By Virginia Schomp
To be used IN faculties AND LIBRARIES merely. appears to be like on the tradition and other people of historic India. issues explored contain non secular practices and the jobs of Brahman clergymen in society. This identify additionally covers numerous very important eras, together with the Indus Valley civilization and Vedic classes.
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The earth shakes and the waters churn at the tread of his mighty feet. 40 ANCIENT INDIA Because the god of gods is nearby, the fires refuse the demons’ offerings. ” When Bali heard his teacher’s words, he resolved to hold the grandest of all sacrifices. He would give away all his wealth to the Brahman priests. Through his devotion and generosity, he would recover his powers. Great crowds came to heaven to witness the glorious sacrifice. The tables were piled high with gifts for the Brahmans. Hundreds of priests performed the sacred rituals and chanted the sacred formulas.
According to Hindu and Buddhist beliefs, creation is a cycle, with no beginning and no end. Hindu sacred texts tell us that each cycle of time has four ages. During these inconceivably long periods, the universe is born, matures, and gradually decays. At the end of the fourth age, it is completely destroyed. All the elements of the universe dissolve into a great milky sea. Then, after a period of rest, Brahma reemerges from the lotus, and the cycle begins all over again. CA S T o f C H A R AC T E R S Ananta (UH-nun-tuh) Divine serpent Vishnu (VISH-noo) Preserver of the universe Brahma (BRAH-muh) Creator of the universe 32 ANCIENT INDIA L ONG AGO THE UNIVERSE LAY IN DARKNESS.
Sita represents the ideal wife. She dedicates her life to her husband and remains pure and faithful through her many ordeals. Lakshmana is an example of the perfect warrior, proving himself brave, loyal, and fearless. Rama is the ideal king. He is so devoted to his duty that he puts his responsibilities to his subjects ahead of his personal wishes. After rescuing Sita, he is forced to reject her. A king’s behavior must be a model for his subjects, and a righteous man cannot live with a woman whose honor has been stained by living with another man.