The Rig Veda

Written By Wendy Doniger
The Rig Veda
  • Publsiher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 31 March 2005
  • ISBN : 0141923989
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 2/5 from 3 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Rig Veda written by Wendy Doniger which was release on 31 March 2005, this book published by Penguin UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The earliest of the four Hindu religious scriptures known as the Vedas, and the first extensive composition to survive in any Indo-European language, the Rig Veda (c. 1200-900 BC) is a collection of over 1,000 individual Sanskrit hymns. A work of intricate beauty, it provides a unique insight into early Indian mythology, religion and culture. This selection of 108 of the hymns, chosen for their eloquence and wisdom, focuses on the enduring themes of creation, sacrifice, death, women, the sacred plant soma and the gods. Inspirational and profound, it provides a fascinating introduction to one of the founding texts of Hindu scripture - an awesome and venerable ancient work of Vedic ritual, prayer, philosophy, legend and faith.

The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda
  • Author : Wendy Doniger
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2005-03-31
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : The earliest of the four Hindu religious scriptures known as the Vedas, and the first extensive composition to survive in any Indo-European language, the Rig Veda (c. 1200-900 BC) is a collection of over 1,000 individual Sanskrit hymns. A work of intricate beauty, it provides a unique insight into early Indian ...

The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-02-18
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : This illustrated edition of the Rig Veda is presented whole, permitting the reader the fullest comprehension of the holy poetry, the Gods of Hinduism and the ancient wisdom. Written by an anonymous author or authors during India's antiquity, the Rig Veda (sometimes referred to simply as 'Rigveda') literally translates to ...

The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda
  • Author : Sage Rishi
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-06-04
  • Total pages : 612
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : The Rig Veda is an ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. It is counted among the four canonical sacred texts (sruti) of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The Rig Veda contains several mythological and poetical accounts of the origin of the world, hymns praising the gods, and ancient ...

The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda
  • Author : David R. Slavitt
  • Publisher : Anaphora Literary Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-14
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : The Vedas are ancient books of hymns. There are four—the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda—and they are the primary texts of Hinduism. They had an enormous influence also on Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. According to Hindus, the text of the Vedas is as old ...

Wisdom of the Ancient Seers

Wisdom of the Ancient Seers
  • Author : David Frawley
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
  • Release Date : 2019-01-01
  • Total pages : 275
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : "The Rig Veda is not only one of the oldest sacred scriptures of the world, but also one of the most misunderstood. Past scholarship has dismissed the hymns of the Rig Veda as being expressions of a primitive animistic mentality that only rarely rose to true spiritual and philosophical heights. ...

Meditations Through the Rig Veda

Meditations Through the Rig Veda
  • Author : Antonio T. De Nicolás
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : This book reconstructs the original and origins of the Rig Veda, (between 5.000 to 2.500 B.C, ) the first Indo-European written document ever to show the origin of cultures and the power of music in the recitation and construction of the original hymns. Here we find the original geometries, original forms, original ...

The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda
  • Author : Ralph Thomas Hotchkin Griffith
  • Publisher : Forgotten Books
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 650
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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The Rig Veda and the History of India

The Rig Veda and the History of India
  • Author : David Frawley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : The book attempts to clarify the historical aspects of the Rig Veda through examination of its kings,rishies and peoples.It makes many new points of literary interpretation not only of the Rig Veda but also of the other Vedas ,Brahamanas , Puranas ,Mahabharta and Ramayana ....

The Rig Veda and Vedic Religion

The Rig Veda and Vedic Religion
  • Author : A. C. Clayton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1863
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : Download or read online The Rig Veda and Vedic Religion written by A. C. Clayton, published by which was released on 1863. Get The Rig Veda and Vedic Religion Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Hymns from the Rig Veda

Hymns from the Rig Veda
  • Author : Jean Le Mée,Ingbert Grüttner
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : Download or read online Hymns from the Rig Veda written by Jean Le Mée,Ingbert Grüttner, published by Random House Incorporated which was released on 1975. Get Hymns from the Rig Veda Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Vedas

The Vedas
  • Author : Jon Fergus
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-01-20
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : The present Index of Sanskrit Terms applies to the single-volume unabridged edition (978-1541294714) of the Vedas (Rig, White and Black Yajur, Sama and Atharva). Dictionary definitions are drawn from "A Sanskrit-English Dictionary" by M. Monier-Williams (1899). Four of the translations in the main volume are from Ralph Griffith, with the remaining (...

The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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The Vedas

The Vedas
  • Author : Jon William Fergus
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10
  • Total pages : 498
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : The present volume is an unabridged compilation of all four Vedas (Rig, White and Black Yajur, Sama and Atharva). Four of the translations are from Ralph Griffith, with the remaining (black yajur) from Arthur Keith. The texts have been proofed and all Sanskrit terms updated and synced between versions. An ...

The Rig Veda Reconsidered

The Rig Veda Reconsidered
  • Author : Dr. Rameshchandra Mukhopadhyaya
  • Publisher : Anjali Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-07-13
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0141923989
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Summary : Apart for its mythological and philosophical significance Vedas have high literary values which demand in depth studies. Being the oldest among all, Veda, as literature, attained great aesthetic height and this critical analysis of the poems/ hymns/ suktas of the first four books of Rig Veda by Shri. Mukhopadhyay, a ...