White Huns, the, of Khwarizm, their in- 343; the end of the dynasty, 343; the
vasion (A. D. 430) of the Roman empire historical pedigree of, by Hemacdr-i, 20,
under Theodosius repelled, 294; their 21; its famous descendant, Sivaji, 439.
overthrow (480) of the Gupta empire Y ajiavalkya. code of (c. A. D. 350), 262.
and all order, 140, I4I, 294; the cruel Yajurveda, the, one of the later Vedas,
tyranny (528) in Kashmir of their chief, largely borrowed from the Rigveda,
Mihirakula, 294. 227-229; its more easterly locality,
Willoughby, Sir Hugh, his failure (0533) Kurukshetra, 227, 228; its six recen-
to force the North-East passage, and sions of the two Black and two White
death, 453. schools, 228; the greater prominence
Wilson, Professor H. H., his Descriptive of sacrifice and of caste, 228, 229.
Catalogue of the Mackenzie Collection, Yakub Khan, Treaty of Gandamak with
7; mentionthereinof fanciful, inaccurate, (ISg,, subsequently deported to India,
early chronicles, 7. S8.
Wilson, Mr. James, financial member of 'aiastila'a, the, of Simadeva (252, 267),
Council, 515; his financial reforms after the date of its completion (A. D. 959)
the Mutiny, 5i6. given in the colophon, I9; his vague
Wives, the position of, in the Rigveda, reference to his unnamed patron, the
225. feudatory of a Krishna, supplemented
Woodenarchitecture, early,oflndia,China, and coniirmed by literary and inscrip-
Japan, and Burma, I56; appropriate tional evidence, 19, 20.
to a tropical climate, i56; its gradual Yoga, an orthodox system of philosophy,
transition to stone, I57; its former ex- of the second century B.c., based on the
istence inferred from the style of early dualism of the S5fikhya, but illogically
Buddhist stlpas and their railings, I56, th! usting in the idea of a personal God,
159, 160o, from the construction of cave 257 ; the freedom of the soul from mat-
temples, 162, 163, and of Jain and ter attained by mental asceticism or
Dravidian temples, I70, I72; the transi- ecstatic abstraction, 258; the modern
tion to stone part of the revived (R.j- Yogis conjurers and jugglers, 258.
put) civilization, 315, 3X6. Yueh-chi, a nomad horde in the steppes
of Asia, 287; its migration (65 B. C.)
X. westward and pressure upon the Sakas,
Xavier, St. Francis, missionary pioneer, 287; their further advance through
his intimacy with De Castro, the Por- Bactria and across Hindu Kush, 288;
tuguese Viceroy, 450. their union under the Kushan dynasty,
their dominion both sides of the Oxus,
Y. and annexation of Afghanistan, 288;
Yadavas of Deogiri, the, assumed inde- displaced Hermacus, last Greek prince
pendence (i187) after the fall of the of Kabul, 288. See also under Kushin.
Chalukyas, 340; their successful struggle
for the Deccan with the Hoysalas, 34, Z.
342; Ala-ud-din's invasion (2294), 342 ; Zain-ul-abidin, just and tolerant king
the pusillanimity of king Rdmachandra, (1417) of Kashmir, 373; built mosques
342; the courage of his son and suc- and made canals, 374.
cessor, Samkara, and refusal to pay Zodiacal coins, of Jahangir, I47.
tribute, 342, 343; his defeat, capture Zoology of the Rigveda, 216, 2I7, 220,
(1312), and death, by Malik Kifur, 221.