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The Law of Manu

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B y deep meditation let him recognise the subtile nature of the supreme Soul, and its presence in all organisms, both the highest and the lowest.




Hinduism Quote n°8461 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.65 





C ontentment, forgiveness, self-control, abstention from unrighteously appropriating anything, (obedience to the rules of) purification, coercion of the organs, wisdom, knowledge (of the supreme Soul), truthfulness, and abstention from anger, (form) the tenfold law.




Hinduism Quote n°8460 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 1886, 6.92 





W hen by the disposition (of his heart) he becomes indifferent to all objects, he obtains eternal happiness both in this world and after death.




Hinduism Quote n°8459 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.80 





L et him be always industrious in privately reciting the Veda; let him be patient of hardships, friendly (towards all), of collected mind, ever liberal and never a receiver of gifts, and compassionate towards all living creatures.




Hinduism Quote n°8458 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.8 





H e who possesses the true insight (into the nature of the world), is not fettered by his deeds; but he who is destitute of that insight, is drawn into the circle of births and deaths.




Hinduism Quote n°8457 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.74 





H e who possesses the true insight (into the nature of the world), is not fettered by his deeds; but he who is destitute of that insight, is drawn into the circle of births and deaths.




Hinduism Quote n°8456 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.74 





L et him recognise by the practice of meditation the progress of the individual soul through beings of various kinds, (a progress) hard to understand for unregenerate men.




Hinduism Quote n°8455 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.73 





O n the infliction of pain on embodied (spirits), which is caused by demerit, and the gain of eternal bliss, which is caused by the attainment of their highest aim, (gained through) spiritual merit.




Hinduism Quote n°8454 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.64 





O n the separation from their dear ones, on their union with hated men, on their being overpowered by age and being tormented with diseases,




Hinduism Quote n°8453 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.62 





B y the restraint of his senses, by the destruction of love and hatred, and by the abstention from injuring the creatures, he becomes fit for immortality.




Hinduism Quote n°8452 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.60 





B y eating little, and by standing and sitting in solitude, let him restrain his senses, if they are attracted by sensual objects.




Hinduism Quote n°8451 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.59 





L et him disdain all (food) obtained in consequence of humble salutations, (for) even an ascetic who has attained final liberation, is bound (with the fetters of the Samsara) by accepting (food given) in consequence of humble salutations.




Hinduism Quote n°8450 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.58 





N either by (explaining) prodigies and omens, nor by skill in astrology and palmistry, nor by giving advice and by the exposition (of the Sastras), let him ever seek to obtain alms.




Hinduism Quote n°8449 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.50 





D elighting in what refers to the Soul, sitting (in the postures prescribed by the Yoga), independent (of external help), entirely abstaining from sensual enjoyments, with himself for his only companion, he shall live in this world, desiring the bliss (of final liberation).




Hinduism Quote n°8448 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.49 





L et him patiently bear hard words, let him not insult anybody, and let him not become anybody’s enemy for the sake of this (perishable) body.




Hinduism Quote n°8447 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.47 





L et him put down his foot purified by his sight, let him drink water purified by (straining with) a cloth, let him utter speech purified by truth, let him keep his heart pure.




Hinduism Quote n°8446 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.46 





L et him not desire to die, let him not desire to live; let him wait for (his appointed) time, as a servant (waits) for the payment of his wages.




Hinduism Quote n°8445 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 6.45 





S he must always be cheerful, clever in (the management of her) household affairs, careful in cleaning her utensils, and economical in expenditure.




Hinduism Quote n°8444 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 5.150 





H e who is dishonest with respect to speech is dishonest in everything.




Hinduism Quote n°8443 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 4.256 





H e who is persevering, gentle (and) patient, shuns the company of men of cruel conduct, and does no injury (to living creatures), gains, if he constantly lives in that manner, by controlling his organs and by liberality, heavenly bliss.




Hinduism Quote n°8442 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 4.246 





S ingle is each being born; single it dies; single it enjoys (the reward of its) virtue; single (it suffers the punishment of its) sin.




Hinduism Quote n°8441 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 4.240 





( A man) who, ever covetous, displays the flag of virtue, (who is) a hypocrite, a deceiver of the people, intent on doing injury, (and) a detractor (from the merits) of all men, . . . who with downcast look, of a cruel disposition, is solely intent on attaining his own ends, dishonest and falsely gentle, . . . fall[s] in consequence of that wicked mode of acting into (the hell called) Andhatamisra.




Hinduism Quote n°8440 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 4.195-197 





E verything that depends on oneself (gives) pleasure .




Hinduism Quote n°8439 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 4.160 





H e who, recollecting his former existences, again recites the Veda, gains endless bliss by the continual study of the Veda.




Hinduism Quote n°8438 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 4.149 





L et him eagerly follow the (customs which are) auspicious and the rule of good conduct, be careful of purity, and control all his organs, let him mutter (prayers) and, untired, daily offer oblations in the fire.




Hinduism Quote n°8437 | 
The Law of Manu, Tr. George Buhler, 4.145 



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