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By Klaus K. Klostermaier

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With entries on every little thing from Manu to Gandhi and the Ramesvaram to the Himalayas, this is often a useful reference e-book.

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E. choose. 6 Zoroaster can say that the gods themselves chose wrongly. Being thoughts, however wrongly conceived, they could have bethought themselves within their human thinkers’ minds, and opted for extinction by rejecting their wrong conception. (Gershevitch 1975, p. 80) Monotheistic thesis 29 Having declared that the reality of the daēvas is that of their conception in the minds of their worshippers, Gershevitch wants them nevertheless to be able to ‘think’ themselves into some form of existence (apparently capable of reflection) in order to ‘opt for extinction’ (their own) because of their human hosts’ ‘wrong conception’ of them – whatever this sequence might mean.

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