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From the caves and jungles of Hindostan

H. P. Blavatsky

From the caves and jungles of Hindostan

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Published by Theosophical Publishing Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the Russian of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.
The Physical Object
Pagination318p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18159259M

But the English are still afraid. It is supposed that the Neo-platonists of the second and third Alexandrian Schools were the followers of Indian Yogis, more especially was their theurgy brought from India by Pythagoras, according to the tradition. We had an opportunity of seeing ministers, and even Rajas, mounted on these noble animals, their mouths full of pansupari betel leavestheir heads drooping under the weight of the precious stones on their turbans, and each of their fingers and toes adorned with rich golden rings. Then he walked round the altar three times, and, having knelt three times, retreated backwards to the door.

Suddenly a very chilly wind rose that nearly blew our torches out. Compared with the mysterious and grandiose past of India, the ancient Aryavarta, her present is a natural Indian ink background, the black shadow of a bright picture, the inevitable evil in the cycle of every nation. But the square before the temple was full of people, and a wild, though picturesque, scene it was. This secret fell into safe hands three centuries before ours.

Two of them once belonged to a high caste, but were excommunicated from their pagoda for association and friendship with us, unworthy foreigners. All the courses of the supper were already arranged on each square; we counted forty-eight dishes, containing about a mouthful of forty-eight different dainties. The mystical school of Yogis was established by Patanjali, the founder of one of the six philosophical systems of ancient India. Their discontentment shook the very air, and cold perspiration stood on our brows.


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From the caves and jungles of Hindostan by H. P. Blavatsky Download PDF Ebook

From the caves and jungles of Hindostan book moon had not risen as yet, and, in spite of the starry tropical sky, it was quite dark. Finally, the body is taken inside and placed on one or other of the rows, according to its sex and age.

Y, I had all the difficulty in the world to preserve my gravity. According to popular belief the most wonderful things happen there-- miracles.

The Rajputs, who are the descendants of the first, still sing of this victory; but even in their popular songs there is nothing positive. Nothing could suit us better. When we were all safely gathered on the verandah, he explained to us that, knowing beforehand that our "American pigheadedness" would not listen to any From the caves and jungles of Hindostan book, he had dodged up this little scheme of his own and was very glad he had been successful.

Their From the caves and jungles of Hindostan book, like the Buddhists', never marry, they live in isolated viharas and choose their successors from amongst the members of any social class. The stars were so bright that, at first, it seemed hardly possible to distinguish, far away amongst them, a small fiery point lit by earthly hands.

The front of the house was thickly covered with iron horseshoes-- the best precaution against evil spirits and evil eyes. The translator begs the indulgence of English readers for all imperfections of style and language; in the words of the Sanskrit proverb: "Who is to be blamed, if success be not reached after due effort?

The excommunicated member is worse off than a leper, the solidarity of the castes in this respect being something phenomenal. The small group of Europeans and I It was nine o'clock, the usual time of the morning prayers.

Long before the time of such Orientalists as Burnouf, Colebrooke and Max Muller, there have been in India many reformers who tried to prove the pure monotheism of the Vedic doctrines.

The rosary is called mala and consists of one hundred and eight beads. The stone floor of the hall was divided into two equal parts.

The latter wore no covering on their rich, shining hair, twisted into a kind of Greek chignon. He only asks them to renew their half-forgotten Sanskrit studies, and, having compared the doctrines of their forefathers with what they have become in the hands of Brahmans, to return to the pure conceptions of Deity taught by the primitive Rishis--Agni, Vayu, Aditya, and Anghira--the patriarchs who first gave the Vedas to humanity.

So we smiled and returned thanks, but would not accept the invitation. But both Mr. They were the remaining natives of the, so-called, famine districts, who had crowded into Bombay to beg their bread.

The Indians became still more convinced that we are the veritable descendants of Hanuman, and that, if one only took the trouble to examine carefully, our tails might easily be discovered. Since then they have again been persecuted during the reign of one of the Shakpurs, either II. On the left side of the verandah there were many more lateral rooms, each with a special destination, some of which I have mentioned already.

I mention this place because some time later I witnessed in its vicinity a most curious sight, offered by the branch of the numerous Indian rites, which is generally called "devil worship. In India it is quite easy to learn a person's religion, sect, and caste, and even whether a woman is married or single, from the marks painted in bright colors on everyone's forehead.

Here a deep vihara, a cave cell of a Buddhist bhikshu saint, there a rock protected by the symbol of Shiva, further on a Jaina temple, or a holy tank, all covered with sedge and filled with water, once blessed by a Brahman and able to purify every sin, all indispensable attribute of all pagodas.

He burned some incense under her nostrils and brandished a burning lamp over her head. Besides, the jungle and its ferocious inhabitants have ceased to frighten us.The journal of the famous occultist's travels with her Teacher and members of her Theosophist Society in the second half of the nineteen century, the book is an impressionist painting of a land of mystery and magic with hidden dangers and disturbing experiences.4/5(95).

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