Kuthumi Elliott Coues

ISBN: 9781151652003

Published: January 8th 2012

Paperback

104 pages


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Kuthumi  by  Elliott Coues

Kuthumi by Elliott Coues
January 8th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 104 pages | ISBN: 9781151652003 | 10.21 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1886. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... HP HAT which hath been ascertained orMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1886. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... HP HAT which hath been ascertained or conjectured in respect of the system of Theosophical Morality intituled The True and Compleat (Economy of Human Life, availeth not to discover the author thereof.

The endeavor of Psychical Researchers to determine the locality and identify the person of Kutiiumi hath not been more futile. For as bloweth the wind where it listeth, so roveth the Spirit, and taketh many forms, though it is always one. Rumor hath found her tongue to declare, that in the great country of Thibet, called also by some Barantola, which adjoineth China on the side of the setting sun, and in a province of the same named Lasa, there resideth the Dalai-Lama, or great High Priest of those idolatrous heathen, as they are called, whom the Providence of God hath presumably condemned to their own iniquities.

For by these impious persons, it is said, is the Grand Lama revered and adored as a superior being, even after the manner in which those of our true religion worship the divine personality of the Saviour. The high public opinion held in respect of his sacred character induceth prodigious numbers of pagans, as they are called, to resort to Lasa to do homage to the Grand Lama and to receive his blessing. His august person resideth in a most magnificent pagoda (which, it is said, signifieth an idolatrous temple), builded on the top of Mount Poutala.

The country round about swarmeth with an almost incredible multitude of lamas, various in rank and order, some of whom have also their grand lamaseries, in which they receive an inferior kind of homage. These heathen are said to subsist entirely upon the rich gifts which they receive from the uttermost extent of Tartary, from the Empire of the Great Mogul, and from wellnigh all the Indies. When the Gr...



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