Hindu Omens

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    Preface

    Everywhen:. in eve ry pa rt of the world, people havcbel ief '" ' ign, and portent' , Som clime' thcy a re d i,m,, ' ed J' mcre ' upcrsti lion. ,omcllmc, the falc of a na tionha, hu ng in ha lance on the deci'ion of an a'tro loge r Or l l h s a w r In COerY

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    "R H ACE

    man)' p r " " n s a faith In them. lhan lS l ! e n ~ r a Iy an ' e pk d prevailed al "ne li' lle an all il",k ofI,,

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    C on tents

    Cit, PUKes.,r. II I I Iv" r;.1ity of Om,," , ". l l " " . ,,,d up"" H"d , ". Ou,,,,, ' " . , ,,d " p< >n A""" llis ". ( l ,n"n, " . ",d uI'o n T lm," " i" g or t ,no " , 5S5. Ome"s N , ,,d " P" " S " t M, Augur; rela ted 10 prom' ''e' ' l cha rad e"in the IU l1lap na n; Omen, I" ' ed " I,,, n the My' lic"Pec" alogue (Raha ,) a- J),,,haka ) '"Orne" , ha ,Hi" I,,,g,aph )

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    CHM'TER I

    Universality of Omens

    [ veryone of u ' "n some o."Ca,jon or the olher "t some",,)nlent of njm. may hhe faeed a" L1 nc" nny sense of

    c r J l ~ ' rhe worlJ awu"J l,,,,lcJ th reate n,n/! anJc e r t n l J ~ s seemeJ to JlSsol"e II,tO I I n l ~ ' r t a i n i e It i, alSlKh lime, th " , we Il nJ tO lurn a w a ~ from the Wl,rlJ Wknow to ,h"se highe r supernatural I",wer< we hl'pemay. ,n some unl nown an d ,,,,,re I w ~ y , in tervene t come to our 'US"COIIL Befin ing thc w'"y "lIr "ns'C""'SJid , that ""'lehow those sup c' , i", I",wers may (Ullnt t',the hlows of Fate, 0 ' olhel the ,mpendi"g I '" ima/!i nMy, if yo u lil e l di",st," we a,e ag'eeahle even toperf"rm lillie S ,it"'. 0 ' carry lha rm, ' " lal ismans .fo ' wa rding orr Ihe ev, l 0 ' to h" n/!/!'' ' 'd i"" l .rh is is va lid as mm'h h>r the moJern ma n III (,>d a)",

    ,,';e nlitk a" J le"hnol/!Kal age as it w"s in Ihe and ell!pas l as we learn f,om 'e.x>rds or old dvi li/ati,>ns ofEgypt anJ InJ ,a. ' " f,om the nW lhs of ( j,eeee andR' ' '" e, T ile la lln have " " ,I , ihll ted in "",h a la'g emeasure to Ihe though ts and 1I1e,alll'e as well as hclids1" ,J oli" ns a nJ sw ,hzal, on of wha l we today knuw a, IheWes tern WMld. The 'ho,seshoc ', an em hlem I,,, )!.'l

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    a, Ihe ,ymhol of life even fanher bad in Ihe earlierprimillw communi tie' . The bd ief hold , good even nowand 10 olh el Ihe evil dkelS of an a ~ ~ i d e n t a l , pilling of, a lt, Ihrowin g of a pinch 'over Ihe left ~ r ' , righl' into the l>C vir s ( a ' a ''''mmOIl p r a d l ~ e down 10 Ouro .... n day. It i, Ihu' "Iulle apparent Iha l Jch ~ o m m oman's hehef, arc prevalenl a' much in Ihe We,1 a, '"Ihe EaSi and these go h a 10 Ihe an,:ien l paSI of manall Ihe 'H.rld over,In India, Ihe origin of such omens or hehef, goe,hack 10 the andenl limes ot the VeJie Civili/ation ....henIhe sages anJ teachers u,,'Xl 10 run Ihelr famoo,cd u

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    I ' NlVERSAU fY 0 " "" ..""

    l ~ m p ~ r a l u r e l w n ~ d ~ l gauging I n t r u m ~ m ," f ,uch aCUlc ac,:Ulac)' a nd ,uc'h large range" Slill , IIIprimilive limes. l hehavlo" r of bird, and l h ~ i r v r ) high ~ v ) 10 ,cn,e the preeu"",,, ' soIhal Ih(' w e a l h ~ r in l h ne\l 10120 mik ' wuld t>eg u ~ , , ~ d b:' walch ing l h ~ r ~ a c l ; " n or lhe featheredn ~ a l u r

    1'11 .. Indian Vi,... o r Om",, ,Signs such as call 01 bird' failing "I' mel"'''S.throbbing or limb, a r ~ g ~ n ~ r a l l y as Sh"k",,,,

    a"d Ihe bram'b of w dealing wllh lhis subj eelis "1, in sludyof lhe calls of hirds hy the " a g ~ s , who li"ed in ,",,,h l',,ma,,ln lhe dense " s l Laler on i v i t i ~ , of olher animalsand nalural ~ v e n such as fto"ds and earlh'luake , . ek,w e r ~ .ds" gradually Includ ed undcr Ibe fo ld or Omens.

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    " Il I'J Dt' " ' I ' ~ S8nm"h," " f ' he Sc i"" ...e ofOm ,'n ,We may n ow c a m m c {he varlOU, hran,hes m lowh"'h Omen, have hcen d" , .,ilicdl. RIo" "tn " : f _ ' r l h q " , , ~ e1\ , h uman -heing, live Oil eanh. the h" prellings tha t

    "Ifed the '( r " f lu 'C of ca rth Illcv ital>Jy " flCd Ihe hvmgbeing' aho ,h " r rim,mly the nal ural resources of a parl;""I"{regio" whi"h make lh Tlhahila n(S pro 'perou, or , ~ Indi an sec rs were awa rC "r thi, fao:l and hen,,,, theyJ"" kcJ up" " (he "alUral evcnl' as , o me of Ihe in itialm"l on gilla! lype, "r Omens. Fa"h4tlakes. tremors, el".,'Ome under Ih i' he ad ing . The, e event, di,l"mlcd theJ ay_lo . day life of the pcople So. wn vcnti"nally theywere rcga "k tl a, inamr 'WlUS . Ea ' lh4 uakc ' brmllab1JI serio '" tl i'o rder and illJicatc impend'ng ,J"astcr"0' onl)' r"r the people. bu l a lso \() Ihe rule" "I' the,eglOn,II . VIp.JI " CulamifinVnm ual evel\h, , ueh a,

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    V N 1 V H ' S , ! T V o r (H lE'

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    (vii) The owl wa, dread,..J by the Romans as anomen " f Ik " lh bill wa' revered by Ihe (;reels as Ihebird of Athcnc . G odde" of wi,dol11 . Sh" ke' pearemen lion, it In b,'th the CO nle\I,.("IiI ' Cals. though an obj"'-'I of wOI">;I"p ill [ gypt are

    now a ' ' ' >c iate>! " i th wil be an ellieienl"ea,he r d j, ine,I ') Of . nakes. a n aJ Je , " a, a n o me n of ill -luck but

    'f k' lIcJ when ,ee n III e",I)' ' prtllg II was cx 'n,iJe,ed tohe lu

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    2301 The ( irea l Roma ". Cae, ,,r is ' aid to have hmi aprem, ,,, i,io,, or h i, impend ing deal h an d hi, wik

    ( ""(r um ,,, was grO lly nvemhelmeJ by an om """ "fear. a, lhe hou , "r ('a le appwaeheJ(4) Q ueen l-:I iIahe lh I (allho,,h ,he p rm" lg,t led!;ow, agam \! magi,"a n> and " 'lc'hnafl\ w ll'l anlly IOdadvi,'" " f Dr. J"h" Dce, a &en,u, of "", Itifariuu, lalcnlSa nJ all thor " I' 7Y " orb (n""1 "r "'h " '1l ,em,oned" ' ''nnw" p ' ' . being dedineJ b)' puhh,her, ) hu l abelie ,-cr ,n magic (so IIlll,'I, '0 Ihal he . ni rm leJ hi,yu" "g and prelly ,'O r" Jane 10 hI< "" i,lan t Kelly. under",(J"e".,,, "I' an alleged """' ",wn l,,,l ,,,n f " >I " ' piriIS.rellJer ilig , ud ' an " J 'kel(51 The greal N"p ,,1 ,,1' S"a"l ib "as an"u c'elll nlagll'" l J iagra lH

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    OMH ' S 8 ASU l l ' PON 1" RJJS

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