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Oriental Department — January 1891 to November 1894

Oriental Department Paper — January 1895 to April 1897

    Editors: William Q. Judge / Charles Johnston

 
  Number 1Number 2Number 3Number 4Number 5Number 6Number 7Number 8Number 9Number 10Number 11Number 12Number 13Number 14Number 15Number 16Number 17Number 18Number 19Number 20Number 21Number 22Number 23Number 24Number 25Number 26  |  Number 1Number 2Number 3Number 4Number 5Number 6Number 7Number 8

FIRST YEAR

    Number 1 — January 1891  (0.5 MB)

1 - Some Customs of Aryavarta – Swami Bhaskara Nand Saraswati

    Number 2 — February 1891  (1.0 MB)

1 - Races in Western India: Their Religious and Social Customs – Umédram Lálbhai Désai

    Number 3 — April 1891  (0.5 MB)

1 - Discernment of the Knowledge of Self: Mahá Nirvana Tantra (Extracts) – Panchanan Ghosh
5 - The Parsis, from The History of the ParsisDosabhai Framji Karaka

    Number 4 — May 1891  (0.5 MB)

1 - Do the Parsis Worship Fire? – Nasarvanji Framji Bilimoria
8 - The Ginee, or the Hindu Family Queen of Bengal – Kali Prasanna Mukherji

    Number 5 — June 1891  (0.5 MB)

1 - Comments on the January Number – [Editor]
3 - Atma the Only Reality: Hastamalaka – Durahath Ganguli
6 - The Goodness Kali – Prasanna Arandra Row Tredhala Bhatta
7 - Paramount Facts: Bhakti Marga – Kali Prasanna Mukherji
9 - Asceticism Defended: Jati-Panchakam – Kanai Lal Banerji

   Number 6 — July 1891  (0.5 MB)

1 - What Am I?: Ajnana-Bodhini (Extracts) – [Panchanan Ghosh]
9 - Siddhanta-Vindusara, or, The Philosophy of Aham – Panchanan Ghosh

   Number 7 — August 1891  (0.5 MB)

1 - Notice – W. Q. Judge
2 - The Garuda Purana: I (Extract) – M. N. Dvivedi
7 - Purusha Sukta, or, A Mirror of the Real Substance – Srimata Paramhamsa Sri Bala Subramanya Brahma Swami

   Number 8 — October 1891  (0.5 MB)

1 - The Garuda Purana: II (Extract) – M. N. Dvivedi
6 - The Language of Our Temples – H. P. Munkherji
8 - Yoga Philosophy: The Dream of Ravan (Extract) – P.

   Number 9 — December 1891  (0.9 MB)

91 - Yajnavalkya-Samhita: I, A Work on Yoga Philosophy – M. N. Dvivedi
101 - Savitri – M. N. Dvivedi

   Number 10 — February 1892  (0.6 MB)

107 - The Samskaras – M. N. Dvivedi
121 - The Work of the Oriental Department – W. Q. Judge

   Number 11 — March-April 1892  (0.7 MB)

123 - Yajnavalkya-Samhita: II – M. N. Dvivedi

   Number 12 — May-June 1892  (0.7 MB)

139 - Notice and Caution – W. Q. Judge
140 - Yajnavalkya-Samhita: III – M. N. Dvivedi
145 - Idol-Worship – M. N. Dvivedi
152 - The Charpatapanjarka – M. N. Dvivedi

SECOND YEAR

   Number 13 — June 1893  (0.6 MB)

1 - Tales from the Upanishads – M. N. Dvivedi
7 - The Game of Knowledge: Jnana Baji – M. N. Dvivedi
9 - The Book of the Great Decease: Maha-Parinibbana Sutta: I – T. W. Rhys Davids

   Number 13 — June 1893 – Insert: The Game of Knowledge  (0.1 MB)

   Number 14 — November 1893  (0.6 MB)

17 - The Book of the Great Decease: Maha-Parinibbana Sutta: II – T. W. Rhys Davids

   Number 14 — November 1893 – Insert: Notice from W. Q. Judge  (0.1 MB)

THIRD YEAR

   Number 15 — January 1894  (0.8 MB)

1 - The New Year – W. Q. Judge
2 - The Great Upanishads – [C. Johnston]*
3 - A Vedic Master: Prashna Upanishad: I
6 - The Symbols Used: Commentary on Prashna Upanishad – C. Johnston
9 - The Heritage of the Brahmans
16 - General Index: No. 1 to No. 14

* From this Number onwards, all unsigned articles and translations are by C. Johnston.

   Number 16 — March 1894  (0.6 MB)

17 - Buddha's Method: Akankheyya Sutta (Extract)
18 - A Vedic Master: Prashna Upanishad: II
20 - Life and the Lives: Commentary on Prashna Upanishad
24 - Shankara the Teacher
27 - First Steps on the Path: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: I

   Number 17 — May 1894  (0.6 MB)

33 - Esoteric Teaching: Rig Veda (Extract)
34 - The Meaning of Om: Mandukya Upanishad
35 - Waking, Dream, Dreamless Life: Commentary on Mandukya Upanishad
40 - The Four Duties of a Dervish

   Number 18 — July 1894  (1.6 MB)

49 - The Birth of the World Egg: Manava Dharma Shastra (Extract)
50 - First Principles: Chandogya Upanishad: I
54 - Being: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
59 - The Awakening to the Self: Atma Bodha

   Number 19 — September 1894  (0.6 MB)

65 - True Friendship: Hiri Sutta (Extract)
66 - First Principles: Chandogya Upanishad: II
70 - That Thou Art: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
75 - The Mahomedan Tradition of Issa or Jesus: Mirkhoud's Rawzatus-Safa (Extract): I

   Number 20 — November 1894  (0.5 MB)

81 - The Self: Tattva Bodha (Extract)
82 - By Whom: Kena Upanishad
85 - A Question, A Riddle, and a Fable: Commentary on Kena Upanishad
88 - The Mahomedan Tradition of Issa or Jesus: Mirkhoud's Rawzatus-Safa (Extract): II

   Number 20 — November 1894 – Insert: Questions from Editor Oriental Department  (0.1 MB)

FOURTH YEAR

   Number 21 — January 1895  (0.4 MB)

97 - New Year's Greeting
98 - By the Master: Isha Upanishad
100 - The Great Enlightening: Commentary on Isha Upanishad
108 - Shankara's Catechism: Tattva Bodha: I

   Number 22 — March 1895  (0.4 MB)

113 - The Hymn of the Spirit: Rig Veda (Extract)
114 - The Two Wisdoms: Mundaka Upanishad: I
116 - Higher and Lower Knowledge: Commentary on Mundaka Upanishad
121 - The Awakening to Reality: Tattva Bodha: II
124 - Shankara's Catechism: Commentary on Tattva Bodha
126 - Lovers of the East: Anquetil Duperron

   Number 23 — May 1895  (0.4 MB)

129 - The Mother of the Vedas: Rig Veda (Extract)
130 - The Two Wisdoms: Mundaka Upanishad: II
133 - The Hidden Shining: Commentary on Mundaka Upanishad
136 - The Earliest Races: Vayu Purana (Extract): I
141 - Lovers of the East: Sir William Jones

   Number 24 — June 1895  (0.7 MB)

145 - The Races of Ancient India: Mahabharata (Extract)
146 - The Lotus of the Teaching: Taittiriya Upanishad: I
149 - First Lessons in the Mysteries: Commentary on Taittiriya Upanishad
155 - The Earliest Races: Vayu Purana (Extract): II
158 - Lovers of the East: Henry Thomas Colebrooke

   Number 25 — September-October 1895  (0.4 MB)

161 - Self-Soul-Mind: Katha Upanishad (Extract)
162 - The Lotus of the Bliss of the Eternal: Taittiriya Upanishad: II
167 - The Five Veils of the Self: Commentary on Taittiriya Upanishad
171 - The Noble Eightfold Path: Dharma Chakra Pravarttana Sutra (Extract)
176 - The Song of the Self: Siddhanta-Tattva-Vindu

   Number 26 — November-December 1895  (0.5 MB)

177 - The Dream of Life: Vakyasudha (Extract)
178 - The Lotus of the Sage Bhrgu: Taittiriya Upanishad: III
182 - The Food of the World: Commentary on Taittiriya Upanishad
185 - Self, Potencies, Vestures: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: II

FIFTH YEAR

   Number 01 — January-February 1896  (0.5 MB)

1 - A New Departure
2 - Father, Mother and Son: Aitareya Upanishad
6 - The Primordial Man: Commentary on Aitareya Upanishad
11 - The Witness: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: III
15 - An Answer – C. Johnston

   Number 02 — March-April 1896  (0.5 MB)

17 - The Three Worlds: Katha Upanishad (Extract)
18 - The Witness: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: IV
20 - The Mysteries of Sound: Chandogya Upanishad: III
26 - The Up-Singing: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad – C. Johnston

   Number 03 — May-June 1896  (0.5 MB)

33 - The Warrior: Aphorisms of Kapila (Extract)
34 - The Mysteries of Sound: Chandogya Upanishad: IV
44 - Three, Five, Seven: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
48 - Ancient Wisdom: Tao Teh King (Extract) – Sacred Books of the East

   Number 04 — July-August 1896  (0.4 MB)

49 - The Prince and the Woodman: Sankhya Aphorisms, Commentary (Extract)
50 - The Mysteries of Sound: Chandogya Upanishad: V
52 - The Notes and the Chant: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
55 - Finding the Real Self: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: V
58 - The Power of Mind-Images: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: VI

   Number 05 — September-October 1896  (0.5 MB)

1 - The Soul and the Self: Sankara, on the Vedanta Sutras (Extract)
2 - Honey for the Gods: Chandogya Upanishad: VI
5 - The Vestures of the Sun: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
9 - Free Even in Life: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: VII
13 - Dhammapada, Ch. I-II – Sacred Books of the East
16 - The Songs of the Master: I

   Number 06 — November-December 1896  (0.5 MB)

1 - The Great Deep: Vayu Purana (Extract)
2 - King Nala's Rivals: Mahabharata (Extract)
4 - The Legends of the Bards: Commentary on King Nala's Rivals
6 - Heart, Will, Life: Chandogya Upanishad: VII
9 - The Teachings of the Seers: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
12 - The Three Kinds of Works: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: VIII
15 - The Songs of the Master: II

   Number 07 — January-February 1897  (0.4 MB)

1 - "Vita Brevis": Hitopadesha (Extract)
2 - Nala and the Gods: Mahabharata (Extract)
4 - An Old Legend: Chandogya Upanishad: VIII
6 - Raikva of the Chariot: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
7 - The Tale of a Tiger: Hitopadesha (Extract)
10 - Master and Pupil: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: IX
14 - The Songs of the Master: III
16 - The Dream of Ravan: A Mystery – C. Johnston

   Number 08 — March-April 1897  (0.5 MB)

17 - Baptism
18 - The Sorrows of Damayanti: Mahabharata (Extract)
19 - Teachers other than Human: Chandogya Upanishad: IX
22 - Satyakama Son of Jibala: Commentary on Chandogya Upanishad
26 - Concerning Three Brahmans: Hitopadesha (Extract)
28 - The Perfect Sage: Crest-Jewel of Wisdom: X
30 - The Dream of Ravan: Interpretation of the Dream

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