The World's Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World's Religions Quotes

Philip Novak
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"[Indra] is credited both with having created the world by slaying a cosmic serpent and thus releasing the life-giving, monsoon-bringer waters" (Chapter 1, p. 2).

"King Varuna sees through all that is between heaven and earth, and all that is beyond. He has counted the winkings of men's eyes" (Chapter 1, p. 6).

"Even as a mirror of gold, covered by dust, when cleaned well shines again in full splendor, when a man has seen the Truth of the Spirit he is one with him, the aim of his life is fulfilled and he is ever beyond sorrow" (Chapter 1, p. 19).

"Death is certain for the born. Rebirth is certain for the dead. You should not grieve for what is unavoidable" (Chapter 1, p. 28).

"There is Buddha for those who don't know what he is, really. There is no Buddha for those who know what he is, really" (Chapter 2, p. 103).

"Music illustrates the primordial...

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