHA—THE AWAKENED
    • THE BUDDHA—THE AWAKENED
    • CHAPTER XV
      • HAPPINESS
    • HAPPINESS
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • PLEASURE
    • PLEASURE
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • ANGER
    • ANGER
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • IMPURITY
    • IMPURITY
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE JUST
    • THE JUST
    • CHAPTER XX
      • THE WAY
    • THE WAY
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • MISCELLANEOUS
    • MISCELLANEOUS
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • THE DOWNWARD COURSE
    • THE DOWNWARD COURSE
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • THE ELEPHANT
    • THE ELEPHANT
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • THIRST
    • THIRST
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • THE BHIKSHU
    • THE BHIKSHU
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • THE BRÂHMANA
    • THE BRÂHMANA
    • THE UPANISHADS
      • Translation by F. Max Müller
      • INTRODUCTION
    • Translation by F. Max Müller
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE UPANISHADS
      • KAUSHÎTAKI-UPANISHAD
        • THE COUCH OF BRAHMAN
        • KNOWLEDGE OF THE LIVING SPIRIT
        • LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS
      • THE COUCH OF BRAHMAN
      • KNOWLEDGE OF THE LIVING SPIRIT
      • LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS
    • KAUSHÎTAKI-UPANISHAD
      • THE COUCH OF BRAHMAN
      • KNOWLEDGE OF THE LIVING SPIRIT
      • LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS
    • THE COUCH OF BRAHMAN
    • KNOWLEDGE OF THE LIVING SPIRIT
    • LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS
    • SELECTIONS FROM THE KORAN
      • Translation by George Sale
      • INTRODUCTION
      • MOHAMMED AND MOHAMMEDANISM
    • Translation by George Sale
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MOHAMMED AND MOHAMMEDANISM
    • THE KORAN
      • CHAPTER I
        • Entitled, the Preface, or Introduction—Revealed at Mecca
      • Entitled, the Preface, or Introduction—Revealed at Mecca
      • CHAPTER II
        • Entitled, the Cow22—Revealed Partly at Mecca, and Partly at Medina
      • Entitled, the Cow22—Revealed Partly at Mecca, and Partly at Medina
      • CHAPTER III
        • Entitled, the Family of Imran46—Revealed at Medina
      • Entitled, the Family of Imran46—Revealed at Medina
      • CHAPTER IV
        • Entitled, Women63—Revealed at Medina
      • Entitled, Women63—Revealed at Medina
      • CHAPTER V
        • Entitled, the Table82—Revealed at Medina
      • Entitled, the Table82—Revealed at Medina
    • CHAPTER I
      • Entitled, the Preface, or Introduction—Revealed at Mecca
    • Entitled, the Preface, or Introduction—Revealed at Mecca
    • CHAPTER II
      • Entitled, the Cow22—Revealed Partly at Mecca, and Partly at Medina
    • Entitled, the Cow22—Revealed Partly at Mecca, and Partly at Medina
    • CHAPTER III
      • Entitled, the Family of Imran46—Revealed at Medina
    • Entitled, the Family of Imran46—Revealed at Medina
    • CHAPTER IV
      • Entitled, Women63—Revealed at Medina
    • Entitled, Women63—Revealed at Medina
    • CHAPTER V
      • Entitled, the Table82—Revealed at Medina
    • Entitled, the Table82—Revealed at Medina
    • LIFE OF BUDDHA
      • Translated from Sanscrit into Chinese by Dharmaraksha, A.D. 420; from Chinese into English by Samuel Beal
      • INTRODUCTION
    • Translated from Sanscrit into Chinese by Dharmaraksha, A.D. 420; from Chinese into English by Samuel Beal
    • INTRODUCTION
    • LIFE OF BUDDHA
      • CHAPTER I
        • The Birth
        • Living in the Palace
        • Disgust at Sorrow
        • Putting Away Desire
        • Leaving the City
      • The Birth
      • Living in the Palace
      • Disgust at Sorrow
      • Putting Away Desire
      • Leaving the City
      • CHAPTER II
        • The Return of Kandaka
        • Entering the Place of Austerities
        • The General Grief of the Palace
        • The Mission to Seek the Prince
      • The Return of Kandaka
      • Entering the Place of Austerities
      • The General Grief of the Palace
      • The Mission to Seek the Prince
      • CHAPTER III
        • Bimbisâra Raga Invites the Prince
        • The Reply to Bimbasâra Râga
        • Visit to Ârâda Udrarâma
        • Defeats Mara
        • O-wei-san-pou-ti (Abhisambodhi)
        • Turning the Law-wheel
      • Bimbisâra Raga Invites the Prince
      • The Reply to Bimbasâra Râga
      • Visit to Ârâda Udrarâma
      • Defeats Mara
      • O-wei-san-pou-ti (Abhisambodhi)
      • Turning the Law-wheel
      • CHAPTER IV
        • Bimbisâra Râga Becomes a Disciple
        • The Great Disciple Becomes a Hermit
        • Conversion of the "Supporter of the Orphans and Destitute"
        • Interview between Father and Son
        • Receiving the Getavana Vihâra
        • Escaping the Drunken Elephant and Devadatta
        • The Lady Âmra Sees Buddha
      • Bimbisâra Râga Becomes a Disciple
      • The Great Disciple Becomes a Hermit
      • Conversion of the "Supporter of the Orphans and Destitute"
      • Interview between Father and Son
      • Receiving the Getavana Vihâra
      • Escaping the Drunken Elephant and Devadatta
      • The Lady Âmra Sees Buddha
      • CHAPTER V
        • The Differences of the Likkhavis
        • Parinirvâna
        • Mahâparinirvâna
        • Praising Nirvâna
        • Division of the Sariras
      • The Differences of the Likkhavis
      • Parinirvâna
      • Mahâparinirvâna
      • Praising Nirvâna
      • Division of the Sariras
    • CHAPTER I
      • The Birth
      • Living in the Palace
      • Disgust at Sorrow
      • Putting Away Desire
      • Leaving the City
    • The Birth
    • Living in the Palace
    • Disgust at Sorrow
    • Putting Away Desire
    • Leaving the City
    • CHAPTER II
      • The Return of Kandaka
      • Entering the Place of Austerities
      • The General Grief of the Palace
      • The Mission to Seek the Prince
    • The Return of Kandaka
    • Entering the Place of Austerities
    • The General Grief of the Palace
    • The Mission to Seek the Prince
    • CHAPTER III
      • Bimbisâra Raga Invites the Prince
      • The Reply to Bimbasâra Râga
      • Visit to Ârâda Udrarâma
      • Defeats Mara
      • O-wei-san-pou-ti (Abhisambodhi)
      • Turning the Law-wheel
    • Bimbisâra Raga Invites the Prince
    • The Reply to Bimbasâra Râga
    • Visit to Ârâda Udrarâma
    • Defeats Mara
    • O-wei-san-pou-ti (Abhisambodhi)
    • Turning the Law-wheel
    • CHAPTER IV
      • Bimbisâra Râga Becomes a Disciple
      • The Great Disciple Becomes a Hermit
      • Conversion of the "Supporter of the Orphans and Destitute"
      • Interview between Father and Son
      • Receiving the Getavana Vihâra
      • Escaping the Drunken Elephant and Devadatta
      • The Lady Âmra Sees Buddha
    • Bimbisâra Râga Becomes a Disciple
    • The Great Disciple Becomes a Hermit
    • Conversion of the "Supporter of the Orphans and Destitute"
    • Interview between Father and Son
    • Receiving the Getavana Vihâra
    • Escaping the Drunken Elephant and Devadatta
    • The Lady Âmra Sees Buddha
    • CHAPTER V
      • The Differences of the Likkhavis
      • Parinirvâna
      • Mahâparinirvâna
      • Praising Nirvâna
      • Division of the Sariras
    • The Differences of the Likkhavis
    • Parinirvâna
    • Mahâparinirvâna
    • Praising Nirvâna
    • Division of the Sariras
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