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Institutes of Hindu Law, Or the Ordinances of Menu, According to the Gloss ...
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ablution acts amercement ancestors anchoret animals attain beasts beatitude begotten Bhrigu birth body born Brahma Brahmen brother called cattle cause ceremony clarified butter committed considered constantly creatures crime Cshatriya damsel daughter death declared deities devotion divine drona duties eaten elephantiasis equal exalted expiation father flesh-meat fruit gdyatri gift give giver gods grain Hindu holy fire holy texts honour hundred panas husband impure Indra killing kinsmen learned let the king live lord manes marriage married Menu mind mother night nuptial oblations to fire obsequies offence ordained paternal penance perform potherb preceptor priest publick punishment pure purified read the Veda receive religious rice Rigveda rites rule sacred sacrifice sages scripture servile class sins Sir William Jones sons soul spirit srdddha subsist Sudra thing triliteral twice-born Upanishads Vaisya Varuna virtue virtuous wealth whole wife woman women Yama
Page 2 - ... then the sole self-existing power, himself undiscerned, but making this world discernible, with five elements and other principles of nature, appeared with undiminished glory, expanding his idea, or dispelling the gloom. He, whom the mind alone can perceive, whose essence eludes the external organs, who has no visible parts, who exists from eternity, even he, the soul of all beings, whom no being can comprehend, shone forth in person.
Page 193 - Three persons, a wife, a son, and a slave, are declared by law to have (in general) no wealth exclusively their own ; the wealth which they may earn is (regularly) acquired for the man to whom they belong.
Page 41 - Let him chuse for his wife a girl, whose form ' has no defect ; who has an agreeable name ; who ' walks gracefully like a phenicopteros, or like a young ' elephant; whose hair and teeth are moderate respec' tively in quantity and in size ; whose body has ex •
Page 114 - But, a widow, who, from a wish to bear children, slights her deceased husband by marrying, again, brings disgrace on herself here below, and shall be excluded from the seat of her lord.
Page 2 - In that egg the great power sat inactive a whole year of the Creator, at the close of which by his thought alone he caused the egg to divide itself...
Page 215 - Should the eldest or youngest of several brothers be deprived of his share by a civil death on his entrance into the fourth order, or should any one of them die, his vested interest in a share shall not wholly be lost ; 212.
Page 107 - Veda, and those, which confer purity. 87. ' Should a Brahmen touch a human bone moist ' with oil, he is purified by bathing; if it be not oily, ' by stroking a cow, or by looking at the sun, having * sprinkled his mouth duly with water.
Page 114 - ... and, like those abstemious men, a virtuous wife ascends to heaven, though she have no child, if, after the decease of her lord, she devote herself to pious austerity...
Page 128 - He, the god of criminal justice; He, the genius of wealth; He, the regent of waters; He, the lord of the firmament. A king, even though a child, must not be treated lightly, from an idea that he is a mere mortal: No; he is a powerful divinity, who appears in human shape. In his anger, death. He who shows hatred of the king, through delusion of mind, will certainly perish; for speedily will the king apply his heart to that man's destruction.