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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
For, gracious goddess, pardon me the truth: not to thee did he bring himself a
sacrifice but to me and to his friend, that we might spend our days in full
enjoyment of the joys of the flesh. Then Nanda went to seek him, and would not
abide by the ...
It was not exclusively to seek my mercy that my son Shridaman offered himself up
; actually it was for affliction about you, whether he himself was clear in the matter
or no. And little Nanda's sacrifice was just the inevitable consequence.
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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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