Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (New Series)  1952  Supplement
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Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (New Series) 1952 Supplement

1952

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Summary

Dhanri the jat clan found in Amritsar may be compared with the sanskrit Dharana of Prabhavati Gupta".2 But of the authenticity of the Kaunzudmahotsava as a source for the reconstruction of the early history of the Imperial Guptas we need only point out that the work has been rightly denied that claim by majority of the scholars and that its value lies in its only being diverting and conjectur [...] Fearing the displeasure of the king if he should hear of this the queen put the lump of flesh into a casket marked with the royal seal and placed it in the flowing waters of the Ganges. [...] They were one of the foremost of the republican tribes in the early days of Buddhism and they seem to have preserved this republican character even upto the days of Candra Gupta I as the legend of the Licchavis—on the Candra Gupta-Kumaradevi coins would indicate. [...] Ignatius and his companions who in a spirit of self-abnegation had placed themselves at the service of the Church prepared to go out to any place and the results of whose selfless ministry were being felt every day." When the Society of Jesus received the apprbation of the Holy See he applied to the Pope to let him have the benefit of the services of some of their number. [...] He loved to teach the Christian doctrine to the children and the slave population of the city and in order that they may learn it all the easier he had the Catechism composed in plain and simple Portuguese and was the first to initiate the practice which soon spread of singing it to a popular tune.

Pages
70
SARF Document ID
sarf.120109
Published in
India
Title Pages Author/Editor
Frontmatter i-iv P.V. Kane, Asaf A. Fyzee, H.D. Velankar

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Chronological Order of Punch-Marked Coins—III-the Paila Hoard 261-271 D.D. Kosambi

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Cārudatta and Mrcchakatika 272-274 G.C. Jhala

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The Origin of the Imperial Guptas 275-278 B.G. Gokhale

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St. Francis Xavier Apostolic Nuncio 1542-52 279-313 G.M. Moraes

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Decorative Style and Alamkāras in the Aitareya Brahmana 314-319 S.N. Gajendragadkar

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Reviews of Books 320-324 S.N. Gajendragadkar

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Backmatter i-ii P.V. Kane, Asaf A. Fyzee, H.D. Velankar

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