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As for us, we will sacrifice to the cows and mountains and forest meadows
because they are our true and proper deities. And it seems to us that is what we
had done before Indra came, who preceded the Coming One, and burst the
wearing garlands of autumn flowers, shall rov, over the mountain turning to him
their right flanks, and the steers shall bellow to him with the thunder-voice of
clouds heavy with rain. And that shall be our mountain worship, new and old.
Perhaps, I thought, he is tired of his feast himself and thinks it would be more fun
to have the mountain sacrifice and the procession of cows instead. We simple
ones had great reverence for him; but perhaps he has not so much for himself ...
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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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