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A Legend of India Thomas Mann. and of all beings, who is the dream-
drunkenness of Vishnu. It lay on the stream Goldfly, which rushes, like a colt let
loose, out of the mountain's womb, to moderate its flow and unite at a holy place
with the river ...
Many waters flow into the eternal Ganges, but the Ganges flows into the sea. So
we flow into Vishnu's world-dreaming godhead; , but that into the sea of the
Mother. Lo, we came to a place where our life-dream flowed into the sacred ...
might flow to my altar—you say the first sacrificed himself to you, and then the
second to the first. What kind of manners are those? How could a man hew off his
head—not simply cut his throat but cut off his head according to the proper rites ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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