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Wisdom from the East

Shastri, Hari Prasad

Wisdom from the East

by Shastri, Hari Prasad

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Published in 192 p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Upanishads.,
  • Mysticism -- Hinduism.,
  • Wisdom -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.,
  • Hinduism -- Sacred books,
  • God (Hinduism).,
  • Religious life -- Hinduism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hari Prasad Shastri.
    GenreSacred books
    The Physical Object
    PaginationLondon :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21344013M

    The Book of Proverbs (Hebrew: מִשְלֵי, Míshlê (Shlomoh), "Proverbs (of Solomon)") is a book in the third section (called Ketuvim) of the Hebrew Bible and a book of the Christian Old Testament. When translated into Greek and Latin, the title took on different forms: in the Greek Septuagint (LXX) it became Παροιμίαι Paroimiai ("Proverbs"); in the Latin Vulgate the title was. The Wisdom of the East Series has both reflected and shaped the English-language discourse of Asia. The series was begun by John Murray (), the 4th John Murray of 7 to head John Murray Ltd, publisher of Jane Austen, Walter Scott, Byron, Charles Darwin, Queen Victoria, and others, 50 Albermarle Street, London ().

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