The Religions of India eBook

Edward Washburn Hopkins
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HANDBOOKS ON THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS1
VOLUME I1
THE1
BY1
PROFESSOR OF SANSKRIT AND COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY IN BRYN MAWR COLLEGE1
EDWARD ARNOLD1
PUBLISHER TO THE INDIA OFFICE1
COPYRIGHT, 1895, BY1
TO THE MEMORY OF1
THIS VOLUME1
BY THE AUTHOR1
FOOTNOTES: 3
CHAPTER I.—­INTRODUCTION.3
SOURCES.3
DATES.5
METHODS OF INTERPRETATION.8
DIVISIONS OF THE SUBJECT.17
FOOTNOTES: 18
CHAPTER II.20
FOOTNOTES: 27
CHAPTER III.28
THE SUN-GOD.31
SAVITAR.34
P[=U]SHAN AND BHAGA AS SUN-GODS.37
VISHNU.40
HEAVEN AND EARTH.41
VARUNA.43
TO VARUNA.46
ADITI.50
DAWN.50
THE ACVINS.54
HYMN TO THE HORSEMEN.56
FOOTNOTES: 58
CHAPTER IV.63
INDRA.66
THE MARUTS.70
RUDRA.71
RAIN-GODS.71
FOOTNOTES: 74
CHAPTER V.76
SOMA.80
FOOTNOTES: 89
CHAPTER VI.90
YAMA91
FOOTNOTES: 105
CHAPTER VII.108
FOOTNOTES: 113
CHAPTER VIII.114
FOOTNOTES: 123
CHAPTER IX.125
BRAHMANIC THEOLOGY AND THE SACRIFICE.128
BRAHMANIC RELIGION.138
BRAHMANIC THEORIES OF CREATION.144
FOOTNOTES: 149
CHAPTER X.155
DIALOGUE OF Y[=A]JNAVALKYA AND M[=A]ITREY[=I].[25]167
FOOTNOTES: 171
CHAPTER XI.174
THE MARRIAGE RITE.192
THE FUNERAL CEREMONY.192
ORDEALS.[37]195
FOOTNOTES: 197
CHAPTER XII.200
FOOTNOTES: 210
CHAPTER XIII.213
FOOTNOTES: 244
CHAPTER XIV.250
FOOTNOTES: 273
CHAPTER XV.281
FOOTNOTES: 309
CHAPTER XVI.314
EARLY SECTS.321
RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS.322
HISTORY OF THE HINDU TRINITY.327
FOOTNOTES: 335
CHAPTER XVII.345
THE CIVAITES.349
THE VISHNUITE SECTS.357
THE RAMAITES.360
THE KRISHNAITES.361
DEISTIC REFORMING SECTS.365
THE DEISM OF TO-DAY.[107]368
FOOTNOTES: 373
CHAPTER XVIII.385
THE DRAVIDIANS.386
FOOTNOTES: 395
CHAPTER XIX.400
FOOTNOTES: 416
BIBLIOGRAPHY.[1]424
VEDIC RELIGION.425
GEOGRAPHY, INDIA AND THE WEST.437
FOOTNOTES: 438
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