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Cauli Deities in Triple Groups copied from the Portal of an
ancient temple at Montmorillon in France. ..
THE ANCIENT GEOGRAPHICAL DIVISIÓNS,
COMPARED, THROUGHOUT, WITH THE
Intended as Introductory to, and Illustrative of,
UPON A COMPREHENSIVE SCALE.
is continued ; and the HORRIBLE PENANCES of the INDIAN
L O N D ON:
UNDER THE ROYAL-EXCHANGĘ.
THE INVESTIGATION of the OrientAL
TRIADS OF DEITY CONTINUED..
TROM the previous extensive survey of the
T various systems of Eastern TheologÝ, it is evident that the notion of a Divine Triad governing the universe, however darkened and degraded through the prevalence of a long fe. ries of gross superstitions, was a doctrine that immemorially prevailed in the schools of Asia. From whatever distant source derived, through successive generations, and amidst a thousand perversions, the GREAT TRUTH contended for beams forth with more or less splendor in eve. ry country of the ancient world, and darts conviction upon the mind not prejudiced against the reception of it by the suggestions of human pride and the dogmas of false philosophy. • To try the merits of this great cause in the court of human reason, is evidently to bring