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" Bhairava, who assume my shape, are pleased a thousand years. An oblation of blood which has been rendered pure by holy texts, is equal to ambrosia ; the head and flesh also afford much delight to Chandika. Blood drawn from the offerer's own body is looked... "
Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient Geographical ... - Page 641
by Thomas Maurice - 1800 - 102 pages
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 5

Asia - 1799
...thoufand years. ' By human flefh, Ciimdc'hya, CJiandicd, and Bliairavii who afTumes my fhape, are pleafcd one thoufand years. An oblation of blood which has...holy texts, is equal to ambrofia ; the head and flefh affo aft^rd much delight to the Goddefs Chandica. Let therefore the learned, when paying adoration...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Volume 7

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...years. By human flesh, Camachya, Chandica, and Bhairava, who assume my shape, are pleased one thousand years. An oblation of blood, which has been rendered pure by holy texts, is equal to ambrosia ; the head and flesh also afford much delight to the goddess Chandica. Let therefore, the...
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Asiatic Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal ...

Asiatic Society of Bengal - Archaeology - 1807
...hundred thoufand years. By human flefh, Camac'hya, Chandica, and Bhairava, •who afTume my (hape, are pleafed one thoufand years. An oblation of blood...and flefh alfo afford much delight to the Goddefs Chandicd. Let, therefore, the learned, when paying adoration to the Goddefs, offer blood and the head;...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 11

Christianity - 1826
...years. By human flesh, Camachya, Chandira, and Bhaerava, who assumes any shape, are pleased one thousand years. An oblation of blood, which has been rendered pure by holy texts, is equal to ambrosia ; the head and heart also afford much delight to the goddess. — Sec the sanguinary chapter...
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History of Priestcraft in All Ages and Nations

William Howitt - Anti-clericalism - 1833 - 260 pages
...years. " By a human sacrifice, Camachya, Chandica, and Bhairava, who assume any shape, are pleased 1000 years. An oblation of blood which has been rendered pure by holy texts is equal to ambrosia ; the head and flesh also aflbrd much delight to Chandica. Let, therefore, the learned, when...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 24

India - 1855
...By human flesh, Kama' khya, Chandika, and Bhairava, who assumes my shape, are ' pleased one thousand years. An oblation of blood, which ' has been rendered pure by holy texts, is equal to ambrosia ; * A fabulous animal said to have eight legs. ' the head and flesh also afford much delight...
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A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy ...

John Garrett - Hinduism - 1871 - 793 pages
...upon as a proper oblation to the goddess Chandika. " By human flesh Chandika is pleased one thousand years. An oblation of blood, which has been rendered pure by holy texts, is equal to ambrosia ; the head and flesh also afford much delight to the goddess Chandika." — Asiatic Researches,...
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A classical dictionary of India illustrative of the mythology, philosophy ...

John Garrett (director of public instruction in Mysore.) - 1873
...upon as a proper oblation to the goddess Chandika. " By human flesh Chandika is pleased one thousand years. An oblation of blood, which has been rendered pure by holy texts, is equal to ambrosia ; the head and flesh also afford much delight to the goddess Chandika." — Asiatic Researches,...
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Supplement to a Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology ...

John Garrett - Hinduism - 1873 - 160 pages
...upon as a proper oblation to the goddess Chandika. " By human flesh Chandika is pleased one thousand years. An oblation of blood, which has been rendered pure by holy texts, is equal to ambrosia ; the head and flesh also afford much delight to the goddess Chandika." — Asiatic Researches,...
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Cyclopędia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia ..., Part 15, Volume 5

Edward Balfour - India - 1873
...years. By human flesh, Camachya, Chandica, and Bhairava who assume my shape, are pleased one thousand years. An oblation of blood which has been rendered pure by holy tests, is equal to ambrosia : the head and flesh also afford much delight to the goddess Chandica."...
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