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By Maurice Phillips

ISBN-10: 0548724210

ISBN-13: 9780548724217

This publication is a facsimile reprint and will comprise imperfections equivalent to marks, notations, marginalia and mistaken pages.

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Bight act. The meaning of summum lonum : Nirvana 6. 7. 8. is Bight life. effort. Bight Bight thinking. Bight meditation. going out as of a lamp, Existence per se is extinction, or cessation of existence. is the greatest good. it from cessation evil and the greatest must be borne in it cessation from existence, we When say * Dhammacakkappavattana-Sutba, f Ibid; 8. 5, 6. J Dhammapada, 274276. Dliammacakkappavattana-Sutta, 4. 41 mind that it does not mean the cessation of the existence of the soul, for Buddha did not recognize soul.

Quot; The Universe, therefore, is an ema nation from Brahma and even that emanation is not real is true, but the world illusory. Brahma istence," acts in ; in his essence is " " " joy knowledge," whom there is no and " " spirit," ex devoid of qualities and consciousness such as is ; who apprehends no thou denoted by who is is apprehended of any nor nor thing, person, who has neither neither omniscient nor omnipresent " "I," " "it"; ; ; beginning nor end; who is immutable and indefectible and the only true entity.

They gave prominence to two gods, Vishnu and Siva, the chief characteristic of the former being incarnations, inal cults side ; ; and of the worship of sex. They clothed these with the attributes of the Vedic and aboriginal gods recognised by both parties. They clustered around them, in the Epics and Puraaas, all the stories of gods, demons and heroes, which were likely to touch the heart or inflame the passions. And thus they gradually the latter up what is now known as Hinduism, a stu pendous system which banished Buddhism from India, and re-established the dominion of the Brahmans and built The Brahmans, however, gave up bloody sacrifices and adopted Buddha s doctrine of Ahimsd, not killing consequently the royal sacrifices of Kajasuya the tyranny of caste.

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