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" These two worlds, heaven and earth, were once joined. Subsequently they were separated (according to one account, by Indra, who thus plays the part of Cronus and of Tane Mahuta). " Heaven and earth," says Dr. Muir, " are regarded as the parents not only... "
Myth, Ritual and Religion - Page 244
by Andrew Lang - 1899 - 719 pages
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Die Geschichte der Indochinesen: aus einheimischen Quellen

Adolf Bastian - Ethnology - 1866 - 576 pages
...dass Himmel .und Erde als Eltern nicht nur der Menschen , sondern auch der Götter betrachtet werden , as appears from the various texts where they are designated by the epithet Devaputre „having gods for their children." Buddha's Lehre zu beschützen?" Sechs dieser Thevabutr...
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Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and History of the People of India ...

Brahmanism - 1870
...produced heaven and earth : neither the heaven nor the earth was produced from the air." Heaven and Earth are regarded as the parents not only of men, but of...various texts where they are designated by the epithet devaputre, "having gods for their children" (viz.ini. 106,3; i. 159, 1; i. 185, 4;" iv. 56, 2; vi....
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Ancient and Mediaeval India, Volume 1

Mrs. Manning (Charlotte Speir) - Civilization, Hindu - 1869
...conferred) wide immortality on their offspring." There are many similar passages in which heaven and earth are regarded as the parents not only of men but of the gods. But " in other places," Mr. Muir finds heaven and earth spoken of " as -themselves created." They must,...
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Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and Progress of the Religion ..., Volume 5

John Muir - Brahmanism - 1872
...produced heaven and earth : neither the heaven nor the earth was produced from the air." Heaven and Earth are regarded as the parents not only of men, but of...various texts where they are designated by the epithet devaputre, "having gods for their children" (viz. in i.106,3; i. 159, 1; i. 185, 4;M iv. 56, 2; vi....
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The oriental studies

John Muir - 1878 - 211 pages
...formed (? ) them (x. i. 160, 2 ; i. 185, 11 ; v. 42, 16 ; vi. 51, 5 ; * vi. 70, 6 ; vi. 72, 2). But they are regarded as the parents not only of men, but of...various texts where they are designated by the epithet devaputre, "having gods for their children" (viz., in i. 106, 3 ; i. 159, 1 ; i. 185, 4 ;f iv. 56,...
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The Sacred Books of the East Described and Examined: Hindu Series, Volume 1

Hinduism - 1898
...i.106.3; 159. 1; 185,4;iv. 56. 2; vi. 17.7; vii. 53. 1; x, 11. 9) in proof that heaven and earth were regarded as the parents not only of men, but of the gods also, no exception being made in favour of Brahma or any other god. The epithet of devaputra " having gods...
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Myth, Ritual and Religion, Volume 1

Andrew Lang - Myth - 1899 - 719 pages
...the Greek Gaea, the Maori Papa. In the Veda, heaven and earth are constantly styled " parents " ; l but this we might regard as a mere metaphorical expression,...their own children, as by Indra,3 who " stretched thetn out like a hide," who, like Atlas, "sustains and upholds them " ; 4 or, again, Tvashtri, the...
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Myth, Ritual & Religion, Volume 1

Andrew Lang - Social Science - 2005 - 388 pages
...plays the part of Cronus and of Tane Mahute). " Heaven and earth," says Dr. Muir, " are regarded ağ the parents not only of men, but of the gods also,...objects created by one of their own children, as by Indra, 8 who " stretched them out like a hide," who, like Atlas, " sustains and upholds them "; * or,...
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