Definition of Devas
1. Noun. (plural of deva) ¹
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Definition of Devas
1. deva [n] - See also: deva
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Literary usage of Devas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the by Friedrich Max Müller (1879)
"THE devas. No word seems more incongruous for all these beings than gods and deities ... The best would be to retain the Sanskrit word, and call them devas. ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"devas was a man of singular piety, a zealous member of the Society of St. Vincent of Paul, and an active ... FRANCIS CHARLES devas. Development of Doctrine. ..."
3. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1893)
"We shall touch upon the constitution of the Sun and planets, and the Occult characteristics of what are called devas and Genii, and are now termed by ..."
4. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... devas- tating all Etruria. They took and sacked Rome (390 B. c.). According to Roman legends—on which doubt is thrown—• the citadel on the Capitol held ..."
5. Contributions to the Science of Mythology by Friedrich Max Müller (1897)
"The Vedic devas were to Dyaus what the Mongolian tengri were to Tengri. ... What are the devas P People speak so thoughtlessly, not to say foolishly, ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"BH CHARLES S. devas. Great increase of population in England shown by the recent census—Character of increase requires examination—Decline of the natural ..."
7. Catholic Socialism by Francesco Saverio Nitti (1895)
"... Right to Existence—State Socialism of Monsignor Bagshawe — Necessity for the Regulation of Labour—Mr. devas — The Catholic Clergy and Agrarian Socialism ..."
8. The Aitareya Brahmanam of the Rigveda: Containing the Earliest Speculations by Bombay (India : State). Educational Dept (1863)
"They attacked them from the right side, thinking this to be the weak point. Time devas awoke, and posted two of their number, Mitra and Varuna on the right ..."